Months after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped down the e-book Discovering Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Fashionable Royal Household was launched. Journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand authored the Sussex-friendly biography.
Following it’s publication some royal watchers opined that Scobie was the duke and duchess’s unofficial spokesperson. He denied that however was at all times considered as a powerful supporter of the couple, which is why his current feedback in addition to what Prince Harry wrote in his memoir Spare have left so much of royal followers scratching their heads.
Scobie says individuals are ‘tired’ of the Sussexes story now
Scobie beforehand spoke in regards to the couple on the podcast Royally Obsessed.
Scobie admitted that he “sympathized” with the duke and duchess, however felt the general public was getting drained of listening to all of the drama.
“In many ways, how can a regular person not have Sussex fatigue at this point? I almost feel it’s like my duty to follow it every step of the way,” he stated. “However I can perceive how basic members of the general public have simply had sufficient of listening to in regards to the royal dramas basically. I sympathize with the Sussexes in some methods, as a result of they’re solely now getting to affix the story at this very late stage.
Scobie added: “For many years, they weren’t able to share their side. They watched others try and tell versions of it or they sat back and watched things reported about them that they didn’t agree with or didn’t feel were a fair representation of themselves. So now they’ve come in with their versions of events, with their stories and are filling in the gaps that we didn’t know about. But of course, it comes after years and years of coverage. So I think people are starting to get a little tired of the story in general.”
He additionally attributed ‘Meghan and Harry fatigue’ to the decline of their reputation
In one other look on a podcast episode of Commonsense titled “Omid Scobie: The Truth about Prince Harry and Meghan,” the writer mentioned the polls that present a decline within the Sussexes’ reputation.
“It’s why their polls, their popularity polls go down and down because ultimately they are making people feel uncomfortable with the things that they are talking about,” Scobie stated (per GB News). “Sure there are also people that think enough is enough, we’re tired of hearing about you, we’ve got Meghan and Harry fatigue — stop whining. There are also really valid conversations that just make people feel freaked out.”
Prince Harry describes passage written in ‘Finding Freedom’ as ‘nonsense’
Scobie’s feedback come after the discharge of Harry’s memoir Spare during which the duke had some ideas about what Scobie and Durand wrote in Discovering Freedom concerning safety coaching for royals to participate in.
GB News host Dan Wootton performed some of the audio from Spare during which Prince Harry stated: “There’s been some reporting about the Palace deciding to instruct Meghan in guerrilla warfare, and survival tactics in the event of a kidnapping attempt. A best-selling book describes the day special forces came to our house, all of which is utter nonsense.”
The duke then insisted: “Meg wasn’t given one minute of training.”