Prince William “totally sickened” With Prince Harry’s Netflix Deal Following the Streamer’s Brutal Exploitation of Their Family, Claim Close Pals

Published 10/20/2023, 6:17 AM EDT

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Talk of a potential falling out among the brothers, Prince Harry and Prince William, first began to circulate in the year 2018. Allegedly, Prince William had been less than hospitable to Meghan Markle, which ended up in a rift between the siblings. After the Sussexes relieved themselves from their royal obligations, the bond between Princess Diana’s sons went even more downhill. Following the Megxit, several royal insiders have shared tidbits about the Sussexes’ equation with the royal family. 

Recently, another insider scoop has come to light, underscoring the worsening rift between the brothers. Reportedly, Prince William is furious with the Sussexes’ association with Netflix.

Prince William furious with Netflix’s collaboration with Prince Harry

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A friend of Prince William told The Daily Beast that he was not happy with his brother’s deals with the streaming giant, Netflix. The Prince of Wales believes Netflix has “ruthlessly exploited” the royals for their content. This pointed to the Netflix series, The Crown, which showcases the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. The friend shared that Prince William will not watch the sixth instalment of the series as he will be “totally sickened” by the portrayal of Princess Diana.

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Prince Harry’s $100 million deal with Netflix is reportedly upsetting his brother after the controversial portrayal of the royal family. Nevertheless, the Duke of Sussex would still be producing several documentaries, feature films, scripted shows, docuseries, and even children’s programming until the tenure of the contract. Though this might further strain the relationship between the brothers, the Sussexes’ Netflix product has been receiving a lot of appreciation from a documentary expert. 

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Recently, Sara Bernstein, the president of Imagine, expressed her thoughts on the 2022 Netflix series, Harry and Meghan, and how it set the bar high for other documentaries.

Sara Bernstein’s views on Netflix’s Harry and Meghan 

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Although Harry and Meghan set a record for being Netflix’s biggest release in the UK, it received its fair share of criticism. In the show, the Sussexes called out the alleged discrimination against Meghan Markle for her biracial background. While some supported the Sussexes for the documentary, others could not make their peace with the shocking claims. Recently, Bernstein shared her insight on the series during an interview. 

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Bernstein has been a member of Imagine for years, making several documentaries throughout her career. She told Deadline that Harry and Meghan broke the mold and fell into a unique category of docuseries than others. She believes that this trend of popular personalities stepping into the creative process is something that needs appreciation. 

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What do you think about Prince William’s views on Prince Harry’s association with Netflix? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Hriddhi Maitra

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Hriddhi Maitra is a Hollywood News reporter at Netflix Junkie. An enthusiastic movie buff, Hriddhi found her true calling when she worked as a Cinema Content Writer at My Cinema Story while analyzing movies objectively, and offering constructive feedback. Coming from a background where she worked in different niches like finance, food, travel, medicines, automobile, and entertainment, we can safely say she is a jack of all trades.

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