An Australian radio present host stated Monday he “practically had a coronary” after studying that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle named their daughter after the Queen — claiming the choice doesn’t make sense since they “hate the royal household.”
Kyle Sandilands, the co-host of “The Kyle And Jackie O Present” on Sydney’s KIIS 106.5, slammed the couple’s selection of the primary identify Lilibet, which is Queen Elizabeth’s childhood nickname.
“I heard Brooklyn [a KIIS FM newsreader] point out this at 5:30 this morning on my means in, and I practically had a coronary, I used to be not joyful,” Sandilands stated on Monday’s episode.
He accused the couple, who famously stop the royal household earlier than shifting to California, of being hypocritical with their daughter’s selection of identify.
“I used to be not joyful, as a result of they wish to distance themselves a lot from the royal household however each identify [was inspired by royal family members]. After which alongside come the haters, who hate the royal household … after which they [name their daughter] Lilibet,” he continued.
Sandilands clarified that he was a fan of the identify — he simply didn’t approve of the mother and father of two utilizing it.
“I don’t thoughts Lilibet. I just like the identify however I don’t need them utilizing it,” he stated.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduced on Sunday that they’d given delivery to their second youngster, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, whose center identify can be a tribute to Harry’s late mom, Princess Diana.
“On June 4th, we had been blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is greater than we might have ever imagined, and we stay grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from throughout the globe,” Meghan and Harry introduced in a press release Sunday. “Thanks to your continued kindness and help throughout this very particular time for our household.”