Bower: Why didn’t the Sussexes mention King Charles’s health in Nigeria?!

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That rotten old egg-fart Tom Bower is at it again. For the most part, Bower just obsesses over all things Sussex, although he did reveal some interesting tea about the Princess of Wales a few months ago. In recent weeks, he’s tried to revive the “bullying investigation” into the Duchess of Sussex and he’s screeched hysterically about Harry’s official change of residence on some Travalyst filings. As one can imagine, Bower is literally frothing with rage over the Sussexes’ successful Nigerian tour. Sidenote: Bower is like every other royalist reporter, obsessed with endlessly repeating that Meghan has Nigerian DNA. It’s like an itch they have to scratch, they’ve gone on and on about it in nearly every article about the tour. Anyway, Bower has lost the plot – he’s very mad about the Nigerian tour but he’s not sure why he’s mad. Something about their titles or maybe Meghan’s clothes or how Meghan was a nobody before Harry (just a successful actress on a popular cable show, making a six-figure or seven-figure annual income).

Dressed like a Hollywood A-lister at the Oscars, Meghan Markle’s perma-smile throughout her three-day ‘royal tour’ in Nigeria said it all: ‘I’ve won.’ Sceptics might wonder whether this latest leg of Brand Sussex’s hectic campaign of self-promotion revolved around not only their own commercial interests, but at the British Royal Family. The duchess never let anyone forget just why her visit to Nigeria was special. Her mother’s forefather, she says, was a Nigerian taken as a slave to America, and a DNA test had concluded she was 43 per cent Nigerian. This, she told her hosts, is ‘my country’.

Of course, she understands that it is marriage to Prince Harry that has propelled an actress in a cable TV show, who was relatively unknown in the UK, to global fame. And rarely has any wife shown so much public adoration for a husband than Meghan over the last three days.

Amid all that relentless promotion of the Sussex brand and the Invictus Games, there was scant mention of Nigeria’s status as an important member of the Commonwealth – an organisation of 54 countries so cherished by the late Queen Elizabeth. Just six years ago, the Queen appointed Meghan as an ambassador to the Commonwealth. Later, she was elevated by Her Majesty to be vice president of the Commonwealth Trust. At the time, few could have imagined that Meghan and Harry would soon be denouncing members of their own family as racist in a television interview with Oprah Winfrey.

I’m not surprised that the Sussexes now seem to have retreated from their outrageous suggestion, made to Oprah, that Buckingham Palace had decided – before their son Archie was even born – to deny him a title and security protection because he is mixed race. For all the adulation they’ve received from crowds in Nigeria, I find it hard to shake off a sense of anger about their attacks on the Royal Family on television and in Spare, Harry’s best-selling memoir. The Sussexes seem oblivious to the enormous damage they have caused.

Meanwhile, King Charles is emerging slowly from his cancer treatment while the Princess of Wales continues to fight her own battle with the disease. As the Sussexes enjoy VIP luxury in Heathrow’s aptly named Windsor Lounge awaiting their onward flight to Los Angeles – no doubt scrolling through the glowing reports of their trip – perhaps they could ask themselves this: was it really too much, while on their visit to Nigeria, to send public good wishes to their stricken relatives?

I wonder whether, more privately, they might have the honesty to acknowledge that all this fame and status has its roots in the very institution that they have chosen to attack. I doubt it.

Curbing this graceless sabotage is King Charles’s responsibility. Only by stripping the Sussexes of their titles – their most obvious connection with true royalty – can the charade be terminated. And for the sake of the Royal Family, Charles should end the farce of Harry using the Commonwealth as a prop for Brand Sussex.

[From The Daily Mail]

I laughed at “there was scant mention of Nigeria’s status as an important member of the Commonwealth.” The Sussexes weren’t there on behalf of the Windsors or the British commonwealth. The British media screamed, wailed and cried about it for days, that the Sussexes were “acting like royals” and that the trip was “like a royal tour,” even though the Sussexes did nothing on behalf of any British interests. Bower and his ilk cannot stand that a commonwealth country invited the Sussexes and treated the Sussexes like VIPs, simply because of the Invictus games and because the Sussexes are global philanthropists. If the Sussexes had talked about the commonwealth or made public comments wishing the king well, then Bower would have attacked them for that too – how dare they mention the king and commonwealth, this isn’t supposed to be a royal tour, etc.

“Only by stripping the Sussexes of their titles – their most obvious connection with true royalty” – this was published after Meghan was given the title of Nigerian princess, Ada Mazi of the Ancient Arochukwu Kingdom, by four Nigerian kings. Perhaps Bower does not believe that’s “true royalty.” I can guarantee that he does not.

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70 Responses to “Bower: Why didn’t the Sussexes mention King Charles’s health in Nigeria?!”

  1. molly says:

    If the Commonwealth, esp Nigeria, is so important to the BRF, why don’t any of the “working” Royals go have a visit? Too busy at the garden party?

    • MsIam says:

      Tom Bower claimed that Charles doesn’t like visiting Africa because he feels its not “culturally significant” like India. Maybe they should return all of the African artifacts then. A clip from the interview where Bower said this is now making the rounds on social media. He said it during Charles and Camilla’s Kenya visit. So way to wave that racism flag Charles. The whole bunch is terrible.

      • OriginalMich says:

        I saw that clip and wondered when he said it. I was jaw-droppingly racist and EXTREMELY damaging to Charles.

      • acha says:

        LOL! The racism of those people. As if Africa wasn’t the original homeland of all humans, and home of the very earliest civilizations. That just burns me up!

      • molly says:

        But doesn’t Africa belong to Pegs? Haven’t seen him there in a while…

      • goofpuff says:

        King Chuck only cares about it because he likes lording over a British Empire than just being King of the UK. As long as everyone acts like part of his fiefdom and worships his royalness, he doesn’t care.

    • Lau says:

      When they do visit Commonwealth countries they make racist *sses of themselves so it’s probably best that they just stay at home on Salt Island and shut their mouths (something they are apparently incapable of doing).

  2. MsIam says:

    This puddle-faced troll needs to give it a rest. Harry is supposedly snubbed and exiled but he and Meghan have to spend every waking minute acknowledging the “family”. They’ve gone Tom Bower, and they’ve gone on to success no matter how many books and bullying claims you want to throw out there.

  3. ML says:

    Interesting how TB doesn’t mention WanK. K is sort of referenced in “stricken relatives,” but this sounds like a racist hissy fit coming from someone close to CRex.

    • Not a Subject says:

      What’s so rich about all of this is that Tom Bower wrote one of the most scathing & anti-monarchy books about KC3 that’s ever been published. All bile. Yet now he’s suddenly switched to lauding KC3 – I guess his racism toward Meghan was greater than lack of affection for the king. Lol.

  4. Beverley says:

    If that crusty old racist Bowels doesn’t see Nigerian royalty as legit, well we all know why.

    The royalists are determined to show they ass.

    • Shoshone says:

      The Nigerian people probably have very mixed feelings about receiving members of the BRF with the exception of H&M. When a young Queen Elizabeth II visited Nigeria the kings of the Nigerian peoples were required to remove their head coverings and ceremonially bow to her. One king, beloved Attah Ameh Oboni king of the Igala kingdom, refused. It was the tradition of his people that should their king ever remove his head covering and bow to another that it would lead to his death. Although it is debated that he eventually did comply in order to save his people from retaliation by the British colonialists he was imprisoned and he did commit suicide in prison. (Wikipedia) The BRF are a bunch of utter wankers.

  5. swaz says:

    Bower is so happy that the Sussexes were in Nigeria, he’s gonna have a paycheck for months writing about this 🤣🤣🤣

    • Elon's Sink says:

      Exactly! This is why the Sussexes’ titles will not be removed/revoked/whatever. Everyone uses Harry & Meghan “to eat ah food” (Trini slang meaning to make money/get benefits). The minute those titles are gone, there would be almost no point in talking about them, or even using them as shields.

  6. Sue says:

    So very much another situation where Harry is damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t. How long, I wonder, will they play the “How dare Harry mention his father’s cancer diagnosis” — “How dare Harry not mention his father’s cancer diagnosis” card. At least in the olden days, before Charles fell ill, they mixed things up a bit in what they chose to be outraged over. Kept us on our toes. Now they are just tediously predictable.

  7. Aud says:

    Honestly, stop giving this whiny old man attention. He doesn’t deserve it.

    Let his hate go straight into the void.

  8. Jay says:

    Bower and the rest of the Rota updating that meme of “How Often do you think about the British Empire?” Answer: they are never not thinking about it

  9. aquarius64 says:

    Tom Bowels was on a show or podcast recently saying Charles only likes visiting WHITE commonwealth countries and puts up with visiting with commonwealth countries with a predominantly black population. Perhaps that’s the reason?

    • sunny says:

      If he admitted that beyond being racist, he’s stupid. The Commonwealth is made up of a majority of Black and brown people.

      • Jais says:

        Oh he strait up said it with a smirk on his face. Charles only likes the white CW countries plus India and he doesn’t find Africa culturally interesting. If I was Charles, I’d sue Bower but since it’s probably true he won’t.

      • goofpuff says:

        He did say those awful things and there’s a video of it circulating social media.

      • pottymouth pup says:

        that wasn’t the end of the heinous tripe he spewed. He also said colonialism wasn’t that bad and brought up the black on black crime trope then pretty much leaned in on implying the colonizers were mostly white saviors

    • sian chelty says:

      Yes, it was posted last night on twitter. One of the commentors said that Tom Bowels said it when Chucky and his side-piece were in Kenya last year. Why it wasn’t spread far and wide, at the time, is beyond me. It is utterly racist!

  10. Jais says:

    So he doesn’t once mention why they actually were there. Bc of the IG. Which has nothing to do with the commonwealth. His entire rant would collapse if he did.

    • Christine says:

      Exactly. He also fails to bring up the point that the LAST time Meghan and Harry were in a Commonwealth country for Invictus Games business (Canada), Harry was asked by Will Reeve about his father, and he gave a very non-committal statement of support, and these a-holes wailed about how no one can tell Harry anything without it getting “leaked” for weeks.

      “was it really too much, while on their visit to Nigeria, to send public good wishes to their stricken relatives?”

      YES, Tom Bower, YEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS it was “too much”, because either way you absolute sewer dwellers were going to flog them for it.

  11. Lili says:

    Pretzels all around these guys are twisting themselves in knots, the otherguy williams of the donkey sanctuary fame said they dont trust Harry because he had an interview with GMA after his meeting with Crex in Feb now bowel movement wants them to centre him on their tour after ignoring harry when he was on your door step. You cant make this stuff up crazy

  12. OliviaOne says:

    So much wrong here but what stood out to me as the most condescending, little, vile jib/comment was this “Her mother’s forefather, she says…”
    “…she says…” as if we should doubt it and it is a lie.

  13. He didn’t mention the putz because nobody asked. Again this was an invitation by Nigeria for Invictus purposes only. He should stop trying to make Nigeria non important. I have seen on twitter Nigerians asking why they are still in the commonwealth which does nothing for them. The nations of Africa need to be done with the commonwealth. I believe Nigeria has oil so they have something that is wanted. UK should tread lightly with this bullsh*t trying to make Africa not important. It’s racist and the world sees this.

  14. Amy Bee says:

    These royal commentators can’t have it both ways. As they’ve said there’s no half in, half out royals so why are they expecting Harry and Meghan to mention the Commonwealth and to send a message to Charles. They don’t represent the Royal Family and they were in Nigeria for Archewell and the Invictus Games? Plus, Charles had a chance to meet Harry when he was in London and he said he was too busy.

  15. Elizabeth Kerri Mahon says:

    Prince Harry will still be a prince of the United Kingdom even if he is no longer the Duke of Sussex, and Meghan will be Princess Henry and a Nigerian princess in her own right. Does Bower not remember how outraged people were when Diana was stripped of her HRH? Does he think Harry will be less royal without that Duke title? Also, doesn’t removing his titles take an Act of Parliament? And while KCIII is at it, why not remove the Duke of York title from Prince Pedo?

    • Sue says:

      They always conveniently forget this whenever chatter about stripping titles comes up. They also don’t seem to get that to the average person calling someone a Prince or Princess seems like a step up from Duke or Duchess. They are incapable of grasping that though. Meghan might choose to never use the title “Princess Henry” but it would be her decision to do so if she wishes. And there isn’t one thing Chuckles and his cronies could do about it.

    • rosa mwemaid says:

      Peados are not as bad as princes who marry partly Nigerian women.

  16. QuiteContrary says:

    “I find it hard to shake off a sense of anger about their attacks on the Royal Family …”

    Get some therapy, dude. You need help.

    • Moniquep says:

      Never mind the incessant attacks on Meghan and Harry by the entire British media, rota rats and so-called royal experts, all instigated or condoned by Charles and his spawn from hell.
      They all can continue to chew off their own knuckles.
      Harry and his family will continue to be blessed, because they have answered the call and are doing God’s work. Which can’t be said for the left behinds. Nothing they do has any measurable benefits to anyone.

  17. Eliora says:

    Oh they are big mad 😆. That’s how you know the trip was a resounding success for Harry and Meghan.

    This is what regret looks like. This what grief looks like. The UK media are regretting their treatment of the Sussexes and grieving what an enormous loss it is for the UK. Harry and Meghan have Princess Diana level star power. But alas the badly advised RF and vile BM rather stay in the anger stage. Oh well, stay mad.

    Btw, Charles didn’t mention Harry as he handed over control of Harry’s old regimens to William so what is good for the goose I guess.

    • Moniquep says:

      There was no reason to mention Harry, this had nothing to do with him. This is a position held by the Prince of Wales. It’s not like it would ever have gone to Harry. They are so obsessed with poking Harry, they somehow find a way to make everything about punishing him. Harry is no longer in the Service/ regiment, William is not commanding him, why would he care?

  18. MSS says:

    What is this guy talking about? He says that Meghan and Harry should send Charles and Kate public good wishes, but they were so quick to say that Harry would stress Charles out after Harry went to visit Charles in February, and I think the tabloids are still saying that. Also Harry and Meghan publicly wished Kate health and healing back in March and the tabloids were saying that she didn’t need their sympathy. So, oh well🤷‍♀️

  19. seaflower says:

    Gee, maybe Chuckles is irrelevant to the Nigerians.

  20. Bad Janet says:

    Wait, it isn’t a royal visit, right? Because there are no part time royals? Did Huevo and Chuckles mention Harry during their stupid Apache thing? Haven’t they proudly announced that Harry is cut off from all insider info?

    Oh, right, Harry always does the wrong thing, even when he does exactly what they say he should do. Of course he should talk about Charles during his non royal visit to Nigeria during an Invictus Games event that had nothing to do with the royal family, so they can complain about that.

  21. Harla A Brazen Hussy says:

    Ahh yes, the ole “strip them of their title” chestnut. *massive eye roll* What Tom conveniently ignores is the fact that only Parliament can strip anyone of their title and If they were to do that to the Sussex’s, there will be a long line of people asking about the Duke of York and other titled people with criminal histories. As Kaiser has so eloquently said in the past “if one has magic blood, they all have magic blood”.

  22. Because phuck Chuck and the horse he rode in on, that’s why. 🤷‍♀️ Next..

  23. Kit says:

    It’s funny watching all of this unfolds. A couple of observations:

    1) post QE2, the BRF really doesn’t give a F**k about the commonwealth. Particularly the black and brown ones. The racism by the British media is pretty revolting and revealing. Even more surprising, the UK government hasn’t stepped in to check the rampant racism and condescension. Nigeria is rich in resources and a powerhouse. You would think the UK would want to nurture a beneficial relationship instead of allowing the British media to insult Nigeria and its people. On behalf of Charles and little Willy, the British media in its rush to malign Meghan & Harry treats Nigeria as a vassal state with no agency of its own —as if the British empire still exists.

    2) it’s curious to see the British royals only real purpose in life is about satisfying their egos. Post QE2, these royals aren’t even pretending to serve the country. They certainly flush diplomacy down their golden loo. It’s all about serving themselves to all the riches and benefits that come along with their titles. Their lives are all about photo-ops, stupid undeserving titles, and tit for tat 5 yo tantrums. And my god how they lie.

    3) it’s hard to believe UK PM hasn’t done a Tony Blair and quietly advised these petty foolish royals to get their sh*t together.

    4) finally, the BRF’s obsession to destroy Harry and Meghan has undermined any legitimacy of its royal existence. The UK is barely coming out of a recession and many of its citizens in crises. So while the world burns, the UK media outlets, American MSM, and the more ”serious” journalists working in tandem with these past expired date royals are happy to act as royal propagandists. If these journalists or opinion piece writers want to show how desperate their career is, then, yeah follow the footsteps of the witless, one trick pony like Angela Levin, Camilla Tominey, or Tom Sykes. These people have no other talent beyond being charmless poison pen.

    • therese says:

      Kit, I thoroughly agree about the Tony Blair statement. (And your other points.) Queen EII only did what she did for Diana because Blair told her YOU, your reputation and the crown are in trouble if you continue this way. She honored Diana because it was in her best interest. I also think that if someone received a cancer diagnosis that one would be thinking about one’s mortality, and if a king, one’s legacy. It is past time for an intervention here.

  24. Hypocrisy says:

    These racist old white men screaming about how the common wealth countries choose to conduct themselves and who they choose to invite isn’t a very good look to be broadcasting to the world .. they might want to take a breath between rants to remember they need other countries for trade a lot more than we need them.

  25. Priscilla says:

    Does Bower really believe that if Chuck removes Harry’s titles people will develop amnesia & suddenly not remember that Harry is the son of the current King & grandson of the late QEII ? Does he want Chuck to drain Harry’s blood too, so they can unroyal him? Bower is a very stupid & vile old man.

  26. Brassy Rebel says:

    Just a friendly reminder that factually recounting all the abuses they endured from the royals is not “attacking the royal family”. It’s telling their truth in response to the actual relentless attacks coming from the palaces in the form of media briefing sprees. I get so sick of this tired trope.

  27. Cathy says:

    “How dare they not mention Charles or his illness” chundered Tom Bowelmovement as he deleted numerous articles he had already written about how dare Harry mention his father!
    “The cheek of these people!” As He thought of the money he wouldn’t earn from these articles he’d used AI to write…

  28. Saucy&Sassy says:

    “Of course, she understands that it is marriage to Prince Harry that has propelled an actress in a cable TV show, who was relatively unknown in the UK, to global fame.”

    They never mention any of her work with the UN, etc., before she met Harry. Geez. Cry more.

    The bm and their eternal screeching helped to propel H&M to the measure of fame they have now. GREAT JOB! You have learned nothing.

  29. Kathaela says:

    Why should they? Why talk about someone who is not there? Should they gossip?

  30. vpd4 says:

    This shi**t is never going to stop and I don’t know why, I keep thinking it is. These people are racist, obsessed, jealous and somewhat dangerous. I hope when Harry wins the court case against the tabloid(s) (I have to admit I don’t know which one) that it will stop.

  31. PopeArchibald says:

    Meghan to the Windsor’s (as spoken in her best Maya Rudolph): “you coulda had a Bad Bitch!”

  32. maisie says:

    They’ve been beating this same horse for so long now, when are they going to figure out that it’s long dead??

  33. Tessa says:

    Bower is obsessed over stripping their titles.

  34. Bklne says:

    If Tom Bowel is so preoccupied with “true royalty”, I have two words for him:

    “Queen” Camilla.

  35. Square2 says:

    British Government & RF should count their lucky stars that the Sussex did not go visit “Point Of No Return” in Badagry this time. By the name you can guess it presents the ugliness of slave trade & British Empire. So all those royalists & Royal 🐀 better shut their mouth.

  36. one of the marys says:

    What stood out to me was the description of Charles emerging slowly from cancer treatment. Which contradicts the palace and tabloid narrative that he’s busy busy busy too busy to meet his son.
    This past week proves Kate is on a completely different trajectory, personally or physically, because she’s not competing with Meghan. I hope the day comes when we find out what’s going on.

  37. Mel says:

    They are on a private trip, not a mission for the King, why would he bring his or Kate’s health up. I doubt anyone was asking….

    Can you imagine all the self-righteous pearl clutching if he had mentioned Chuckles and Kit Kat? “How dare he mention their names, it’s all for Netflix” LOL! They are DYING for Harry to talk about them, him never mentioning them means he’s not at indifference. They know he’s over them, but the BRF and the Rota just can’t quit Harry and Meghan.

  38. martha says:

    All the royal lackeys and lickspittles remind me of my time in Hollywood dealing with assistants (often of assistants of assistants) of Big Deals. The number of times I heard from assistants-of assistants-of assistants, “You’ll never work in this town again!.” Ha! oooo – they got me!

  39. May says:

    “was it really too much, while on their visit to Nigeria, to send public good wishes to their stricken relatives?”

    Was it really too much for Charles to send public good wishes to the Invictus Games participants on the 10th anniversary of those games?

    Was it really too much for Charles to send public good wishes to Prince Archie on his birthday?

    Was it really too much for Charles to see Harry when he was in town?

    Was it really too much for Charles to not be a sh**ty father and father-in-law?

    Apparently so. Harry and Meghan owe him nothing.

  40. L says:

    At birth, Prince Archie could’ve been dubbed Earl of Dumbarton, a secondary title of his father. But the racist British royals LIED when he was born and said his parents wanted him to be a “private citizen.” Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan were telling the truth about that. Tom Bowels is not only obsessed with Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan, he’s an absolutely disgusting racist who said Charles doesn’t like Africa and only wants to visit “white countries” in the commonwealth like “India.” He needs to shut tf up already.

  41. AC says:

    The left overs thinks they’re the center of the universe when in reality they’re irrelevant to the rest of the world 😆. Just stay in their own country, no one wants them around elsewhere.

  42. Over it says:

    I am sorry did Tom the old bat confuse Meghan with Kate ? Kate the missing coat hanger is the daughter Charles wish he had remember? I mean I read it just this week when chuck declared that Harry causes him stress . So why don’t they drag Kate out or whatever hole they have her in and have her wish chucky well . Meghan owes chuck jack- sh——t

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