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Last week the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife and American actress Meghan Markle appeared in a documentary about their humanitarian trip to Africa. During their interviews they bemoaned… their own plight.
"Every single time I hear a click, every single time I see a flash, it takes me straight back"
Prince Harry tells ITV his grief for Diana is still a "wound that festers" and being followed by the press is the "worst reminder of her life" #HarryAndMeghan https://t.co/FEy37XVASW pic.twitter.com/0qUXeoOXWz
— ITV News (@itvnews) October 17, 2019
Duchess Meghan also opens up in the documentary about dealing with negative press during her pregnancy:pic.twitter.com/lVCSfw05SZ
— Omid Scobie (@scobie) October 18, 2019
I sympathize with both; I too lost my mother in my teens and understand the physical and emotional toll of pregnancy. Sure, I don’t understand the pressures of public life, but I also don’t understand what it’s like to be fabulously wealthy with a palace and an entire household staff, so perhaps we could just call it even.
With the marriage between Markle and Harry, wokeness has spoiled the royal family. Markle was already woke, and when they married, Harry went along for the ride. It’s made royal-watching intolerable as a result.
When the documentary clips dropped, the hashtag #WeLoveYouMeghan trended and both were applauded for their “bravery.” I’m sorry… what? I cannot fathom that lack of self-awareness, to stand in Africa after doing a humanitarian mission and complain about your very, very privileged life.
Our culture has warped over the last decade or so, applauding and cheering on weakness, promoting self-pity instead of self-reliance. It’s yet another reminder that the kids aren’t alright.Published in