Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Netflix Show Contradicts Memoirs

The Prince Harry and Meghan Markle documentary series will premiere on Netflix in early December, multiple sources told Page Six, but there are still plenty of conflicts.

Sources said Netflix and the show’s filmmakers were confused because some of the comments Harry makes in his upcoming book don’t jibe with what he and his wife said on camera.

Netflix, which will stream the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle docuseries in early December, is said to have a problem with discrepancies between what the pair say on camera and what's in the manuscript for Prince Harry's upcoming memoir.  The couple was seen filming the show in New York City in 2021.
Netflix, which will stream the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle docuseries in early December, is said to have a problem with discrepancies between what the pair say on camera and what’s in the manuscript for Prince Harry’s upcoming memoir. The couple was seen filming the show in New York City in 2021.
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“A lot of the show contradicted what Harry had written, so that was a problem,” an industry source revealed.

“So Harry and Meghan made significant requests [to filmmakers] to return to the content that they themselves have provided, for their own project,” the source added.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wanted to keep the show on Netflix until next year while they continue editing, but, as Page Six previously revealed, Netflix bosses insisted on airing it after the fifth season of “The Crown,” which premieres. November 5.

The pair reportedly wanted to delay the series until next year, but Netflix was determined to run it after the fifth season of "The crown."
The pair reportedly wanted to delay the series until next year, but Netflix was determined to run it after the fifth season of “The Crown.”
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Now, multiple sources confirm that Netflix has stood firm and that the series Sussex, which was the idea of ​​the couple, will premiere in early December.

The Sussexes, who have been filming for over a year with Brooklyn director Liz Garbus, are believed to have spoken extensively on camera about the royal family, including Prince William and Kate Middleton, as well as King Charles and the Queen consort. Camilla, and reportedly wanted to edit something now.

The couple are said to want to edit out parts of the show, in which they discuss family members including Kate Middleton (far left) and Prince William (second from left).
The couple are said to want to edit out parts of the show, in which they discuss family members including Kate Middleton (from left) and Prince William.
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They have to finish the project very soon as Netflix takes weeks to edit and translate it into other languages.

“Netflix needs a couple of months to do all the formatting and dubbing, subtitling and audio, all of that that allows it to launch on the platform,” a Netflix source told Page Six.

Now, sources say, the pair will have to fast-track editions of the series.
Now, sources say, the pair will have to fast-track editions of the series.
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Harry’s memoirs do not yet have a publication date.

Netflix is ​​also under fire amid reports that “The Crown” will show scenes of Prince Philip having an affair with his close friend Penny Knatchbull, something some consider to be in poor taste so soon after Queen Elizabeth’s death on May 8. of September.

The Queen’s former press secretary, Dickie Arbiter, told the Sun: “This is cruel rubbish.”

Page Six has reached out to Netflix and representatives for the Sussexes.

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