Harry and Meghan have rejected accusations of hypocrisy on the occasion of the documentary series about their lives, foreign publications report. A spokesman for the couple said the Dukes of Sussex had never cited their private lives as a reason for stepping back from royal engagements.
“They chose to share their story within the boundaries they felt were appropriate, and the tabloids created an entirely false narrative. This narrative dominates media coverage and public opinion“, said the announcement of the press secretary of the dukes of Sussex.
The couple’s 2020 statement did not mention the reasons for their withdrawal from royal family engagements.
Days after the statement in 2020, they complained about the behavior of the paparazzi.
In 2019, Prince Harry compared the tabloids’ treatment of his wife to that of his mother, the late Princess Diana.
In the new trailer for the remaining episodes of the series, King Charles’ son hints that the British royal family was willing to lie to protect his older brother Prince William.
The main focus in the first three episodes of the long-awaited production was on the treatment of the couple by the British tabloid press and how this affected their relationship.
The royal family was braced for fresh criticism after the couple launched scathing attacks on some of its members, including the current monarch and Crown Prince William, most notably in last week’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.
While the first few episodes didn’t drop any new “bombshells” about the residents of Buckingham Palace, in a new trailer for the next three episodes shared on Twitter by the streaming company broadcasting the title, Harry talks about “institutional manipulation”.
“They were willing to lie to protect my brother but not tell the truth to protect usHarry says.
At one point Meghan adds: “I wasn’t thrown to the wolves, they fed me“.
Buckingham Palace said it would not comment on the series. According to Netflix, members of the royal family have declined to comment on the series, BTA reports. However, according to a royal source, neither the palace nor representatives of Prince William or other royals have been contacted.