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    Well... Looks like the so called royal family is slowly being dismantled.... *shrugs*


    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they will step back as "senior" royals and work to become financially independent.

    In a statement released by Buckingham Palace, Prince Harry and Meghan also said they plan to split their time between the UK and North America.

    The couple said they will continue to "fully support" the Queen.

    Last October, Prince Harry and Meghan publicly revealed their struggles under the media spotlight.

    In their statement on Wednesday, also posted on their Instagram page, the couple said they made the decision "after many months of reflection and internal discussions".

    "We intend to step back as 'senior' members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen.

    "It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment."

    In full: Buckingham Palace statement
    They said they plan to balance their time between the UK and North America while "continuing to honour our duty to the Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages".

    "This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity."

    Over Christmas, the couple took a six-week break from royal duties to spend some time in Canada with their son, Archie, who was born in May.

    More here...
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51040751


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    Wow. I'm actually seriously amazed. Seriously. I have no idea what this means, it's unprecedented. Absolutely unprecedented.

    I wonder if there's a clue in the statement Harry released. The mind boggles to be honest. It could have multiple interesting connotations.

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    What Meagan wants, Meagan gets. I admit I blanched, clutched my pearls and landed squarely on my fainting bench when I heard.

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    Default Re: Prince Harry and Meghan to step back as senior royals

    Wonder if this is all part of the end of the Royals. The queen has not been wearing her crown for any of her recent appearances

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    As I understand Prince Harry is not the son of Prince Charles's but more likely the son of an affair James Hewitt and Princess Diana. I suspect this move is because Prince Harry, technically, has no Royal hereditary rights, but I don't think they'll let him starve

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    Quote Posted by yelik (here)
    As I understand Prince Harry is not the son of Prince Charles's but more likely the son of an affair James Hewitt and Princess Diana.
    Iím definitely not convinced of this. Harry looks nearly identical to his grandfather, Prince Philip, especially when matched by age. He looks the part of his paternal line.

    Iím more inclined to believe itís a ďhappy wife, happy lifeĒ type situation with the two. Could there be a more powerful force in the universe?


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    Hasn't this whole 'royalty' shtick run out its usefulness? At one time, perhaps people needed to believe that someone was more important than them, someone 'special', worth even dying for. But that psyop is starting to fade, no?

    Perhaps Meghan shone a light in Harry's life which said 'this situation is just too unreal' and it's time to bail out.

    The cult of celebrity is still a major problem in modern society, and these two will still be part of that. However, the sooner we all realize that what the Kardashians, or the 'royals', had for their last meal is no more important than what your dog ate last, the sooner this place will be a more sane place.

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    Everyone else appears to be starting the year getting VEGAN'd,
    as for Harry, he's been well and trully MEGAN'd

    They want to make their own money apparently and not do any royal duties

    They dont like the press attention apparently, but they probably want the millions from doing documentatries talking about their elite lifestyle.

    Ironic that they dont like the press enquiring about their lifestyle, yet they appear to want to live the celebrity lifestyle.

    Forgive me, but doesnt that involve lots of press and paparazzi attention?

    They don't like following protocol apparently and really engratiated his dad, brother and Granny by announcing their intentions via instagram instead of telling their family first

    They still want their £650K pa security detail and Frogmore cottage in Windsor which was renovated with £2.4m tax payers money.

    They will give up their future sovereign grant (money from taxpayers to queen), but will keep the funds received from Daddy's estate.

    It's a shame being worth £34m, but not able to make your own money. Aw bless.

    More here (and everywhere else on the web) -

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...-MILLIONS.html

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    Default Re: Prince Harry and Meghan to step back as senior royals

    Quote Posted by Justplain (here)
    Hasn't this whole 'royalty' shtick run out its usefulness? At one time, perhaps people needed to believe that someone was more important than them, someone 'special', worth even dying for. But that psyop is starting to fade, no?

    Perhaps Meghan shone a light in Harry's life which said 'this situation is just too unreal' and it's time to bail out.

    The cult of celebrity is still a major problem in modern society, and these two will still be part of that. However, the sooner we all realize that what the Kardashians, or the 'royals', had for their last meal is no more important than what your dog ate last, the sooner this place will be a more sane place.
    The erosion of royalty is a slow almost imperceptible thing but I would think it is happening, what it will take to be the final nail in the coffin is difficult to say. The problem is the unawake public imagination where royalty can still find a home, I regret to say this is probably more true in the UK than anywhere else, it looms large as archetype, myth, history and institution.

    David Icke has done an immense amount in challenging these notions in a completely uncompromising fashion and he must be a complete thorn in their side. One might wonder why he's not been taken out but he himself has stated that tptb just can't do it.

    Why Can't David Icke Be 'Taken Out'


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    £20m from mum's estate, £7m from Great Granny's estate and £2m per annum from "Dad's" estate - it's ok hun, we'll be ok

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    Thanks for the Icke post! What a fabulous little pep pill it is! Ickie's a legend............as we would say in the land of OZ. Except we didn't let him in the country!
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    Americans imitating Brits!


    "When Harry Met Meghan"

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    Quote Posted by AutumnW (here)
    What Meagan wants, Meagan gets. I admit I blanched, clutched my pearls and landed squarely on my fainting bench when I heard.
    Well, take comfort in the fact that they will be with you in Canada for 6 weeks. That must count for something.

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    oh oh, they must have spoken to one of their "celebrity" friends - coreygoode - cos they appear have registered their own trademark a while ago - all part of the plan



    Remember a previous english monarch and american divorcee, I think this might all end in tears yet?

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...100-items.html

    eee me.

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    Default Re: Prince Harry and Meghan to step back as senior royals

    personally, i think any move by a 'royal' to move out of the circus is a step in the right direction.
    a bloodline in perpetual prominence is cultural dominance of the notion of hierarchy.

    damned if they do and damned if they don't

    i'm hoping that the backlash sees them come out and say that actually they want to renounce the whole royal shebang and evaporate into the masses.

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    I wonder, did the queen know and sign off their trademark application, there does appear to be interesting rules if they are stepping down in their "royal duties" -

    http://www.trademarkroom.com/blog/it...n-my-trademark

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    Quote Posted by yelik (here)
    As I understand Prince Harry is not the son of Prince Charles's but more likely the son of an affair James Hewitt and Princess Diana.
    Iím definitely not convinced of this. Harry looks nearly identical to his grandfather, Prince Philip, especially when matched by age. He looks the part of his paternal line.

    Iím more inclined to believe itís a ďhappy wife, happy lifeĒ type situation with the two. Could there be a more powerful force in the universe?

    Works for me.
    All the above is all and only my opinion - all subject to change and not meant to be true for anyone else regardless of how I phrase it.

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    Queen Announces She Is Also Leaving Royal Family



    The Queen says sheís done, and will leave the Royal Family by the end of the week.

    In a post on her Instagram account, Queen Elizabeth said that after 50 years of reflection and internal discussion she canít stand another week propping up this ridiculous institution.
    Quote ď**** it, Iím done. Absolutely, 100% done.

    I donít even know why Iíve stayed around for so long with this bunch of weirdos.

    My first son wants to be reborn as a tampon, my second son hangs around with convicted sex offenders and doesnít know how to sweat, and now my grandson wants to just **** off to Canada like heís on some kind of all-expenses-paid gap year.

    You want some space do you? Have fun in your two bedroom flat in Toronto. Donít come crying to me when you want your forty room palace back. I wonít be around, because Iím gone. Out. Of. Here.

    No, I wonít be launching a charitable entity. No, I wonít be sharing the details of my next exciting step Ďin due courseí, and no, I wonít be becoming Ďfinancially independentí, whatever the **** that means.

    What I will be doing is having a bit of me time. A cruise maybe. A spa retreat perhaps. Donít @ me.

    Goodbye.
    http://www.theshovel.com.au/2020/01/...f8AEpna7FFy_5g

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    Royals photographer reveals insight into Harry, Meghan's departure | Today Show Australia
    Jan 9, 2020

    "Long-time Royals photographer Arthur Edwards reveals insight into Harry and Meghan's decision to step down from senior royal duties."



    (No mention made of how the Prince Andrew scandal might have factored in.)
    Last edited by onawah; 10th January 2020 at 02:44.
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