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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle rule out appearing in any reality TV show

The couple have issued a statement denying they are taking part in any reality shows.

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Published: Tuesday, 29th September 2020 at 2:08 am

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have released a statement denying they have any intention of making a reality TV programme about their lives.


The Sun suggested the couple intended to make a "tasteful" documentary series that would spotlight their philanthropic work, which prompted a swift response from the couple, who are branching out into TV production via an exclusive content deal with Netflix.

Their representative told Deadline: “The Duke and Duchess are not taking part in any reality shows.”

Netflix told yesterday: “The couple already has several projects in development, including an innovative nature docuseries and an animated series that celebrates inspiring women but we are not disclosing any of the programming slate at this time.”

The couple relocated to Los Angeles in March after winding down their official roles within the Royal Family and subsequently held talks with a number of traditional media companies and streaming networks about a production deal, which some sources have reported to be in the region of £112 million.

While the exact content of the Netflix deal has not been publicised, the couple announced that their focus will be on “creating content that informs but also gives hope”.

Former Suits star Meghan reportedly has no plans to step back in front of the camera, although she did narrate the Disney+ documentary Elephant, which is currently available on the streaming platform.


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