Pictures of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s triumphant return to LA after their NYC trip have emerged – and they prove an awkward truth.
You have to hand it to Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex: They’re consistent.
That is, consistent in their seeming unwillingness to bow to any sort of public pressure or public feeling when it comes to the more extravagant elements of their lives.
Or perhaps the more apt adjective is, impervious to criticism because today, again, the Sussexes, for whom climate change is a key philanthropic focus, are facing accusations of hypocrisy after indulging in their penchant for private jet travel.
Deja vu anyone?
In 2019, the couple sparked the initial Private Jet-gate after Harry gave a barefoot speech about the climate threat at a conference of Wall Street and Silicon Valley powerbrokers, after which the couple promptly took four private jets in 11 days as they zipped around Europe on holidays.
Awkward then when Harry weeks later went to Amsterdam to launch his eco-travel initiative, Travelyst.
The duo then proceed to stick to their (expensive) guns since. In March last year they arrived in Los Angeles via Tyler Perry’s $205 million Embraer-E190 jet and in August, Harry travelled to a charity polo match in Aspen via US businessman Marc Ganzi’s 20-seater $84 million Gulfstream.
Now today, pictures have emerged of the couple on the tarmac after landing in Los Angeles after their three day trip to New York via, you guessed it,…