Americans seem to have a belated awakening to the reality of Sussex. Spotify’s head of podcast innovation and monetization, Bill Simmons, has finally come to terms with the fact that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle aren’t exactly model Stakhanovite grafters. He came out this week and attacked them as ‘fucking scammers’ after they got £15.6m. prototype The podcast deal with Spotify was terminated at random.of wall street journal The couple reportedly may not have met the productivity requirements to receive full payment. how will they cope?
I can see why Simmons is mad. The two had really embraced “quitting quietly.” The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have signed on to join the podcast in 2020. The first episode did not appear until two years later. In all fairness, many Moans for Oprah, Netflix, and getting by in between. And when the couple actually acted, prototypeI can’t believe I spent two years thinking about it. It featured just 12 episodes, mostly featuring Meghan musing on fascinating themes like ‘stigma’, ‘activism’ and ‘manifesto’. Star guests included failed funny guy Trevor Noah, and Justin Trudeau’s wife. Really, they weren’t doing their best.
And now it’s all over. It won’t end anytime soon. Simmons said yesterday. prototype should have been called:
fucking grifters. That’s the podcast we should have started with them. One night I got drunk and had to tell a Zoom story I had with Harry to help me with an idea for a podcast. It’s one of my best stories.
It looks painful. Mr. S applauds Bill Simmons for returning to the side of reason. If he wants to speak the truth, he’s always welcome on Spectator TV…
A spokesperson for Archewell Productions said, “The team at Archetypes is proud of the podcast we’ve created on Spotify.”