Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s ‘drip feed’ content to the media is ‘amazing’ after they step back as highwaves for more privacy, says former Queen’s news secretary
- Prince Harry and Meghan said ‘press feeder’ with content, a royal expert said
- Dickie Arbiter said he was ‘amazing’ after royals stepped back in March
- Following news, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex signed a podcast deal with Spotify
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been a ‘press-feed’ with content, a royal expert has said.
Former Queen’s news secretary Dickie Arbiter said he found it ‘amazing’ that the Duke, 36, and Duchess of Sussex, 39, have made a difference appear – despite degree back as royals in March for more privacy.
Speaking to Beat Royal True Royalty TV, the reporter and royal expert said: ‘I find it surprising that two people were basically left behind because they felt harassed by the media and their yet in the last 12 months we have had nothing but feed the media about things they do. ‘
The comments come after it emerged that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, who currently live in their $ 14 million mansion in California with their 18-month-old son Archie, have signed to a lucrative podcast deal with Spotify worth up to £ 30million.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been a ‘press-feed’ with content, royal expert Dickie Arbiter has claimed. Pictured, the royals host a special Time100 speech on Tuesday 20 October, focusing on the digital world
Pictured are the Duke and Duchess of Sussex privately visiting Los Angeles National Cemetery on Remembrance Sunday
The couple make and host their own performances as part of the newly created Archewell Audio – starting with a ‘special holiday’ which the couple hope will increase hearing around the world.
Spotify did not reveal what the deal was worth, but the service agreed a £ 75m ($ 100m) contract streaming with U.S. comedian Joe Rogan in May.
The Mirror said the Sussexes would be paid £ 30million – other sources put it closer to £ 20million.
The Sussexes deal comes just months after the royals agreed a £ 100million coalition with Netflix and days after Meghan invested in a $ 28-per-pack oat milk ‘superlatte’ business after the promotion of the free with LA neighbor Oprah Winfrey.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London
Elsewhere, royal expert Katie Nicholl said the royal couple have sent gifts to Prince Harry’s nieces and nephews – Prince George, Seven, Princess Charlotte, Five and Prince Harry. Louis, dithis.
‘I don’t think they’ll ever be nearly the same way they were before,’ she explained. ‘But I think it’s been nine months since Megxit and better relations between them.
‘I know they know, they talk. I know Harry sent over loads of gifts for the Cambridge kids. They move, they talk over the holidays. ‘
In the Prime Minister’s news on Saturday that December 25 could not go ahead as planned The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Christmas bubble plans were shattered like other families in the country.
The Duke and Duchess, with the children of George, Charlotte and Louis, had the original plan to travel to a Stage II listed home at the Middletons in Bucklebury, Berkshire, for the receptions, Emily Andrews wrote to the Mail on Sunday.
Kate’s sister Pippa, her husband James and son Arthur were also planning to join the family in Bucklebury for Christmas. Berkshire and London were then crushed to level 3, so Kate offered hospitality at Anmer Hall.
But after the news that Berkshire was moving into level 4 with a travel ban and home mix, the Middletons halted their plans.