It looks like Meghan Markle’s award-winning podcast prototype It may be in trouble, or at least causing serious problems.
Spotify reportedly paid around $18 million for Meghan Markle’s podcast, but reports suggest it may have plowed a lot in return.Simply put, the company appears to have struck a deal to acquire prototype This may not have been the right business move for them, according to the New York Post.
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Spotify laid off about 400 of its 6,600 employees in January and plans to lay off another 200 by the end of the month. Spotify’s head of podcast business Sahar Elhabashi said in a statement on the company’s blog: The number of employees at Spotify. “
Spotify appears to regret its multi-million dollar acquisition decision prototypeand company-wide layoffs may imply that they haven’t been able to rake in the money they thought they would get.
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Despite winning the coveted Gracie Award and catching celebrities here and there for interviews, prototype has not reached the level of success it had when it debuted in August 2022. In fact, within three months, it had already slipped out of the top 20.
And it doesn’t help that there’s no confirmation from the Duchess of Sussex if she’ll be returning for the next season of the podcast.
Before you leave, click here to see more of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s milestones since leaving the royal family.
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