Meghan Markle, Prince Harry' Distancing' Themselves From Netflix Docuseries? Expert Claims Sussexes Move Is 'Alarming'

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are reportedly seemingly distancing themselves from their Netflix docuseries ahead of its release. The Duchess of Sussex made a statement earlier that hinted it wasn't the way they wanted it.

Are Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Distancing Themselves From Their Netflix Docuseries?

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's upcoming docuseries, which has the same format as a reality show and documentary, sparked rumors that it would be controversial. Several outlets claimed that the streaming giant is still releasing it next month, and Markle is seemingly taking her distance from it, according to a royal expert.

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Daily Mail's Diary Editor Richard Eden claimed that Markle's move is "alarming" because it could be a defense mechanism, and they could be putting the blame on someone else if the project fails or stir more issues.

"We're going to see a Netflix production about them which they are keen to distance themselves from and let's be clear why because it looks like it's going to be awful for the Royal Family," Eden said, Express reported. "There's going to be lots of negative stuff."

He added, "They want to be able to say that's just the director's vision that's nothing to with us. It's very alarming."

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What Did Meghan Markle Say About Their Netflix Docuseries?

There are various speculations about the Sussexes' still untitled docuseries. There were speculations that it would make the royal family furious.

Many also questioned the couple for doing so, as they had already said they would not make a reality show after leaving the palace. However, for their critics, the project is similar to what the Kardashians do — a reality show.

Markle recently graced the cover of Variety as one of the honorees of the 2022 class of Variety's Power of Women for her philanthropic and creative work, including her podcast Archetypes. She briefly talked about the docuseries and hinted it wasn't presented the way they wanted it.

"It's nice to be able to trust someone with our story — a seasoned director whose work I've long admired — even if it means it may not be the way we would have told it," Markle said. "But that's not why we're telling it. We're trusting our story to someone else, and that means it will go through their lens."

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Meghan Markle and Prince Had Falling-Out With Original Director, Netflix Bosses Over Project?

Multiple sources told Page Six that the Sussex couldn't agree with the original director. Initially, they hired Oscar-nominated director Garrett Bradley, who helmed the critically acclaimed "Naomi Osaka" series about the young tennis sensation.

Bradley wanted them to film at home, and they reportedly declined, so the director "left the project." The Sussexes went on with the docuseries with director Liz Garbus onboard.

However, the Sussexes reportedly encountered the same issue with Garbus and the Netflix bosses. They allegedly clashed over the content.

Do you agree that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are distancing themselves from their docuseries on Netflix?

Stay tuned for more news and updates about the royal family.

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