Netflix Reportedly Delaying Meghan, Harry Documentary Amid ‘Crown’ Complaints

The corporate had been contemplating airing the untitled documentary sequence produced by Netflix and Archewell Productions starting in December, in keeping with Deadline. However Netflix has been grappling with main complaints about its different royal sequence, “The Crown”; new episodes of the present are set to begin airing within the U.S. early subsequent month.

“They’re rattled at Netflix, and so they blinked first and determined to postpone the documentary,” a supply informed Deadline.

The “Crown” assaults have been so vehement that Netflix on Friday added a disclaimer to the trailer for the sequence that it’s a “fictional dramatization” that has been “impressed by actual occasions.”

Former British Prime Minister John Major was one of many first to take concern earlier this month with the plot of the primary episode during which Prince Charles (performed by Dominic West) — now King Charles — secretly meets with Main (Jonny Lee Miller) in 1991. West complains within the episode about having to attend to change into king, and hints that Main ought to press for the abdication of Queen Elizabeth II.

Major complained that no such encounter occurred, and blasted the depiction as “malicious fiction” and a “barrel-load of nonsense.”

British actress Judi Dench final week accused “The Crown” of being “cruelly unjust” and demanded a disclaimer calling it fiction, in a letter to the Times of London.

“The nearer the drama involves our current occasions, the extra freely it appears prepared to blur the strains between historic accuracy and crude sensationalism,” she wrote.

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