Anyone who’s seen The CrownIt is well-known that the royal family can make the most unflattering media disappear. A criticizing article appeared in the summer. Kate MiddletonIn a prominent British newspaper, the entire story was completely lost. Some believe that pressure was applied by the royal family. Here’s what we know.
The Kate Middleton Story: Disappearing Kate Causes Fury
It’s no secret that the media bashes certain members of the royal family while others are angelic. The stark contrast in coverage between Meghan Markle’s and Middleton’s royal family reveals deep hypocrisy. Middleton can do nothing wrong, while Markle can do nothing right. This double standard isn’t limited to tabloids.
The Telegraph is one of Britain’s leading newspapers. The paper ran an article by Middleton, which was co-authored with First Lady Jill Biden. It promoted childhood education. critical op-ed of its own. Joanna Rossiter wrote, Middleton “is in danger of falling into the same trap as the Sussexes; she has risked aligning herself too closely with a sitting political party.” She said it was impossible to imagine Middleton doing the same with Melania Trump, so the promotion “is a tacit endorsement of the Bidens.”
Critical Piece Pulled
The piece was slammed by royal watchers. It’s one thing to criticize a political affiliation, but Middleton WasAll this was done to help all children gain access to pre-school. Attacking children is not a great way to look.
Not a great look. After the critical op-ed was published, I pulled it. Within hours, Rossiter’s piece disappeared. Although the paper has not made an official statement, a source said that they had received a report from Rossiter. BuzzfeedThe Palace never reached out to the paper. In fact, it called the allegation “ludicrous.” You can’t find the article in The TelegraphDon’t miss out.
Critics were quick in pointing out that the TelegraphEven in this op ed, it trashed Markle, Prince Harry every time, with no retractions. It felt like the paper had gone too far by targeting the wrong royal. So it changed course. Middleton was too busy announcing the center for early childhood advocacy to make any comments.
Prince Harry spoke with Oprah Winfrey about the relationship between the royal family, the media and Prince Harry. “If you as a family member are willing to wine, dine, and give full access to these reporters, then you will get better press,” he said, going so far as to say “the institution survives” because of this.
A Missouri representative attacked Markle for writing a letter advocating paid parental leave. His statement was all over the internet. Daily MailYet, Telegraph piece attacking Middleton for being partisan couldn’t stay? Something is fishy. We’ll probably never know what really caused this retraction, but palace interference doesn’t sound too nonsensical.