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Crown Jewels

Hear ye, hear ye! Welcome to Crown Jewels by Betches Media, the elite podcast for the royally obsessed! Every week, hosts Samantha Bush and Lex Niko break down the latest royal headlines from across the pond. In addition to discussing the juiciest news stories hitting your group text, they’ll touch on decades worth of drama, and, of course, spill some Royal Tea. It’s bound to be the diamond podcast of the season, so be sure to tune in each week to get your fix on all things royals wherever you get your podcasts.

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Samantha Bush

Samantha Bush is a midwestern girly, who loves the intersection between pop culture and the royals, and will proudly admit she woke up at 3 am for BOTH of the royal weddings -- which has led here her, to host Crown Jewels. She is also the mother two little fur angels, Barb and Ruby.

Lex Niko

Lex Niko is a digital content creator and pop culture enthusiast. She has been featured on major broadcasts and in publications including E! News, US Weekly, and Good Morning America. With over a decade of experience studying pop culture and working in the tech industry, she has always had a curiosity for how culture impacts trends and when she’s not spending time online she leads Content and Partnerships at Pinterest.

Where to Start

The Coronation Report Ft. Elizabeth Holmes

In this episode, Samantha and Lex bring on NYTimes Best Selling author and royal style expert Elizabeth Holmes, fresh from her time at the Coronation. They delve into the nitty-gritty details about her firsthand Coronation experience, the mesmerizing procession line, and the drama that unfolded. Was Wills and Kate actually running late? What did the Aquazzura heels really mean? Listen to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

EXTRA EXTRA Crossover: How Much Wealth Do The Windsors Have?

In this Extra Extra crossover episode, Sami Sage looks to the “scaled back” coronation of King Charles to unravel the broader financial web supporting the royal family. Which ancient arrangements and stolen assets keep the royal family’s checkbook balanced? How many billions is King Charles worth? We look for the source of the royal family’s wealth and the colonial origins of the “crown jewels.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Coronation Weekend Recap

The wait is finally over! In this episode, Lex and Samantha are proud to announce the new King and Queen (yes, just Queen) of England. They will cover every controversy, rumor, meme, and mishap that took place over the long awaited weekend. Don’t worry, they couldn’t end without a round of Mail or Fail where they guess to see if anyone secretly attended the coronation ceremony. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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