Prince Harry is facing a wave of reaction after calling the First Amendment of the US Constitution “candy” during the appearance of a podcast last week.
The Duke of Sussex commented on an episode of the podcast of Dax Shepard and Monica Padman “Chair Expert”.
While talking about life in Los Angeles – where Harry and his wife Megan Markle settled after leaving the UK – the prince discussed what he called the media “freezing madness” as a result of his stay at the Beverly Hills mansion of actor Tyler Perry . He specifically dealt with the paparazzi.
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“I have so many things to say about the First Amendment as far as I understand it, but it’s crazy,” he continued.
Harry’s comments sparked a wave of online criticism.
“It’s good he can say that,” said Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas.
“Well, I just doubled the size of my Independence Day party.” wrote representative Dan Crenshaw, Texas on Twitter.
Former Brexit leader Nigel Farage tweeted: “Prince Harry’s condemnation of the US First Amendment shows he has lost the conspiracy. Soon he will not be wanted on either side of the lake.”
“He’s such a tiring flogging. Shut up, Harry,” wrote Rita Panahi, a columnist for an Australian newspaper.
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“Sunday Riddle: How many more Hollywood-style interviews will Prince Harry and Megan Markle give before they finally achieve the privacy they claim to be so desperate?” Candice Owens, a conservative political activist, replied.
“I wonder if he also thinks the Fourth Amendment is nonsense and the 14th Amendment is pee-pee,” added conservative author, director and podcast host Dinesh D’Souza.
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“Imagine being completely puzzled by the idea that people have the right to express their opinions without fear of being arrested,” another Twitter user wrote.