Editorials
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5 Mar 2021
5:34 am

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s reveal is opium for people

Editorials

The relationship between Markle and The Firm has never been anything but uncomfortable… mixed race and American have not always sat well with the Royals.

Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle. Picture: Ben Stansall/AFP

Love Island it certainly isn’t. It’s more like Big Brother. But it definitely qualifies as reality TV schlock. Something like Survivor: Buckingham Palace. The Harry and Meghan soap opera continues to enthral hundreds of millions and claim hectares of front-page newspaper space. The latest instalment in the saga sees American former actress Meghan Markle implying that “The Firm” (the disparaging nickname for the British Royal Family) has been “perpetuating falsehoods” about her and her husband Prince Harry. Of course, with an eye on the main audience at home, the Duchess of Sussex made her remarks in an interview with US...