A republican journalist has triggered outrage after branding Britain’s monarchy a ‘cartel of some very weird people’ that is ‘neither fair nor representative’.
Ash Sarkar, senior editor at Novara Media, tore into the Royal Family in her latest controversial broadside against the Firm – just days before coronation on Saturday.
The journalist, who previously called for Britain’s national anthem to be , said young people interested in the ‘values of fairness and representation’ were increasingly becoming turned off by the royals.
‘Whatever way you slice it, the monarchy is neither a fair nor representative institution,’ Ms Sarkar told ‘s Newsnight on Tuesday.
‘There have been attempts by the Royal Family to strip themselves of some of the mystery, invite the media in and show the public what they really do. And what they’ve revealed themselves to be is a cartel of some very weird people.’
Ash Sarkar, senior editor at Novara Media, iconwin tore into the Royal Family in her latest controversial broadside against the Firm.Ms Sarkar is pictured on BBC Newsnight on Tuesday
Her comments come just days before King Charles’s coronation, set to take place on Saturday.His Majesty is pictured on April 14 as he inspects the 200th Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Sovereign’s Parade
But the controversial media personality’s claims triggered outrage online, with royalists branding her comments as ‘nonsense’ and a ‘load of hot air’, with one person saying: ‘I have never heard so much rubbish in all my life.’