Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Time magazine cover is BRUTALLY mocked by Aussie comedians on Have You Been Paying Attention?
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been the butt of many a joke on Australian comedy show Have You Been Paying Attention?
And the panel couldn’t resist poking fun at the royal couple yet again on Monday – this time over their cover shoot for Time magazine’s Most Influential People issue.
The Sussexes were roasted by comedians Ed Kavalee, Sam Pang and Luke McGregor after quizmaster Tom Gleisner asked them which publication had featured Harry and Meghan on its cover this month.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s cover shoot for Time magazine’s Most Influential People issue was savagely mocked by the comedians on Have You Been Paying Attention? on Monday. Pictured: quizmaster Tom Gleisner
Have You Been Paying Attention? is the most popular panel show Down Under, and is considered Australia’s answer to Britain’s Mock the Week.
Luke was first to hit his buzzer, answering ‘PC Gaming’ – which is a niche UK magazine about developments within the videogame industry.
The panel burst into fits of laughter as host Tom quipped: ‘They’ll do anything!’
Leading question: Quizmaster Tom asked the panel which publication had featured Harry and Meghan on its cover this month. Pictured (left to right): Luke McGregor, Ed Kavalee, Celia Pacquola, Anne Edmonds and Sam Pang
Ed then answered: ‘Better Homes and Golddiggers.’
This was in reference to the Australian TV show and magazine Better Homes and Gardens.
The panel exploded with laughter yet again, as Tom replied in mock distain: That is… very unkind.’
Taking a swipe: Ed Kavalee (pictured) suggested, ‘Better Homes and Golddiggers’
Edgy humour: ‘Prince Andrew was hoping Teen Vogue,’ said Sam Pang (pictured), referencing the allegations of sexual assault levelled against Prince Andrew by Virginia Roberts Giuffre
Sam then offered his guess, referencing the recent allegations of sexual assault levelled against Prince Andrew by Virginia Roberts Giuffre.
‘Prince Andrew was hoping Teen Vogue,’ the funnyman said with a smirk.
The Duke of York has always denied Giuffre’s allegations that he and Jeffrey Epstein forced her to have sex while she was a minor, and he has not been charged with any crime.
Cover story: The panel were discussing this photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who graced the cover of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People issue this month
The Sussexes’ Time magazine cover shows Harry dressed in all black and Meghan in all white on a terrace at their $14.65million mansion in Montecito, California.
The American publication released a glossy cover on Harry’s 37th birthday, showing the Duke of Sussex standing behind his wife with his arms on her right shoulder in the ‘icons’ section of the annual line-up.
Also named in the same section was tennis star Naomi Osaka, Dolly Parton and Britney Spears.
Debut: It’s the first time the couple have formally posed together for a magazine cover
It’s the first time the couple have formally posed together for a magazine cover.
The photos are accompanied by a profile written by their friend and chef José Andrés, whose charity World Central Kitchen is loved by the Sussexes and supported financially by their Archewell foundation in India and the Caribbean.
In the accompanying article, there is no mention of Harry and Meghan’s rift with the Royal Family or the pair’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Keeping positive: In the accompanying profile by chef José Andrés, there is no mention of Harry and Meghan’s rift with the Royal Family or their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey