Prince Harry and Meghan's Christmas Presents

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will exchange Christmas presents with Prince William and Princess Kate – but just for the kids. Adults get nothing.

Not only did Meghan choose gifts for Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4, she says she wrapped them herself. They also sent Christmas cards with notes to William and Kate, but we don’t know if they contained an apology for the way they were treated.

The cash-rich couple are doing everything they can to try to reconcile with King Charles, Queen Consort Camilla and the Prince and Princess of Wales ahead of Charles’ May 6 coronation.

Insiders say Meghan reached out to King Charles and Prince William asking for a bet, but to no avail.

Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on the Long Walk at Windsor Castle arrive to view flowers and tributes to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth on September 10, 2022 in Windsor, England.

Now they ask for a meeting with the entire royal family to try to fix the fences that they knocked down with an excavator.

Royal sources say it is doubtful the family will agree to such a reunion as it will only give Harry and Meghan more substance for their interviews and Meghan’s next book.

Some palace courtiers are advising King Charles to exclude them from the coronation rather than give them more ammunition for their incessant and selfish gossip.

The Prince and Princess of Wales sent gifts to the Sussexes to place under the tree for their children Archie, 3, and Lilibet, 1.

Adults are not exchanging gifts.


Leah Remini, the former Scientologist, was not invited to her friend Jennifer Lopez’s Christmas party with new husband Ben Affleck.

Leah Remini

It looks like Lopez still hasn’t gotten over the comments Remini made about Affleck when the two got together last year.

Remini went on to remind Lopez how much Affleck hurt her when their original engagement was broken off years ago.

Seeing Remini apparently reminds Lopez of a more miserable time in her life.


CBS quietly closed its Watch magazine after 16 years and laid off eight employees just before the holidays.

The brilliant was known for taking stars like Michael Weatherly, Christine Baranski, Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, Johnny Galecki and Simon Baker on all-expense trips to Paris, London, Australia and even Bora Bora for photo shoots.

Neil Patrick Harris was shot on the Orient Express.

“We have made the difficult decision to close Watch magazine,” CBS said. “All of us here are so grateful to the talented team and contributors for their incredible work on this top-notch publication.”

CBS sources blame the shutdown for network-wide outages.

Since 2018, when CEO Leslie Moonves was fired amid sexual assault allegations, majority owner Shari Redstone and new CEO Bob Bakish have been dismantling the chain.

CBS abandoned its historic Black Rock headquarters and its Television City studio. Also gone are president of entertainment Kelly Kahl, 20-year president of sales JoAnn Ross and hundreds of other employees.

“It’s a fire sale,” said a source. “They are selling everything, including the furniture.”

The magazine didn’t stand a chance.


President Biden surprised his wife, Dr. Jill Biden at the First Lady’s annual Toys for Tots event at Henderson Gym in Washington DC

The Bidens also unveiled a painting by New Yorker Charles Fazzino created for the 75th anniversary of Toys for Tots, which features the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

Art was also used on the boxes in which toys will be shipped to children who would not otherwise receive gifts.

The first couple even crawled across the gym floor to help the kids put presents in the boxes.

Don’t worry, all the kids got the rapid COVID test done before mixing with the Bidens.


Glamorous gallery owner Isabelle Bscher opened Marjorie Strider’s “Girls, Girls, Girls” at Galerie Gmurzynska on E. 78th St.

Isabelle Bascher

The exhibition showcases the artist’s pin-up paintings of 24 beautiful women.

One work featured is “Triptych II, Beach Girl” from 1963.


Skincare mogul Peter Thomas Roth supported supermodel Paulina Porizkova at the “No Filter: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful” signing at Barnes and Noble in Union Square.

The collection of deeply personal and honest essays chronicles her resurgence from tragedy, aging gracefully and newfound.

Porizkova was married to Cars’ Ric Ocasek for 30 years but divorced in 2017.

Peter Thomas Roth

Upon her death in 2019, it was revealed that she and her children had been excluded from the rocker’s will, but ownership was finally settled with Paulina and the children.

Other celebrity fans of Peter Thomas Roth’s products, including his 24K gold eye patches, include Iman, Taraji P. Henson and Selena Gomez.


Alex Rodriguez certainly has a type. He likes athletic blondes who look like they live in the gym.

His current lover Jaclyn Cordeiro bears a striking resemblance to his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis.

Rodriguez, who loves women and has a reputation for sexual prowess, has made his way through Hollywood by dating Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz and Madonna.


Artist Mark Kostabi threw a lavishly prepared birthday party for himself at his home in Chelsea.

Mark Kostabi

Among the avalanche of birthday presents that landed in Kostabi’s lap was an epic poem dedicated to him, written and performed by Robert C. Ford, backed by a trio led by drummer Gerry Brown.

Guests included pop star Aaron Paul, producer Steve Garrin, John Block of Park West Galleries, new state representative Tony Simone and councilman Erik Bottcher, who sang and played guitar in a Christmas carol dedicated to Kostabi.

Kostabi played his own music with a band that included his brother, White Zombie guitarist Paul Kostabi.


Nebula’s “Tuesday Baby Tuesday” party, which brought 50 Cent out last week, had the Golden State Warriors licking their wounds after losing to the Knicks.

But that didn’t stop them from being mean…to each other.

Spies said the team was happy to see and sit with anyone during the party… except his teammate Draymond Green.

Perhaps there are still hard feelings about haymaker Green landed on teammate Jordan Poole in pre-season.


Talia Reese is inspired by the miracle of Hanukkah, when the Maccabean Jews rose up against the Greeks, and the lamp oil in the Temple burned for eight days.

“So I was reading this book about the Maccabees. Did you know that?” Reese said on The Carlebach’s Shul’s Chanukah Comedy Show at Stand Up New York.

“None of the Maccabees, including Judah, married. It is true. Even back then, Jewish girls only wanted to marry hedge fund managers!”