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After Kate Middleton Bombshell, Harry and Meghan Weigh In

'We wish health and healing for Kate and the family,' the Duke and Duchess of Sussex note in statement

(Newser) - As the dust settles on the somewhat surprising announcement of the former Kate Middleton that she has cancer and is undergoing treatment, her estranged brother-in-law and his wife have a message for her. "We wish health and healing for Kate and the family, and hope they are able to...

Meghan Markle Launches Surprise New Venture

American Riviera Orchard appears to be a lifestyle brand

(Newser) - The Duchess of Sussex, better known as Meghan Markle, on Thursday launched a surprise new venture that appears to be a lifestyle brand. Meghan returned to Instagram with an account dubbed American Riviera Orchard , which currently features very little other than its name, a logo, Meghan's byline, and "...

Court: Prince Harry's Security Was Legitimately Yanked

Decision to grant security on case-by-case basis was fair and justified, High Court rules

(Newser) - Prince Harry was not improperly stripped of his publicly funded security detail during visits to Britain after he gave up his status as a working member of the royal family and moved to the US, a London judge ruled Wednesday, per the AP . Justice Peter Lane said in the High...

Charles' Cancer Diagnosis Has Royals on 'Thin Ground'

BBC notes that many family members have removed themselves from public duties

(Newser) - People reports that Prince Harry will return to the UK within the next few days as his father, King Charles, is undergoing treatment for cancer . Charles is understood to have personally informed both Harry and his brother, Prince William, of his diagnosis, as well as his three siblings, Princess...

Morgan Names Royals Who Made Alleged Racist Comments

Book says King Charles, Kate Middleton made remark on skin color of Harry, Meghan's unborn son

(Newser) - More than two years ago, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, made reference during an interview with Oprah Winfrey about "concerns and conversations" with the royal family about how dark the skin of their then-unborn son Archie would be when he emerged, fueling plenty of rumors about who...

Source: Netflix Won't Pay Out Unless Harry, Meghan Produce

And others are saying some not-very-nice things about the couple as well

(Newser) - The bad press continues for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex following the termination of their podcast deal with Spotify . Now it's Jeremy Zimmer, chief executive of the United Talent Agency, who reportedly slammed Meghan Markle, according to a report from Semafor also cited by the Guardian . "Turns...

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Spotify Exec Slams Harry and Meghan: 'F--- Them'

Bill Simmons calls royal couple 'grifters' after Spotify deal falls through

(Newser) - The joint statement that announced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's $20 million deal with Spotify is kaput noted the entities were "proud of the series we made together." Now, new comments from a top Spotify exec suggest things may have been a little more ... tense. "The ...

Harry: William Screaming at Me Was 'Terrifying'

And Meghan describes being 'fed to the wolves,' in final 3 episodes of Netflix's 'Harry & Meghan'

(Newser) - If there were any hopes that Netflix's Harry & Meghan would somehow reconcile Prince Harry and Prince William, those hopes were further dashed Thursday with the release of the final three installments of the six-episode series. Per CNBC , the fifth episode delves into what's described as an "...

Harry, Meghan Series Captivates Britain
Palace 'Might Be Relieved'
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Palace 'Might Be Relieved' by Harry & Meghan Series

Early episodes of Netflix series are free of major bombshells, royal correspondent says

(Newser) - The first three episodes of Harry & Meghan, the six-part Netflix docuseries on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, were released Thursday—and on the front pages of some British news sites, there was little room for other news. But while papers like the Daily Mail accuse the Duke and Duchess...

Judge Gives Harry a Win Over British Government

Ruling permits prince to take UK government to court over police security he wants for family

(Newser) - Prince Harry can take the British government to court over his security arrangements in the UK, a judge in London ruled Friday. Harry and his wife, Meghan, lost publicly funded UK police protection when they stepped down as senior working royals and moved to North America in 2020. The prince...

Harry, Meghan Reunite With Queen, Prince Charles

It's been more than 2 years since Markle has set foot in the UK

(Newser) - Earlier this year, Prince Harry, who now lives in California with Meghan Markle and their two children, noted that security concerns were keeping them from visiting the UK. Those fears appear to have been allayed, at least enough to allow him and Markle to make a pit stop outside of...

Meghan Markle Tries to Trademark 500-Year-Old Word

'Archetypes' is the title of her new Spotify podcast, examining female stereotypes

(Newser) - Meghan Markle is seeking to trademark "archetypes," which in addition to being a 500-year-old word is also the title of her upcoming Spotify-exclusive podcast. The Duchess of Sussex, acting through her Archewell Audio company, filed the application with the US Patent and Trademark Office in March, the same...

Meghan Markle Gets Front-Page Statement From Daily Mail

British tabloid doesn't exactly apologize, though

(Newser) - Meghan Markle won her lengthy legal battle against the Mail on Sunday earlier this month, and on Sunday, she got a front-page statement from the British tabloid. The Mail and its associated website were ordered by a judge to acknowledge the win, and, following the ruling in Markle's favor...

Harry and Meghan's Holiday Card Has Special Surprise

The world gets its first look at their daughter, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana

(Newser) - Six months after the birth of Lilibet "Lili" Diana, the world is getting its first look at the British royal. The daughter of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, born June 4 , is included in a family photo on the couple's holiday card, shot by photographer Alexi Lubomirski over...

Book: Prince Charles Wondered About Archie's Skin

A rep for the prince denies the allegation

(Newser) - When Meghan Markle told Oprah Winfrey there was some concern among the royal family about how dark the skin of her and Prince Harry's son Archie might be, she didn't say who exactly was concerned. According to a new book, it might have been Harry's own father,...

Pettiness From Royals Toward Harry? Not on His Birthday

Upbeat greetings poured in from the queen, William and Kate, Charles and Camilla for prince's 37th

(Newser) - Earlier this summer, things still seemed tense between Prince Harry and his family back home across the pond. But the UK royals have apparently put any lingering hostilities on the back burner, at least for the day: Harry's 37th birthday on Wednesday. First came a tweeted birthday greeting from...

Harry Said He and Meghan Were Cut Off. Now, a Royals Account

Clarence House spokesperson says Prince Charles funded Sussexes into summer of 2020

(Newser) - When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's interview with Oprah Winfrey aired in March, one of the claims the Duke of Sussex made was that they'd been cut off financially by the royal family in the first quarter of 2020 and were forced to use an inheritance from Harry'...

Prince Albert Takes Issue With Prince Harry's Interview

But the Monaco royal wishes Harry the best

(Newser) - While Prince Albert II of Monaco can empathize with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, that doesn't mean he agrees with their decision to air their grievances to Oprah. While he knows the pressures they likely experienced, "this type of public display of dissatisfaction, to say the least, these...

British Tabloid Got Meghan Markle's SSN in 2016

Investigator says the 'Sun' paid him for info on Markle family from restricted database

(Newser) - Private investigators in the US are allowed to access databases of restricted information for certain reasons—but those reasons definitely don't include digging up dirt on the romantic partners of British royals. Retired Los Angeles-based private investigator Danno Hanks tells the BBC and the New York Times that Britain'...

Gayle King: Harry Had 'Unproductive' Talk With Family

'But they are glad they at least started a conversation'

(Newser) - Prince Harry has spoken to his brother for the first time since the bombshell Oprah interview , but it did not go well, according to Gayle King. She said on CBS This Morning Tuesday that Harry told her over the weekend that he had spoken to both Prince William and their...

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