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Prince Charles has coronavirus but Dutchess Camilla does not
BBC News and CNN both have reported that 71 year old Prince Charles, the future king of England has tested positive for coronavirus but his wife Camilla the Duchess if Cornwall has not. The prince is said to have mild symptoms and doing well. Both he and his wife have self quarantined in Scotland. There has been no news regarding the 95 year old Queen Elizabeth and her 98 year old husband Prince Phillip. Prince Charles does a lot of traveling and it’s believed this is how he ended up with Covid-19. CNN’s Max Foster is just outside of London and says that there is no way to determine how the Orince obtained the virus because of his many engagements. Prince Charles met all the criterion for being tested and is following the proper protocol. He announced that the Prince was in contact with his mother Qeen Elizabeth during a meeting on March 12.
Aquaman 2 Becomes Depp and Heard’s Latest Battleground
Fans of the Marvels Universe and DC Comics are united in their condemnation of Amber Heard. They want her nowhere near their beloved cartoon characters. On Twitter, a fan writes
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have Options Even With a Ban on Sussex Royal
It has been officially confirmed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not continue to use Sussex Royal as their brand. According to The Guardian, there is a ban to keep the couple from using the word "royal" in their brand beginning in the spring of 2020. A spokesman for the couple said Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use the word "royal" as instructed by Queen Elizabeth.
Major Moves By Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, spent their first Valentine's Day together since they have been married. Last year, they were in separate countries on Valentine's Day. Prince Harry was away from Meghan on a royal assignment in Bardufoss, Norway at Exercise Clockwork to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary. Meghan stayed home because she was six months pregnant at the time carrying their first child. This year, Prince Harry and Meghan were together with Archie, their 9-month-old son.
ABC and Fox Airing Specials About Prince Harry and Meghan's Transition
It is not unusual for two networks to air specials surrounding the same topics. What is unusual is that ABC and Fox are airing specials on the same night about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's stepping away from being senior members of the royal family and their move to become more independent.
Oliver Stone Discusses JFK and Nixon and the Jacob Burns Film Center
Photo by Gage Skidmore Last Thursday, Oliver Stone appeared at Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville with an an airing of his 1995 film Nixon. Coinciding with its re-release on DVD and his upcoming film on George W. Bush, an enlightening Q&A took center stage afterwards with New York Times critic Janet Maslin. Of course, the subjects of assassination and conspiracy arose but so did a claim that might disappoint his legion of believers.
What's Next for Prince Harry, Meghan, and Archie?
It has been only a few days since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped down from being senior members of the royal family, but there are already some plans in place for their future.
Prince Harry Speaks Out About Changes For His Family
It did not take long for Queen Elizabeth to give Prince Harry and Meghan Markle answers concerning their desire to step down from being senior members of the royal family and become financially independent. Discussions had been going on for months before the Duke and Duchess of Sussex posted their announcement on their Instagram page on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
Changes Made After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Stepped Down
It has been only a short time since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced on their Instagram page that they were stepping down from being senior members of the royal family to become financially independent. When their decision was first announced on Wednesday, January 8, there were speculations about many things concerning their plans.
Will Prince Harry and Meghan retain their Royal titles?
According to a poll done by Cosmopolitan, most people believe Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will not be able to retain their titles once the dust has settled. The Duke and Duchess of Duchess of Sussex recently went to the press and announced they were cutting back on Royal duties, before they notified the Queen. HRM was understandably hurt because her grandson did not first seek her approval. An emergency meeting took place Monday, between the Queen, Prince Charles, Prince William, and Harry. It’s was later announced that the Elizabeth II has given her permission for her grandson and his family to make the changes they desire. Truthfully, Harry and Meghan were going to do what they wanted to with or without the blessing of the House of Windsor.
Prince Charles threatens to cut off funding for Harry and Meghan
Metro and Page Six are reporting that the turmoil within the House of Windsor continues to escalate after the announcement that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex desire to relinquish their titles and Royal Duties. There has been backlash because the announcement on January 8th overshadowed that the day was supposed to be a celebration for Kate Middleton’s 38th birthday. Meghan was also called on the carpet for announcing her pregnancy on the same day as Princess Beatrice announced her engagement. On Thursday, news reports indicated that Queen Elizabeth is outraged that her advise was not heeded, and her grandson did not take time to think his decision over. She is also furious that Harry is airing all of his dirty laundry in the press. Now it seems Prince Charles is extremely disappointed that his son made such a rash decision without even consulting him.
Harry Megxits Royal Life
It is perhaps one of the most iconic pieces of Royal film ever: a 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth dedicating her entire life to the service of her people and further Commonwealth family. Her historic words – “my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service” – set a precedent for her reign, and in the near seventy years of service as Queen and Monarch, she has unflinchingly, stoically and tirelessly honoured each and every word.