Spotify and Archewell Audio, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s podcast manufacturing firm, have ended a industrial partnership after the couple delivered solely a single podcast sequence.
“Spotify and Archewell Audio have mutually agreed to half methods and are pleased with the sequence we made collectively,” Spotify and Archewell Audio introduced Thursday, with out elaborating on why they determined to tug the plug.
The deal ends lower than a yr after Markle’s debut podcast, “Archetypes,” first aired. The segments dug into “the labels that attempt to maintain ladies again,” in accordance with its description on the platform, with Markle’s friends together with Serena Williams, Mariah Carey and Mindy Kaling.
On the time, Daybreak Ostroff, Spotify’s chief content material and promoting enterprise officer, referred to as Prince Harry and Meghan “residents of the world,” celebrating their purpose of uplifting underrepresented voices of their work.
Spotify first introduced what it referred to as anwith The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in December of 2020 targeted on producing podcasts and reveals that share “uplifting and entertaining tales” with the streaming platform’s huge viewers.
Harry and Meghan even have ato supply kids’s programming, documentaries, function movies and scripted reveals.
The pair relinquished their royal duties in 2020, slicing them off from the British Crown’s estimated $34 billion property. Forbes final yr pegged their internet value at $10 million, together with Harry’s inheritance from his mom, Princess Diana, and the fairness the couple have of their California mansion.
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