EXPLAINED: HOW DOES HBO’S THE PRINCE PORTRAY THE ROYAL FAMILY?
HBO’S newest show, The Prince, is an animated series surrounding the British royal family. Since its debut on the streaming service, The Prince has been both praised and condemned for its portrayal of the royal family.
The animated series is set from the perspective of eight-year-old Prince George, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s eldest child, and the future heir to the British throne. In the show, Prince George is portrayed as a sassy and effete royal commentator.
Following the release of the show, it was met with both praise and criticism following the use of Prince George as their main character.
“Bottom line, children are off limits,” women’s rights activist and author Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu said on Good Morning Britain.
“It’s not malicious or intended to be. He’s really got his finger on the pulse, Gary. He’s so smart and so zeitgeisty,” Bloom said about the show.
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