Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s resolution to comply with by means of with explosive tell-all Oprah interview has precipitated specialists to interrupt into worry over potential repercussions over the “land of vile snobs” England.
This declare was made by royal historian Dominic Inexperienced. In his Telegraph piece titled, Oprah interview will affirm America’s suspicion that Britain is a land of vile snobs, he claims, “Class snobbery has at all times been an English vice.”
“Now that boarding faculties run background checks on their employees, it is likely to be one of many final issues that reassure the English that they are nonetheless English. And naturally, Individuals have a category system too.”
“They live in a hierarchy of hard cash, where it’s natural to complain about the media violating your privacy while you franchise your infant son as a human podcast.”
“But when Americans talk about snobbery, they don’t mean the Old World snobbery about when you put the milk in your tea or whether, like Michelle Obama, you lay hands on the Queen.”
“They imply the actual New World snobbery: the snobbery of race, and the social legacies of slavery. Monday’s proceedings are going to trash Britain’s picture in American eyes.”