Liz Garbus, the director of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s newest Netflix collection dubbed “Harry & Meghan,” slammed Buckingham Palace officers for his or her try to “discredit” the collection.
The 6-part docuseries noticed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex expose on what life was like earlier than, throughout, and after residing within the palace. It additionally supplied an inside have a look at the circumstances that led the couple to step away from the British royal household in 2020.
Garbus, who directed your entire collection, says every episode offers the general public perception into the “alleged palace thoughts video games” Harry and Meghan had been compelled to place up with by the hands of different royals.
“As an illustration, Buckingham Palace stated that we didn’t attain out for remark [on the docuseries] once we did,” Garbus instructed Self-importance Honest. “They did that to discredit us…and by discrediting us, they’ll discredit the content material of the present.”
Liz Garbus slammed Buckingham Palace officers for his or her try to “discredit” the collection.FilmMagic
“We lived by way of a few of these moments that had been somewhat bit like ‘Alice By way of the Trying Glass,’” the Oscar-nominated director added.
Originally of the docuseries, a message flashed to viewers that learn, “Members of the Royal Household declined to touch upon the content material inside this collection.”
Countering the declare, a supply instructed Web page Six that neither Buckingham Palace, which represents King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla, Kensington Palace, which represents Prince William and Kate Middleton, nor any family members had been approached for remark.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Netflix collection noticed them open up about their resolution to step down as senior members of the royal household.Netflix
The insider claimed that there can be “no remark” anyway on “any side” of the docuseries, including, “I do know that the filmmakers requested for remark.”
The Publish has reached out to Buckingham Palace for remark.
The exiled royals dropped quite a few bombshells within the docuseries — launched only one month earlier than Harry’s tell-all memoir, “Spare.”
Within the docuseries, the pair break down intimately the mistreatment they declare they endured from the royals.Chris Jackson/Getty Photographs
The “explosive” six-part collection noticed the pair speak in regards to the alleged racism Meghan confronted, coupled with the troublesome resolution to step away from the monarchy.
The pair additionally break down intimately the mistreatment they declare they endured from the royals, together with their strained relationships with Prince William and King Charles III and Meghan’s personal struggles with psychological well being, in addition to her devastating miscarriage.
Along with their Netflix deal, which based on Forbes was value $100 million, Harry and Meghan additionally signed a $25 million contract with Spotify — to provide content material like Meghan’s “Archetypes” podcast — prompting backlash from musicians who obtain mere pennies per stream from the audio-based web site.