Meghan And Harry In Turmoil: The Duchess Dropped by Netflix And the Duke Accused By His Employees
Since their withdrawal from the royal family, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have sailed to new horizons. But while Meghan Markle had a series planned with Netflix, it is cancelled. And the employees of Prince Harry's start-up denounce poor working …
Since their withdrawal from the royal family, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have sailed to new horizons. But while Meghan Markle had a series planned with Netflix, it is cancelled. And the employees of Prince Harry's start-up denounce poor working conditions.
Since their withdrawal from the British royal family, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have settled in California. New life, new occupations... and some pitfalls.
Employees "angry" against Prince Harry
Queen Elizabeth II's grandson became Chief Impact Officer at the start-up BetterUp, a coaching application for companies to improve the mental health of employees. But the Daily Beast revealed on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, that the employees of this start-up were dissatisfied with their working conditions.
"Many of us are angry," one of them told the Daily Beast. His salary has been drastically reduced by a third since last fall. "I would say that my heart is broken. And I think there is a really questionable ethic," he continues.
A decrease in income in addition to a questionable evaluation system, set up by Prince Harry. "When I coach someone, I don't want to be focused on the grade they will give me. From an ethical point of view... We are here to coach the customer, not to make him press the "like" button," another source told the American site.
"They made us merchandise," denounces another employee.
Prince Harry did not react to this controversy. The start-up mentioned the possibility of adjusting certain measures: "We are on a trip of several years, and we will treat this first year as a learning period".
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For her part, Meghan Markle was preparing an animated series, Pearl, with Netflix. But this project on the emancipation of young girls has been cancelled, according to Deadline.
Pearl had to follow the adventures of a 12-year-old girl, who advances in her teenage life by being inspired by the great women of history.
But the streaming platform cancelled the development of the project in the face of the fall in its shares on the stock exchange, following a drastic drop in subscribers in recent months, Deadline said on Sunday, May 1, 2022.
The collaboration between Meghan Markle's Archewell company and Prince Harry and Netflix will still continue on other projects. Including the documentary entitled Heart of Invictus, on the Invictus Games disability competition, reserved for injured or disabled war veterans, launched by Prince Harry in 2014.