The Duchess of Sussex and the streaming giant have reportedly mutually agreed to part ways.
Friday 16 June 2023 04:49, United Kingdom
Meghan’s podcast will not be renewed for a second series by Spotify.
Duchess of Sussex Archetypes’ podcast has been taken down by the streaming service and reportedly not enough content was produced to pay the full price of her $20m (£15m) deal. prince harry Signed with Spotify in 2020.
The couple’s media companies, Archwell and Spotify, said in a joint statement that they “mutually agreed to part ways and are proud of the series we created together,” according to the New York Post. bottom.
A spokeswoman for Urshwell Productions told The Wall Street Journal, “Meghan continues to develop additional content for archetype audiences on other platforms.”
Archetypes is described on Spotify as “a podcast that explores, dissects, and subverts the labels that hold women back.”
Guests on the show include Paris Hilton, Mindy Kaling, Mariah Carey and Serena Williams.
It’s been nine months since the last episode of Archetypes aired. There are a total of 12 episodes, with titles such as “Breaking Down the Bimbo,” “Upending the Angry Black Woman Myth,” and “The Audacity of the Activist.”
In December, it won Best Podcast at the People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
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Besides Spotify, the royal couple also signed a deal with Netflix, which released a movie of the same name. documentary series About last year’s couple and Penguin Random House, the publisher of Prince Harry’s controversial memoir Spare.
The news comes after Spotify announced earlier this month that it would cut 200 people to change its approach to podcasting.
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