An English journalist revealed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are naive to believe Netflix would only want inspiring shows from them and not royal content.
Author and TV presenter Jane Moore wrote in her piece on The Sun any platform featuring Princess Diana is a sure hit. So, this might be the reason why Netflix handed Prince Harry and Meghan a multi-million dollar deal.
Questioning Prince Harry, Meghan’s mega-deal
Moore seemed to be surprised Netflix offered the Sussexes a £112-million deal despite being inexperienced in making TV shows. They also had yet to name their new production company.
“If they were plain old Harry Windsor and Meghan Markle of Acacia Avenue, they wouldn’t get past reception at the powerful streaming service,” she said.
She saw the two as the most marketable famous personalities of today. She believed they became influential for their close connection to Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth II.
So, Moore seemed to be unconvinced with Netflix’s claim it wanted to create content that “informs but, gives hope, and unlocks action.”
“You just know that certain Netflix executives are hoping that a fly-on-the-wall documentary at Buckingham Palace could be in the offing,” she explained.
Netflix’s generosity to Prince Harry, Meghan
However, with Netflix’s generosity, Moore revealed the Sussexes managed to repay the £2.4-million taxpayer money used to renovate their Frogmore Cottage.
The repayment and purchase of their multi-million new Montecito home surprised the many. Hence, the Loose Women anchor revealed it might be enough evidence that they completely left the monarchy.
“That’s fine, but along with that pretense, then, the royal titles should disappear too,” she suggested. “Then plain old ‘Harry and Meghan’ can take their chances in life with the rest of us.”
She wanted them to be judged on “effort and merit” and not on their status.
So, Moore advised them to pray that their content would receive high ratings that a mega-deal expected to have.
“Considering that most of the top-rated shows on Netflix are about serial killers, suggests it might be a royally naive ambition,” she said.
Monarchy watching the Sussexes’ new deal
Meanwhile, the monarchy is, reportedly, “looking over its shoulder” at Prince Harry and Meghan’s new Netflix deal.
Royal expert Victoria Murphy wrote in Town and Country the two failed to tell Queen Elizabeth about it.
Allegedly, the Queen only knew about the news through the aides.
“Family members will be hoping that Harry and Meghan stick to the pledge that they made to uphold the values of Her Majesty in everything they do,” she said.
The monarchy has no way to control Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s move. But, their actions remain to reflect on the institution.
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