Buckingham Palace accused the BBC of making unsubstantiated allegations of a conflict between princes
BBC ”after the release of the first series of the documentary The Princes and the Press (Princes and the Press). The Daily Mail reports.
In a joint statement from Buckingham Palace, Prince William and Prince Charles, it is said that the new BBC tape “presents as authenticity the inflated and unsubstantiated allegations of the conflict between Princes Harry and William.”
In particular, one of the participants in the filming was the journalist Omid Scobie, who was nicknamed “Megan's mouthpiece.” In the film, he accused members of the royal family of concerted action against the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The threat of boycotting further BBC projects stems from the fact that representatives of the royal family were not given the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the content of the film before it goes on the air and express your point of view.
According to The Mirror, representatives of the BBC said that according to the rules of the corporation, only direct participants in the filming can familiarize themselves with the upcoming materials, and since the speech in the film is on behalf of the media, the rules have not been violated. p>
Released on Monday, November 22, the first episode of the program focuses on media coverage of the relationship between Prince William and Prince Harry from 2012 to 2018, when the latter married Meghan Markle. The second episode, which will cover the events of 2018-2021, is due to appear next week.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex relinquished the title of members of the royal family in January 2020. They decided to obtain the right to move to the United States to work and do business. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship with Buckingham Palace finally soured in March 2021 after a scandalous interview with American TV presenter Oprah Winfrey, in which the Duchess of Sussex hinted at the racist sentiments of some members of the royal family.