Harry Arnold, the legendary Royal reporter for British tabloid ‘The Sun,’ used to tell the story of his meeting with Prince Charles, in which the Royal heir asked incredulously: “Where do you get your stories?”
Harry looked up into the air, as if following an unseen fly buzzing above his head, and suddenly shot his hand out, grabbing at the imaginary insect.
“There’s one,” Harry smiled.
He was joking, one hopes, but this week’s tabloids appear to have taken his words to heart, seemingly crafting many of their stories out of thin air.
"Harry & Meghan Blow Lid Off Royals’ Money Secrets” screams the cover of the ‘National Enquirer,’ which claims: "Windsors Forced to Pay Back $1 Trillion in Back Taxes.”
The self-exiled Royal renegades have allegedly amassed details of the Royal Family's “influence peddling . . . shady business deal . . . offshore bank accounts” that are branded “a total financial grenade” which will evidently be used to exert pressure on the Royals.
Harry & Meghan have “secretly been funneling blockbuster information to their top advisors - exposing decades of dirty dealing from Queen Elizabeth on down!” the ‘Enquirer' claims.
But three sentences into this story the ‘Enquirer,' realizing that it has zero facts and even less logic to back up this allegation, changes tack completely to report that it’s not Harry and Meghan threatening the Royals, but that “Common citizens and members of Parliament are fed up with the Windsors and their spoiled behavior” and that “the royal family has been told by ranking government officials they’ll be forced to pay $1 TRILLION in back taxes.” Read the rest