This week, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially kicked off their big identity reboot since being forced to leave all their Sussex Royal branded baseball hats and beer koozies back at the palace. On Monday, they announced that they have named their non-profit foundation Archewell, after their son Archie. Harry and Meghan weren’t planning to make the announcement just yet, but the press got their hands on the alleged trademark applications for Archewell, so they claim they were forced to reveal Archewell a little sooner than planned.
Because they were forced to hit fast forward on the announcement, they didn’t have time to secure the domain name “archewellfoundation.com.” And so someone grabbed it before they did, and let’s just say they weren’t very charitable when the site went live.
Harry and Meghan stressed in their announcement that Monday’s reveal wasn’t the official launch of Archewell, but because everything exists on the internet, I’m sure a whole lot of people tried to find a website attached to their project. But there wasn’t one. TMZ says that someone quickly secured archewellfoundation.com, and that whenever someone clicked on it during a search, it quickly redirected users to Kanye West’s 2005 song “Gold Digger” on YouTube.
If you’re having trouble making the connection here, well – it’s because there’s no shortage of Meghan-haters who believe she only married Harry for his money and status, and that she’s a social-climber hell-bent on destroying the monarchy from the inside out. For more on the subject, please see: The British Press. Or Prince Philip.
The website was eventually pulled. Currently, archewellfoundation.com brings up a site error. TMZ points out that in the event the owners of archewellfoundation.com aren’t willing to sell, there’s a dot-org option. It’s not known who is responsible for trolling Harry and Meghan. But let’s just say I wouldn’t be surprised if GoDaddy.com has Samantha Markle’s credit card info on file.
Meanwhile, Prince William and Duchess Kate did a video chat with students at the Casterton Primary Academy in Burnley, England. In the UK, schools have remained open to children of essential workers, which is why William and Kate were broadcast into the classroom. The purpose of William and Kate’s e-visit was to wish the children a Happy Easter.
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Teachers across the UK are dedicating their time to keeping schools open for the children of key workers and vulnerable children. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge called teachers and school staff at Casterton Primary Academy to thank them for their hard work and dedication – and to wish the children a very Happy Easter 🐣 @_place2be
William and Kate’s appearance went a whole lot smoother than one of the last times they appeared on camera together. I’m referring to the time Kate awkwardly brushed off William’s hand during the filming of a segment for a holiday baking special. Or maybe when the camera cut, Kate said, “There, that’s my charitable act for the day. William, you can go back to keeping 6 feet away from me now.”