Prince William 'to rip up royal rulebook' when he's King after Caribbean tour backlash
The Duke and Duchess encountered protests during their Caribbean tour
Prince William is reportedly looking "to rip up the royal rulebook" following an intense Caribbean tour that was met with protests.
Speaking on The Lorraine Kelly Show, The Mirror's Royal Editor Russell Myers dished all on the Royal vision once William becomes King.
When quizzed by Kelly regarding the fallout, Myers said: "Yes, I think the inquiry has already started. The mood in the camp is one of reflection and I think that they really need to look at what went wrong.
"There were lot of instances of success in this tour. However, the tour was marred by protest, small in numbers but mighty in voice I suppose. Whether William's speeches on slavery went far enough, certainly campaigners didn't think they did, in Jamaica especially."
Meanwhile, an anonymous source has told The Sun that the Duke is planning to "rip up the rule-book and do things ‘The Cambridge Way’" when he inherits the throne.
Actor Whoopi Goldberg was among the celebrities to condemn Prince William's speech which many noted lacked an official apology regarding his family's part in the transatlantic slave trade.
I neither hate nor dislike Prince William. As future King I find him wanting on racial & social injustice. His actions/words/inactions/complicity have consequences. I’ll hold him to account & call out bullshit, disingenuity & inconsistencies. He failed to lead.
He must do better
— Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu (@SholaMos1) March 23, 2022
Myers also said that "the optics of the tour weren't great" even though William had allegedly "raised concerns" before he and Kate arrived - specifically about the decision to travel in an open-top Land Rover.
Myers added: "It really did sort of sour the note of the tour, which was otherwise successful. However, we're in a very different world, the Black Lives Matter movement has really moved everyone's thoughts on and focused a lot of institution's minds."
After the Queen dies, there should be a referendum to decide whether the UK keeps the monarchy
Let the people decide https://t.co/BQPLE9Cxo6
— Tom London (@TomLondon6) March 27, 2022
Kelly noted that William's vow to shake things up is a method of survival.
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Seemingly agreeing, Myers added: "Yeah totally and it is about survival. He's spoken about a need to change the monarchy, the monarchy has to move with the times and they are the modern faces of that monarchy."
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