I've been laying low the past 24 hours. This past week of royal news has hit with the subtlety of an 18-wheeler, and I needed a break before tomorrow's Meghan and Harry interview spectacular. As I said, I write about this subject specifically, for no money, just because I enjoy it - and even I … Continue reading Pre-Oprah thoughts and a quick Q&A
We're going to talk about a lot of things today, and they all centre around these diamond earrings. Remember the earrings, they're important and we will come back to them in a bit. This is Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS. He is Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia (his father, the King, … Continue reading Meghan Markle, Mysterious Diamonds, Murder, and Mohammed bin Salman
I'm posting this a day late because I had a hunch that the first ad for Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview would be put out on Sunday evening, and I was right. Here's what the royals have been up to the past seven days: The Queen (and the whole BRF) told us to get vaccinated … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup
We have a lot to talk about today. The last few weeks have been banana pancakes re: the royals, so I feel like I've been saying that a lot. But it's still true! So let's go. On Thursday evening, James Corden aired his LA interview with Prince Harry on his late night talk show. You … Continue reading Prince Harry rode around on a double decker bus with James Corden
On Monday, Spotify streamed a glossy, star-studded promotional video on Youtube. It included cameos from people and acts associated with the music and podcast streaming giant. One of those cameos wasPrince Harry and Meghan Markle. Given that the Spotify Stream On event lasted for an hour and 40 minutes, and that Harry and Meghan were … Continue reading Let’s talk about Harry and Meghan’s 22-second Spotify cameo
Any insight into why H&M don't see value in keeping family squabbles private? Aren't they doing what M's dad did--selling family relationship to press? I think this goes back to a point that was argued in Meghan's privacy trial over the letter to her father that Associated Newspapers bought and published. It was claimed by … Continue reading Harry and Meghan Q&A Session!
Here's a brief update on the world of the royals from the past week. Prince Philip remains hospitalized He is expected to remain in hospital for rest and observation until the beginning of next week. It was just announced (in the last hour at the time of me writing this) that Prince Charles has gone … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup
It's official. This morning (afternoon London time), Buckingham Palace released the following statement on Harry and Meghan's status as working members of the British Royal Family: Harry and Meghan's people were quick to put out a statement that was, in diplomatic terms, "a bit sharp": The patronages lost by either or both Harry and Meghan … Continue reading Breaking: Harry and Meghan are officially out of the royal family, have been stripped of patronages
SO MUCH NEWS THIS WEEK. Princess Eugenie had a baby! He's a boy and he doesn't have a name yet. Everyone is healthy and at home. The most fun and weird bit of news about this is the rumour that they are going give him the middle name Stamp. Stamp Brooksbank was an ancestor of … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup
A short time ago this afternoon (Sunday, February 14), Harry and Meghan's press office announced that Meghan is pregnant. The photo that was released along with the announcement is below: This will be the couple's second baby and very happy news after Meghan's announcement of her miscarriage last year, as she wrote about in the … Continue reading Breaking: Meghan’s pregnant!