Fans of The Crown share memes claiming producers will have a field day

Fans of The Crown have shared hilarious memes claiming producers will being having a field day – as Prince Harry and Meghan markle namecheck their employer in an interview and admit they’ve both watched The Crown.

The Duke of Sussex, 36, showed his loyalty to Netflix, with whom he has a multi-million pound contract, once again during his tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey by revealing that he and wife Meghan have watched ‘some of’ the hit series.

It comes just a week after he defended The Crown when he joined James Cordon on The Late Late Show, despite the show facing widespread criticism over its ‘twisted’ depiction of the Royal Family, which portrays his father Prince Charles as callous and self-serving and his grandmother the Queen as cold.

The fourth series of The Crown, which premiered last November, showed Charles meeting and marrying an innocent Diana while maintaining his affair with the then-married Camilla Parker-Bowles. Scenes showing Diana gorging on food before vomiting into a toilet are so graphic that they carry on-screen warnings.

And the frequent references to the couple’s new employer haven’t gone amiss with viewers – with many taking to Twitter to joke that the writers can put their feet up for because the duo have written the finale for them with their bombshell interview.

Among the amusing memes includes a photo of one woman in dark sunglasses who has a smirk on her face, alongside a caption which reads: ‘Netflix executives knowing The Crown is getting that free promo.’ 

One person shared a photograph of people sitting around a table chatting and eating lunch - suggesting it's what the writers of The Crown would be doing now much of their research has been done for them

One person shared a photograph of people sitting around a table chatting and eating lunch - suggesting it's what the writers of The Crown would be doing now much of their research has been done for them

One person shared a photograph of people sitting around a table chatting and eating lunch – suggesting it’s what the writers of The Crown would be doing now much of their research has been done for them

Another shared a photograph of a woman in dark sunglasses with a smirk on her face and captioned the post: 'Netflix executives knowing The Crown is getting that free promo'

Another shared a photograph of a woman in dark sunglasses with a smirk on her face and captioned the post: 'Netflix executives knowing The Crown is getting that free promo'

Another shared a photograph of a woman in dark sunglasses with a smirk on her face and captioned the post: ‘Netflix executives knowing The Crown is getting that free promo’

Another amusing meme read: 'The Crown producers better be working overtime because this is where it's at. This is the season finale'

Another amusing meme read: 'The Crown producers better be working overtime because this is where it's at. This is the season finale'

 Another amusing meme read: ‘The Crown producers better be working overtime because this is where it’s at. This is the season finale’

A second shared a snap of popular children’s TV show character SpongeBob Squarepants with a pair of binoculars and joked he represents the writers of The Crown right now. 

Others shared hilarious memes highlighting that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s tell-all interview has saved the producers and writers from having to do any future research.

One person shared a snap of a basketball team celebrating and penned: ‘Netflix and The Crown producers watching Oprah do all their research for them.’ 

Another joked: ‘The Crown producers better be working overtime because this is where it’s at. This is the season finale.’

Another shared a meme of a man opening a bottle of bubbly alongside a caption which reads: 'The writers of The Crown knowing that season 5 just wrote itself'

Another shared a meme of a man opening a bottle of bubbly alongside a caption which reads: 'The writers of The Crown knowing that season 5 just wrote itself'

Another shared a meme of a man opening a bottle of bubbly alongside a caption which reads: ‘The writers of The Crown knowing that season 5 just wrote itself’

Another meme shows a basketball team celebrating alongside the caption: 'Netflix and The Crown producers watching Oprah do all their research for them'

Another meme shows a basketball team celebrating alongside the caption: 'Netflix and The Crown producers watching Oprah do all their research for them'

Another meme shows a basketball team celebrating alongside the caption: ‘Netflix and The Crown producers watching Oprah do all their research for them’ 

One fan shared a snippet from popular children's TV show Sponge Bob Squarepants which shows the main character with a pair of binoculars - joking that he represented the writers of The Crown right now

One fan shared a snippet from popular children's TV show Sponge Bob Squarepants which shows the main character with a pair of binoculars - joking that he represented the writers of The Crown right now

One fan shared a snippet from popular children’s TV show Sponge Bob Squarepants which shows the main character with a pair of binoculars – joking that he represented the writers of The Crown right now

Elsewhere. another person shared a snap of a man hiding behind the tree and rubbing his hands together, alongside the caption: 'Writers and producers of The Crown watching this interview like...'

Elsewhere. another person shared a snap of a man hiding behind the tree and rubbing his hands together, alongside the caption: 'Writers and producers of The Crown watching this interview like...'

Elsewhere. another person shared a snap of a man hiding behind the tree and rubbing his hands together, alongside the caption: ‘Writers and producers of The Crown watching this interview like…’

Callous Charles and ‘hysterical’ Diana: How The Crown depicted Harry’s parents 

The fourth series of Netflix’s The Crown, which premiered last November, portrays Prince Charles as callous and self-serving and his grandmother the Queen as cold.

The series wrongly suggests the affair between Charles and Camilla continued throughout his marriage to Diana. It led to the Duchess of Cornwall being the subject of vicious online abuse. 

Charles was also portrayed as verbally abusive towards his wife, targeting her over her mental health.  

Friends of Charles accused the producers of the drama of ‘trolling on a Hollywood budget’.

Scenes showing Diana gorging on food before vomiting into a toilet are so graphic that they will carry on-screen warnings. 

Elsewhere, in a fabricated scene in the first episode, Lord Mountbatten writes to warn Charles he is in danger of bringing ‘ruin and disappointment’ to the family, while the third episode falsely depicts Mrs Thatcher being humiliated by the Royal Family at Balmoral. 

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A third shared a meme of a man opening a bottle of bubbly alongside a caption which reads: ‘The writers of The Crown knowing that season 5 just wrote itself.’ 

Elsewhere, a further person shared a snap of a man hiding behind a tree alongside the caption: ‘Writers and producers of The Crown watching this interview like…’  

During the Oprah interview, Prince Harry also said he was forced to flee Canada and make multi-million pound deals with Spotify and Netflix after his family, ‘literally cut me off financially’.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex told Oprah that they ‘had no plan’ to ink multi-million-dollar deals with the ‘streamers’ when they first quit the royal family.

But Harry said they were forced to find ways of making money when the royal family cut him off and took away his security.

Insisting that their deals with the streaming giants – which are believed to be worth upwards of $100 million – were ‘never part of the plan’, Harry said: ‘That was suggested by somebody else by the point of where my family literally cut me off financially, and I had to afford security for us.’

In the bombshell interview, Harry sensationally revealed his family ‘cut me off financially’ and said he was only able to step away from royal life thanks to money left to him by his late mother Princess Diana.

‘I’ve got what my mum left me, and without that, we would not have been able to do this,’ he said.

‘During COVID, the suggestion by a friend was, “What about streamers?”‘ Harry continued, while Meghan added: ‘We genuinely hadn’t thought about it before.’

‘We hadn’t thought about it,’ Harry continued. ‘So, there were all sorts of different options. And look, from my perspective, all I needed was enough money to be able to pay for security to keep my family safe.’ 

It comes just a week after The Duke of Sussex gave his seal of approval to Netflix show The Crown despite it coming under fire over its unflattering portrayal of the royals, including the Queen and Prince Charles.

Prince Harry previously defended Netflix's The Crown, saying it gives a 'good idea' of the pressures faced by members of the Royal Family. He shared his feelings on the Late Late Show with James Corden (pictured)

Prince Harry previously defended Netflix's The Crown, saying it gives a 'good idea' of the pressures faced by members of the Royal Family. He shared his feelings on the Late Late Show with James Corden (pictured)

Prince Harry said he would like Damian Lewis to play him in The Crown

Prince Harry said he would like Damian Lewis to play him in The Crown

Prince Harry has defended Netflix’s The Crown, saying it gives a ‘good idea’ of the pressures faced by members of the Royal Family, and said he would like Damian Lewis to play him

The Netflix show has come under fire over its portrayal of members of the Royal Family, including Harry's father Prince Charles. Pictured, Emma Corrin and Josh O'Connor as Princess Diana and Prince Charles in series four of The Crown

The Netflix show has come under fire over its portrayal of members of the Royal Family, including Harry's father Prince Charles. Pictured, Emma Corrin and Josh O'Connor as Princess Diana and Prince Charles in series four of The Crown

The Netflix show has come under fire over its portrayal of members of the Royal Family, including Harry’s father Prince Charles. Pictured, Emma Corrin and Josh O’Connor as Princess Diana and Prince Charles in series four of The Crown 

Speaking on The Late Late Show with James Corden , Harry said The Crown is ‘fictional’ but is ‘loosely based on the truth’ and captures the feeling of being expected to put ‘duty and service above family and everything else’. 

Harry added he would like Homeland actor Damian Lewis to play him if his character ever appears on the show as an adult.

‘They don’t pretend to be news, it’s fictional,’ Harry said of The Crown. ‘But it’s loosely based on the truth.

‘Of course it’s not strictly accurate but it loosely it gives you a rough idea of that lifestyle and the pressures of putting duty and service above family and everything else and what can come from that.

‘I’m way more comfortable about The Crown than the stories I see written about my family, my wife or myself. Because it’s the difference between that’s [the fact] obviously fiction, take it how you will – but this is reported on as fact because you’re supposedly news.’

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