Thursday, August 10, 2017
No, No, No - the Queen is not bypassing Charles.
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Julia Birkinbine, who "writes" for Closer magazine ... and I use the word magazine rather loosely, has new headbanger today. I also question if Julia is an actual writer or a hairball specialist. She does not deserve to be called a writer. Shame on this twat.
UPDATE: CLOSER HAS REMOVED THE VERY, VERY INCORRECT STORY.
Dear not-so-bright Julia,
Your story is full of merde. I cannot believe that your editor --- do you have an educated editor -- allowed this piece of trash (flapdoodle) to go on the website. You should have verified the Life & Style article. It would have been easy. Everyone one knows Life & Style and Closer magazines should never be treated seriously.
Oh, wait .. Closer is a rag, not a real magazine. You made this up ... on the loo or perhaps having a cup of tea?
Listen to an expert .. and trust me, I know what I am talking about? You apparently don't.
Queen Elizabeth II cannot change the succession to the throne. Succession to the throne is based on legislation. Parliament legislates. The Queen signs the legislation into law.
In 2013, Parliament passed the Succession to the Crown Act, which made a few changes to the Act of Settlement (1701). The new succession law is gender equal, meaning the first born is heir apparent, regardless of sex, rather than boys before girls (which of course was never a part of the Act of Settlement. Male line primogeniture in the UK was based on tradition, rather than law.
The new law supersedes the Royal Marriages Act, which means only the first six line to the throne need the permission of the sovereign to marry.
According to the 1931 Act of Westminster, "any alteration in the law touching the Succession to the Throne or the Royal Style and Titles shall hereafter require the assent as well of the Parliaments of all the Dominions as of the Parliament of the United Kingdom."
All of the countries would have to approve or pass legislation: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, The Bahamas, Tuvalu and the United Kingdom.
Julia, darling, you might want to get on your phone and "Get me rewrite!" because you need to rewrite your article with the facts. I can do it for you, if you like.
"What a royal family shake-up! Not! Queen Elizabeth has not named her beloved grandson Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, the next King and Queen of England, because she does not have the power to do so. She also knows she is not Queen of England, but Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland plus 15 other countries. Don't believe anything according to Life & Style magazine. Fortunately, this means the Queen's eldest son, Prince Charles, has not been skipped over in the British monarchy's line of succession.
Note to Julia: William's official title is the Duke of Cambridge. His wife is the Duchess of Cambridge. Not Kate Middleton.
"Her Majesty realized that William and Kate are the future after Charles. She has spent 65 years making sure that the House of Windsor survives, and she is concerned that William and Kate as having the energy and star quality to do the job in a modern world. Queen Elizabeth will always do what is best for the long-term health of the monarchy," a palace insider recently told the entertainment news magazine, but this palace insider is probably not an insider at all, let alone someone who knows about the monarchy.
"With all the drama that has surrounded the royal family over recent decades, Elizabeth realizes the monarchy no longer has the respect and power it once had," another source said. "In her eyes, William and Kate are not ready at present to be the two people who can turn that around."
Sadly, the 91-year-old Queen's non decision to pass the crown (because she does not have that power) on to William, 35, instead of Charles, 68, has had no effect on Will's relationship with his dad. "Things have been a bit strained between William and his father since the Queen’s decision. The Queen has not made any decision about the succession, as it is not her job. Only Parliament can pass legislation.
"But they are slowly getting used to doing actual royal duties." the royal insider revealed.
Interestingly, Charles' wife of 12 years, the Duchess of Cornwall isn't upset by her mother-in-law's big news. Of course she is not upset because the Queen has not made this news .... Lies, false story.
"She’s secretly thrilled about the Queen’s decision. At 70, she’s had enough drama to last her a lifetime. [But], it’s hard on Charles. He has been unlucky as the man with the longest wait for a job ever," royal author Duncan Larcombe told Life & Style.
Mr. Larcombe is the former royal editor at the Sun newspaper and has written a book on Prince Harry. Surely, former royal editors at the Sun know about royalty, let alone their history and how their government works. Surely, Mr Larcombe knows how a bill becomes a law.
May I recommend giving up your day job. You have no concept of fact checking or appreciating Who, What, Where, How and Why? You are a terrible journalist.
You must have received your J Degree from Trump University.