Mike Tindall: The royal family would love to violently assault Prince Harry

Zara and Mike Tindall leave with Britain's Queen Elizabeth after they attended the Patron's Lunch on the Mall, an event to mark the queen's 90th birthday, in London

Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips have been together forever, or about two decades, really. Mike and Zara used to be especially close to Prince Harry, and they often socialized together and partied together. Mike and Harry were mates or blokes or whatever. Then Harry met Meghan and… I get the impression that Zara and Mike chose sides and they chose the family and not the Sussexes. Mike gave an interview this week and he insinuated – perhaps “jokingly” – that the Windsors would love nothing more than to throw some punches at Harry.

Prince William was visibly angry when he was forced to deny publicly that the Royal Family was racist after Harry and Meghan’s claims in their interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Now, Mike Tindall has let slip the full extent of the Windsors’ fury. Former England rugby star Tindall — the husband of Harry’s cousin Zara — has joked the royals would like to throw a few punches at the Prince after his recent behaviour. He made the comments on Monday at A Question Of Sport Live at the London Palladium, where he joined his former England teammate Matt Dawson.

Dawson recalled a boozy night out celebrating England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup win at a bar in Sydney, where they were joined by Harry, who had travelled Down Under. Three sheets to the wind, Tindall and teammate Iain Balshaw thought it would be amusing to throw a few punches at the Prince, to see how long it would take his protection officers to pin them to the ground (a few seconds, it turned out).

‘At Balmoral, the family are now having the same conversation,’ said Tindall, who added: ‘Except the Queen has taken his security away.’ Harry complained to Oprah about the removal of his royal protection.

Tindall has never mentioned his Sydney ‘assault’ on Harry before. He may have alluded to it last year on a podcast with England star James Haskell. Talking about how he could be depicted in Netflix drama The Crown, Tindall said: ‘That has to be the main incident, if it was there — the full Harry slap.’ Haskell responded: ‘They don’t even know about that. Now you’ve revealed that.’

[From The Daily Mail]

It reads as both a joke and the truth, if that makes any sense. Revealing the truth in a “joking” way. The truth being that the Windsors are still angry that Prince Harry walked away from his privilege and chose a life of freedom and happiness with Meghan in America. The truth is that the Queen and Prince Charles knew what they were doing when they pulled Harry’s protection, and they were completely fine with harm coming to Harry, Meghan and their children. The truth is that several family members would violently assault Harry if they were given the chance. William especially.

HRH Prince Harry Of Wales, seen at the Festival of Polo at Beaufort Polo Club, Gloucestershire

Mike and Zara Tindall arriving for the Xmas Day service at Sandringham Church, 25th December, 2018.

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  1. Becks1 says:

    This is such a weird thing from him. Like, first off – you thought it would be a barrel of laughs in a bar to just start throwing punches at your then-girlfriend’s cousin? Who was only…..18 at the time? (right? 2003, Harry was born in 85? someone check my math.) And you’re still ticked 18 years later because his security stepped in and stopped you?

    And now you are glad he no longer has security and you think that’s something to JOKE about, that he lost security, because now you can beat him up at Balmoral??

    Gee, no wonder he moved to California.

    • L84Tea says:

      And this is why I sincerely hope Meghan and the kids never set foot there ever again. I know Harry will at some point, but I honestly don’t believe she would be safe there.

      • Liz version 700 says:

        I have the same hope. They hate those children and their racism makes them see them as less than human. Meghan and the kids need to stay far away. She can stay in the US and model clothes for Keen to copy.

      • Where'sMyTiara says:

        I think Harry needs to stay away from all of them for his own safety as well.

    • Snuffles says:

      I have a genuine question/ concern. I know Harry has his own security now and I feel like he’s well protected in the US and probably when he travels anywhere except the UK. But it seemed like the times he’s been in the UK, his team wasn’t with him and he was stuck with local police protection. Am I wrong? Is he not allowed to have his own team with him when he’s in the UK and around the royals? Because that’s just a giant red flag to me. I wouldn’t trust the UK security to keep him safe and even less so if Meghan and the kids came.

      • Lauren says:

        I think his team is with him except when in presence of his family members that have their own protection. I remember seeing his team around him when he was in the UK, just not around Harry when the rest of his family was close by.

      • Snuffles says:


        Well, even less of a reason to be around that family.

      • Amy Bee says:

        @Snuffles: When Harry goes to the UK he’s with his own security but it was reported that when he went over for his grandfather’s funeral that he was met at the airport by Royal Protection Officers. Not sure about his trip in June.

      • Chelsea says:

        Harry had his own security with him in June. The guy who he was seen driving with on the way to the Wellchild event was also seen getting off a plane with him in LA.

    • Kalana says:

      He openly cheated on Zara within something like the first month he was married? Mike’s an idiot.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        I think part of Mike Tindall’s problem may be sour grapes. He and Zara receive no private security through the Crown. Mike and Zara sold their privately owned home and moved to Anne’s place. One of the reasons that Mike and Zara moved to a manor house (it is NOT a cottage) on Anne’s estate is that “Crown” security is provided to secure Anne’s Gatcombe Park estate.

    • Merricat says:

      These people are appalling. Harry did the right thing by leaving them.

    • SKF says:

      He sounds like a thug with about two brain cells to run together. The thing is, Harry just asked to have a deal more like Zara’s. You’d think she would sympathise with that. Really appalling. Joking that he’s had his security pulled now so violent people can attack him – when he’s been a target since birth, including from terrorist groups since his time in Afghanistan, and in a way that has ramped up since he married a biracial woman… That is seriously repugnant and messed up. These people are heinous. Harry is well shot of them (Eugenie excepted, she seems to be the only decent one in the bunch). Not to mention that Tindal and his mate would have been massive professional rugby players at the time. ‘Throwing a few punches’ at a really young guy. Disgusting. Toxic masculinity combined with stupidity and privilege.

      • lunchcoma says:

        The social dynamics of that are so screwed up. I remember being a very young adult and trying to show that I could keep up with people 7 or 8 years older. Harry’s a prince, but he’s also a human being. I wonder if he too put up with some garbage treatment trying to show he could be cool.

        Beyond the physical scare, I’m also betting that the whole incident was super embarrassing. Imagine having everyone in the place notice you had a bunch of bodyguards, or having to deal with security you work with every day after they had to pull your meathead in law off of you.

      • Lizzie says:

        ‘He sounds like a thug with about two brain cells to run together.’ SPOT ON!.

        And the rf claimed that Meghan didn’t understand what being royal meant. Good god, this man is an utter idiot. I hope the story is in Harry’s memoir, I’d like to hear his take on it.

      • Seraphina says:

        THIS guy the BRF has no issues with, but Meghan they do.

      • Jaded says:

        He’s taken too many balls to the head. He’s a total YOB (UK slang for a dumb, loutish, uncultured man). His views on BLM and taking the knee are abhorrent. It doesn’t surprise me that a white guy adjacent to the Windsors is like that. He’s the kind of dude who’d say “All Lives Matter, bruv.”

      • JL says:

        Truly, so many of these stories make the royals (and their friends) sound like a bunch of super-entitled college kids who just… never grew up. They’re shallow, self-indulgent, racist, and smug. The fact that these stories keep coming out despite the fact that they have PROFESSIONAL PR blows my mind. (What they need is someone on their payroll who is willing to tell them: this story makes you seem like an asshole.) I do wonder if Harry found it easier to step away from his family when he realized that they were the kind of people who didn’t tell him that his hard-partying Nazi uniform days were REALLY inappropriate. I’m not saying that his family was to blame for his own bad decisions (that’s 100% on him), but I suspect that once he married someone outside his social bubble it dawned on him that he had been part of a pretty awful group.

    • Myra says:

      Imagine boasting about assaulting someone or planning to assault someone and then being giddy about doing it again because they don’t have security protections. Harry should take their threats seriously and keep his children from them, as well. Diana’s note comes to mind. These people are awful.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        The really said part about this statement from Mike Tindall is that it just feeds into the hate and call for physical violence against the Sussexes expressed everyday by the Haters inhabiting the comment sections of The Fail Online.

      • Myra says:

        Most definitely @BayTampaBay. This should be taken seriously as a threat in itself or at the very least an endorsement for threat of harm.

      • Debbie says:

        Wow. That is SOME family. Every time these royal or royal-adjacent people speak it explains more and more why Harry left. If this is the talk coming from inside the palace walls (publicly!) then what is said behind closed doors? These are vile, pampered creatures. And the poster above is right, he IS a thug and he looks it.

      • PrincessK says:

        Tindall’s main claim to fame and making money is his access to royalty and he is forever opening his mouth. Apparently he doesn’t agree with BLM and taking the knee.

    • Moxylady says:

      This is horrifying. A young guy went to hang out with his cousins boyfriend and celebrate with him and the boyfriend and his friend thought it would be funny to try to kick his ass. Jesus. If you ever thought before that you can’t trust anyone- this would have really driven that home. Who the hell does that??? It’s not funny! Oh my god poor Harry. And acting like two grown men against an 18 year old is a fair fight that security broke up….

      I’m glad they have money to buy the best security around. And it makes me so sad to think that part of his “wearing a mic” this past week was probably largely due to his needing to coordinate and speak with their security team.

      • GraceB says:

        I don’t know anything about the original story, but it wouldn’t surprise me knowing how Harry used to be, if he was in on the idea of seeing how long his security would take to react. We are taking this big man talk as though it was some sort of an actual fight, but it could easily have been all show, which Harry was a part of.

        His use of the language going into the Royals feelings is still concerning though. I can’t really imagine any of them getting into a fist fight, but the fact he even thinks thats ok to imply not just toxic masculinity but also childish.

      • Debbie says:

        Let’s see, GraceB: Out of the blue, you say that Harry was “in on the idea.” So, without any facts to back you up, you suggest Harry was “in on it” his own assault. Then, just for kicks, you bring up Well “knowing the way Harry used to be” and just let people’s imaginations fill in the rest. That’s cute.

        Then, for good measure, you refer to Mike Tindall and his adult teammates as “childish.” That’s almost the trifecta of victim-blaming (She had it coming. Look how she was dressed. She must have wanted it – was in on it.) Then, you infantilize the (white) adult aggressors. Good job, GraceB.

      • GraceB says:

        @Debbie, as a woman who has been sexually assaulted and raped, good job back atcha!

        Implying that a grown man is talking about violence with a childish attitude is in no way blaming the victim. In my mind, any man with a mysogynistic attitude is childish because they really haven’t educated themselves. Does it excuse their behaviour or actions? No it doesn’t! Children are childish, grown men don’t get a pass.

        As for Harry, people seem to think that the way he is not is how he’s always been. I let people fill in the blanks because most people know exactly what I’m taking about and I didn’t think there was any need to repeat it. I said I don’t know about this story, but I have heard similar stories about royals and their friends putting their security to the test for the fun of it.

        If they did start punching him, that’s terrible but I just wonder whether there is more to the story.

    • Moxylady says:

      Also. WTF. Those pasty posh pricks think that they will be able to kick Harry’s ass??? He was in the army you silly wastes of skin. William couldn’t walk a balance beam and Harry is obviously in top physical shape.
      Mike’s story really kind of makes clear why Harry went into the army. He wanted to learn to protect himself and others.
      Jesus what a horrible family.

    • Over it says:

      These people aren’t just racist, they are pure evil.First off, what a waste of space mike the dumb nuts is, second. Imagine being a grown ass man and you and your other empty headed buddy picking on a child. Third, I believe when Harry said in that African interview that if you knew what I knew. This is what I think he found out. His mom security was pulled from her to teach her a lesson, no one walks away from that family and is supposed to thrive. I use to think people who said this was reaching a bit, however after this statement from empty Mike, I no longer think so. The reason mike would side with the Windsors is because Harry wife is black. Racist bigot will always choose white over quality and goodness.
      This is Charles son and the fact that he could be so heartless about his safety, tells me all I will ever need to know about him and that den of demons.
      My heart breaks for Harry, he hasn’t know the value of family love since his mom died right up until he met Meghan and now has her and her mom and his children.
      I will never forgive these people for what they have done to Harry , Meghan and their children

      • Liz version 700 says:

        This is Charle’s son is right. He pulled security and threatened his son and family and no one in that family said boo. They are a bunch of bejeweled pampered mafia members. No compassion, no familial concern these people are evil. They are every bit as sociopathic as the relatives 300 years ago who walked up princes in the tower or cut of rivals heads. Stay the hell away Sussexes

      • Nick G says:

        You know what @Over you are one hundred percent right. This is actually shocking and frightening, and these people are, perhaps, really evil…not just the BP. How does this “man” think that publicly stating that the RF wants to punch Harry will sound to those crazy people that are so full of anger and hate towards him and Meghan? Isnt this grossly irresponsible talk?
        I used to like Zara Phillips, and figured they were an interesting couple even though he looks like a Disney villain’s goon, but what with his BLM comments and her sneering and smirking at the wedding, I’m disgusted with them. My God, this family is disappointing.

        Edit: I see everyone feels the same way as I do. I had to say something before I read all the comments.

    • Elsavita Williams says:

      If the Firm could get away with it, they would eliminate Prince Harry, Meghan, and their kids permanently.

      The Royal Family lives in the dark ages when it suits their agenda.

    • ***Stevie*** says:

      And Mike was a “professional” athlete at the time.

    • Chicken says:

      Harry was born in 84, so he would have been 18 or 19.

  2. Esmerelda says:

    Is he drunk? How on earth is this a joke? Even among “blokes” – toxic masculinity at its peak point.

    • Christine says:

      Seriously, this is horrifying, and not remotely funny. God, this family continues to double down on their levels of horrible.

  3. Nina says:

    This gives me the chills. I still think RR had something to do with the car “accident”

    • Pix says:

      His comments also gave me chills. I mean, I’m shocked that he said all of this because it literally screams of violence against a family member – the royal family. I don’t trust the monarchy – they are capable of anything. Creepy.

      • Cessily says:

        Imagine if another married in Royal threatened another Royal Prince with violence? Why is it acceptable for this thug?

    • HeyJude says:

      Seriously, what Mike’s admitting to here is that the family does indeed speak of violence against those family members who they think publicly “wronged” them. (And that he really did personally bully a underage Harry by assault, not to mention!)

      The same family who wanted his mother harmed, “wished she would go away” when she became a “problem” by telling the truth and then who eventually turned up dead under highly suspicious circumstances.

      It’s almost beyond comprehension to joke about harm or violence in any manner coming to Harry given the history here. And utterly mind-boggling imagine this family talking about such a thing even in jest after the what happened to Diana. For christs sake.

      If anything ever happens to Harry, Meghan, or their children that’s suspicious the people have to vow to end the monarchy. The English must draw a line that this is unacceptable, if they every cared for Harry or Diana at all.

      • Elsavita Williams says:

        I will never stop believing that they did NOT have a hand in Princess Diana’s demise. Her Death Warrant was signed when she dated Dodi Fayed.

    • Liz version 700 says:

      Nina without security and with the nastiness the family stirred up there is no way they couldn’t have predicted the threat of some kind of devastating accident. Whether directly or not they all helped create the situation that cost 3 people their lives .

    • Nyro says:

      I stopped believing that it was Diana who rejected having royal security. I think she had her security stripped from her jyst like Harry. After seeing how the entire BM lie and serve as propaganda for the BRF, I don’t believe anything negative that they said about Diana.

  4. FancyPants says:

    This is so gross. And as I always say. never forget the time Mike was caught on camera cheating on his wife six weeks after their wedding. That tells you all you need to know about him.

    • cabooklover says:

      I just looked up the story on that. Appalling, I can’t believe Zara kept him after that. Mike has obviously had one too many concussions, he needs a Royal minder. 🤦🏻‍♀️

      • Tigerlily says:

        @Cabooklover Isn’t that how they roll though? Has Zara ever seen a marriage in the RF where fidelity was expected? Not sure fidelity’s one of her top expectations.

  5. Rai says:

    These people are stupid and strange. Grown ass men pretending to be tough guys… lordy

  6. Alexandria says:

    Family eh.

    I hope the Sussex children never visit the UK. They are not safe.

    • Noki says:

      I hope they never go as a foursome there ever again. Maybe Harry or even Harry and Meghan but not the whole family at once. I remember when I was younger and we are an immediate family of six,my dad never let us travel all at once.

    • Abby says:

      This is what I’ve been saying. Meghan and their children are not safe around Harry’s family, or the British media IMO.

    • Jegede says:


      Using humor to mask true intent is as old as the book.🙄🙄

      And never forget the poster here, who revealed how Zara was b!tching about Meghan at some horse show, in 2018-2019?

      • Moxylady says:

        What did Zara say about our Madam Duchess???

      • Beach Dreams says:

        Yup, I remember that too Jegede. I know some people were skeptical at the time but that anecdote comes to mind every time the RF tries to piggyback off of the attention the Sussexes get or copy them in some way or another.

        @Moxylady, the poster Jegede is referencing claimed that Zara said no one in the RF liked Meghan because she wouldn’t share the credit for her work, or something along those lines. It’s definitely believable, considering how many times William and Kate have tried to insert themselves into her and Harry’s projects before Sussexit.

      • Lorelei says:

        @BeachDreams WTF? Kate didn’t “share credit” with other family members or whatever for Hold Still, or the Early Years survey. William doesn’t credit his family for Earthshot. Camilla doesn’t credit anyone else in the BRF for her work re: literacy…we could go on all day. If these projects were their ideas and they did the work (well, “work,” especially W&K), why would they credit someone who had nothing to do with it?!

        That’s just how things are in the Firm. What is Zara even talking about? Especially since neither she or her husband would be “credited” even if the others did share theirs, because they’re not even working royals, so this makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. This family…so repulsive.

        Meghan had the best ideas in one year than the rest of them have had…ever, so of course they’d want to be associated with successful projects like the cookbook or capsule collection, but no one in that family is creative or motivated enough to come up with things like that, let alone execute them so quickly.

      • Sid says:

        I recall that the poster said Zara was telling people at the horse event that no one in the family liked Meghan. I don’t recall the poster saying anything about sharing credit as being the reason. Just that no one liked Meghan. Which frankly doesn’t seem true just based on Eugenie, and even QEII in her own odd way. But I can definitely believe that Zara would make a comment like that, based off the vibe I’ve gotten from her public persona.

    • MY3CENTS says:

      This family just keeps getting better and better, ugh….

  7. Stacy Dresden says:

    Wow. If I had family like this you better believe I would flee the country. Sick, cruel trolls.

  8. L84Tea says:

    Ahh, the RF keeping it “Regal” as always.

  9. Kalana says:

    Mike knows he can get attention by mentioning Harry. What else does he have? A rugby podcast?

  10. Ella says:

    Uh…what? This isn’t even a funny joke at all.

  11. mimi says:

    All I took away from this is that Mike is not very smart. Lol

    • Lorelei says:

      @Mimi, and I’m sorry, but he looks like a Neanderthal. He just does. He reminds me of Shrek or something.

      (If he was a nice guy, I wouldn’t publicly make that comment, but he’s not, so I feel free to say whatever about him.)

  12. TQ says:

    What a douche. This is foul and I don’t care if he meant it as a joke.

    I will never forget the way he and Zara snickered at numerous points during Bishop Curry’s sermon at at H &M’s wedding. He showed himself then. SMDH.

    • Ariel says:

      A jock whose world view skews reactionary and maybe racist. Not all that surprising.

      • TQ says:

        Not surprising at all. He is the epitome of a White British sports guy, racism and all. He’s just too dumb or too racist to put any polish on it. Fits right into the BRF.

    • Lucy says:

      I remember that too. I was so surprised at the time that most of the family was unable to be respectful. I get that they probably haven’t heard an African American preacher lead that style of service (I LOVED IT), but the outright giggling shocked me at the time. Now, of course, it makes total sense. But they’re supposed to be diplomatic ffs, that’s their entire point of existence.

      Mike is a cheating, toxic meat head who has probably had too many concussions. I hope they let him keep a microphone, its like a direct line to the quiet part.

      • Lorelei says:

        @Lucy IIRC Zara’s behavior in particular was so egregious, didn’t she have to address it, after she saw how bad it looked? Or maybe it was just the excuse people used to cover for her— that she was pregnant and uncomfortable. Um, no. Being pregnant does not make you incapable of remembering your manners and not acting like an asshole for an hour-long ceremony. If you go back and watch it now, it obvious what BS the pregnancy excuse was. She was smirking openly just like the rest of them.

        I still cannot believe the family acted like that at Harry’s wedding and how hurt he must have been when he saw it. I guess they figured Meghan was his “starter wife” and would be gone in a few years anyway so they didn’t care how rude and juvenile they were, but they knew they were being filmed and millions of people worldwide were watching, so you’d think that alone would be enough to keep them in line, but nope— they STILL couldn’t manage to behave decently for one hour.

      • Debbie says:

        I watched that wedding (no other royal’s, not even Diana’s) but as I’m not a church going person, I didn’t watch either sermon (by the American or English pastors). However, from what I hear of the conduct of Harry’s family members, 1) I’m glad I didn’t see those parts, and 2) It makes you wonder what goes through the minds of royals when they visit Commonwealth countries during tours. Their internal dialogue must be equally as ugly, except that they know what customs and ceremonies to expect and they are better prepared for it, and know that cameras will be on them. Nevertheless, it says a lot about how they feel deep inside about the customs of others’. These people are scum. I actually thought my opinion of them couldn’t get any lower. Go figure.

      • MerryGirl says:

        Just like Kate, Baldy and Fiesta couldn’t keep it decent and not show their asses at the Commonwealth Day service either. Also, there is a clip of Charles & Camilla on some Commonwealth tour and on the podium they are giggling openly at an indigenous performance…so it’s normal for them to show contempt for other people’s culture.

  13. MMadison says:

    Incandescent with rage…. Do the Windsor’s ever just talk? It’s always rage with these people

    • FC says:

      I still think about Zara laughing at the wedding and how she showed herself right then and there as the racist, privileged snob she is.

      He probably meant it as a douchey joke but he openly reminded the world that they have no royal security while getting the commenters riled up to “slap” Harry. Absolute trash human.

  14. Slippers4 life says:

    What an epic meat-head.

  15. BUBS says:

    Tindall does have very loose lips. Mr “I won’t take a knee!” Some “family” Harry has! I don’t care if he still feels somewhat obligated to them…as long as he keeps Meghan and the babies away, that’s fine. I have no doubt they’ll be fine if something were ever to happen to Meghan and the kids…on the other hand, while they may want to punch Harry, they’ll still take him back if he ever makes the disastrous decision to return! Deal with them if you must H…just leave M and the kids out of it!

    • Snuffles says:

      Honestly, at this point I think he only feels obligated to the Queen.

      • BUBS says:

        You’re right. Harry does love his grandmother. It’s just a shame this love doesn’t seem to be reciprocated. I just hope he eats with a very long fork whenever he’s around them…if he must!

      • Beach Dreams says:

        Yup. Said it before and I’ll say it again: between the Corden segment, the Oprah interview, and TMYCS documentary, Harry gives the strong impression that he’s going to be 100% done with the royals once his grandparents pass. Feels like he’s just waiting out of love and respect for his grandmother.

    • Jegede says:

      It’s safe for them to attack Harry. They’ll take him back in a beat.

      Their real animus is with Meghan.

      From Camilla to Zara, to William, best believe the things the family say about Meghan behind closed doors, would turn the stomach.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        The Royal Family, those members who actually care, blame Meghan as they do not want to blame Harry for any part of Sussexit.

      • Giddy says:

        Yes, the things they privately say about Meghan must be absolutely criminal. What horrible people!

      • Beach Dreams says:

        Yes, and if people seriously think that the Cambridge kids aren’t going to be fully indoctrinated into whatever racist and hateful things are being said about Meghan (AND about the Sussex children, let’s be real here), then I’ve got some disappointing news for you.

      • Debbie says:

        I absolutely agree with you, Beach Dreams. Exhibit 1 was the polo match after Meghan just had Archie — Just! had him and Kate, the supporter of parents/kids in the Early Years, acted like well, a Khate to her. What a cow. So, yeah, those kids will follow suit.

  16. ChattyCath says:

    Frightening! Is there more that’s happened that no one will acknowledge? I just can’t understand the RF over reaction?

  17. Sue Denim says:

    really dark…if true, and it seems to be, I don’t know how Harry can want anything at all to do w any of them after this.

  18. Noki says:

    He has a podcast, he will get a letter from the courtiers any time now to stop flapping his mouth.

    • HeatherC says:

      I’m not so sure. At most he might get a letter urging him to be a tad bit more subtle

    • Jegede says:

      Yeah, the same courtiers who have slandered Meghan 24/7 and were openly working with the Daily Mail against her in the court case, would be angry Tindall’s stepping on their turf.

  19. lanne says:

    I wrote a foul-mouthed comment that got pulled, so here it goes again with less vitriol.

    This guy says black lives don’t matter. This guy says that a man with a wife who’s been bullied to suicidal ideation should get beaten up for leaving.

    This guy lives off his wife family and does f— all for a living.

    Reason number 8484839032908 that Meghan and Harry left these toxic bullies behind.

    Moderators, I’m sorry I called him a broke nose racist no good deadbeat heffa.

    • Kalana says:

      Does Mike not have any kind of job besides the podcast?

      • windyriver says:

        He was announced in the summer as a brand ambassador for a company that makes CBD products, Pureis. I guess that’s the RF version of modern. Don’t know if he has anything else as I don’t pay much attention to him, but noticed this because of the ongoing discussion on how crass it was for H&M to pursue commercial opportunities (milk commercials, anyone?)

      • Lorelei says:

        @WindyRiver the hypocrisy is so blatant that I don’t understand why they wouldn’t veto this simply because it’s so fcking tacky. If Meghan took this exact same offer? Brand ambassador for edibles or whateverTF this is? Please. They would be foaming at the mouth for years and we would hear every. single. day. how disrespectful a deal like this is to the Queen, how Meghan was trading on her royal status to profit, that she didn’t understand that this sort of thing is “just not done” in the RF, etc. But when this idiot does it? Not a peep.

        At the end of the day, Meghan goes home to Harry every night, and Zara is stuck with this moron for the rest of her life, so she and her husband can mouth off however they want; Meghan is still the clear winner here.

      • windyriver says:

        @Lorelei – IKR? It’s like the textbook definition of “just not done”, on several levels. I must’ve originally seen it on Omid’s Twitter but don’t remember ever seeing more about it anywhere else. I’ve mentioned it here once or twice before, but no one responded, or mentioned they’d heard about it, while my reaction is still, you’ve got to be kidding me, how on earth is this family okay with this?

        You’re also right about Meghan; never mind black nail polish, slacks, gas guzzling SUV’s and private jets – being associated with a cannabis company? The media would dine out on that forever.

        There is one thing I like about Zara and Mike though – where they were married. I was lucky enough to spend some time in Edinburgh, and Canongate Kirk is lovely. Adam Smith, who once lived nearby, is among those buried there.

        Apart from that, they continue to demonstrate that royalty and privilege definitely don’t equate to class.

    • rawiya says:

      Your last sentence: HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!! ⭐️

      • BothSidesNow says:

        Yes!! The last sentence is pure gold!! Though I would have loved to have read @ Innes earlier version, I am certain it had a glorious bite in it!! Mike is pure trash! Zara as well, but she is stuck with him. Match made in heaven! Two ugly, soulless and disgusting couple. They remind me of another couple too…..

    • truthSF says:

      @LANNE, your apology to the moderators got me screaming!!!😂😂🤣 I wish I could see the unedited version, because I’m sure I’ll agree 100%!

    • Truthiness says:

      Lanne, poetry 💯 and I agree with the more foul-mouthed version. We keep discovering new extremely disturbing and appalling features to the royal family. Yet prominent Americans that encounter the Sussexes overwhelmingly have lovely supportive responses. #Stay in the UK you broke nose racist deadbeat heffa

    • phlyfiremama says:

      That really WAS an epic final line!! LOL I’m an a GROWN ASS adult, I want to see the original line!! Hahaha

  20. Snuffles says:

    It was Charles because he paid for it, but the Queen allowed it.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      I have always thought Charles cutting of security was nothing but a ploy on his part to force the Sussexes to come back to the UK. However, Tyler Perry stepped in and allowed Harry to call his father’s bluff.

      I am sure Charles really had a good cry and/or royal tantrum with Clearance Hose advisors over this stupid move he made.

    • Snuffles says:


      It was 1000% a ploy to scare Harry and Meghan into running back to them. I’m sure he curses Tyler Perry daily. You know what I find amusing, Tyler made the “Madea’s Witness Protection” movie where she was paid to protect a white family from the mafia. Who knew that it would essentially become a reality! 🤣


    • Becks1 says:

      @Bay it was definitely a ploy which is part of what makes it so horrible IMO. He was using the safety and security of his grandson to manipulate his son into coming back.

    • Pat says:

      Snuffles, you’re right, the Queen was fine with Charles removing the Sussex security detail. I think the queen is just as dirty and underhanded as Charles and William. I also believe that Harry believes his grandmother is innocent in the decisions against him, I think M follows H lead concerning his grandmother. H adores his grandmother and may not be able to see her sneaky underhanded ways. I believe if anyone wants the Christening or a visit to the Queen it would be H. I think he’s got a lot of love for his grandmother and family in general. I also realize that the decisions surrounding their children is Harry and Meghan’s decisions together. I truly think Harry’s immediate family members as well as their supporters are dangerous to Meghan and the children. Harry may feel safe with his family but I honestly don’t believe he can safely turn his back to them. I think they would simply see Harry as a casualty. He left and has refused to come back therefore he’s of no use to them. I believe Charles removed Diana’s security for spite. They didn’t care about anything but the heirs. H is no longer of use to them.

  21. Amy Bee says:

    I’m glad he said what the Royal Family really thinks about the situation even if it was meant to be a joke. I’m grateful for his inability to not talk about the family and his confirmation that when Charles pulled Harry and security he wanted harm to come to them.

    • lanne says:

      These racist welfare kings and queens wanted harm to come to children. Imagine that. What a piece of trash he is. Who the hell would want to be anywhere near him.

    • Myra says:

      I’m also happy whenever one of them reveals their disdain for either Harry or Meghan. It proves that everything the Sussexes said were true. I also love it when the royal reporters blurt out how the machinations work. They think they’re sticking it to the Sussexes when all they’re doing is revealing how spiteful that family is.

      • Lorelei says:

        @Myra, same. Every time they antagonize Harry with something like this, I imagine it makes him feel more and more comfortable about discussing them in his book, so I hope they keep running their mouths.

    • Emma says:

      Same, I am tired of this “royal” family getting a pass. They’ve shown multiple times over how inferior and cruel and frankly violent they are and yet … Thanks Mike for being honest at least.

  22. Scorpion says:

    Mike T has always been a huge douche who could never keep his mouth closed.

    Here, in the UK, they refer to his imbecilic commentary as banter. I second that Meghan and the kids never set foot in the UK for their own safety.

  23. EviesMom says:

    This walking Meatball shouldn’t be spewing proudly that he assaulted a teenager …. Honestly gross. What is wrong with people?! I guess for anyone who wasn’t sure that the RF was a horrible place to grow up, here is another example?

  24. Sofia says:

    I wish I could say I’m shocked at his terrible comments but I’m not because a) I totally can see the royals hating on Harry and Meghan and some even wanting harm and b) it’s Mike Tindall who is, as someone said above, a “meathead” so it’s not surprising he finds it “funny” and worth mentioning publicly

  25. Merricat says:

    Harry must thank his lucky stars every day that he escaped from Bitter Isle.

    • lanne says:

      I can only imagine how much it must have sucked to spend time with these people. Christmas for Meghan in 2017 and 2018 must have been terrible. You know these people were cold in their politeness, were talking about her behind her back. Thugs like this brain-dead potatohead were likely making “jokes” to her face. Add to that unseasoned food and cold drafty buildings, and boring Ibble Dibbles. California must be a huge relief.

      • Surly Gale says:

        It is sure interesting that Harry said his family was “the family she’d never had”. I now understand it to mean just lots and lots of people being related. Megs grew up w/her mom, mostly, but always as an only child.
        He comment at the time made me think she was welcomed with kindness and love and openness. Now I realize the scales had not yet fallen from his eyes and he still hadn’t seen his family for who they truly are/were. I wonder what terrible thing they did opened his eyes? Meghan explaining why things were racist? It’s just all awful.

    • Jegede says:

      Only, Harry has made it clear he’ll be coming back to Bitter Island more often when COVID relaxes.

  26. Persephone says:

    Wow…these people (RF) continue to show their underpants..

  27. Lexistential says:

    He’s so gross. Archie Bunker with royal access. But what he said is also really dark. Harm, in “joke” form from them, with everything Harry and Meghan have suffered, does not come off lightly- even with the “blokeyness” of the event.

  28. jazzbaby1 says:

    BRF is just white trash with money and Tindall is a meathead.

    • BUBS says:

      I almost called them the “Kardashians in Castles” but then I remembered that in spite of all their shenanigans, the Kardashians actually love and protect themselves like a real family.

      • Lorelei says:

        @Bubs it is unreal but you are literally completely right. I can’t stand that tacky family, but at least they’re loyal to each other. I don’t pay much attention to them, but it’s basically impossible to live in the US and not end up reading/hearing about them to some extent since they’re all over, and I don’t ever recall them sniping at each other so nastily via the press. They are genuinely better people than the members of the BRF.

      • Brandy Alexander says:

        Rob Kardashian disagrees with you about the loyalty part.

      • Liz version 700 says:

        Buns you have such a good point. I loathe that family, but even I have to concede that they actually act like a family. The royals are more trashy than the Kardashians

  29. rawiya says:

    Two professional rugby players throwing punches at a skinny-18 year old. Ha. Ha. Oh, how funny. Ha. *eyeroll* What an idiot. I do, however, appreciate Mike for always letting us know exactly what the Windsors are thinking: between this and his BLM comments, we’re getting actual proof from the horse’s mouth, rather than us just guessing about how they really feel.

  30. Ginger says:

    These people don’t understand why Harry chooses his wife over royalty. Mike cheated on his wife 6 weeks after marrying her. They don’t marry for love but for status. Mike would NEVER give up his status for the love of his wife or child. What Harry did is odd to them.
    Mike and Zara are horrible snobs. I will never forget their looks during the wedding.

  31. MellyMel says:

    There is something truly wrong with this family.

  32. mariahlee says:

    I cannot imagine how uncomfortable Meghan must have felt around those people. If they could turn on Harry so easily, I imagine their disdain for her probably seeped from their pores.

  33. Jessica says:

    He should shut his gob. Wasn’t he saying something ridiculous about Black Lives Matter not long ago? He and his wife both radiate such an air of unpleasantness.

  34. Eurydice says:

    I don’t see how the “unspoken contract” with the media (or whatever it is they call it) is doing the RF any good – they all sound like raving lunatics.

    • Lorelei says:

      @Eurydice, right? If this is how they come across when the press is actively protecting them — they had no choice but to report on this one since Mike opened his pie hole, but they’ll word it as kindly as possible and make it seem like a “joke” — then what on earth would the stories look like if the press was out to get them?!

  35. Red Weather Tiger says:


    Mike Tindall may be a very lovely man, but he sounds like a thug. Zara always seems to have her nose so high in the air that it’s a wonder she can breathe at that altitude, but her husband seems like a complete and common ass. Or wait, “arse.”

    And yes—if I were Meghan, I wouldn’t step foot back on Salty Isle.

    • lanne says:

      He’s not a lovely man. He’s a racist trashy piece of shit welfare brat. He probably has bad teeth too.

    • Jan90067 says:

      “Zara always seems to have her nose so high in the air that it’s a wonder she can breathe at that altitude.”

      OMG DYING!!! (and SO true of the whole lot of ’em!)

      This comment is gold, and hope you don’t mind if I “borrow” it 😉

  36. Nutella toast says:

    I work at an agency that serves survivors of violence and I just got a tell ya that the vast majority of the time when someone is willing to say this in public, their private behavior is far worse. He’s not joking. I’m a little surprised that no one has ever accused him of being aggressive in other ways. Usually that kind of privileged arrogance and knowing that you’re not going to get in trouble paired with that kind of toxic bro energy has a predictable pattern. It’s not like he respects women clearly.

  37. lunchcoma says:

    That’s really screwed up. Not just the “joke,” either. The 2003 story isn’t really that funny, especially given that Harry would have been about 19 and Tindall and Balshaw around 25. No, they didn’t hurt him, but I’m wondering if that’s one of those incidents he looks back on now and realizes was closer to bullying than guys having fun.

  38. S808 says:

    This is not landing the way he probably intended. it’s actually very sinister especially coupled with that lack of royal protection being mentioned. i’m sure their private security is more than adequate but….Lord keep Meghan and the kids away from the UK and keep a hedge of protection around Harry whenever he goes back.

    • Lorelei says:

      It isn’t at all, considering the circumstances. When I initially heard about the 2003 incident and wasn’t yet fully aware of everything Mike said, I read it as more of a prank ON THE RPOs than on Harry. He might even have been in on it; they were drunk and acting like idiots and one of them had the moronic idea to “test” Harry’s security, and that they never actually hurt Harry physically or even intended to, but made it *look like* they were about to take a swing in order to see how quickly the RPOs come running.

      Which might have ended up being the type of story that cousins, as adults, would now look back on as a funny story about something stupid they did when they were drunk one night; the sort of story Harry would tell George and Archie when they were much older or something, but would never even think of behaving that way now. It’s the kind of thing juvenile drunk guys would do — Harry himself probably thought it was hilarious at the time, tbh.

      But now? This sh!t is not a joke. Harry and his family are in real danger and this dimwitted Neanderthal needs to STFU. Harry said himself, “this is not a game, this is my life and Meghan’s,” which any sane person would have known to begin with, but in this case his family actually needed a reminder.

      Idk what Zara sees in this moron, but Harry is very clearly not the family member who embarrassed the RF with his choice of a spouse, and I hope that some of them know it deep down, even if they would never dare let it be known publicly.

  39. Bluenoser says:

    I’ve always said that every joke made about or against a person has an element of truth to it. Tindall knew exactly what he was saying. It wasn’t a joke.

    • Feeshalori says:

      Many a true thing is said with a smile is another axiom.

    • Lizzie says:

      I think it never was a joke, just really funny to him. US football players have been found to have some brain damage from concussions – any chance that is the case with this thug?
      No wonder he or his wife are very rarely front and center.

  40. Michelle says:

    As a brit these people are not a representation of our country. They still see everyone as peasants no matter how much they try to normalise themselves (The pub lunches and all the other bullshit.) The only genuine royal is Harry and will always be loved by majority of UK public.

    • Emma says:

      With respect there’s definitely a segment of the English population, particularly the football fans, that is exactly this kind of violent yob. Every nation has them especially my own so this is not trying to slam you in any way.

  41. BUBS says:

    PS: Thank you, Kaiser, for using the correct headline. No sugar-coating or beating about the bush. Those horrible people want to “violently assault” Harry! Let’s call a spade a spade and not a gardening equipment! No euphemisms here!

  42. Margaret says:

    Mike is not a handsome man, and Zara is not a attractive woman. Jealousy comes to mind.

  43. Seaflower says:

    Disgusting, vile thug.

    • L4frimaire says:

      He’s such a scumbag who loves to run his mouth. What exactly have they been doing for the past couple years? Not exactly making bank. When exactly did he say this? He’s incredibly indiscreet I feel like the paper took a few conversations and cobbled it into one article. They like to sit on info to attack the Sussexes when the timing suits the .

      • Lorelei says:

        Mike is absolutely a scumbag, but in this case, I feel like it’s almost good that there is one family member stupid enough to say these things out loud.

        This sh!t is now public record and if anything ever happens to Harry or his family, it won’t be so funny to Mike anymore.

  44. MsIam says:

    Mike Tindall sounds like a real creep. No wonder he fits right in with the rest of them.

  45. Harper says:

    At Balmoral, the family is sitting around talking about punching Harry. Oh, how funny. I hope Harry has no qualms about going nuclear in his upcoming memoir.

    • Lorelei says:

      @Harper, same. I hope they antagonize Harry to the point where he feels he can and should tell all of these stories from HIS point of view in his book. That family has given him no reason whatsoever to be loyal and keep some things private—in fact, quite the opposite. It really seems like ever since he left, they’ve purposely been saying and doing things specifically meant to anger Harry.

      Most people, knowing that the person they’re trashing is in the process of writing a highly anticipated memoir, would either keep their mouths shut completely, or act as Eugenie has— not out of love or loyalty to Harry, but in an attempt to cover their own asses and hope they’re not mentioned much in the book. But once again these people are their own worst enemies because they are dumber than dirt.

      I know he’s definitely going to want to go back for the Queen’s funeral, but I hope he goes alone and then never sets foot on UK soil ever again after that. (At least not until it’s time for Charles’s funeral, or a maybe member of the Spencer family who he’s remained close to.)

      It’s incredibly sad that Harry’s children will never get to have normal, fun relationships with their cousins — and that eventually Archie and Lilibet will see photos of their cousins frolicking about at polo matches or whatever — but they willfully did this to themselves. They became people that Harry actively needs to keep away from his wife and children. And he’s going to have to find a way to explain all of this to them when they’re older.

      I just feel so very sorry for Harry, because I can’t imagine how painful this entire process of learning who his family members really are and what their true feelings about him has been.

  46. Crowned Huntress says:

    This is why I always get so nervous when Harry returns to the UK, his family is openly hostile and dangerous. I know Meghan must be besides herself with worry each time he agrees to fly over for a few days, wondering if he’s going to make it back home in one piece..

    I hope there comes a time where he starts to decline invitations all together, I don’t see the point in tempting fate when dealing with his spiteful and malevolent relatives who have already tried to kill him and his family & contributed to his wife’s suicidal ideations & miscarriage.

  47. LP says:

    The jealousy is spewing from every inch of this mans body and this family. Eek!
    I wish someone would do any investigative piece into this family like they did with Britney Spears’s dad. I feel like not enough people have a clue what Meghan esp had to go through with this family. We got some of it from the Oprah interview but not enough detail to understand the full weight. Unless you’re paying attention it’s easy to miss a lot of this. Until someone exposes this family the BM especially will always try to blame Harry and Meghan if they don’t show up to Christmas or birthdays or “ I haven’t seen my grandchild, etc etc

  48. Athena says:

    How does a Mike Tindall end up married into the British royal family?
    Does the UK aristocracy consider the BRF beneath them? because none of them attempted to marry any of these blood princesses, Margaret, Anne, Zara, Beatrice, Eugenie, Margaret’s daughter. Even Elizabeth married a penniless foreign prince.
    With the exception of Diana, no aristocratic woman married any of the men. Andrew, Edward, Peter Phillip, William, Margaret’s son, none of them married an aristo. It just seem strange to me.

    • Jan90067 says:

      The Aristos HAVE that life, minus the fishbowl existence, and a lot of their families have *much* better pedigrees than the Windsors. They just may not have the ready cash (land rich/cash poor).

      • Tigerlily says:

        @jan90067 You’re right that the aristos have it all. Plus I do believe they look down on RF as ‘foreign’.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      The Queen Mother was as aristocratic as they come as was The Duchess of Gloucester who was aka Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott. However, these two came on the scene way before the The Fail, The Slow or The Scum began running wide-open on the BRF.

      My guess is that no UK aristocrat or member of the upper wealth class has any desire to have their life dissected on a daily basis by The Fail, The Slow or The Scum.

      Neither Chelsy Davy, Cressida Bonas, Jecca Craig or Isabella Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe had any interest in being a royal person.

      • Charm says:

        We have no idea if Chelsy Davy or Cressida Bonas were offered the opportunity to become “a royal person.”

      • BayTampaBay says:

        Chelsy made a statement in some interview, that was carried in several publications, that she and Harry broke-up after the Cambridge wedding as that was “the moment” when she decided she wanted no part of Royal Life.

    • Kfg says:

      The Windsors are considered beneath the other aristos bc they’re German. People thought Diana married down when she married Charles.

    • Lionel says:

      @Athena: Yes I’d love to know more about this too! One the one hand, you’re swimming in a shallow pool if you can only marry aristos, so hopefully most of these commoner marriages were for “love,” at least at the beginning. (Sarah Ferguson was aristo-adjacent enough that I think she counted as aristo, though ironically she and Andrew seem to have stood the test of time in their own disturbed way.)

      But on the other hand, I’ve always heard that the aristos look down on the Royals as arriviste inbred Germans. I don’t know if this is true at all, but I’d love to read some juicy info on the subject!

      • Sofia says:

        When the “Catherine the Great” article came out, there was gossip that most of the aristocracy looked down on the royals in general because, like you said, see them as German arrivistes. Especially as a lot of aristos themselves have bloodlines/ancestry longer and more English than the Windsors. Some can even trace them to the Earls that came with William the Conqueror.

        But aristos these days aren’t even marrying each other. Most are marrying “outside” the circles, especially the women marrying men in finance (aka the ones who can fund their lifestyles). And no one wants to look after a stately home because it’s too much work. And why work when you can go pose on Tatler or head to Italy for some party?

      • ProfPlum says:

        @Lionel, was just coming here to say that Fergie (through her mother) was a minor aristo.

      • SnoodleDumpling says:

        Fergie is Diana’s 4th cousin and directly descended from King Charles II (through an illegitimate line). She is DEFINITELY aristo enough.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        @ProfPlum – Fergie is a great-great granddaughter of William Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch through her father’s maternal line.

  49. Well Wisher says:

    Another confirmation that the Duke of Sussex made the easy decision when he intuit that being with his wife and family is more important than dysfunction.

    Mike Tindall would be in the crown? a minor royal via marriage? Why?

    • BUBS says:

      The man thinks too highly of himself.

    • Sofia says:

      Considering his own wife and brother-in-law weren’t in it and his father-in-law was barely in it, I wouldn’t make any strong bets he’s going to be in it if I were him (and they might not even show him because they may not get that far)

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Well Lady Anne Glenconner was in “The Crown” so who knows.

      I think I read somewhere that ‘The Crown” will end with the aftermath of Diana’s death.

  50. Chantal says:

    I’m sure they would. Except it’s 2021 and I suspect that anyone who tried to lay hands on Harry these days would need their own protection officers. He’s a vet so knows how to fight. When a rumor circulated about William and Harry coming to blows before Sussexit, around the time of Rosegate, the consensus was that Harry would win in any fight against William and probably kicked his butt. The rumor alluded that the fight was over William cheating on Kate which we know is a lie. Exchange words – maybe. Fight for Kate – hell no. The only things to drive brothers to come to physical blows would be over money or a woman.

    After reading that post, I thought wow, if they’re this unhinged about Harry leaving and openly opining about doing physical harm to him, the things they must have said about Princess Diana! I’m seriously rethinking every bit of propaganda I’ve ever read about her accident. Mike tends to speak the quiet parts aloud which is the only reason I pay any attention to him. He smartly didn’t include harming Meghan in his musings-even they know better that to say that out loud. Threatening the People’s Prince is beyond stupid. If Harry has thought of even returning for a brief visit, I hope this changes his mind. This proves that neither he nor his family would ever be safe. Also beef up their security. Somebody from one of those palaces better do some major damage control and fast!

  51. Likeyoucare says:

    The aristo is dirt poor too. So thats why they wont marry the royals.
    Most of them are blood relatives too.
    Camilla is a descendant of king’s mistress.
    It will be funny is they get dna test.
    When you marry your close cousins, you will get horrible genetic. Dumb and ugly.

  52. Savannah says:

    Just based on the way he talks about Harry, I can tell he was being scapegoated. This goes back pre-marriage. A new spouse will make you see the writing on the wall fairly quickly though. Harry blew up their game and it wasn’t so funny anymore. I have siblings that no longer speak to me all because I asked them to stop “belittling” me with their “humor.”

    • Liz version 700 says:

      Savannah I am sorry you lost your siblings, but good on you for telling them to stop emotionally abusing you! That takes guts.

  53. Giddy says:

    The jealousy must be volcanic. That 18 year old has matured into a man so far beyond Mike Tindall that it’s ridiculous. Harry and Meghan are superstars on the world stage. One of the few couples I can think of who can equal them in charisma and brilliance is the Obamas. While H&M were having meetings at the U.N. recently, Mike was probably drunk on his couch, while Zara was deciding which ugly hat to wear the next day. It must gall them to realize how the rest of the world views the Sussexes.

  54. Marivic says:

    Mike Tindall is a mad man. He undoubtedly has a criminal mind.

    • Jaded says:

      He’s a soccer yob, he doesn’t have enough intelligence to be a criminal, he’s merely an arrogant lout. Thinks he’s steak when he’s nothing but hamburger.

    • Lorelei says:

      @Marivic I think he’s too stupid to even be able to successfully pull off criminal behavior. Ted Bundy was smarter than this idiot.

      • SnoodleDumpling says:

        He’s juuuuust smart enough to attach himself to people some combination of smarter, richer, more connected, and/or more powerful than himself. He did definitely marry up, but mainly because Zara has enough sense to (mostly) keep her mouth shut.

        I don’t really know what she gets out of it, though, aside from robust breeding stock who is capable of and willing to follow orders, and has no problem being put on display in the manner the BRF does. They certainly seem to have a great many personal values in common.

  55. Athena says:

    The other thing this story highlights is the lack of respect for the royal family. These two guys thought nothing of raising their hands to the son of a future king. I don’t think anyone in the US would think, just for fun let’s punch the President’s child or grandchild to see what the secret service would do.

  56. AmelieOriginal says:

    Mike Tindall has always had loose lips which is fun when he leaks certain “juicy” details about the royal family, but this was one story he should have kept to himself. We obviously have only one side of the story, maybe Harry was in on it and wanted to test his RPOs, who knows. Maybe Harry was being a bit of a brat and Mike got angry and decided to hit him (still not a valid reason to do that). And maybe it was just drunk Mike thinking it would be funny to hit his girlfriend’s 18 year old royal cousin out of the blue to see what the RPOs would do. However the bottom line: he punched Harry a few times when he was a young guy and seems to think it’s funny to joke about. What a prize, Zara must be so proud.

    I feel sorry for his kids but they will most likely grow up to be just as entitled, bratty, and unpleasant as their parents.

  57. Ania says:

    Jeez what a horrible, toxic, dysfunctional bunch (I will not say family). M&H are thanking their lucky stars that the situation forced them to leave. I really hope Meg will never set her foot in UK officially, I would never feel safe around the RF.

    I’ve never been a conspiracy fan and I was 8 when Diana died but watching it happen again it would not surprise me I we found out sth fishy one day.

  58. Athena says:

    And lastly, the other thing this tells me is that the family is not acknowledging any responsibility for what happened, they don’t see their part in it at all, there’s no introspection, it’s all Harry’s fault. Since they can’t take him in a room and take turns beating the daylight out of him (the sad thing is I can clearly visualize them doing that) they’ll continue their attack in the press.
    Most people when one of their own finds his or her way in the world, and make something of his or her life are happy for them, proud of them, but apparently that’s not the case in this family. I was thinking this weekend that Charles must secretly be proud of Harry but I guess I’m wrong. This is family that want to see its members broken and beholden.

    • L4frimaire says:

      They absolutely refuse to take any responsibility for their nasty, abusive behavior. Instead, they blame Harry and Meghan for spilling family business. Some of these crazy Meghan haters always start with they’re traitors, they trashed their family, while openly trashing and smearing this couple from day one. It really is just so horrible that they attacked and caused deliberate harm to an individual because they were decent, hardworking and charismatic. The whole lot of them deserve no grace for what they did. F*ck that lumpen faced troll Tindall.

  59. Sof says:

    Judging by the comments I take that none of you guys has been around rugby players or know how that world works. Of course trying to punch the guy with security was funny to them, they were trained to be machines from a very young age. There was this “delicate” prince who obviously cound’t fight them under normal circumstances. That’s what rugby players do, they gang up on weaker people.
    (I’m not justifying them btw, I think their culture is horrible and super problematic. In my country they act the same way, they even killed people on nights out. Ugh)

  60. Cat77 says:

    Reading these comments wondering why anyone would be surprised by toxic royal behavior….I mean….Western Civ classes….

  61. Amy Bee says:

    This story also tells me Harry had to put up with a lot bullying and toxic behaviour from his family.

  62. aquarius64 says:

    Harry needs to apply for US citizenship and be done with it.

    • SnoodleDumpling says:

      For foreign nationals married to US citizens, you have to be a legal resident of the US for a minimum of three years before you can apply for naturalization. Halfway there!

  63. Green Desert says:

    Every time this absolute CRETIN opens his mouth he outs himself as stupid and toxic. And this time, some actual references to violence and safety. Oh haha, you tried to punch your then-teenage cousin? Hilarious. The family would still like to punch him? So funny. Oh and also, remember they don’t have royal security? LOL. This family is so f*cking dysfunctional and actually quite sinister.

    I really wish the RR were made up of journalists with integrity who would call out this disgusting behavior. Keep showing us who you are, Mikey.

    • Lorelei says:

      @Green Desert, there’s no hope for the ROTA, but I’m consistently surprised that there isn’t at least ONE publication that would report on all of this honestly. Not even one!

      • BayTampaBay says:

        None of the Royal Reporters would report on the true state of the Wales’ marriage until the Andrew Morton book was released.

        Royal Tabloid Reporters thoroughly understand the game that they are playing.

      • Lorelei says:

        @Bay, I know we don’t know much about it yet, but maybe Tina Brown’s book will serve the same function today as Morton’s did back then. 🤞

        I will lose my mind with excitement when we get a release date for it!

  64. Faye G says:

    What an ugly person, both inside and out, to joke about harming your own family members. With family like that, who needs enemies? I hope Meghan and Archie never set foot in England again.

  65. JennyJazzhands says:

    Pulling their security was dangerous and spiteful but I always thought it was meant to “scare them” into coming back not to ensure something terrible happened to them.
    Anyway, shoutout to the Sussex couple for calling their bluff and breaking free.
    Tyler perry has always seemed like a good dude but I see him in an even brighter light for how he helped them transition out of the cesspool.

  66. Over it says:

    First off, what a waste of space mike the dumb nuts is, second. Imagine being a grown ass man and you and your other empty headed buddy picking on a child. Third, I believe when Harry said in that African interview that if you knew what I knew. This is what I think he found out. His mom security was pulled from her to teach her a lesson, no one walks away from that family and is supposed to thrive. I use to think people who said this was reaching a bit, however after this statement from empty Mike, I no longer think so. The reason mike would side with the Windsors is because Harry wife is black. Racist bigot will always choose white over quality and goodness.
    This is Charles son and the fact that he could be so heartless about his safety, tells me all I will ever need to know about him and that den of demons.
    My heart breaks for Harry, he hasn’t know the value of family love since his mom died right up until he met Meghan and now has her and her mom and his children.
    I will never forgive these people for what they have done to Harry , Meghan and their children

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Diana’s security was not pulled. Diana dismissed her Personal Royal Security. There is enough cold hard ugly truth about the Windsor-Mountbattens that we do not need to make any effort to stretch the truth.

      • Tessa says:

        Diana though was ousted from the family and treated badly. Jephson recorded an episode where Charles put down his wife in public. It is not a nice family to marry into. IMO.

      • Sid says:

        I recall the story being that Diana refused to have royal protection officers because she believed they were spying on her and reporting back to Charles and Co. Which is something I can believe Charles and Co. would do considering everything we have learned about the family in the time since. But taking into account everything we have learned about these people and how their media sycophants blatantly lie for them, is there any proof Diana is the one who turned down having royal security? These people had us believing that Meghan and Harry didn’t want Archie having any titles, then we found out that was not the case at all.

  67. zinjazin says:

    How brutish and awkward at the same time. I feel bad for Harry having to deal with stuff like this at such a young age.

  68. Layla says:

    And we’re still sure these sociopaths didn’t kill Princess Diana?

    • Moxylady says:

      Honestly the longer this goes on, the more and more sure I am that they did. Or at the very least, made it inevitable. Pulling security. Telling the media to hound her. Etc.

  69. Lucylee says:

    At the last family, meeting members talked about what they think H will say about them in his book that will make them look worse than They already look. It was decided that everyone should start dropping stories ahead of the book.

  70. tamsin says:

    This man is a neanderthal and every time he opens his mouth he spews indiscretion. Now he reveals he is not only racist, but a thug and a bully as well. He seems like a good father and husband, but what a piece of work. It makes me think less of Zara for choosing him.

  71. Lorelei says:

    Poor Kate, having her big, “glamorous” night overshadowed by Mike Tindall and his big mouth 😔

  72. L4frimaire says:

    Now we know why Uncle Gary wasn’t at the wedding. He’s been fired and big mouth Mike Tindall is now the Windsor’s new dog. That face isn’t even worth sitting on, much less looking at.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Mike Tindal did not realize what he was saying and probably still does not realize what he said.

      Mike Tindal IS actually THAT stupid just as Andrew is actually THAT stupid.

  73. jferber says:

    Two meatheads going after a teenager. Sickening and cowardly. Try going after the bouncer, not a kid, and get your asses kicked. Stupid losers. I am seriously worried about Harry going to see his family in the U.K. EVER. If he gets “their” security, that is very problematic. To the royals, Harry is an enemy of the state. Harry is not safe with his own family. He isn’t. His mother wasn’t either. Games within games. Deadly games. I truly wish Harry would NEVER go back to the U.K.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      It seems certain type of UK “Lads” just like to get into brawls and alcohol does not help.

      Jeremy Clarkson, a 50+ year old TV star, got into a brawl in to a closed restaurant with someone and hit the poor dude knowing the dude could not hit him back.

      • SnoodleDumpling says:

        Do you mean the time he punched Piers Morgan or the altercation with the producer for his show? Or is there another incident I don’t know about?

  74. swirlmamad says:

    Wow, so Mike Tindall’s personality matches his face. Nasty and ugly as sin. I just feel so badly for Harry every time stuff like this comes out, knowing that virtually no one in that “family” (aside from Eugenie) had his back or even gave a sh*t about him at all.

  75. Debbie says:

    How does Mike Tindall end up married in the British Royal Family?

    Come on now. Who else was going to take that creature off their hands? (And don’t even try to @ me — I don’t care. You show me your true colors, I’ll react to the ugliness you show. Simple.)

  76. Kelsey says:

    Soooo where was the part where we were supposed to laugh, Michael?

  77. Kat says:

    This is some Jerry Springer level gaucheness. The royal family are trash under the titles and tiaras.

  78. Janice Hill says:

    Because Meghan is a half-black, divorced, American woman, they said she was low class. But because Mike Tindall is a white British man who cheats on his wife, they DON’T say he is low class. I remember when he was outed for “flirting” with women. The bouncer in the bar said he told the press because Tindall was disrespecting the Queen.

  79. Tessa says:

    Very offputting. I did not like it also when he acted like it would have been bad to have a third daughter instead of a son. HE said something that implied he would try again for a boy if it had been another girl.

  80. Kerri says:

    Any day now a member of that BRF is going to admit to murdering Dodi and Diana. Those trash royals can’t hide their real feelings anymore. And the Queen is more complicit in hurting Harry than I think he cares to believe. His marriage saved him that cult of a family is trash. They need to be abolished .

    • Nyro says:

      I don’t know if the behavior has a name but it seems like when someone grows up in an abusive family, they latch on to one person, the least toxic, and almost turns them into a saint, even though that person is also trash. I see that a lot and I don’t know if it’s a thing in psychology or whatever. But it seems like that’s what Harry is doing with the queen.

      • Kalana says:

        She may have been the one who supported Harry being allowed to go to Afghanistan or carry out his overseas work. She also gave her approval for Harry to marry Meghan when the rest of the family seemed against it, and did an engagement with her.

  81. LovesitinNM says:

    What an absolute lowlife.

  82. nina says:

    The BRF need to shut that dumb ass garden gnome up.

  83. blunt talker says:

    Every time I hear stories like this involving Harry in his younger days-I think these people are savages-the royal family allowed this to happen even though Harry might have been in on it-A stern warning should have been given to protect Harry-If they sit around talking like this-Imagine what was said about Princess Diana-this gives me the willies-Deep down inside myself I believe the royal family did something to cause Diana’s death-how I don’t know but I sense they had a hand in it-Please God protect Harry, Meghan, the children,and others from this bastation of pure evil.

  84. Rare0217 says:

    He should have kept this to himself

  85. RoyalBlue says:

    Another one spouting off who indirectly sucks off the kingdom’s teat.

    Of course they would love to assault him. And if this were 500 years ago when the King held real power then I bet they would not have hesitated to use that power to have the Sussexes hung for Treason. I wonder if it’s slowly dawning on them that they no longer control anything.

  86. Deeanna says:

    Re: Diana’s death
    Driver Henri Paul’s blood alcohol level came in at 0.175 (when expressed as we in the U.S. are used to seeing it listed) which is three times the legal limit in France. This is a “damn, damn drunk” level. Plus he had Prozac and some anti-aggression medication used with alcoholics on board.

    Shown on video cameras, he does not appear to be impaired. He walks, he talks with others, he bends over to tie a shoe. One would think that bodyguard Trevor Reese-Jones, who spoke with him several times that evening prior to getting into a vehicle with him might have hesitated to do so had he detected any signs of drunkenness.

    So, the guy was wildly drunk but didn’t show it. Okay. Possible? Maybe.

    But what has kept me disbelieving the presented stories over all these years is that there has NEVER been an explanation of a near-lethal level of Carbon Monoxide in his blood – measured at 20%. This finding is just so bizarre, so far out of the realm of normal that it is just a huge red flag. NOBODY with this level of Carbon Monoxide would even be standing upright, let alone walking or talking. It is just not physiologically possible.

    Numerous medical doctors, lab technicians and other medical experts over the years have examined these published lab results. The conclusion is that this simply could not have been Henri Paul’s blood.

    So think about that. His blood was switched. Why? Because somebody wanted it to be ‘- without question – a drunk driver accident.

    Except whoever did it stupidly chose the blood of some depressed person who likely committed suicide via drinking alcohol and breathing in car exhaust. (There is no way to get carbon monoxide into your blood stream except by breathing it in. From a motor vehicle, a motorcycle, a gasoline powered generator, etc.)

  87. Monica says:

    So, apparently the BRF really are like this SNL skit.