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Old 05-17-2020, 12:36 PM
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I don't like her 'using her children' in the troubles she has with the press (especially since no pictures of them were published). Why bring them up and reference Ari's death when she decided to go on holiday with her partner less than two months after his death first in Hawaii (and brought her children with her) and then also taking them to the States for a few days so she could see her boyfriend.

And expecting the press only to publish about their controversial relationship whenever the couple themselves like it and benefit from it doesn't seem to be a reasonable expectation/request either.
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Old 05-17-2020, 08:20 PM
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And expecting the press only to publish about their controversial relationship whenever the couple themselves like it and benefit from it doesn't seem to be a reasonable expectation/request either.
That's a key point. I don't think any celebrity, let alone any royal family member who uses their life and status for notoriety and money one minute and the next cries foul has really thought this out. It just doesn't work like that. If you put the details out there, there will only be more "legitimate" interest that goes further depth about your life and relationship. Especially if you publish books, videos, think pieces and seminars urging people to follow your at best unorthodox and at worst harmful practices, which are thankfully open to rebuttal.

I don't really have a problem with her going on holiday after everything but as long as they were on a public beach they were open to anyone with a phone taking a photo and you can't control the narrative, that's impossible.

I'm not very familiar with the Norwegian and Scandinavian press in general but it seems they didn't release photos of the girls, which is a very good thing, but bringing them up anyway is a way to gain sympathy. I am not disputing how hard things have probably been in general for her and the whole family over this either.

I don't think she's had it easy at all but the best way to start helping herself media wise is to make various accounts private or stop over sharing on them - meaning Durek and his phony/cringey sounding platitudes. It sounds poetic, it feels like he mostly loves her title. Their various commercial tours deserve to be scrutinised on several levels.

And there's no way this wasn't timed by *someone* to make a splash pre National Day so it's more publicity only she's hoping the coverage will go her way, and/or the podcast people just want to get more hits by releasing something controversial on a very important day.
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Old 05-19-2020, 11:44 AM
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Martha Louise and Durek they support the 21st May The World Meditation Day


https://www.instagram.com/p/CATz_l9B_Ul/


https://www.instagram.com/p/CAWA7REBBwM/
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Old 05-21-2020, 05:23 AM
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Shaman Durek at his Instagram
A message to my love. I miss you and the kids. You are my every breath. Everyday is difficult because you are not here. However I know God has a plan for us that is written in the stars. My love is patient and enduring. We can overcome anything together. Happy Constitution Day Norway love you!

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So sad celebrating without you today. But knowing that we will be together when the time is right. Love you all the way across the continents and beyond. Happy May 17th. Love you! Have you learned to say Hurraaaaaa yet and eat a lot of hotdogs and ice cream??
https://www.instagram.com/p/CATvuA9H5FM/

Shamanen kärleksbombar prinsessan Märtha Louise _ Svensk Dam
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Old 05-21-2020, 05:57 AM
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Shaman Durek at his Instagram
A message to my love. I miss you and the kids. You are my every breath. Everyday is difficult because you are not here. However I know God has a plan for us that is written in the stars. My love is patient and enduring. We can overcome anything together. Happy Constitution Day Norway love you!

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So sad celebrating without you today. But knowing that we will be together when the time is right. Love you all the way across the continents and beyond. Happy May 17th. Love you! Have you learned to say Hurraaaaaa yet and eat a lot of hotdogs and ice cream??
https://www.instagram.com/p/CATvuA9H5FM/

Shamanen kärleksbombar prinsessan Märtha Louise _ Svensk Dam
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Old 05-21-2020, 06:21 AM
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It's been quiet long enough, I guess...

https://www.bt.dk/royale/prinsesse-m...v-min-historie

ML has been interviewed to a podcast. (I can't get it to work, but there is a link in the article, should you wish to try.) And here she lashes out after the Norwegian press.
Two examples in particular have made her angry.

[...]

Dagbladet responds that people ought have the opportunity to comment on a story about themselves, but if that person does not wish to comment, then it becomes an editorial decision whether to publish or not.
"In this case with a story about Märtha Louise we believe that the two and the relationship between then is among those cases where you can publish an article without they having contributed with quotes."

- I won't go into whether she has a point or not, merely note that the podcast interview was published yesterday, right before the national day in Norway. And that it reminds me of another controversial couple who have been critical of the press and who are also in a state of feud with the national press. I don't believe that is a coincidence.
Thank you for the summary; would you happen to have a link to the story in Dagbladet?
It is indeed interesting, albeit expected in view of cultural differences and the absence of certain advantages, that the emulation, whether purposeful or not, of tactics which have been hugely successful elsewhere has not obtained the same results for this couple in this country.
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Old 05-21-2020, 02:08 PM
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Some things just aren't meant for public consumption. This exchange is one of them.
agree. there's email for this kind of thing
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Old 05-21-2020, 05:32 PM
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Shaman Durek at his Instagram
A message to my love. I miss you and the kids. You are my every breath. Everyday is difficult because you are not here. However I know God has a plan for us that is written in the stars. My love is patient and enduring. We can overcome anything together. Happy Constitution Day Norway love you!

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So sad celebrating without you today. But knowing that we will be together when the time is right. Love you all the way across the continents and beyond. Happy May 17th. Love you! Have you learned to say Hurraaaaaa yet and eat a lot of hotdogs and ice cream??
https://www.instagram.com/p/CATvuA9H5FM/

Shamanen kärleksbombar prinsessan Märtha Louise _ Svensk Dam
Durek just couldn't resist making a national celebration about him and ML, couldn't he?!
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Old 05-21-2020, 11:02 PM
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Shaman Durek at his Instagram
A message to my love. I miss you and the kids. You are my every breath. Everyday is difficult because you are not here. However I know God has a plan for us that is written in the stars. My love is patient and enduring. We can overcome anything together. Happy Constitution Day Norway love you!

Märtha Louise's comment
So sad celebrating without you today. But knowing that we will be together when the time is right. Love you all the way across the continents and beyond. Happy May 17th. Love you! Have you learned to say Hurraaaaaa yet and eat a lot of hotdogs and ice cream??
https://www.instagram.com/p/CATvuA9H5FM/

Shamanen kärleksbombar prinsessan Märtha Louise _ Svensk Dam
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Old 05-22-2020, 06:57 PM
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Cheesy...but they seem to be very much in love. Good for them!
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Old 05-26-2020, 03:05 PM
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Norwegian Se og Hør writes:

Earlier this year, Se og Hør met Hank Greenberg (48), the self-proclaimed shaman Durek Verrett's (45) boyfriend, in the United States. Many have been curious about their relationship, especially after Verrett chose to talk about having been with Greenberg.
However, there was no rosy picture the American painted of his ex-boyfriend, who is now in a relationship with Princess Märtha Louise. In the interview, Greenberg claimed that Verrett was violent, a statement that was otherwise supported by a police report. He also claimed that Verrett had changed after a kidney transplant and that he was manipulative.
He also said that Verrett's lawyer asked him to sign a confidentiality agreement. He received the agreement from Verrett's lawyer, Jo-Na Williams. However, Greenberg refused to sign the deal, saying his life was "not for sale."
Se og Hør can reveal in this week's edition exclusively that Verrett and Märtha Louise are again trying to threaten Greenberg to silence. He has received a letter from US star attorney Richard Gora of the law firm Gora LLC, threatening him with legal action if he makes several allegations about his boyfriend.
The lawyer claims he has been hired as litigation lawyer for Princess Märtha Louise and Shaman Durek Verrett. Greenberg is threatened that if he does not do what the lawyer says, it can be very expensive for him.
That a member of the Norwegian royal family has given her consent to such a letter against an individual is very startling and probably never happened before.
"Since Shaman Durek entered into his relationship with Princess Märtha Louise, he has experienced a series of serious and false accusations against himself. If you refuse to comply, we will be forced to bring legal action against you", the letter states.
The letter, which Se og Hør has been given access to, is signed. There are also Princess Märtha Louise and Durek Verrett as recipients on copy.
The letter clearly states that he will be sued for millions of dollars if he breaks the guidelines.
Hank Greenberg has not wanted to comment on the letter he has received. Princess Märtha Louise has been given the opportunity to speak through her manager, Carina Scheele Carlsen, but has not answered Se og Hør's inquiries. Neither has Durek Verrett.
Durek Verrett - Truer eksen med millionsøksmål - Se og Hør
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Old 05-26-2020, 03:47 PM
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Good grief, good grief, good grief - oh, good grief!!

This simply cannot have been with the acceptance of the NRF.

That a member of the NRF lend her name (and signature?) in a legal dispute against a foreigner, in a foreign country, on behalf of a foreigner.

AFAIK Greenberg hasn't said anything about ML, let alone the NRF, so there is absolutely no need for ML to get involved.
And if she was it would and should be the NRF who hires a lawyer to represent her.

This is clearly scare tactics from Durek.

The combined Norwegian press will be up in arms tomorrow.
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Old 05-26-2020, 03:53 PM
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What stood out for me in the article posted by Lady Finn is the remark made by Hank Greenberg that Mr. Verrett can be "manipulative". How easy do we think it would be for Durek to talk ML into backing him up on this? Perhaps she's so "in love" that she'd follow him to the ends of the earth and sign anything he wishes her to sign because she "loves" him and doesn't think twice?

Interesting. Very interesting to say the least.
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Old 05-26-2020, 03:59 PM
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Perhaps.

But there is also the factor of ML's personal economy.
Right now ML is pretty much dependent of her sugardaddy, Durek, to fund her lifestyle, so she may wish to remain on good terms with him.
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Old 05-26-2020, 04:04 PM
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Yep.

The Norwegian press has gone into overdrive:
https://www.nettavisen.no/livsstil/v...423973341.html
https://www.dagbladet.no/kjendis/dur...ksmal/72500791
https://www.tv2.no/a/11466427/

I suggest our newsdiggers keep an eye on these media.

The comments section here is anything but positive!
https://finansavisen.no/forum/thread...7/view/2080677
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Old 05-26-2020, 04:50 PM
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Wow and wow.
But why is ML involved in this? She wasnt around for the alleged abuse against the ex boyfriend.
Maybe they both decided that the weight of her title is worth it to gain some advantage?
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Old 05-26-2020, 05:36 PM
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Quite frankly I'm not surprised stories like this about Durek are starting to emerge. I was sceptical about him from the first time we knew more information about who he was - he seems to be using ML's relationship for personal gain. I wonder how long it will last.
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Old 05-26-2020, 05:57 PM
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Quite frankly I'm not surprised stories like this about Durek are starting to emerge. I was sceptical about him from the first time we knew more information about who he was - he seems to be using ML's relationship for personal gain. I wonder how long it will last.
They are hardly new. Try do a search in this thread using "Greenberg".
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Old 05-26-2020, 07:39 PM
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I may have missed it, and if so I apologize, but what was the result of Mr. Verrett's arrest in 2015? Was the allegation of domestic violence officially investigated and were any charges brought? Is the police report public?
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Old 06-05-2020, 12:58 PM
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Interesting post.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBB69-2h..._web_copy_link

Mentions the press publishing Derek's ex allegations, and racism they have encountered.

While I dont thought there has been racism, the criticism has also been towards his "controversial" views
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