Prince William Slammed By Morrissey For Hunting Trip In Angry Open Letter
OK, so, rock legend Morrissey has never exactly been what you might call a "happy chappy," but this week he's downright furious. The objects of his wrath? The second-in-line to the British throne, Prince William, and his younger brother Harry. The ex-Smiths singer has posted an open letter to the princes online, criticizing Prince William for taking a hunting trip to Spain with Harry... just before giving a speech pledging his support in the fight against the hunting of endangered species.
Well. The timing does seem a bit awkward.
In the letter, Morrissey also criticizes the British press. The nation's press, according to Morrissey, is "duty-bound" to defend the Royal Family, no matter their actions.
England's Clarence House — the White House of English monarchy — hasn't defended William's actions. Instead, the family spokesman said that the prince's track record in campaigning to end the illegal hunting of rhino horn and elephant tusks spoke for itself.
Somewhat hilariously, Morrissey referred to the royals as the "Boil Family," insisting they were an embarrassment to the United Kingdom.
Don't hold back there, Morrissey. Tell us what you really think!
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