Prince Harry and Meghan want ‘publicity’ says Cohen
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been tipped to make an appearance on stage at the awards show, which drew around 9.23 million viewers in 2021. But they have a fraught relationship with media coverage and said they wanted to have a different dynamic with the public eye after stepping back from the Royal Family.
Darren Grimes, activist and journalist, scorned the Duke and Duchess’s insistence on privacy in light of their reported appearance on stage for the Oscars.
The GB news host tweeted: “I just wish the media would leave this selfless pair alone to present Hollywood awards to an audience of millions in privacy!!!”
Prince Harry, 37, and Meghan, 40, could be handing out the top prize at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday.
A source based in the US claimed Harry and Meghan were initially approached two years ago, but “politely declined” to hand out an award.
Harry and Meghan have a fraught relationship with media coverage
They sought a different dynamic with the public eye after stepping back from royal life
They added: “Obviously they’d be a huge coup this year, and could use their appearance to make an impassioned speech of their choosing, most likely Ukraine.”
The Duke and Duchess have made donations to various charities supporting humanitarian work in war-torn Ukraine via their Archewell Foundation.
The US source continued that the Duke and Duchess hosting a segment of the…