Kensington Palace is reportedly taking legal action against Tatler magazine for its inexcusable hit-piece on Duchess Kate Middleton. It would appear that the media doesn’t just attack Meghan Markle!
You’d think the people who championed Meghan and Harry’s court action against the media would also be supportive of Kate’s plight.
After all, a sexist and woman-shaming article is an insult to all women, and as such, we should be looking to join in solidarity against such outlets, right?
I would love to be able to say that I’m surprised by the way Meghan Markle acolytes have reacted to Tatler’s coverage of Kate Middleton.
But I’m not.
It’s harrowing that we see a rabid fanbase such as the “Sussex Squad,” which consists primarily of women, spend most of their time disgustingly attacking other women.
By all means, be critical of Kate Middleton’s actions. But much of the vitriol I see aimed at the Duchess is focused on her looks and – even more alarming – at her children.
If Meghan Markle fans truly wanted to see their idol given a reprieve by the British media, they’d do well to support Kensington Palace’s crusade against Tatler.
A victory for Kate Middleton would set an important precedent. It would strike a blow to the sort of sordid royal family gossip that Meghan and Harry claim to have been fighting against since day one.
It’s increasingly obvious that the Sussex Squad’s behavior has nothing to do with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
These individuals say they’re devoted fans, but they’re not. Meghan is nothing but an excuse to spew hatred and bully supporters of the British monarchy.
They don’t see Meghan Markle as a person. To many of the deluded members of this group, she’s a blank slate onto which they project their own fantasies.
And their response to the Tatler incident is the best evidence yet.
The thrust of the piece is that Kate is overworked and feeling the strain, and it’s Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s fault.
But Kensington Palace is having none of it. To blame Meghan and Harry for Kate being overworked and exhausted would make all parties look bad, including the Markles.
This is why it’s confusing to see the Sussex Squad react with such glee at these claims. Surely they wouldn’t want Meghan tagged with being the reason Kate Middleton is suffering, right?
But no, Meghan’s fans are far more driven by their hatred for Kate Middleton than they are by their love for Meghan Markle.
It’s all about the future Queen Consort.
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