His two cents. Gayle King poked fun at the debate surrounding prince harry And meghan markleCar chase in New York City.
“I think it was a very unfortunate incident,” the 68-year-old CBS news host said. page six While attending the 148th Preakness Stakes in Maryland on Saturday, May 20. “It’s upsetting to me that anyone would try to diminish something that matters to them. It’s upsetting to me.”
King said that for the people Harry, 38 and the Suit The alum, 41, reacted to the situation. “I’m really sorry this happened and very sorry they had to go through this,” she said. “Everyone can have all their opinions, but I always go back to, ‘How did they feel in that moment?'”
On Wednesday, May 17, news broke that the royal couple were involved in a “near-disastrous car chase” in Manhattan after attending the Ms Foundation’s 2023 Women of Vision Awards the day before. According to a representative for the Archwell co-founders, “highly invasive” photographers followed Harry, Meghan and her mother, Doria Ragland,
The spokeswoman continued, “This relentless pursuit that lasted more than two hours resulted in multiple collisions between other drivers, pedestrians and two NYPD officers on the road.” “Being a public figure comes with a level of public interest that should never come at the expense of anyone’s safety. The dissemination of these images, in the manner in which they were obtained, has been deemed a highly intrusive practice.” encourages that which is dangerous for all involved.
The Sussexes reportedly proceeded to “demand” that they be given any photographs taken during the examination from the Backgrid agency, which said in a statement to the BBC on Friday, May 19: “In the US, as I am sure You know, property belongs to its owner: third parties cannot just demand that it be given to them, as might kings.
chris sanchez, who was on hand as part of the pair’s security detail, described the scene to CNN on Wednesday as “pretty chaotic,” claiming photographers were “jumping curbs and red lights.” However, the NYPD provided a different perspective on what happened.
“The NYPD assisted the private security team protecting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” a statement from the department said. “There were a number of photographers who found their transportation challenging. There were no collisions, summonses, injuries or arrests reported in connection.
As more details about the incident came to light, Whoopi Goldberg Harry and Meghan’s experience questioned. His spokesperson called it a disastrous car chase. Others said it wasn’t bad, but I think people in New York know that if a car chase were possible in New York, we’d all make it to the theater in time. Will give,” she claimed in one episode. Scene,
The EGOT winner, 67, compared the difference between NYC traffic and that on the West Coast. “I think their spokesperson referred to something that you would typically refer to in Los Angeles. That’s where you get chased, that’s where you can move at high speed,” she said. “I think they were dealing with aggressive paparazzi, but I don’t think it was where, you know, you’re watching on TV… just watching cars go by… because that doesn’t work in New York “
Sunny HostinMeanwhile, she reminded her fellow panelists that Harry’s mother, Princess Diana, was killed in a car chase in Paris. “No one ever claimed that there was a high-speed chase. … If they’re scared, I’ll give them that,” she argued. “When you look at a situation like this, where her mother The death was caused by a horrific car chase and he knows it and [Meghan] Who knows, I don’t want to be in a situation where e-bikes and sedans are aggressively following me around town.