Princess Eugenie has adopted within the footsteps of her cousin Prince Harry as she introduced she is launching a podcast for her anti-slavery charity.
The Queen’s granddaughter, 33, who based The Anti-Slavery Collective charity basis along with her shut buddy Julia de Boinville, shared a snap because the pair recorded an episode from her dwelling Frogmore Cottage.
Royal fan account Gert’s Royals tweeted: ‘Princess Eugenie & Jules reveal they’re recording a podcast for The Anti-slavery Collective @TASC_org, a charity they co-founded to finish human trafficking. Recording began in 2021 at Eugenie’s dwelling, and will probably be launched later this yr.’
The announcement comes as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s £18million Spotify podcast deal got here beneath scrutiny – after their anticipated 2021 Archewell collection remained lacking in motion with the streaming large refusing to say if and when it’ll air.
Princess Eugenie, 33, has adopted within the footsteps of her cousin Prince Harry as she introduced she is launching a podcast for her anti-slavery charity
Royal fan account Gert’s Royals shared the information that Eugenie has been recording podcast episodes at her dwelling of Frogmore Cottage
In a snap shared on-line, Eugenie could be seen stress-free on a cream couch in her dwelling, behind which is a blue built-in bookcase.
The royal appeared animatedly as she chatted along with her shut buddy Julia, with each ladies talking into microphones connected to a small desk.
Eugenie shouldn’t be the primary royal to embark on a podcast collection, with Harry and Meghan inking a profitable contract with Spotify in 2020.
Nevertheless the couple have solely produced 35 minutes of content material for his or her Archewell Audio channel, which was put along with Spotify’s Gimlet Studios.
The Queen’s granddaughter based The Anti-Slavery Collective charity basis along with her shut buddy Julia de Boinville (pictured collectively)
Neither they nor Spotify have responded to questions on the way forward for the aural endeavor.
However – not like the remainder of its exhibits – Archewell Audio is notable by its absence on Gimlet’s web site.
And Spotify’s press launch of December final yr now appears to be like to be utterly off the mark.
It had trilled: ‘Archewell Audio will leverage Spotify’s world attain—with 144 million Premium subscribers and 320 million month-to-month energetic customers—to highlight highly effective and numerous voices and views.
‘Archewell Audio and Spotify’s Gimlet studio will launch their first providing; a vacation particular hosted by The Duke and Duchess that can characteristic tales of hope and compassion from inspirational company in celebration of the brand new yr. In 2021, The Duke and Duchess will produce and host podcasts that construct group by way of shared experiences and values.
Eugenie shouldn’t be the primary royal to embark on a podcast collection, with Harry and Meghan inking a profitable contract with Spotify in 2020 – nevertheless the couple have solely produced 35 minutes of content material for his or her Archewell Audio channel
‘The primary full collection from Archewell Audio and Spotify is anticipated subsequent yr and will probably be out there to stream without spending a dime on Spotify.’
It stays unclear when the couple will launch their podcast.
Eugenie’s newest information comes amid a troublesome interval for the royal household, because it was introduced her father Prince Andrew has had his titles stripped away.
The prince was stated to have hosted a capturing get together for about 12 mates and kin on Friday – a day after the monarch’s choice to take away the titles.
The capturing get together was understood to have been a Christmas current from the Queen to Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack, who invited alongside household mates.
‘It appears fairly brazen of Andrew to host a celebration and let his household go capturing with all of the controversy raging,’ a supply advised the Solar on Sunday.
Eugenie’s newest information comes amid a troublesome interval for the royal household, because it was introduced her father Prince Andrew has had his titles stripped away
Buckingham Palace introduced the Queen’s choice to solid Andrew out of the royal fold in a press release on Thursday
The Palace stated beforehand that the Duke’s army appointments have been in abeyance after he stepped down from public duties in 2019.
However, up till a couple of days in the past, he nonetheless retained the roles, together with the place of Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, one of many oldest and most emblematic regiments within the British Military.
Andrew’s beautiful downfall, which additionally noticed him stripped of his royal patronages ‘with the Queen’s approval and settlement’ final Thursday, comes as his household deserted him to combat his intercourse abuse lawsuit in America as a personal citizen.
A US choose unequivocally rejected the prince’s bid to have his intercourse abuse case thrown out, leaving him dealing with the prospect of being cross-examined for seven hours on digital camera with embarrassing questions on all the pieces from his intercourse life and ‘non-public elements’.
The Duke has been urged to settle out of court docket along with his accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre ‘for the sake of his mom’, who celebrates her Platinum Jubilee this yr.
However he may face difficulties given Ms Giuffre is claimed to be pushing for ‘her day in court docket’.