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Harry and Meghan’s reality show plans revealed
Harry and Meghan’s ‘multi-episode’ reality show will screen in December, Netflix sources told The Associated Press. daily telegraph.
And while the pair are doing revisions and fine-tuning the show with their production team, they aren’t doing any far-reaching revisions as reported, a source told the newspaper.
“There seems to be a huge misconception that they need or want to turn the project around,” the source said. “Edits are always being made, but that’s how it works: people give notes, sometimes things get changed if there’s time before the deadline.”
A source also tells the Telegraph: “This is about where they’ve come from, what they’ve been through and where they are… I think it will explain a lot about the decisions they’ve had to make and how they ended up here.”
the Telegraphciting an industry source, he said that despite the “ups and downs” on release dates, the “multi-episode series” is now scheduled for a December release.
the Telegraph adds: “Harry’s memoirs will follow, probably next year and will probably be subject to editing to make sense after the queen’s death, even down to basics to clarify the times.”
The report unequivocally states that there has been no significant improvement in the relationship between the two parties leading to a softening of the couple’s attacks, in fact, the Telegraph posits that with the queen’s death, the Sussexes will have a free hand to say what they want about their in-laws.
Another source is quoted as saying: “This is Harry being able, for the first time, to talk about his own life. His family is obviously part of his story, but it’s less an exercise in record setting (than) a means of breaking free. And then he can move on.”
King Charles plans a ‘reduced coronation’
It’s set to last one hour, not three. Queen Elizabeth had 8,000 guests at her 1953 coronation. That will drop to 2,000 for King Charles. Fewer arcane rituals. Ballroom suits instead of ceremonial robes.
revealed today mail on sundayplans for Operation Golden Orb, the code name for King Charles’s coronation next June, show Charles’s desire for a stripped-down, sober monarchy.
That’s all very well and good and sensible (wouldn’t be a good look for a lot of extravagance with Britain in a cost-of-living crisis), but considering the wacky spectacle of the queen’s funeral underscored what the royals do so good: crazy things in crazy carriages with crazy clothes—the Mail he says that Charles wants to keep that too.
Tough balancing act, huh? In the “cropped crowning”, as the Mail he calls it: “Time-consuming and ancient rituals, including the presentation of gold bullion to the monarch, will be removed to save time.”
Not the gold bars! We love ingots!
King Charles is unlikely to make as many outfit changes as the queen did at her coronation, “and the language will be adapted to make it understandable to a more modern audience,” he said. Mail reports.
Another thing that was reportedly done away with is the Court of Claims, which the nobility, prior to the queen’s coronation, used as a way of bidding for roles at the coronation. “The velvet chairs made especially for the 1953 Coronation are likely to be replaced by standard seats,” said the Mail he says, what a sad phrase.
The Duke of Norfolk is planning the event to reflect modern and diverse Britain. “The King has removed much of the Coronation in recognition that the world has changed in the last 70 years,” a well-placed source told the Mail on Sunday. Thank goodness the 1762 Gold State Coach still has a starring role.
Meghan’s million dollar gift
A clue to Meghan Markle’s philanthropic future is emerging with the launch this week of a $1 million fund to support women in need. The money will go to The Ving Project (“Ving” as in “Giving”), in which teens are asked to nominate a person of their choice for a $1,000 grant. Meghan’s cash is reserved for gifts to women.
Meghan said: “Two things that bring me great joy are supporting women and the spirit of giving. By donating $1 million in grants to women in need, our hope is not only to provide support where it feels deepest, but also to empower young adults to embrace the gift of giving at a young age.”
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Two decades of planning for the queen’s funeral revealed
The retired soldier who came up with the plan for the queen’s funeral said the last-minute decision to abandon plans to bring the Scots queen’s body to London by train was triggered by fears the extent of the public disruption would Charles’s reign ended. wrong foot.
Lt. Col. Anthony Mather, who spent two decades preparing for Operation London Bridge, said a replica of the Great Hall in Westminster was made in an aircraft hangar to rehearse the funeral.
Lieutenant Colonel Mather also told the mail on sunday why the royal train plan was abandoned, saying: “Every utility pole along the route would have had to be opened, checked for bombs, and closed again. Also, there would have to be police at every bridge along the way. And other trains would have been cancelled. It was decided that this would not start Charles off on the right foot with the general public.”
Mather began putting together the master document for Operation London Bridge in 1999. He said: “The first draft I wrote was, I think, 15 pages. My final print, from 2017, is about two and a half inches thick. If you have a plan, you have to keep it updated. A fairly large group met once a year, at the end of January, and we had a conference, the Earl Marshal conference, where he took the chair and we explained any updates on the plans.
“In recent years, we’ve taken over the entire ballroom at Buckingham Palace. We did it all through a PowerPoint presentation. People were sworn to secrecy: they didn’t discuss it, except with those people who needed to know. Whenever one saw the queen, it was very formal. The discussion about the funeral was indirect: it always went through a private secretary. You would find a private secretary or a maid of honor in a hallway and talk. They tested the water temperature for me.”
Harry Writing The Queen’s Funeral Chapter: Report
Lord Archer, a former Conservative party chairman and convicted criminal, says Prince Harry is writing a new chapter in his memoir on the events leading up to Queen Elizabeth’s death and funeral.
“I am very sad,” Archer told the Mail. “I fear for the book. I know they’re writing the chapter on the funeral, so I guess that’s where the book will end.”
Archer also dismissed the idea that Harry might, as previously rumored, be toning down the book’s content, saying publisher Penguin Random House would want it to be as racy as possible. “They paid him a lot of money, something like £20m. Do you want to calm him down if they pay you £20 million?
Money makes the young world go round
Think back to the dark, faraway days of early September and you may remember Meghan Markle was the keynote speaker at the One Young World charity’s annual summit. In fact, portraits of the couple looking majestic were released this week.
One Young World is now in a bind, facing an investigation by the UK regulator Charity Commission, after, as mail on sunday it says, “the mother and daughter at the helm received almost £2 million in less than five years”.
The payments include chief executive Kate Robertson receiving £440,000 for the 18 months to June 2021, and her daughter Ella McKay, 33, earning £194,543 during the same period, when the pandemic was at its height and her peaks were interrupted.
The Charity Commission has said it has opened a “compliance case to examine concerns about remuneration at One Young World”, with a spokesperson saying: “All charities should be able to look donors and volunteers in the eye and say how their pay decisions impact the cause they pursue or the people they help.”
A One Young World spokesperson said, “We are confident that there has been no crime at all.”
This week in true history
happy 63dr Sarah Ferguson’s birthday, this coming Saturday October 15, famously devoted supporter of her ex-husband, Prince Andrew, and last seen at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.
Questions without answer
So what will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reveal on their reality show? How daily will the coronation of Charles be? Will Harry, Elton John and the other high-profile people who join them in their lawsuit, alleging all manner of improprieties in their quest for stories, prevail against Associated Newspapers, publishers of the daily mail Y mail on sunday?
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