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Introducing Even the Rich


Sometimes we all think our lives are crazy. But on Wondery’s new series, co-hosts Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams pull back the curtain and dish on someone else’s craziness for a change. Brooke and Aricia will tell the stories of some of the greatest family dynasties in history, from the Murdochs to the Carters (Jay-Z and Beyoncé, that is). Because as none other than Queen Elizabeth once said, “A good gossip is a wonderful tonic."

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This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
Hi, doktor death, listeners, walking, red carpets flying on private planes and sitting court cited the Lakers game, the glamorous life of the rich and famous well at least that's what they want. You to think from the royal to the traditions and the Murdoch's to the Kennedys. Every single family has their secrets from wondering the team that brought you dying for sex and dirty John. Even the rich gives you the real inside scoop on the drama that keeps these families in the spotlight every week on. Even the Ridge Brook in a reesha give you a hilarious behind the scenes, look into how these dynasties are built, sometimes broken, and the lengths they are willing to go to protect the family name. This show is part. History part comedy part, gossip and all fascinating a world where the stakes are high and the rules don't apply you're about to your a preview of even the rich and while you're listening be sure to subscribe on Apple, podcast, Spotify or wherever you're listening right now
from wondering, I'm broke their friends and I am a racial Skidmore William, and there is even the rich where we bring you absolutely true, an absolutely shocking stories about the greatest family dynasties. The world has ever seen its show about power. How you get it, how you keep it and what happens when it goes to your head is also about how rich people are just like us, because even the rich love and cry and dream and hope and get frustrated when they watched the bachelor yeah that you should be say how we met. Yeah go for it. Ok, so, eight years ago,
half of the plain at allay acts with my dream and a card again. Alright miley It's getting I drove here and I also found out dreams: don't pay the rent, so I got a job doing valet parking. How we mad. I was a valley to we parked cars for the rich and famous, which pretty much make as the perfect people to bring you these stories, because once you ve parallel parked Maserati, you pretty much know what it's like to be: rich and famous class. We live in the shadow of the Hollywood health, so we see celebs in their natural habitats like the time we suggest Ok or are we allowed to name names just go for light? I ok, so we may or may not have once seen Jessica Alba in Cash Warren Gonna fight, leaving Chelsea Handlers house. He was EL and she was a very mad, but you know that's if, if we saw that miles I did actually see mobilise hiking once he smiled at me. How can grant he was really impressive? While I was hiking. In fact he was like. Can I
from you. How to high yeah. You're. Sorry covers we're very sexy. So what we are saying is basically we're rich adjacent gap and we're kicking. With one of the richest families in the world and definitely one of the most dysfunctional, the british Royals, the House of Windsor, the crown the fur Do they seriously call themselves the firm? Oh, they do. Apparently Prince Philip came up with it. The idea at the royals aren't family there, a firm like a business conglomerate or a crimes indicate some it's just like the mafia? I wonder if they make people offers, they can't refuse gap, but it's our wishes tee who gets so over next for episodes we're going to focus on two members of the firm, in particular Diana Spencer and Megan Markel, both beautiful and brilliant women who went from commoner to royalty? Did they modernize the monarchy or did they
scandals that damage the crown and what, if they wear along the way, I'm calling it diet Megan from commoner to royalty like it, and this is at best. One megalomania and pop in the popcorn and porn. The team. I want you to picture something. It's obtained six. Ninety ninety seven and a sixteen year old girl with freckles is sitting on the couch, in LOS Angeles, completely transfixed, by what she seeing on tv, a group of in black suits emerge from Saint James Church, Charles William Harry and Earl Spencer. Preparing to join the solemn procession of making its way through the streets of London. Princess Dianas funeral. You guessed it as the cat which approaches Westminster the camera zoom in on the casket, the shot kind of wobbly, but then something comes into focus a car
with a single word printed on the front Mummy prince, He wrote that card his last. Or to Diana Harry was Twelve years old, and when that sixteen year, old girl, watching in LOS Angeles, sees it, she bore, sound in tears, Megan Markov. Megan was one of the two and a half billion people Watching Diana funeral, I do if you remember, but this was one of the biggest moments ever remember seeing sounds to me like she lived her alive like a candle in the wind and how many cry, Can you there are now well after it was over again, I couldn't get it out of her mind you might have say she became obsessed with princess die like she got a hold of a visa ass of Dianas wedding and watched it over and over so does this mean her falling in love with Harry was like feet or was it stockade hard to say?
four mega. It was like one of those kindred spirits connections except Megan was just a kid in California and Diana was the most famous woman in the world. It's kind of crazy as they seem so different like Diana was this Apple crust, English, lady and magazines prettiest. Early middle class dying, I grew up in a one hundred thousand square foot. Mention magazine grew up in an apartment. Ok, what's happening here, I'll tell you what happened, here. It's called theater and you have a front row seat. Lucky you but here's the thing you might not see on the surface they actually do We have a lot in common like they both complicated families and they both know what it's like to. Have people see your beauty and miss your brains, and they both loads of charisma. I think I'm begging can Tall, that so she went all in Her friend said she wanted to be Diana to point out. I mean who has it wanted to be someone's to point out at some point? That's
points. I always wanted to be Kristen Bow. And in a lot of ways. I think I am ok. Well, that's where we d, Ok, you always wanted, or as a best friendly, you gotta be ok, how they get I'm just speculating here, but when Megan goes after college northwestern, I think she said. Thinking about Diana making saw Diana as a star someone who is a natural in front of the camera. So Makin studies, theatre, and she wants to make a difference in the world like Diana Social ages and international relations. International relations is hard enough balancing regularly, in college. I can imagine the international part of that. It's gotta be so hard, oh yeah, which is probably why her senior Euro college she take a break from theater and gets an end ship at the. U S embassy in Buenos Aires, of course, her colleagues a door her. She smart, enthusiastic points she's got everything going for her, so she decides to take the foreign service exam.
Pass it to become a diplomat and its notoriously hard, like men so hard but Megan is super smart, not smart enough. Apparently she fails shit though she re take it. Now she has a better idea, She decides the world already has enough diplomats what it really needs. Another move, star. There are not nearly enough movie stars in this world and to MEG in surprise. It's not easy to make it as an actress in Hollywood. Why her career stalls? Honestly, it's not even stall! The car has really start before install and her. This has not even done that plus she's Bro her only source of income is as a calligraphy her. She bent Le Pen's wedding invitations, I loved pollen, Warcraft, she's, half human half org. You know she had where prosthetic under things patterns, really hot and we ve seen her in real life and she has just as hot. I know I look like
I'm just gonna say that about anything to bring that by calligraphy does not pay the bill. You know maggot actually needs I have David Brown, the host of wondering show business wars. We go deep into some of the biggest corporate Roy, I will raise of all time well in our latest series we're following a battle. That's been brewing for decades between two Java Giants, Starbucks and Duncan in this bitter Roy. I've. Already. Every man brand, founded by an eighth grade dropout, has to gone the elite behemoth to dominate a global market worth more than one hundred billion dollars to listen at Starbucks versus Duncan Other great series subscribe now to business wars from wondering
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