This week: For his cover piece in The Spectator Freddy Gray asks who will win in the battle between the Waleses and the Sussexes. He is joined by royal commentator Amanda Foreman to discuss the fallout Harry and Meghan's new Netflix documentary (01:00). Also this week: Should the House of Lords be reformed or even abolished? This is the question James Heale considers in the magazine. He is joined by Baroness Fox of Buckley to unpack Gordon Brown's recommendation to do away with the second chamber of Parliament (13:14). And finally: In the books section of The Spectator Chloë Ashby reviews Con/Artist, the memoir of notorious art forger Tony Tetro. She is joined by Tony and investigative journalist Giampiero Ambrossi, who co-authored to book (31:53). Hosted by William Moore. Produced by Oscar Edmondson.
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 7 We'll have episodes out for the next two weeks and will be off December 24th and 31st for the holiday. My dog has been doing great at the dog park. We've both been watching Wednesday and love it. Chandra's mom got covid but she's on the mend. Royals: Minutes 7:00 to 35 Will and Kate got booed at the Celtics game when they were shown on the Jumbotron. A Black reverend mentioned the legacy of colonialism and racism at one of their events, which the British tabloids saw as an attack on Will and Kate. Before this tour we had so many lead-up stories hyping what a big deal it would be and how it was William's Super Bowl moment. We wonder why they made this comparison, which makes no sense. Chandra thinks it's because Harry went to the Super Bowl. We also heard that the Earthshot Awards would be better than the Ripple of Hope awards, which are honoring the Sussexes. The NY Times quoted a Boston University historian who said that the Waleses need to “maintain a sense of relevance” and “justify their existence.” Meghan did a speech in Indianapolis at a fundraising dinner for the Women's Fund of Central Indiana. It had a media blackout so all we got was a photo and some eyewitness accounts. She also helped serve Thanksgiving lunch for the Downtown Women's Center in LA and donated 500 purses to her British charity, Smart Works. We got a teaser for Harry and Meghan's Netflix docuseries. It looks amazing and we're glad it's just called Harry and Meghan. We got new photos of them in the trailer and some brief statements. It looks like it has the same energy as Harry's Apple series, The Me You Can't See. We remember some of the scary things that have happened to Meghan when she was in the UK. The biggest story this week is about an activist named Ngozi Fulani who was invited to a reception at Buckingham Palace held by Camilla. Fulani founded Sistah Space, which supports African and Caribbean heritage women affected by domestic violence. While at the event, Fulani was accosted by one of Camilla's aides named Lady Susan Hussey, who touched her hair, repeatedly asked her where she was from as if she didn't belong, and wouldn't accept her answer that she was a British national. Hussey resigned after this and Camilla's office issued a statement calling this “unacceptable and deeply regrettable” and claiming they reached out to Fulani, but that was not true. Fulani has said in interviews that we shouldn't vilify Hussey and that she's an elder, but that's not an excuse for racism. She also said the palace is taking the easy way out by letting Hussey resign. Fulani would be happy to hold diversity training for the palace. Hussey is Prince William's godmother and said to have been Queen Elizabeth's favorite lady-in-waiting. She's 83 years old and Charles personally asked her to stay on after the Queen passed. She's also quoted by Tom Bower in his Revenge book saying that the Sussexes would “end in tears.” The royal family knows who she is and gave her a platform. At least two other women were with Fulani when this happened. One was Mandu Reid, Leader of The British Women's Equality Party. She did an interview where she described what happened. Reid said that this shows how the royal family needs to acknowledge institutional racism and commit to changing the culture. I play a segment from her interview where she explained how this corroborates Harry and Meghan's account. On one hand it's funny to see the royals expose themselves yet again, but on the other we feel terribly for Fulani and others who have had to deal with this racism. We're excited for Harry and Meghan's docuseries and Harry's memoir. Comments of the Week: Minutes 35:00 to end My comment of the week is from SideEye on the post about Camilla's staffer being racist. Chandra talks about people questioning where she's from. Chandra's comment of the week is from ElleV on the post about the White House Christmas decorations. Thanks for listening bitches!
"Queen Elizabeth took Lilibet naming as a compliment Queen Elizabeth viewed it as a ""compliment"" that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex named their daughter Lilibet. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan left many members of the royal family ""bewildered"" when they voiced their intention to name their secon" "--START AD- #TheMummichogblogOfMalta Amazon Top and Flash Deals(Affiliate Link - You will support our translations if you purchase through the following link) - https://amzn.to/3CqsdJH Compare all the top travel sites in just one search to find the best hotel deals at HotelsCombined - awarded world's best hotel price comparison site. (Affiliate Link - You will support our translations if you purchase through the following link) - https://www.hotelscombined.com/?a_aid=20558 “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets."""" #Jesus #Catholic. Smooth Radio Malta is Malta's number one digital radio station, playing Your Relaxing Favourites - Smooth provides a ‘clutter free' mix, appealing to a core 35-59 audience offering soft adult contemporary classics. We operate a playlist of popular tracks which is updated on a regular basis. https://smooth.com.mt/listen/ Follow on Telegram: https://t.me/themummichogblogdotcom END AD---" "d child after his grandmother's intimate nickname, but the late queen - who died in September - accepted the choice ""with good grace"", and was particularly approving of their chosen nickname for their daughter, who turned one in June. Gyles Brandreth wrote in his new book 'Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait': ""According to the Sussexes, Harry sought his grandmother's permission to use her family nickname as the Christian name for her 11th great-grandchild. Around The Web Sponsored by Revcontent ""The Queen's recollection was a little different. According to the Queen, Harry told her the Sussexes wanted to call the baby ‘Lilibet' in her honour and she accepted their choice with good grace, taking it as the compliment it was intended to be. ""Others in the family found the choice ‘bewildering' and ‘rather presumptuous', given that ‘Lilibet' as a name had always been intimately and exclusively the Queen's. ""Later, the Queen said: ‘I hear they're calling her “Lili”, which is very pretty and seems just right.' "" According to the author, the queen also gave Meghan - who also has three-year-old son Archie with Harry - her blessing to continue with her acting career after her marriage, but the former 'Suits' star assured her she wanted to be a full-time royal. In an extract from the book published by MailOnline, Gyles wrote: ""The truth is that when her grandson told her he was marrying Meghan Markle, she was truly delighted by the prospect. She liked Meghan and told lots of people so. And she did everything she could to make her future granddaughter-in-law feel welcome. ""She was concerned for her future happiness. At their first meeting, the Queen said to Meghan: 'You can carry on being an actress if you like – that's your profession, after all.' ""She would have been totally understanding if Meghan had decided to continue her career. But the former 'Suits' actress was ready for Royal duty and, of course, the Queen was delighted by that. ""She was particularly delighted by the enthusiasm Meghan showed for the Commonwealth and by the commitment she made to do 'whatever you think we should be doing for the Commonwealth'. ""Indeed, Meghan promised that when it came to the Commonwealth, she wouldn't let Her Majesty down. ""The Queen (who, of course, had seen it all before) understood that Harry's girl might find adjusting to Royal life 'challenging to begin with' (as she put it). 'It is very jolty, but you soon get used to it' – that was Her Majesty's experience going back many years."" Originally published on celebretainment.com, part of the TownNews Content Exchange. https://www.yakimaherald.com/news/nation_and_world/entertainment/
"Queen Elizabeth II really loved Meghan Markle and wanted her to feel welcome into the royal family, per book This is stated in the book 'Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait'. Much has been said that Meghan Markle has never been liked by the British royal family both for her ancestry, skin color and for" "--START AD- #TheMummichogblogOfMalta Amazon Top and Flash Deals(Affiliate Link - You will support our translations if you purchase through the following link) - https://amzn.to/3CqsdJH Compare all the top travel sites in just one search to find the best hotel deals at HotelsCombined - awarded world's best hotel price comparison site. (Affiliate Link - You will support our translations if you purchase through the following link) - https://www.hotelscombined.com/?a_aid=20558 “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets."""" #Jesus #Catholic. Smooth Radio Malta is Malta's number one digital radio station, playing Your Relaxing Favourites - Smooth provides a ‘clutter free' mix, appealing to a core 35-59 audience offering soft adult contemporary classics. We operate a playlist of popular tracks which is updated on a regular basis. https://smooth.com.mt/listen/ Follow on Telegram: https://t.me/themummichogblogdotcom END AD---" " being American by birth. But according to a soon-to-be-released book, Queen Elizabeth IIactually liked her. At least that's what English broadcaster Gyles Brandreth points out in the book ""Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait."" According to him, one of the things that worried the monarch most was that her grandson, Harry, was too much in love with Meghan, but that, Brandreth says, ""was as far as she went - at least as far as I know - in uttering a word against the new Duchess of Sussex."" Video thumbnail Prince Harry and Meghan Markle mocked by Australian TV presenter for 'heroic stance' 'Lilibeth' was fond of Meghan, despite what is being said In the book, which is published in December, the author notes that Elizabeth II ""was genuinely delighted when she learned that her grandson was to marry Markle."" The queen ""liked Meghan and told many people so. And she went out of her way to make her future granddaughter-in-law feel welcome,"" Brandreth asserts. ""She liked her so much that she wasn't even put off by the Sussexes' infamous interview with Oprah Winfrey. I can say, because I know, that the Queen was always more concerned about Harry's well-being than 'this TV nonsense,'"" he said. MORE in MARCA Was Meghan Markle 'obsessed' with getting the Palace to release statement about her feud with Kate Middleton? | Marca Marca Prince Harry and Meghan expected to snub invitation to spend Christmas with Royal Family | Marca Marca Another revelation the author makes is that ""I had heard that the Queen had a form of myeloma - bone marrow cancer - which would explain her tiredness and weight loss and those mobility problems we were often told about during the last year or so of her life."" Officially, Queen Elizabeth II died of old age last September 8 at 96. https://www.marca.com/en/lifestyle/uk-news/2022/11/27/6382d09d268e3e350d8b45a7.html "
Kanye West once showed staff an explicit video of his then-wife Kim Kardashian, per a bombshell Rolling Stone report. Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles' recent break was the result of a “tricky situation.” Looks like Princess Eugenie and her family have quietly moved out of Frogmore Cottage to get away from Prince William and Kate. Rob is joined by the charming Marc Lupo to discuss the latest dish. Don't forget to vote in today's poll on Twitter at @naughtynicerob or in our Facebook group.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
King Charles allegedly has threatened the Sussexes that they better not say anything disparaging against the royals, or it's no titles for them or their children. I guess my question is I thought when they left the UK it was leaving it all behind, so it seems like they may want the best of both worlds. Thanks for joining me on the Being Beautifully Honest channel! Leave a comment, like & subscribe for more and check out my other videos.Get your Byte Aligners For a Discount of $100 off and 75% off an impression kit! http://fbuy.me/v/ewill_1Build your credit and earn reward points with your debit card! Check it out and you'll get 50,000 points ($50) if you sign up: https://extra.app/r/ELZABG2EGVJYour beautiful skin is waiting at www.inezelizabethbeauty.com and enter the code PERFECT10 for 10% off your first order! Professionals, get THE BEST INDIVIDUAL EYELASH EXTENSIONS ADHESIVE here! https://temptinglashes.com/product/individual-eyelashes-adhesive-ravishing/ Join me on my other platforms!WEBSITE: WWW.BEINGBEAUTIFULLYHONEST.COMPODCAST: bit.ly/thebbhpcastSUBSCRIBE TO MY OTHER CHANNEL AT bit.ly/ytcmobeauty#meghanmarkle #theroyals #kingcharles #princeharry
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 3:30 We'll be off next week and back on October 29th. My dog got kicked out of puppy kindergarten. Here's a link to the Twitter thread about that I mentioned. Royals: Minutes 3:30 to 21:30 We've been hearing for some time that the palace is worried about the upcoming fifth season of The Crown. The Windsors were pleased with it up until last season when Diana was introduced. We're hearing that the palace wants a fiction warning added. By freaking out about The Crown, Charles is bringing more attention to it. Prince Philip and his mistress Penny Knatchbull's relationship will be shown this season. Prince Charles' coronation will supposedly only be an hour but it will likely have other events that last the whole day. They're saying it won't be as opulent as Queen Elizabeth's coronation. There's a controversy over the crown that Camilla will wear as it has the Koh-i-noor diamond stolen from Indian. The coronation date is on May 6th, which will be Archie's fourth birthday. Chandra doesn't think this was even a factor in the planning. It's not known yet whether the Sussexes are invited, the royals are probably waiting to see what's in Harry's memoir. We're also hearing that Harry's memoir and their Netflix docuseries will be out in December. Prince Harry is suing Associated Newspapers, the parent company of The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, along with Elton John and David Furnish, Elizabeth Hurley, Sadie Frost, and Baroness Doreen Lawrence, whose son Stephen Lawrence was murdered in a racist hate crime in 1993. It's over spying and surveillance. Omid Scobie reported in his column this week that Harry would take the stand if it came to that. Will and Kate are covering People Magazine this week. They're one of two covers along with Christopher Meloni. The coverage claims Will is going to step up running the Duchy of Cornwall and that they're supposedly embracing a heavier workload and their increased visibility. The Cambridges did a radio program for World Mental Health Day. The segment they released to their social media was so bad. Will just talked about a “toolbox” without giving examples. They should phase this issue out of their charity portfolio as they're lightweights. William is said to have spent last weekend at Balmoral alone without his wife and kids. I play a segment from Zoom where we talk about an humanitarian award the Sussexes are getting in December. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: Minutes 21:30 to 29:45 In January, 2021, Angelina sent an email to Brad offering to sell him her half of the Miraval wine business. This was released as part of her defense in Pitt's lawsuit against her for selling to Stoli. We also heard a statement from Angelina's lawyer that Brad hasn't denied his abuse of her and the kids. Brad had been cutting Angelina out of the business and was spending money in ways she hadn't approved. He doesn't seem to care about this at all and is on the current cover of Billboard Magazine to show off the renovated music studio in Miraval. We are also hearing that he wants to sell his production company, Plan B. Chandra thinks Pitt has been bleeding money from that business and that he's cash poor. I play a segment from Zoom where we talk about Brad and Angelina. Comments of the week: Minutes 29:45 to end My Comments of the week are from Janey and MrsFonzieFace on Peridot's post about Jonathan Majors covering Men's Health and getting in incredible shape. Chandra's comment of the week is from Coco on the post about Brad Pitt trying to sell Plan B. Thanks for listening bitches!
The Kim B. Davis Show featuring Dr. Angela Celeste May, clinical, organizational and forensically trained psychologist, President and Co-founder of A.M. May and Associates, Inc., President and founder of Celeste Productions, Inc., Immediate past president of the Michigan Psychological Association Foundation Board, Author, Musician, and Trustee of the MI Health Council discusses Mental Wellness, Joy, Love, and the Benefits of wellness on us physically and mentally. We talk about how the inner struggles many of us face spill over onto our family relationship dynamics and can often lead to turmoil in families. Listen to Dr. Angie discuss what healing and thriving looks like. The goal is to thrive in joy, love, and peace. Come and experience healing with Dr. Angie.The Kim B. Davis Show is a conversational platform that engages issues around mental health, well-being, and political engagement. Support the show
No one could accuse the Sussexes of not being on trend. Just days after the publication of an official picture of the Royal Family they left behind in Britain, Harry and Meghan released new photos of themselves. The first image shows Meghan in a red blouse and matching trousers with a chunky gold ring and earrings. The duchess stands face on, looking into the camera and holding one of Harry's fingers. The duke stands behind her at an angle, smiling in a smart black suit and tie.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 7 My new puppy is doing great but I don't let him sleep in my room. Chandra started watching Blonde and it's not as bad as she expected. (Update: She finished and it's bad.) Roger Federer retired after playing his final match with Rafa Nadal and it was sadder than Chandra expected. Royals: Minutes 7:00 to 30:00 Last week we had the Queen's funeral on Monday. We were surprised how long the public portion was and didn't expect the Windsor portion to be aired. Both Harry and Meghan were impeccable and regal at the many ceremonies despite everything that's been thrown at them. Harry stood out and the cameras kept finding him and Meghan. I play a segment from Zoom where we talked about the Queen. Kate and William seemed especially happy after the Queen died and Kate sure helped herself to the Queen's jewelry. When I die I want a quick funeral so people can go about their day. There are three new royal books out now. Valentine Low's book is Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind the Throne, that seems to have the most tea, Katie Nicholl has The New Royals and Angela Levin has Camilla From Outcast to Queen Consort. Valentine Low seems to know that his sources are racist. In Valentine Low's book Meghan is blamed for the way she was treated by the palace staff. These talking points were pushed by the palace earlier to Robert Lacey for Battle of the Brothers. It goes far beyond victim blaming and proves that Meghan was downplaying the abuse she endured. Low gives a bunch of examples of the royal staff being incompetent and rude to Meghan while her reactions seem perfectly reasonable. At one point Meghan disagreed with the plans a female staff member had made and told her to change them. When the woman said it would be too hard, Meghan responded “Don't worry, If there was literally anyone else I could ask to do this, I would be asking them instead of you.” Meanwhile Charles sounds like an awful boss. He's gone through five secretaries in seven years and he calls his staff at all hours of the day, including on Christmas. His office is described as toxic and the staff are backstabbing. Nicholl's book has the detail that we've heard before that William can't forgive Harry and that William “always expected Harry would be his wingman.” She also writes that Charles is holding Archie and Lilibet's titles over the Sussexes' heads depending on what Harry reveals in his memoir. We got so many stories about how and why Meghan wasn't invited to Balmoral when the Queen took a turn for the worse. It was telling that instead of focusing on the Queen after her death the press was about the Sussexes and everything they were supposedly doing wrong. We heard that Meghan wasn't invited because Kate didn't come for whatever reason. We wish Meghan would come out and say how despicable the royal family is, but they've been showing that with their actions. Meanwhile there are all these stories about whether Harry and his family can make up. Charles is said to have hope that they can but Gayle King reported that there was no peace deal at the funeral. Harry's kids don't have titles and Harry and Meghan have been demoted on the Royal.uk website to the bottom. We don't think Harry will dish the dirt in his first memoir but hopefully he will in his future books. I play a segment from Zoom where we talk about Charles. We talk about how Queen Margrethe of Denmark removed the royal stylings and titles from her grandchildren without telling them first. The Cambridges are sort-of stepping into their roles as Prince and Princess of Wales. They went to Wales, where William tried out his rudimentary Welsh. It was supposed to be a low key visit. It doesn't seem like they knew they were getting the Wales titles right away. Comments of the Week: Minutes 30:00 to end Chandra's comment of the week is from Light Purple on the story where Khloe Kardashian claimed she was engaged to Tristan Thompson last year. My comment of the week is from Lunchcoma on the post where Brad Pitt said that Emily Ratajkowski is hot. Thanks for listening and subscribing bitches!
Please subscribe! ToDiForDaily.com's Kinsey Schofield talks to TV presenter Cristo Foufas. Both Kinsey and Cristo were "Di-hard" Meghan Markle fans until things went south with the in-laws. Cristo discusses the contradictions that plague the Sussexes and more in this episode of the To Di For Daily podcast. Visit ToDiForDaily.com for additional information. Kinsey Schofield is a Los Angeles-based royals expert and the host of the To Di For Daily podcast. The To Di For Daily podcast cover art was designed by famed pop artist, Analy Diego. You can now listen to these interviews wherever you find your favorite podcasts and YouTube. Search To Di For Daily or Kinsey Schofield. This episode was recorded prior to the death of Queen Elizabeth II. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kinsey-schofield/support
Today on the ReWine, Tammy and Eddie discuss the latest news in entertainment and pop culture. In this episode we discuss the Queen's final farewell. The future of the monarchy. Is there any hope for reconciliation between the Sussexes and the rest of the Royal Fam? Trump's Legal Troubles continue to mount. Boston Celtics Coach suspended. Adam Levine busted trying to name his kid after his sidepiece. The Little Mermaid and more Middle Earth Blacklash; Don't Worry Darling is the #1 movie in the country...To hear our thoughts on these stories and so much more just press play...Enjoy....CHEERS
A royal expert tells us about the behind the scenes drama from Harry and Meghan's reunion with the royal family - and we cross to the UK to find out how people really feel about Charles, Camilla and the Sussexes. Host: Andrew BucklowProducer: Emily PidgeonAssistant Producer: Nina YoungAudio Editor: Tiffany DimmackSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On the day the Queen's coffin leaves Balmoral for Edinburgh, the Sky News Daily reflects on how royal tradition has mixed with the family's more modern side.Mhari Aurora is joined by royal correspondent Laura Bundock and royal commentator Alastair Bruce. They discuss King Charles III's proclamation, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, William and Kate, reuniting with the Sussexes, Harry and Meghan, to speak to crowds in Windsor and about the Queen's coffin's journey through Scotland. Plus, they preview some of the events in the week ahead.
Introduction and Royals: Minutes 0 to 9:15: We will have an episode out next week and will be off on September 24th. We just heard about the Queen passing in Balmoral right before our recording. It's unclear if her family was able to see her before she passed. Chandra explains that King Charles' coronation will be 8 to 12 months from now. Camilla will be Queen consort and many people don't like that. We wonder how this will affect the royal biographies coming out this fall. Harry and Meghan are in Europe for preplanned events. Harry flew to Balmoral while Meghan stayed back in Windsor. Kate similarly stayed behind although her children just started school, as we saw in a photoshoot they did at Lambrook. It's likely that Kate and William will move into the bigger house at Windsor soon now that the Queen has passed. The big news last week when we were off was Meghan's interview with The Cut, in which she said she didn't have an NDA and hinted that there was a lot she could say. Charles is trying to make peace with the Sussexes while Harry and William's relationship seems irreparably damaged. Omid Scobie wrote that William wants Harry to apologize for talking about their family life, while Harry wants William to take responsibility for the lines that William crossed. Olivia Wilde and Don't Worry Darling: Minutes 9:15 to 18 We've heard for some time that Don't Worry Darling director Olivia Wilde and star Florence Pugh had a quiet beef. Florence wasn't saying much and she wasn't liking any of Olivia's posts about the movie. Olivia did an interview with Variety in which she claimed to have fired Shia LaBeouf to protect Florence. Shia released a video message Olivia left him asking him to return to the production and saying “I think this might be a bit of a wake-up call for Miss Flo.” Florence announced that she wouldn't do press at Venice for the movie. She was seen out looking unbothered while Olivia refused to answer press questions about the feud. Florence received a lot of support from the cast at the premiere. She and Olivia Wilde avoided each other. Olivia is on the cover of Vanity Fair and had to be reinterviewed in light of the details that came out about how she was lying about firing Shia. We wonder why she hasn't been advised to stay quiet. At the screening it looked like Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine when he was going to sit down, which Chris's rep officially denied but then sources close to Chris told TMZ “it absolutely did happen, and was perceived as a sign of disrespect by Chris.” Florence posted a photo where she's getting her hair done by a stylist with a “Miss Flo” t-shirt on. Now we're hearing that Florence and Chris aren't going to the NYC premiere. Drama seems to follow Olivia Wilde and we wonder if she's still with Harry Styles. Chandra thinks they'll announce a breakup after the film comes out. Comments of the week: Minutes 18 to end Chandra's comment of the week is from ThatsNotOkay on the post about Chris Pine and Florence Pugh skipping the New York premiere for DWD. My comment of the week is from Normades on the post about Leonardo DiCaprio breaking up with Camila Marrone because he doesn't want to get married. We remember when we heard Julianne Hough's niece dish that he's bad in bed. Thanks for listening bitches!
On this episode, Sean and Rachel are joined by FOX News Contributor and Editor in Chief for The Federalist Mollie Hemingway to discuss her book Rigged: How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections and how she believes the Republican Party can regain public trust in elections. Later, they are joined by the Host of Get Tammy Bruce on FOX Nation, Tammy Bruce, to discuss the recent drama surrounding the royal family, how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have handled their exit from royal life, and the psychology of the Sussexes' actions. Follow Sean and Rachel on Twitter: @SeanDuffyWI & @RCamposDuffy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6 Chandra mentions Heather Morris's story about J.Lo rejecting back up dancers who were Virgos. I looked at puppies but they seemed hard to train. Chandra thinks I should get a kitten for a year before I get a dog. Royals: Minutes 6:00 to 24:00 As we've heard Will and Kate, but really just Kate and the kids, are moving to Adelaide Cottage in Windsor. They are keeping all their other properties, making this their fourth, although they supposedly aren't using taxpayer money for it. Kensington Palace confirmed this week that the children would be attending school in Lambrook. It seems like they left the move until the last minute before their kids start school. They are issuing carefully worded statements about not having live-in staff and renting the property. Even the royal reporters that usually run their keen puff pieces are criticizing them for this, like Richard Kay, who called it “clumsily insensitive.” Chandra wrote that this is a calculated risk by the Cambridges that William will inherit the Duchy of Cornwall soon. Meanwhile Harry was in Africa, in Mozambique and Rwanda, as part of his duties as President of African parks. He visited the president of Rwanda and led a delegation of congressman and philanthropists. We heard a couple weeks ago that William would probably speak at the UN, but he's not doing that, he's just holding the Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit on Sept. 21 in association with Bloomberg P hilanthropies. William should have his own causes instead of just copying his brother. We got our first episode of Archetypes, Duchess Meghan's podcast. Meghan spoke to her good friend Serena Williams about ambition. Mariah Carey is next week's guest and there are rumors that Beyonce will be on. Meghan and Serena discussed Serena's career and the double standards applied to her. Both Serena and Meghan told never-before-heard stories about scary situations with their kids. Serena's daughter Olympia broke her wrist in a highchair fall during the French Open and baby Archie was almost caught in a fire in his nursery when Meghan and Harry were in Africa. Archie was supposed to be in the nursery but at the last minute the nanny decided to put him on her back to get a snack so he was fine. Then Meghan and Harry had to go to another event and act like everything was fine! In response to this there were sourced quotes in the British press that the heater was smoking, it was unplugged and the crisis was averted, no big deal basically and there was no fire. I play a promotional clip for Archetypes. Meghan seems like she's doing great in California. We liked the podcast but thought it was a little long. We're careful not to criticize her too much because of the unhinged way the British commentators go after her. Omid Scobie addresses this in his latest column and he said that they're basically proving her point. He also mentioned that the Sussexes offered to be half in and were rejected by the palace. I play a clip from Zoom where we talked about this. As Lisa mentioned in the Zoom, this was a restrained conversation. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: Minutes 24 to 30:30 We got the redacted report of what happened on the plane in 2016 that caused Angelina Jolie to file for divorce from Brad Pitt. We got this because Angelina anonymously filed for a Freedom of Information Act request. The details were worse than we expected. Brad's response was to smear and gaslight Angelina in the press including saying that Angelina is doing this for “media purposes” and that she's already known this for six years and is doing it to “inflict pain” on him. Pitt's team seems certain that the FBI case won't be reopened. They've also claimed that Angelina is just jealous of him. If Angelina wanted to ruin Brad she would have released this information during his Oscar campaign. I play a segment from Zoom where we talked about this. Chandra doesn't think Brad will sue Angelina for defamation for this because she has her legal ducks in a row. He may pull a different legal move though. Comments of the week: Minutes 30:30 to end My comment of the week is from Owlsyn (Ableism is Not Cool) on the post about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Dr. Oz posting a ridiculous video blaming Biden for the price of “crudite.” Chandra's comment of the week is from Snuffles on the post about William wanting to do the school run in Berkshire. Thanks for listening bitches!
Meghan Markle told Serena Williams about a fire in Archie's room. Some recollections may vary.Meanwhile, the Sussexes have a adopted a beagle!
HE Duke and Duchess of Sussex's trip to Europe next month will be about ‘having their cake and eating it', believes Sarah Vine. The Mail columnist told our royal talkshow Palace Confidential that the trip will be a chance for the pair to fulfil their dream of picking and choosing their duties.‘The working royals are on quite a punishing schedule of day-to-day stuff, most of which doesn't get any coverage, most of which isn't very glamorous, most of which doesn't involve wearing very expensive earrings and necklaces and saying very meaningful things about poor people, which is what Meghan likes to do,' she tells the programme.‘They don't have to do that any more: They can come in, sweep in, get lots of coverage and then they can go home.'Royal correspondent and author Victoria Murphy says it marks a step on the road to the new life that they have planned.‘Despite the criticism that they get, they have kind of achieved what they want, because they are now doing the things they want to do in the way that they want to do them and they have that control,' she says. ‘And because of their past roles and their links to the Royal Family they will always be relevant.'This week social media has been awash with rumours that the Sussexes will renew their vows as part of a new Netflix reality show. Charlotte Griffiths, The Mail on Sunday's editor at large, says it's so outlandish that it just might be true.‘It sounds so unrealistic, but the truth is stranger than fiction when it comes to these two,' she says. ‘They probably have a lot of resentment around the wedding time, because of course there were all these dramas going on backstage, plus they need some interesting Netflix content, because footage of them at the WellChild awards is all very well, but they've got to have that Kardashian thing, that set-piece.'Later in the show, our panel examine royal security in the wake of the news that Prince Andrew will keep his 24-hour police protection, despite Harry losing his. Plus, they look at how Prince Charles is combating his perceived negative portrayal on The Crown by tackling it head-on.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 5:00 We're off next week and will have an episode out on August 27th. We'll be off the week after that for Labor Day. It's been an odd week. Chandra talks about Serena Williams retiring. Royals: Minutes 5:00 to 17:00 We heard that Prince Charles accepted hundreds of thousands from a Russian oligarch with ties to Putin, who pledged £3 million to the Prince's Foundation over several years. We also heard that Scotland Yard is slow-walking their investigation into the cash for honours scheme and that they haven't even interviewed the former head of Charles' foundation, Michael Fawcett. William and Kate's royal foundation spent £12.1 million on Earthshot, which gave out five million in awards. William's corporate sponsorships for Earthshot weren't questioned like Harry and Meghan's sponsors were. We wonder how William is spending the money. Prince Harry is suing the Metropolitan police over his security issue in the UK. Omid Scobie's column details the extreme threats against the Sussexes. There's a lot of anticipation for Prince Harry's memoir, which we've heard is completed and likely coming out this fall. Ahead of that there will be no less than four royal biographies. They're trying to both get ahead of what Harry will write and to capitalize on demand for royal stories. Katie Nicholl, who has sources in the Middleton camp, has The New Royals coming out. Valentine Low's book, Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind the Crown, will surely smear the Sussexes. There were also a ton of embiggening stories about the Cambridges as usual. The interesting part is that they seem to be coming from camp Middleton. Kate's Uncle Gary did an interview laying it on incredibly thick with compliments about Kate. Trump: Minutes 17:00 to 24:00 Trump's home in Florida, Mar-a-Lago, was raided by the FBI over the weekend. It was over the fact that Trump has been keeping classified government documents he stole from the White House there. We know partly because he complained about it on his social network, Truth Social. As we heard in February he's been destroying evidence for the National Archives by flushing documents down the toilet. Trump's businesses are also under investigation in NY by NY Attorney General Letitia James. He was deposed for that case and plead the fifth. Chandra points out that the first date for this deposition was delayed by Ivana's sudden death. There are so many investigations into Trump. I play a segment from Zoom where we talked about this. The Republicans had no idea what the raid was for initially, and now they're blaming it on Democrats. Malcolm Gladwell: Minutes 24:00 to 28:30 Writer Malcolm Gladwell did a podcast interview in which he trashed working from home. He told people it wasn't in their best interest to work from home and that they need to come into the office to feel part of something. Work culture is no longer like that and he sounded like a corporate shill. We both love working from home and find it hard to work in an office. It can be emotionally draining to work in an office environment. We also think we're more productive at home. Chandra mentions the comment that offices are built for managers, not workers. Comments of the Week: Minutes 28:30 to end Chandra's comment of the week is from Digital Unicorn on the post about the missing money in Earthshot. My COTW is from whatWHAT? on the post about Ben Affleck taking Jennifer Lopez to Dunkin Donuts. Thanks for listening bitches!
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6:45 We were off for five weeks because I moved. We'll have episodes out for the next two weeks and will be off on August 20th. Chandra watched Severance and loved it. We have a spoiler free talk about that. Royals: Minutes 6:45 to 22:30 Last week, the Sussexes went to New York because Harry was invited by the Mandela Foundation to give a speech at the UN for Mandela day. The Archewell Foundation is working on a project with the Mandela Foundation. There were stupid articles from Salt Island questioning whether Harry was qualified to give a speech despite his being invited and knowing the Mandela family. He was also accused of copying his speech from William. We were surprised at how exclusive the photos of Harry and Meghan in New York were. The Sussexes went to lunch with Gloria Steinem and then had dinner that night with a group where they were served sheep's milk ricotta, steak tartare and ravioli. Chandra covered that story because she likes talking about food and looking up menus. Chandra's opinions about food are controversial. She hates all cheese. A new royal biography came out by Tom Bower called Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors. It was released on July 21st and is longer available directly from Amazon or Barnes and Noble. It's filled with slight variations of garbage stories about Meghan we've heard before. Bower reminds Chandra of Lady Colin Campbell in that sources seem to be the white Markles and anti-Sussex trolls. My favorite story was about how Meghan told Harry's friends at a hunting party not to make misogynistic and transphobic jokes, like it was a bad thing she was calling them out! Bower tried to claim that Meghan was hysterical in 2017 about the Vanity Fair cover calling her “Wild about Harry” because the palace was mad about the headline, even though they seemingly authorized her interview. That was disputed by the journalist, Sam Kashner, who said he admired and respected Meghan and found her warm, gracious and intelligent. There was also a retelling of the “Meghan made Kate cry” at the bridesmaids' fitting story. Like many pro-Windsor books, Revenge ended up making the other royals look bad, especially Camilla. Bower wrote that Duchess Camilla “joked” in 2017 that Meghan and Harry's children would have “ginger afros.” Now we know why Charles worries about William trashing Camilla in his biography. In response Page Six reported that Camilla “is not the senior royal who made the alleged racist comments” about the Sussexes' children. Omid Scobie reported that the manuscript for Harry's memoir has been written and has passed legal checks. We don't think it will be dishy or a tell all. Scobie's latest column is about Prince William, and how he wants his work to have a global impact. The most interesting royal story this week was that Kate's sister Pippa named her third child, a daughter, Rose! Prince William's alleged mistress is of course named Rose Hanbury so this was shady. Pippa recently got her masters degree in physical education with a priority on early years and she and James moved into a larger estate. Pippa is a more credible early years expert than Kate. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez: Minutes 22:30 to 28:30 Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck eloped in Las Vegas at The Little White Chapel on July 17th. Emme and Seraphina were the only children there and we heard that it was spur of the moment. Chandra predicted that J.Lo and Ben would celebrate by going on a birthday trip, and they did, they went to Paris with with Jennifer's 14-year-old twins, Max and Emme, and Ben's daughters, Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13. Chandra likes their whole vibe and it looked like the kids were having a great time. Jennifer changed her clothes so much and we got so many photos. Chandra likes how they're acting like rich tourists. Comments of the Week: Minutes 28:30 to end Chandra's comment of the week is from NYC212 on the post about Prince William trying to negate his mother's Panorama interview. I had two runner ups for comment of the week from Chubcucumber and Dr Mrs The Monarch on the post where Gwyneth Paltrow said she had to work twice as hard because of nepotism. My comment of the week is from Joan on the post about Gwyneth Paltrow being grateful to be 50. Thanks for listening bitches!
It seems there have been a few incidents at Harry and Meghan's home in California.The Queen has reportedly invited the Sussexes to summer at Balmoral. Will they take the chance? There is security there.
Labor lunges into the first parliamentary sitting week with a big climate target push, PLUS, a new tell-all book on the tensions between the Windsors and the Sussexes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Brace yourselves — a new generation of Elon Musks. Netflix plans to drop Meghan and Prince Harry's upcoming docuseries around the same time as The Crown. After a nearly week-long social media hiatus, Khloe has returned sharing several photos of her and her 4-year-old daughter True Thompson having some fun in the sun. Rob is joined by the charming Marc Lupo to discuss the latest dish. Don't forget to vote in today's poll on Twitter at @naughtynicerob or in our Facebook group. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BUCKINGHAM Palace's decision to bury a report into allegations of bullying by the Duchess of Sussex could be down to a desire not to ‘poke the bear that is Harry and Meghan', says the Daily Mail's Royal Editor Rebecca English. Officials announced this week that the result of the investigation into the allegations – firmly denied by lawyers for Meghan – will never be made public ‘There's been a suggestion made to me that the palace have really done this because they don't want to poke the bear that is Harry and Meghan,' Rebecca tells Palace Confidential. ‘And they seem to want to keep the peace with them, possibly at the expense of their workforce. ‘I suspect the Palace are willing to take a flurry of bad headlines and television reports on the chin over the next few days in the hope that after that, the whole issue will quietly wither away.' The Firm's decision to ‘sweep things under the carpet' has created an ‘extraordinary' situation, argues The Mail on Sunday's assistant editor Kate Mansey. ‘I've never been at a briefing in my 20-plus years of reporting experience where something has been so comprehensively swept under the carpet,' she says. ‘It's extraordinary that these allegations can be made at such a high level and the public might never know the result of the review that's been carried out.' It's the wrong move, says the Daily Mail's Diary Editor, Richard Eden, as now even Meghan doesn't get a chance to properly clear her name. ‘I think it's terrible for everyone that's been left hanging. You could argue that it's very unfair to Meghan,' he says. ‘What worries me greatly is it just seems like the Palace are falling over themselves not to upset Harry and Meghan. They seem desperate not to upset them and I think that's a mistake.' The panel also discuss the revelations that Prince Charles accepted carrier bags of cash totalling £2.5million in donations to his charities. And while there is no suggestion of wrongdoing on the part of the prince, we ask whether the family should change their approach to charitable activities following a number of negative headlines and the cash-for-access scandal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Prince William's speech about racism in Britain will have been in part inspired by the fact that he is still ‘smarting' about the comments that Harry and Meghan made last year, believes commentator Sarah Vine. The Sussexes' claims about racism in the Royal Family in a 2021 interview with Oprah Winfrey made headlines worldwide. ‘I think it's an issue that [William] feels that he has to address head-on and I think that's a good way of addressing it,' she tells Palace Confidential. ‘Maybe he would just like to draw a line under that and just make sure that people understand where he stands on it.' The Daily Mail's Editor-at-Large Richard Kay believes that ‘a great sadness' descended on William after the departure of Harry, made worse by his brother's subsequent ‘ad hominem attacks' in interviews. ‘I think he's going to find it extremely hard to forget what happened, even if he can forgive,' he tells the programme. ‘William will not shut the door on him, he will have him back, but I think that there will have to be some fundamental changes in the nature of the relationship that Harry has with the Royal Family before William will allow that change to happen.' The anticipation of Harry's memoirs will be stopping any rapprochement for now, believes the Daily Mail's Diary Editor Richard Eden. ‘I really do think that [Harry] is keeping his family at a distance until his book is published,' he says. ‘I think that he is going to be saying some things which are unpleasant and will go down badly with Prince Charles and Prince William and he almost can't face them.' Meanwhile focus on Prince William as he turns 40 has inevitably led to speculation about how both are preparing for the monarchy. Sarah Vine believes that the attention given to William and his family over Charles will sting the Prince of Wales. ‘I think he must feel very acutely that a lot of people if you ask them will say it should skip to William, and I think that's very unfair,' she says. ‘So there's this perception that Prince Charles is a sort of ghost in between the Queen and William. And I think if I were him I would feel a bit annoyed by that, genuinely.' PLUS The Daily Mail's Royal Editor Rebecca English sends a report from Prince Charles's visit to Rwanda and our panel look at the first official portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Now that the confetti has settled on the Platinum Jubbly, we're looking back at all of the major moments from the big weekend. The Sussexes returned from California, and even had a special birthday celebration for Lilibet, while the Cambridge kids were front and centre for many of the royal events, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte's first walkabout, and a scene-stealing balcony appearance by Prince Louis. Elsewhere, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles paid a visit to Albert Square, and the royals managed to weaponise the universal appeal of Paddington Bear in a video with the Queen. Plus, we discuss the Queen's partial absence — and Prince Andrew's total absence — from the festivities, and what it means for the monarchy going forward. Thanks so much to our fabulous Eastenders correspondent Shy Charles, and thank you to everyone who has listened over the past three years. #AbolishTheMonarchy
In this episode I recap Harry and Meghan's involvement in the Platty Jubes. It was kept to a minimum, thank the good lord. It seems like envy came to the Jubes, too. The press tried to spin the topics the way they do, but the Sussexes still minded their business and carried on not giving a rip about the royals. The kids met Lizzie and then flew home! The freedom they have now is the freedom others wish they had.
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6:45 We'll have an episode out next week and then we'll be off on June 25th and July 2nd. We'll have one episode on July 9th and then we're taking off the 16th and the 23rd. Chandra worries we'll miss Prince William's birthday extravaganza on June 21st. I saw the Downton Abbey movie and liked it. There were weird filters on some of the actors though. Chandra finished Shining Girls on Apple and recommends it. My favorite show, P-Valley, is back on Starz. Chandra mentions that Megan Thee Stallion might make a guest appearance. (We know she did an original song for the show.) Royals: Minutes 6:45 to 25:00 Last week we talked about the Sussexes' triumphant appearance at the Jubilee service on Friday. It turns out that was all they did during the Jubilee apart from being behind the scenes during the balcony appearance. On Friday they met privately with the Queen and on Saturday they had a garden party for Lilibet's birthday. People magazine had a story with quotes from an insider who said the Sussexes "paid their respects and went home. They were really here to see the Queen." The Sussexes have shown that to be the case. There were so many think pieces about how the Sussexes were brazen for leaving quietly on Sunday and not going to any public events other than the service. They were called “detached” and “cold” by Dan Wootton in the Daily Mail. The Telegraph had quotes from an insider that there was no interaction between the Cambridges and The Sussexes. An insider said “a line was crossed” with the Oprah interview, that the Sussexes hadn't acknowledged the hurt they caused and that “someone needs to be steely in this.” Chandra says that the palace's messaging is out of kilter. It's clear that the Sussexes were the ones saying no to the invitations and keeping their heads high. She also says that there was a deliberate effort to keep the brothers apart. At the Jubbly parade on Sunday Kate wore a white belted coat and skirt, which was somewhat like Meghan's light lilac belted coat dress at the service. The Cambridges got the most headlines for little Louis, four, trying to shush his mom and pushing her hand away during the parade. Mike Tindall, who was seated behind them, said the kids were hopped up on sugar. George and Charlotte were in Wales with their parents for the Jubilee and did not look happy to be there We got an adorable photo of Lilibet on Monday afternoon, tweeted by a photographer at her birthday party named Misan Harriman. Chandra mentions that we haven't heard who else was at the party. After that photo came out we heard that Harry and Meghan were “banned” from taking any photos with the Queen when they saw her Saturday. There was another story in the NY Post that said the Sussexes just enjoyed a private moment with the Queen and that they didn't ask for photos. Harry and Meghan could set the record straight at any time with a quote or interview, and then the press would freak out about that too. I play a segment from Zoom where we talked about the royals. Harry and Meghan handled the Jubilee like bosses. Chandra thinks their security situation is still messed up. The big stories from the Jubilee were the Sussexes being unbothered, Kate and William being disconnected and Kate being flustered by their kid. The monarchy is boring without Harry and Meghan and will be boring without the Queen. We don't think Charles will be a terrible king though. Many commonwealth countries, like Australia, will leave when the Queen passes. Comments of the Week: Minutes 25:00 to end Chandra's comment of the week is from Miranda on the post about Kate being William's most trusted advisor. My comment of the week is from smegmoria on the post where Adam Sandler got a black eye from his phone. We talk about our random dumb injuries. Thanks for listening bitches!
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 5:30 We'll have episodes out for the next two weeks and then we'll be off for two weeks. We're also taking two weeks off in July because I'm moving. Both of us want new cars but we're waiting on that. Chandra has been watching the French Open and is happy that American Coco Gauff will be in the final. Royals: Minutes 5:30 to 29 Duchess Meghan made a quiet visit to the Uvalde memorial and she brought food to blood drive volunteers, who had no idea who she was. One woman said she thought Meghan was a neighbor and that Meghan was sweet. Meghan seems to prefer to do quiet, respectful work on the ground. After we heard that Harry and Meghan were going to the Jubilee there was so much hysteria about whether they would pull a “stunt,” if they would overshadow the Queen and if would bring Netflix cameras despite the fact that Netflix didn't request a press pass. It's all very predictable. We also heard that the Sussexes likely arranged with the Queen to spend Lilibet's first birthday with her privately. The Cambridges are going to be in Wales for Jubilee events on that day. It's clear that the two couples are being kept apart. The Sussexes arrived in England on Wednesday night by commercial flight and were greeted at the airport by armored SUVS and the Queen's protection service. It's interesting how Harry got security for this visit considering that he is fighting in court for protection while in the UK. For Trooping The Color they were not on the balcony but watched from the Major General's Office. Meghan was photographed wearing a wide sun hat with a giant bow and she wore a cute cap sleeve dress. Prince William, Prince Charles and Princess Anne arrived to the Jubilee on horseback in full military regalia while The Queen and her cousin, The Duke of Kent, watched from the balcony. Chandra saw some tweets about that which cracked her up. The balcony was very subdued this year. The Queen, The Cambridges and their kids, Camilla and Charles and the Duke of Kent and his wife were there. Sophie, Edward and her kids were on the balcony but they were pushed to the side. More of the royal family, especially the children, should have been included. Kate, Camilla and the Cambridge children arrived by carriage. Kate wore a white McQueen coatdress with shoulder pads that she last wore to the G7 last year. George wore a suit with a blue tie, Charlotte had on a blue dress and Louis was in a sailor outfit that William wore as a child to a Trooping the Colour in the 1980s. I play a segment from Zoom where we talked about the royals. In a section we recorded on Friday, we talk about the Jubilee service. Both couples came without their children. Meghan was wearing a Dior belted coat that looked cream in photos but was actually pale lilac. She looked rich and expensive. Kate was wearing a yellow Emilia Wickstead with a weird criss cross high waistline. Her Philip Treacy hat was in a saucer shape and had floral embellishments underneath. Chandra doesn't think it's the same hat she wore to Harry and Meghan's wedding. Zara Tindall was in a fuchsia dress that was so fug! Eugenie was in an orange short sleeve dress and Beatrice had on a pleated blue dress with little white buttons down the front. It was like she stole Kate's style! Several outlets including The Daily Mail and People said that the body language between the Cambridges and Sussexes at the service was tense. The Daily Mirror reported that the Sussexes went to Clarence House before the service, so they spent some time with Charles and Camilla. The Queen is not going to the horse race on Saturday the 4th so Chandra thinks the Sussexes and their children will visit her. Omid Scobie has been doing great analysis of the royal family in his new Yahoo UK column. The verdict We talk about a recent court verdict Comments of the Week My comment of the week is from Crowhood on the post about Jana Kramer having an affair with her married Dancing with The Stars partner. Kaiser's comment of the week is from Amy Bee on the post about the Archbishop of Canterbury saying Andrew wanted to make amends. Thanks for listening bitches!
The popularity of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is at an all-time low according to two polls released as they prepare to return to the UK. Kim Kardashian and her comedian beau were spotted walking hand in hand in London.Kelly Dodd joked Harry Hamlin is “next” after Todd Chrisley's alleged gay affair was revealed – and Lisa Rinna responds! Don't forget to vote in today's poll on Twitter at @naughtynicerob or in our Facebook group. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's a bumper episode this week as Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers catch up after Prince Charles and Camilla's Canada tour. We discuss the Queen's visit to the Chelsea Flower Show and her delight at the Jubilee Celebration event at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Meghan and Harry have also been out and about, sharing a kiss at a polo match and Prince William has carried out moving engagements. There's also an update on Prince Andrew after Russell revealed he's making daily visits to the Queen.
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6:30 We recorded on Wednesday this time due to my schedule. We'll be off next week and back on June 4th and 11th hopefully. Chandra is watching Shining Girls on Apple+ and really likes it. She's also watching The Essex Serpent but is not sure about it. Royals: Minutes 6:30 to 25:00 On the Friday after we last recorded, the Sussexes confirmed through their spokesperson that they would be attending the Jubilee and would be bringing their children. Chandra was surprised that they're coming but not that they're skipping the balcony. Just prior to that announcement there was an official statement from the Queen that the balcony would be reserved for working royals. It's very likely this was Harry's idea so they could avoid that media circus. Omid Scobie reported that sources have long said that Harry doesn't want to be on the balcony. There's been a lot of hand-wringing about how the Sussexes are going to pull focus from the Queen along with the concern that they're going to bring Netflix cameras with them and will film at Frogmore Cottage. Chandra thinks the Sussexes will be respectful, but that they are filming a docuseries about their work, which was reported by Page Six after we recorded. The Queen did not go to the opening of Parliament this year due to mobility issues. That was attended by Prince Charles and Prince William. William had to walk behind Rose Hanbury's husband due to his role holding the Crown. William looked really mad but he always looks like that. There have been assurances that The Queen is in control of her faculties and is still making decisions, however it's unclear how much of her Jubilee she'll attend. She first canceled her appearance at the Royal Windsor Horse show last weekend, but she eventually showed up and was using a cane. She went on both Friday and Sunday to see the events. On Tuesday she was at Paddington station with Edward to open a new line called the Elizabeth Line. Queen Elizabeth was the first person to buy a ticket for the line during that appearance. A Black transit worker came to help the Queen use a touchscreen. When the man came close to her Edward touched him on the arm and told him to step back! It was demeaning and rude. Prince William went to the Football Association Cup final at Wembley Stadium last weekend. He was booed loudly by the crowd as he shook hands with the teams to open the match. Omid Scobie tweeted that some Liverpool fans blame the FA for mishandling the investigation of the Hillsborough disaster, which was a fatal overcrowding of an FA final in 1989 resulting in 97 deaths. Liverpool people also hate Tories for good reason and William is a Tory stooge. Some MPs condemned Liverpool fans for booing William while Liverpool's manager said the fans “wouldn't do if there was no reason.” Charles and Camila are now doing their whirlwind tour of Canada and there's not much interest in them. They seem to be trying to fly under the radar. There was a report on MSN that has now been pulled that Kate and William are separated. It's based on a translated report from a European tabloid and is likely just speculation based on what we've already heard, but it rings true given what we know about their living situation. The British tabloids have been building a case that they are separated. Comments of the Week: Minutes 25:00 to end My comment of the week is from Love Gossip on the story about Elon Musk making excuses about why he can't move forward with the Twitter purchase. Chandra's comment of the week is from Valerie on the same story. Thanks for listening bitches!
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This week Prince Charles stepped in for the Queen at the State Opening of Parliament, reading out his mother's speech. Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers discuss the historic day and what it means for the future of the Monarch. Russell also reflects on his visit to Manchester with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for an emotional engagement. We also discuss the Sussexes' Jubilee announcement and Prince Harry's acting gig.
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 3:45 Chandra's washer broke so she got a new washer/dryer. The AC in my car is broken too. I want a newer car but I'm going to wait. Supreme Court: Minutes 3:45 to 7:00 On Monday night, when the Met Gala had wrapped and we were headed to bed, Politico leaked a draft majority opinion from Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in the Hobbs case, stating that Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey must be overruled. The leak seems to be a power move by conservatives. We kind of knew this was coming, but it still sucks. Met Gala: Minutes 7:00 to 17:00 So many attendees ignored the theme of Gilded Glamor completely. Chandra thought the Louis Vuitton people had the best and the worst looks. Chandra's best dressed was Billie Eilish. We loved the Thom Browne looks as they were on theme along with Laura Harrier in H&M. Chandra thought Blake Lively looked very mall girl in her Versace. I play a segment from Zoom where we talked about the Met Gala. We liked Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B's dresses but think that Megan didn't need the high slit. Sarah Jessica Parker put a lot of thought and research into her gown. Hillary Clinton had historical women's names embroidered into her gown. Royals: Minutes 17:00 to 26:15 We're getting a lot of follow up stories from Tina Brown's book The Palace Papers. Chandra has been excerpting from the chapters about Meghan. They're framed as being negative about Meghan but they really show how bad palace staffers are at their jobs. We heard that the palace staff couldn't deal with Meghan's level of directness. It sounds like they were used to working light easy schedules. Tina Brown also basically confirmed that Angela Kelly was the one who leaked the negative tiara stories about Meghan. She's also trying to smear Meghan for not enjoying the Australian tour, but it just sounds like Meghan wanted to do more work. We see Meghan's characteristics – her work ethic, her type A personality – as strengths, but she's being smeared for them. It's been confirmed by Prince Harry's friend Nacho Figueras that Harry will be playing polo in a team with him called Los Padres. Their schedule goes into the weekend of the jubbly, which is June 2nd to the 5th. It seems like the Sussexes aren't planning on going to the jubilee, but we don't have confirmation about that. I play a segment from Zoom where we talked about this. As Chandra has been covering, Tina Brown's book is nasty about everyone. In interviews she's anti-Sussex but is still saying Harry needs to come back to England. Comments of the Week: Minutes 26:15 to end Kaiser's comment of the week is from Snuffles on the post about Angela Kelly leaking the tiara story. My comment of the week is from Angela H on Hecate's story where an actual vampire who was giving advice to Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly on safely extracting blood from each other. Here's a link to the Express shirt I bought, which I don't really recommend. Thanks for listening bitches!
California's new math standards don't add up, Twitter's San Francisco days may be numbered if Elon Musk has his way, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex may be royally tired of California. Hoover senior fellow Lee Ohanian and distinguished policy fellow Bill Whalen, both contributors to Hoover's “California on Your Mind” web channel, join Hoover senior writer Jonathan Movroydis to discuss the latest in the Golden State, including forthcoming water restrictions in the Southland and Sacramento's sudden complacency regarding gasoline prices.
California's new math standards don't add up, Twitter's San Francisco days may be numbered if Elon Musk has his way, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex may be royally tired of California. Hoover senior fellow Lee Ohanian and distinguished policy fellow Bill Whalen, both contributors to Hoover's “California on Your Mind” web channel, join […]