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https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ellievhall/meghan-markle-kate-middleton-double-standards-royal

https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/why-the-medias-attacks-on-meghan-markle-are-beyond-hypocritical.html/

If you take a look how the UK basically killed Harry's mom and now they act with disgust that he marries a racialized person, I totally get why he'd want to GTFO. 

It's why racism is tough to tackle. Racism isn't so much people saying "I hate X Race" few are that brash. But it's the double standard where people are far less likely to forgive the perceived sins of a person of a different race than one of their own. 

If they choose to live in Canada, it'll be a boon. The $10 mil it may cost to have security for them will be well worth it IMHO. 

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I can understand the arguments made for constitutional monarchy against republic but I just can't understand why should anyone be remotely interested in the lives of the royals.

I must be in the minority with my view because if nobody was interested in them the tabloids wouldn't go to the lengths as they do to make stories about the royals.

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You need to take into account that the role of paparazzi in UK is quite different from elsewhere. Very intrusive into the royal family lives as is evident by the death of Diana....Meghan was subject to a lot of racism and it is a real problem with inter racial marriages in UK.

Unfortunately, racism has been inherent in the British culture and the more you go away from London the more this becomes transparent but in a discreet manner ....Oddly!

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I haven’t seen anything to indicate the British press are racist as a whole.  

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31 minutes ago, kactus said:

You need to take into account that the role of paparazzi in UK is quite different from elsewhere. Very intrusive into the royal family lives as is evident by the death of Diana....Meghan was subject to a lot of racism and it is a real problem with inter racial marriages in UK.

Unfortunately, racism has been inherent in the British culture and the more you go away from London the more this becomes transparent but in a discreet manner ....Oddly!

It's inherent in every culture.  It's inherent to human beings unfortunately.

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1 hour ago, Boges said:

If they choose to live in Canada, it'll be a boon. The $10 mil it may cost to have security for them will be well worth it IMHO. 

Maybe we can pay for other millionaire celebrities security costs too!  It could be an even bigger boon!  We could even give them big tax breaks!

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4 hours ago, Boges said:

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ellievhall/meghan-markle-kate-middleton-double-standards-royal

https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/why-the-medias-attacks-on-meghan-markle-are-beyond-hypocritical.html/

If you take a look how the UK basically killed Harry's mom and now they act with disgust that he marries a racialized person, I totally get why he'd want to GTFO. 

It's why racism is tough to tackle. Racism isn't so much people saying "I hate X Race" few are that brash. But it's the double standard where people are far less likely to forgive the perceived sins of a person of a different race than one of their own. 

If they choose to live in Canada, it'll be a boon. The $10 mil it may cost to have security for them will be well worth it IMHO. 

The british tabloid press is nasty to everyone. You think she's been treated worse than Fergie?

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10 minutes ago, Argus said:

The british tabloid press is nasty to everyone. You think she's been treated worse than Fergie?

She's been treated a lot worse than Catherine and the tabloids weren't nasty to Fergie from the start. Fergie got great press until her toe sucking ''financial advisor'' came onto the scene. Meghan recieved a ''straight outta compton'' headline in the Mail before the relationship had even got fully off the ground.

 

 

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35 minutes ago, Dougie93 said:

Canada is not their first choice, really they want to go to Los Angeles, but she refuses to so long as Trump is President.

So they're here for at least four more years.

That's stupid, how will Trump affect their lives?

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5 hours ago, Iceni warrior said:

She's been treated a lot worse than Catherine and the tabloids weren't nasty to Fergie from the start. Fergie got great press until her toe sucking ''financial advisor'' came onto the scene. Meghan recieved a ''straight outta compton'' headline in the Mail before the relationship had even got fully off the ground.

Brits with America Derangement Syndrome think all Americans are from Compton, basically.

Turns out Brits don't take kindly to Yanks dating or marrying into the Royal Family, who knew? Wallis knows.

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5 hours ago, Yzermandius19 said:

Brits with America Derangement Syndrome think all Americans are from Compton, basically.

Turns out Brits don't take kindly to Yanks dating or marrying into the Royal Family, who knew? Wallis knows.

Only the dickheads.

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There have been speculations that Harry would become the next GG of Canada but apparently that is not possible. 

The GG must be a citizen of the country he is the GG of. 

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12 minutes ago, -TSS- said:

There have been speculations that Harry would become the next GG of Canada but apparently that is not possible. 

The GG must be a citizen of the country he is the GG of. 

 

Seeing anybody can stroll across the Canadian border and get free cash, shelter and a path to citizenship, I don't see why these two refugees are any different. Perhaps the RCMP can carry their bags.

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2 hours ago, Iceni warrior said:

Only the dickheads.

Which makes most of the country. Y'all look down your noses at Americans, always have, it started long before Meghan was even born.

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59 minutes ago, Yzermandius19 said:

Which makes most of the country. Y'all look down your noses at Americans, always have, it started long before Meghan was even born.

Yet the majority of Brits are sympathetic towards Meghan and Harry and would never link her to gang crime just because her mother lived 4 miles away from Compton.

Unless they are dickheads.

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8 minutes ago, Iceni warrior said:

Yet the majority of Brits are sympathetic towards Meghan and Harry and would never link her to gang crime just because her mother lived 4 miles away from Compton.

Unless they are dickheads.

Brits will make up all sorts of nonsense to malign an American marrying into the Royal Family. It's not a race thing, it's an Anti-American thing. If she was born in Alabama and was 100% white, they would say she's a redneck with KKK connections, or some such silliness.

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31 minutes ago, Yzermandius19 said:

Brits will make up all sorts of nonsense to malign an American marrying into the Royal Family. It's not a race thing, it's an Anti-American thing. If she was born in Alabama and was 100% white, they would say she's a redneck with KKK connections, or some such silliness.

It is exactly the race thing and the colour of her skin that prompted this decision to leave UK for Canada....

 

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15 hours ago, Argus said:

The british tabloid press is nasty to everyone. You think she's been treated worse than Fergie?

Definitely worse than Kate as exhibited by the examples posted. 

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54 minutes ago, Yzermandius19 said:

Brits will make up all sorts of nonsense to malign an American marrying into the Royal Family. It's not a race thing, it's an Anti-American thing. If she was born in Alabama and was 100% white, they would say she's a redneck with KKK connections, or some such silliness.

I would suggest if she was white, this wouldn't be how they saw her LA roots. 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3896180/Prince-Harry-s-girlfriend-actress-Meghan-Markles.html

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Plagued by crime and riddled with street gangs, the troubled Los Angeles neighborhood that Doria Ragland, 60, calls home couldn’t be more different to London’s leafy Kensington.

But social worker Ragland might now find herself welcoming a royal guest to downtrodden Crenshaw after Prince Harry was revealed to be dating her daughter - Suits actress Meghan Markle.

Markle, 35, is now based in Toronto, Canada, but her mother remains in LA and moved to her modest green-painted home five years ago after the death of her own father, Alvin, in 2011.

 

 

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23 minutes ago, Boges said:

I would suggest if she was white, this wouldn't be how they saw her LA roots. 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3896180/Prince-Harry-s-girlfriend-actress-Meghan-Markles.html

 

Maybe.  But that’s completely subjective.  That’s hardly being “racist AF”.  Are you the global racism police, or do you just focus on the Brits?

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18 minutes ago, Shady said:

Maybe.  But that’s completely subjective.  That’s hardly being “racist AF”.  Are you the global racism police, or do you just focus on the Brits?

That's the thing about Racism. It's rarely so overt.

But why the double standard from whitbred Kate to Meghan. 

I'm commenting on the Brits because this, otherwise very popular modern couple, has essentially been made to feel unwelcome in the UK. And for what? What did they really do so wrong other than be a mixed race couple. 

And this is 2 for 2 for Americans women being hated by the British. But in Wallis Simpson's case, she was a Nazi sympathizer sooooooo. . . 

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Here are some examples of the perceived racism. 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/09/opinion/sunday/meghan-markle-prince-harry.html

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From the very first headline about her being “(almost) straight outta Compton” and having “exotic” DNA, the racist treatment of Meghan has been impossible to ignore. Princess Michael of Kent wore an overtly racist brooch in the duchess’s company. A BBC host compared the couple’s newborn baby to a chimpanzee. Then there was the sublimely ludicrous suggestion that Meghan’s avocado consumption is responsible for mass murder, while her charity cookbook was portrayed as somehow helping terrorists.

The one example about Archie detailed here is so egregiously racist. I'm shocked that this fool would ever find work again. 

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-48212693

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The tweet, which he later deleted but which has been circulated on social media, showed an image of a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption: "Royal Baby leaves hospital".

 

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