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Old 04-11-2019, 05:49 AM
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I guess this decision was also done to protect the baby from Meghans paternal family.
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Tis their right, but won't please their adoring fans here, or elsewhere.. who are already 'kicking off' on social media...
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Old 04-11-2019, 05:58 AM
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https://twitter.com/chrisshipitv/sta...951297/photo/1

"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very grateful for the goodwill they have received from people throughout the United Kingdom and around the world as they prepare to welcome their baby. Their Royal Highnesses have taken a personal decision to keep the plans around the arrival of their baby private. The Duke and Duchess look forward to sharing the exciting news with everyone once they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family."
Well done! I am glad Harry and Meghan have decided this and made their will known. Very mature. This sends a powerful message to everyone - the Sussexes are a team and will do things their way.

I applaud them.
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Old 04-11-2019, 05:59 AM
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It is a good and pragmatic decision to have been made on their part and I am glad they have taken control of the situation and doing things in a way that they are happy with.

As regards to social media reaction to the decision, it is irrelevant - with the exception of TRF discussion here!
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:03 AM
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Some people who follow them here and elsewhere will be disappointed but most dismayed of all I bet are the London tabloids, who expected a big pay-off from this baby with tons of articles featuring all the details about mum and baby.

I'm a supporter of the Sussexes, and I'm glad this couple aren't giving the tabloids, that have continuously slammed them day after day for months in hundreds of nasty and negative articles, what they want. They can wait for photos on Twitter like everyone else.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:17 AM
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Tis their right, but won't please their adoring fans here, or elsewhere.. who are already 'kicking off' on social media...
I'm actually seeing the opposite. Most 'fans' are happy or understanding of the decision. Who really aren't happy are the press. They are the ones who seem upset on social media.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:18 AM
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It is normal for this to happen because Harry and Meghan Markle's baby will not in future have the importance of the children of the Dukes of Cambridge. But the baby can be born at any moment so we will have to be attentive to social networks to know news.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:19 AM
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As a royal watcher and 'fan', I'm happy about this decision. No mother should have to put up with a media circus mere hours after one of the most if not the most traumatic experience they will face.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:36 AM
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The snark has already started

"Perhaps they have invited Oprah and Apple TV into the hospital instead?"

https://twitter.com/chrisshipitv/sta...491351040?s=20
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:40 AM
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As posters here have been saying, the media (including Chris Ship and his colleagues) are miffed. No photos, articles that they were hoping for straight after the birth, and after months of them attacking the couple in article after article. I think it's great!
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:42 AM
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The snark has already started

"Perhaps they have invited Oprah and Apple TV into the hospital instead?"

https://twitter.com/chrisshipitv/sta...491351040?s=20
Interesting that you posted this, because Chris Ship is essentially being told off (dragged) because of that comment. The PEOPLE for the most part don't have a problem. I'm looking forward to seeing the amount of whinging that will go on in the press today because of this news.

Kudos to Harry and Meghan. Enjoy your bub before the world starts tearing it a apart.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:44 AM
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I'm glad Harry and Meghan to keep the details of the birth quiet. No pressure of being blow dried to death for an appearance. I bet the Markles possibly showing up unannounced were factors.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:50 AM
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From Australian morning television, a discussion with Neil Sean on the latest Sussex baby news -- and the announcement of Sean's upcoming new book, Harry & Meghan: The Complete A-Z of the World's Most Glamorous Couple
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:03 AM
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good on them...the british press didn't deserve the access to the baby...no one should be surprised by this news because news comes weeks or months in advance and nothing was coming for them.

i do feel bad for the fans who wanted something...but, the birth should be happening any day now...its the final stretch..not long before you get the birth info, name and picture of the baby!
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:35 AM
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Well, I guess we should’ve expected this. The days and days of silence was the warning. I’m glad that we will know when she goes into labor and will get photos of the family once they get home though. As I said before, I think they just wanted to avoid the media circus that surrounded previous royal births and Meghan will likely be tired. The royal press will get their pictures, but on the Sussexes terms.
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:40 AM
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I suspect Meghan and Harry will just been seen with the baby in the carrier as they exit the hospital and go to their car. No posing for the flashes. And honestly, why do they have to? They are the 6th in line and his wife. This baby will not be an HRH. People can't have it both ways in saying they are not important while complaining over them not doing something like posing with the baby.

Personally they have set up their IG account. Just post a picture a few days after getting settled at home. People will ooh and ahh over it and all will be fine. The press will never be happy. They will continue to attack them regardless so if that is the incentive then it is hardly worth it. They should do what is best for them.
I agree. And we may not even get to see them leaving the hospital. I'm sure they have ways of avoiding being seen by the press. There's been so many negative stories, so more griping by the press by this point makes no difference.

I would not be surprised if we only see an announcement and a picture on Instagram, plus the usual BP press release and the official written document displayed at the palace gates.

Can you imagine all the guff that would be written about what Meghan is wearing and how she looks, and frenzy over getting shots of the baby. So many people are curious and have already been speculating about what the baby will look like. It's probably best for the Sussexes to control the first photo.

Oh, I didn't see the news already posted. As I said, I'm totally not surprised.
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:53 AM
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I'm happy for this decision. I have always thought, that the "obligation" of posing for photographers a few hours after giving birth is a horrible one. There can't be such a hurry to see the baby and happy family, that can't be delayed until at home, more rested and settled.
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Old 04-11-2019, 08:08 AM
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Tis their right, but won't please their adoring fans here, or elsewhere.. who are already 'kicking off' on social media...
Actually most of us are ok with this. While we are excited about the baby, it’s certainly understandable that this is a private moment for them as a family. It’s really the media that hoped to make a buck off of this that aren’t going to be happy.

And frankly, if we are all going to be honest, a photocall right after the birth is more to see how the mother looks rather than the baby. I can’t tell one baby apart from another at that age. But most of the commentary centers around what the mother wears and how she’s able to put herself together hours later as if it’s not a big deal a human just came out of her body.
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Old 04-11-2019, 08:13 AM
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I am sad because I have always enjoyed the Cambridge photo sessions and was looking forward to that with the Sussexes. But this is the decision they have felt is best and it does make perfect sense.

According to several RRs though, there will be a photo call AT Windsor in the days following the birth. It was supposed to be kept under wraps, but according to Palmer, several reporters broke that agreement by tweeting about it...(Andrews and English in particular). It doesn't sound like it will be a mass media call, but rather PA photographers or some other wire services. It sounds very similar to their wedding set up.

I think this is a good precedent to set tbh. It gives future royal moms in the BRF (yes, even direct heirs) some flexibility IMO.
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Old 04-11-2019, 08:19 AM
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Goodness sake, it is their personal life. This area not part of the FIRM. I cannot say I care one way or another where or when or how Meghan gives birth. Nothing about it changes my personal life either. Not like it puts food on my table. Wish people would just leave them alone and that includes all the entertainment {?} personnel. HAS to be articles about this couple daily [good or bad] or some people have a lousy day and sulk. Down right silly to have things affect stranger's lives when events are none of their personal business. I guess I just don't get it as I NEVER idolized another living human in my life.
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