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Hotarubi wrote: Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:54 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:36 pm Someone tell me who Piers Morgan is (besides the author of this piece).

Hes the guy who took over Larry King's slot on CNN

Has "broken clock" opinions. Much more of a publicity seeker than Meghan ever has been.

But dont mention that to the proles.
He's the kind of guy who was a contestant on Trump's reality TV show, Celebrity Apprentice, so yes, he loves to be in the spotlight.
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Here it comes folks. Harry's first big show biz gig with Meghan.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'have agreed to star in fly-on-the-wall Netflix reality series with cameras following them for three months' as part of $150m deal Daily Fail • Meghan and Harry are said to have agreed to star in a Netflix reality series • Docuseries will follow couple for three months and focus on charitable work • Royal couple signed a £112million Netflix deal to make TV series and films • It is not clear whether cameras will be allowed into their home in California ... Netflix has said it already has several projects in development but declined to offer more information on the new series. A Netflix spokesman said: 'The couple already has several projects in development, including an innovative nature docu-series and an animated series that celebrates inspiring women but we are not disclosing any of the programming slate at this time.' Harry and Meghan stepped down as working royals at the end of March for personal and financial freedom. The couple have set up a production firm to create their films and documentaries and are committed to diverse hiring practices for its key roles, Netflix has indicated. ... The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos. People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos. ed Posts: 39439 Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2004 11:52 pm Title: G_D Re: Meghan and Harry thread Revolting. About that stereo Giz Posts: 3487 Joined: Mon Jul 12, 2004 5:07 pm Location: USA! Re: Meghan and Harry thread When the queen strips Harry of his titles for acting on Netflix, can we call him The Artist Formerly Known As Prince? Abdul Alhazred Posts: 86901 Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm Title: Yes, that one. Location: Not quite Chicago Re: Meghan and Harry thread The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos. People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos. Rob Lister Posts: 23128 Joined: Sun Jul 18, 2004 7:15 pm Title: Incipient toppler Location: Swimming in Lake Ed Re: Meghan and Harry thread Anaxagoras Posts: 28305 Joined: Wed Mar 19, 2008 5:45 am Location: Yokohama/Tokyo, Japan Re: Meghan and Harry thread For that kind of money they could produce another Game of Thrones. That was HBO of course, but supposedly for the first 5 seasons, the cost was about$6 million per episode on average, with a few like the Battle of the Blackwater costing up to $8 million. In later seasons I think the cost increased because several of the key actors had become famous and could demand to be paid more. But yeah, for about$60 million you could probably produce something really special, on par with GoT.
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For people who berate the Megster for publicity seeking, you sure can't stop jabbering about her.

Still, she'll now earn more in three months than those that are hostile toward her earn in a lifetime.

Perfect.
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Sort of like people bitching about Trump. Interesting insight.
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Hotarubi wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:38 am Still, she'll now earn more in three months than those that are hostile toward her earn in a lifetime.

The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.
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ed wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:57 am Sort of like people bitching about Trump. Interesting insight.
Kind of an elitist "Do not feed the Troll."
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:19 pm
Hotarubi wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:38 am Still, she'll now earn more in three months than those that are hostile toward her earn in a lifetime.

Well , she *is* now in the USA. Considering current events....
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Meanwhile she's free entertainment.

It remains to be seen whether anyone will actually pay to see her perform.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:31 pm Meanwhile she's free entertainment.

It remains to be seen whether anyone will actually pay to see her perform.
She's already getting paid. When you subscribe to Netflix you are essentially paying for all of their content, even the stuff you don't choose to actually watch.
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Got her end up front.

The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:31 pm Meanwhile she's free entertainment.

It remains to be seen whether anyone will actually pay to see her perform.
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National Review checks in.

Meghan Markle, ‘the Most Trolled Person in the Entire World’
“I’m told that in 2019, I was the most-trolled person in the entire world — male or female,” Meghan Markle told the Teenager Therapy podcast. “Eight months of that, I wasn’t even visible. I was on maternity leave with a baby, but what was able to be manufactured and churned out — it’s almost unsurvivable.”

Let’s zoom out from the Meghan show, shall we?

Let’s say that you had access to a platform that scores of teenagers would willingly listen to. Which of the following messages about online abuse do you, as a fully grown adult, think would be more responsible to share?
• Online abuse can be “almost unsurvivable.”
Or:
• You can ignore or rise above what nasty loser trolls think and say about you and needn’t be defined by online insults.
I’m going to go out on a limb and say that the second answer is probably more constructive. Yet instead of modeling resilience and strength, the likes of Meghan Markle are parading around the opposite as if it’s a virtue. This notion of online trolling being “unsurvivable” is one among many self-defeating thought traps warned against in basic cognitive behavioral therapy, as documented by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff in their Atlantic article “The Coddling of the American Mind” and book of the same name.
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Yup.

Meghan the second most online-trolled person in the world.

So the article writer takes the opportunity to be hostile towards her, Online, Referring to Meghan's podcast to mark world mental health day.

Awesome.
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How does one measure something like "trolling"?
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