In this post, I’m including some photos of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the United Nations on Saturday. They met with U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed before they appeared at the Global Citizen festival in the late afternoon. As you can see, Meghan wore shades of brown/beige. The coat is a repeat – that’s her Max Mara coat, which she’s worn a few times over the years. As you can also see, it appears as if Meghan and Harry were being filmed as they walked around the UN. According to Page Six, they’ve been mic’d and trailed by an in-house film crew during their trip to New York.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been secretly taping their NYC visit for a rumored Netflix documentary about their lives, Page Six has learned. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex brought their own videographer with them on their whirlwind trip this week, and he was seen accompanying them around the city. He ran ahead of them as they stepped out before a tour of the 9/11 Memorial Thursday morning.
They also brought their own photographer, Matt Sayles, to document them, we have confirmed.
Harry appeared to be sporting a mic during his visit with his wife to iconic Harlem soul food eatery Melba Friday. He had a wire around his neck, which was then seen tucked into the pocket of his chinos as he hugged restaurant owner Melba Wilson.Despite the hot Big Apple weather, Markle brought a wardrobe of heavy winter coats and jackets for all of their engagements — thick enough to hide any mic.
Sources who know the Sussexes say they have also been collecting footage for the archives of their Archewell foundation. However, we’re also told that one of the first things they ever discussed with Netflix chiefs before signing a multi-million dollar deal in September 2020 was making a fly-on-the-wall documentary about their lives. The couple, in conjunction with their production company Archewell Productions, inked the deal after leaving the royal family earlier this year.
Yeah, it wouldn’t surprise me. Page Six posted photos where you can see that Harry does seem to have a mic pack in his pocket too. I would watch the hell out of a documentary about just their trip to New York. I’m reminded of stories I’ve heard about Angelina Jolie’s work with the United Nations High Commission on Refugees – Jolie never leaves it to the UNHCR to handle her media. She’s never treated the UN as part of her management or PR team. She brings her own cameras and organizes her own press when she’s doing UNHCR work, and for that, she has the respect of UN officials and aid workers on the ground. It sounds like that’s what Harry and Meghan are doing too – managing their own media/narrative in alignment with the UN, Global Citizen, etc.
Photos courtesy of Avalon Red, Backgrid.