One royal commentator argued that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s “predictable and anemic” content failed to capture audience attention and could get them into trouble with Spotify.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex signed a deal with the streaming giant in December 2020, reportedly worth $25 million (£19.8 million).
But after two and a half years of marriage, royal commentator Daniela Elser says the couple have little to prove.
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Writing for news.com.au, Elser said, “In December 2020, two weeks after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their marriage on Spotify, the couple had several star friends giving deep thoughts to the marriage. We aired an episode of about 30 minutes talking.” Pandemic year.
“It was predictable and anemic, and seemed exactly what I expected: a podcast chatting with A-list pals in between Harry and Meghan’s light daddy duties helping themselves.
“Nothing else came…and nothing more…and nothing more.”
So far, the couple’s only offer to appear on the platform is the first of Meghan’s podcast “Archetype,” a self-styled feminist podcast featuring celebrities like Serena Williams, Mariah Carey and Paris Hilton. series.
The first episode debuted at No. 1 on Spotify’s podcast chart, but as the weeks went on, Meghan’s interview failed to impress listeners and popularity plummeted.
There have been rumors of a season 2 since the podcast ended in November 2022, but nothing has been officially announced.
Harry, on the other hand, has yet to debut on his platform and has appeared in countless TV revealing interviews, but not on Spotify.
The couple’s most lucrative deal to date with Netflix, reportedly worth an eye-popping $100 million, as reported by Forbes, seems to have had similarly mixed results.
The couple’s documentary, Harry and Meghan, has become the platform’s most-streamed documentary after the couple launched accusations against their royal relatives and reiterated their desire for privacy in a three-part series.
But so far, it’s the only work of the couple that has made headlines on the streaming site.
Prince Harry was planning to produce a show about the Invictus game titled ‘Heart of Invictus’ this summer, but it’s unclear if the show will go ahead as planned.
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