A Irish times The writer’s sleazy description of the British royal family has gone viral again.
Patrick Freyne once wrote a review of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Oprah interview in which he cleverly criticized the Royal Family and compared living next to them to living next to clown lovers.
“Having a monarchy next door is a lot like having a neighbor who really loves clowns and has plastered his house with murals of clowns, displays clown dolls in every window and has an insatiable desire to hear and to discuss clown-related news. Specifically, for Irish people, it’s like having a neighbor who really loves clowns and, on top of that, your grandfather was murdered by a clown.” Freyne wrote for Irish weather.
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Although the article was written in March 2021, the article went viral again thanks to fellow writer Cian Maher who job the first paragraphs of the article on Twitter.
“I’m sorry, but no writer will ever get past that opening paragraph,” Maher wrote in his tweet.
“Ireland, in my humble opinion, has always had the best of writers”, Jeanie replied
“The more I read this, the better!” wrote Andrew.
On learning that his old report had picked up the slack, Freyne reposted a link to his article.
At the time of the play, Meghan and Harry’s interview with Oprah took the world by storm, causing an outcry in criticism of the British monarchy.
Many people resonated with Freyne’s shady commentary on the Royal Family and the British Empire. But a year later, it seems people still find it relatable and hysterical.
Maher too job a second clip from the article calling Freyne “one of the best around” for his witty writing.
“Beyond that is the stuff of children’s stories. Having a queen as your head of state is like having a pirate or a mermaid or an Ewok as your head of state. What’s the logic? The bees have queens, but the queen bee lays all the eggs in the hive. The queen of the Brits only laid four British eggs, and one of them is the sweatless Prince Andrew, so it hardly deserves applause Freyne wrote.
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