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Morrissey, an English singer and notorious non-supporter of the royals, is now blaming the death of Kate Middleton’s nurse Jacintha Saldanha on the royal family.
The singer did an interview with New Zealand television outlet 3News, during which he blamed Middleton for being in the hospital for “absolutely no reason.”
"She feels no shame about the death of this woman, she's saying nothing about the death of this poor woman. The arrogance of the British royals is staggering, absolutely staggering. And why it's allowed to be I really don't know,” he mused.
When the interviewer reminded Morrissey that the Duchess of Cambridge was in the hospital due to her pregnancy, he said “Does she have a health condition? Is it anorexia or is it pregnancy? We don't know. But what is the health condition? I mean morning sickness already? So much hoo haw and then suddenly as bright as a button as soon as this poor woman dies she's out of hospital? It doesn't ring true. It doesn't ring true.”
He added he believes “the Palace and Clarence House (Princess of Wales residence) put maximum pressure on this poor receptionist and nurse, and of course that's kept away from the press. I'm sure the British press hounded this poor woman to her death, that's kept away. And by this time next week she'll be forgotten,” noting that is “how the British royals work.”
Spinner reports that Morrissey, who start a U.S. tour early next year, said of the royals “they hijack every event to make sure that any celebration of England is really a celebration of the Royal Family, which of course it isn't,” citing the Olympics as an example.
As for the two Australian DJs that many are placing blame on, he thinks it’s “just a way of distracting people really isn't it?”