‘Harry & Meghan’ Netflix Series Is a Dull Diary Entry, Not a Documentary
Early in the first hour of Netflix’s two-part, six-episode series “Harry & Meghan,” Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, asks a simple question that kicks off the chronological retelling of her history and romance with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.“For the past six years of my life, books are written about our story by people who I don’t know,” she says.
“Doesn’t it make more sense to hear our story from us?”On the one hand, she has a point: The sensationalized, typically untrue coverage of Markle’s day-to-day activities by the British tabloids has created a false narrative around the former “Suits” star and her Royal husband.
Stupefying statements online, in print, and on TV contribute to a “toxic” culture (as one of the series’ talking heads rightly calls it), and the couple feels trapped by each salacious headline.
Being under such unscrupulous scrutiny would make anyone
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