Time travelling ‘amateur scientist’ claims Prince Harry transitions by the year 2027. Yes, really
“My time machine took me to 2027 and Prince Harry has had a sex change,” was the headline on a Sunday Sport “exclusive” yesterday.
Somewhat predictably, the man making this prediction was a 43-year-old divorcee called Dennis.
The “amateur scientist” says he built a time machine with components he bought off eBay and instructions from Junior Electrician magazine – which doesn’t appear to actually exist. Perhaps it’s from the future?
Dennis also reports that, in this future – eight whole years ahead – “head transplants” are commonplace and “everyone goes about naked on account of global warming and that”.
The nakedness, Dennis reports, contributes to “everyone” having sex with each other in the street, “because they’ve got cures for the AIDs and the clap and everything”. Which is impressive, but perhaps less impressive than scientists working out how to do full-on head transplants in the next eight years.
Dennis is divorced — and no explanation is required beyond this piece.
— Christine Burns MBE 🧜♀️🦍⧖ (@christineburns) November 4, 2019
Me: “British tabloids have hit rock bottom.”
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— Alex Andreou (@sturdyAlex) November 3, 2019
And, possibly most believably of all, Prince Harry is now Princess Harriet. “I know he was being all right-on and PC but by 2027 it’s even worse and he’s turned into a bird,” Dennis said.
Trans Twitter was swift to ridicule this suggestion.
I doubt a royal would have their SRS on the NHS
— 彁✴⬡✴🦎✴🇬🇧✴🇰🇷 (@wolfniya) November 4, 2019
“With the current waiting times for a Gender Identity Clinic in England, I find this timescale unrealistic,” said Shon Faye, Dazed magazine’s LGBT editor-at-large.
“A royal would be able to pay for private healthcare tho, that’d speed things up,” replied a person called Seb.
Do you honestly think Prince Harry would be getting it on the NHS
— The Loosest Forward (@LoosestThe) November 4, 2019
Waiting times for a first appointment at a GIC are around roughly three years, with months or years-long gaps between the subsequent multiple appointments that are necessary for a trans person to receive gender-affirming care.
Is the british media publishing fanfiction again
— Alex "Der Marvikher'' Rabinovitz-Mundahl (@AlexMundahl) November 4, 2019
A “palace source” told the Sunday Sport that Prince Harry is “a huge support of the trans community” but has “no plans” to undergo gender reassignment surgery himself.
Earlier this year, Prince Harry offered his support to trans kids charity Mermaids, having previously described the work the organisation does as “amazing”.
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Time travel, is of course, not real and there are certainly no truths to be found in Dennis’ claims.