Prince William criticized Netflix for using his parents’ marriage as “a simplistic way to make money”, according to sources close to him. The Duke of Cambridge’s derogatory comments are said to have been made following the “fanfare and fury” created by the release of The Crown Season 4. Daily Mirror Royal Editor-in-Chief Russell Myers has joined ITV host Lorraine Kelly to talk about the representation of Prince Charles and the Princess. Diane.
“There are a lot of historical inaccuracies in this version of The Crown.
“Peter Morgan, the writer, actually said he was using an artistic license in a lot of the scenes. ”
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Mr. Myers continued, “He imagined how the scenes unfolded.
“I certainly can’t imagine William will watch.
“He has previously told friends that he doesn’t think this is a very fair portrayal of his father or his parents’ marriage.
“He said it was a simplistic way to make money, apparently. “
The US streaming giant is now being asked to add a disclaimer to the TV show.
Concerned commentators and sources close to the royal family have called on viewers to be warned that the series contains fictional, not reality, scenes.
Mr. Morgan has vigorously defended his right to creative freedom.
Speaking of an imaginary interaction between Prince Charles and Lord Mountbatten, he said: “In my own head I thought it would have an even bigger impact on Charles if it was to be post-mortem, so to speak. I think everything in this letter that Mountbatten writes to Charles is what I really believe, based on everything I’ve read and the people I’ve spoken to, which represents his point of view .
“We’ll never know if it was put into a letter, and we’ll never know if Charles received this letter before or after Mountbatten’s death, but in this particular drama, that’s how I decided to manage. “