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They specifically said that it was NOT the queen or Prince Philip that said the comment about skin colour, only that it was one of the senior royals. That could be any of the queen's children, their being the senior royals. By not saying who it was, they are avoiding further controversy. Bad enough that someone said it without calling out who it was.
When someone is given the title to a Duchy, such as that of Sussex, they traditionally derive an income from that. That may be part of what was cut off, also the money to pay for security detail. Because Archie was not given a title, he was not entitled to security which could put his life in danger. Even with security, someone made it into the queen's bedroom years ago. At least that was harmless. Would you take a chance on your child's life?
I don't care about their titles or their income, but the bottom line is they are human, they are an interracial couple raising a child together, and they live under a virtual microscope. Can't we just leave them to get on with it.
Please post a links we can use a translation site to get an English version. Or you can translate it for us. Just kidding...
She knew in advance what she was giving up. Harry lost a previous girlfriend because she couldn’t live like that.
Then why tell the world that someone in the royal family made a comment that may or may not have been racist, knowing it would be interpreted as racist? That is a low shot at the entire family.
They now have plenty of money to pay for security. They would have known about losing the income before declining a title. I have no criticism for them declining the title but they should not whine about the income. Those are all business decisions that should have been addressed before they left, not after.
We didn’t put them under a microscope in any way that they didn’t do to themselves. I ran a professional acting from since 2002. We always warn parents if they want privacy to make decisions that protect their privacy. It’s never guaranteed when one is a public figure and must actively be sought. One of our members’ children had a single guest spot on Law and Order when she was 8. After the episode aired, she had a stalker who found their family home. They had to sell their house and move to a gated community to escape. That was one minor TV role! So I’m well aware of the cost of being a public figure. Megan and Harry knew that before they chose to bare all to Oprah. So I don’t buy that “we” are doing anything to them.
Showtalk said...Please post a links we can use a translation site to get an English version. Or you can translate it for us. Just kidding...
I'm not going to translate it, but the TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting Station) Ch. 8 youtube Japanese videoclip is included below:
It's only a 1 minute intro videoclip... I have yet to find the full over 1 hour program online though.
It does mention that Henry met Meghan on a blind date though!
Edited to add: I found the full videoclip in Japanese here start watching from the 35 minute mark... prior to that are secrets of Japanese subways.:
Oh, it’s a video. A written transcript can be translated.
It was a TV special... so all they have is the videoclip recording.