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originally posted by: alphacenturi
a reply to: Sheye
only 5% of their funding comes from parliament (taxpayers money) the rest is funded by the royal family.
Its basically like telling your boss that your only going to come to work a couple of days a year but still want your annual salary.
and yes they did work for the monarchy. That was their job
no job, no pay, that's the way it works for the rest of us.
originally posted by: cognizant420
a reply to: eletheia
I dont know why people care so much about this. Just a couple rich spoiled bastards that mean nothing to most of us.
THEY COST US .......Are we getting our moneys worth
originally posted by: dollukka
Dunno is it just me regarding the letter Meg wrote, 5 pages full of hate and making sure old man feels extremely hurt after reading it...
originally posted by: Sheye
According to those two articles they are actively working on financial independence but extracting oneself from Royal money, investments, and inheritances is not easy, and takes time. They were prohibited from earning a professional income as Royals, and wish to change that.
They have yet to reveal exactly how they intend to become financially independent, but they have said, on their official website, that they "value the ability to earn a professional income, which in the current structure they are prohibited from doing."
Well, okay... but in my experience, those who close their minds to information because they don't like the messenger are only doing themselves a disservice. In this particular case, the Daily Mail is referencing actual written documents -- filed in a court of law -- that can be read and confirmed by anyone and everyone.
Harry and Meghan said so.
Actually, no, they do not have their own wealth... they are supported by the Royal Family and estates, particularly Prince Charles.
No, it's not unprecendented.
The "fuss" is about them wanting to get paid but not wanting to do the job. And the completely shady and disrespectful way they went about it.
It might be so to you, but to the taxpayers of Britain (and Canada) who are expected to fund these grifters, it is very important. I'm thinking you wouldn't be too happy about Trump/Obama paying Ivanka/Malia with taxpayer dollars to do nothing... while commercializing and capitalizing on the presidency...
originally posted by: Sheye
Ok.. so the fact of the matter is some folks have decided they don’t like Meghan and she is the reason for all the decisions being made by Harry and herself.
I think it’s really demeaning to Prince Harry that people would think he is so stupid as to get manipulated by a woman. It’s not like this is his first rodeo in a relationship and he must have asked to marry her for a reason.
I just think it’s sad.. all the judgements they have to endure.. all the money in the world can’t make that easy.