Duchess Meghan, 42, was an actress for a number of years before marrying Prince Harry, 38, and is perhaps best known for her role as Rachel Zane in the hit series ‘Suits’.
She was on the series for seven seasons, and when she fell in love with the British prince she was still part of the cast.
Recently, the series has grown in popularity again with streaming giant Netflix, and vice versa Hollywood Reporter Series creator Aaron Korsh can tell that Buckingham Palace was involved – to a point.
After Meghan finds love with the prince, they make some changes.
There weren’t a lot of changes, but there were some things we wanted to do that we couldn’t do, and it was a little annoying, he says.
Shares a specific incident with the site. In one scene, Megan’s character, Rachel Zane, was supposed to use the word “poppycock” (Norwegian sausage texture, editor’s note).
– The royal family didn’t want her to say that word. They didn’t want her to say “poppy”. I guess they didn’t want people to put out clips of her saying the word “penis” (penis in Norwegian, editor’s note), Korsch explains.
Thus the word was changed from “poppycock” to “bullshit”.
The show’s creator isn’t entirely sure how Buckingham Palace obtained the manuscripts, but has stated that Meghan herself was never the one to make the corrections that the royal family wanted.
– It could be the producer at the time, or its agent. Whoever it was, he enjoyed telling me about the changes as much as I enjoyed hearing about them.
Cyrus is not the first to claim that Buckingham Palace set guidelines, or to order changes to “allowances”. As mentioned by Prince Harry in his book Save.
It was written there about the time Meghan had to leave the programme, and he believes those who made the series were frustrated when she gave up.
“The reason is that Buckingham Palace often consulted them and asked them to change lines, or make changes to the plot and what her character would do,” he wrote in the book.
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