Royal commentator Angela Levin stated that Netflix was “only going to wait for so long” before taking action regarding Meghan’s inactivity since signing a deal with the streaming giant. Netflix announced on Monday that they had cancelled the development of Pearl in a bid to cut costs.
Ms Levin said: “You can’t just use people for your own ends.
“You actually have to approve things when a lot of money is concerned with a big company.
“They’re not stupid, they’re only going to wait so long.”
She added during the interview with Talk TV: “They’ve been incredibly patient and they’ve decided that along with other things to just cut out the trash, really.”
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Meghan’s series was set to follow the adventures of a 12-year-old girl, who is inspired by influential women from history.
Netflix is still collaborating with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on a number of projects including a documentary series called Heart of Invictus.
The series will focus on the 2022 instalment of the Invictus Games.
Reaction to Netflix’s decision to abanded the project has been mixed.
Comedian Tim Young said: “Meghan Markle’s Netflix show that nobody had ever heard of got cancelled… The hits keep coming.”
However, others criticised Netflix following the decision.
Twitter user prpcountry wrote: “Cancelled my Netflix subscription yesterday. Tired of all the WOKE programming!”
Whilst a user named Christina pointed out: “The overall deal still remains.”
Representatives for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were contacted for comment.