Transcript for Harry, Meghan face backlash for skipping hospital photo-op
Now to that royal baby backlash. British tabloids are up in arms over prince Harry and Meghan to opt out of the traditional baby photo-op after baby Sussex is born. Reporter: This morning, British tabloids are not calm, nor carrying on. After the duke and duchess of Sussex said they won't be giving the traditional photo-op members of the press corps are lashing out at the royal couple. One journalist told "The new York Times" this is the shattering of a tradition that goes back for decades. There is a price to be paid for that, and that price is mockery. The iconic shots on steps outside the hospital are now to be expected. Famously with Diana after William and Harry were born. Kate who stepped out mere hours after giving birth to her last child. Those snapshots are big business for the British tabloids. With royal babies grabbing big headlines and front-page spreads. But they're expected to release photos on their own terms. Adding to the rocky and sour relationship Meghan has with the British press. If you overmicromanaging your pr to the extent you're missing out on the spontaneous moments. Reporter: The sun slams the couple writing, the public has a right to know about the lives of those largely funded by their taxes. You can accept that or be private citizens. One British columnist blastblasted this. . Releasing a photograph is good. It's not going to have the same impact. Reporter: Not all royal watchers agree. Noting what the sussexes are going aren't different from William and Kate. They are going to pose for a photo within a few days. Reporter: They want to be there to capture the moment. Yeah, they have rights. That's a tough crowd over there. It sure is. I like saying sussexes. Stunning sweep overnight. The Columbus blue jackets swept
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