Writing About: Why 'The White Princess' Deserved Emmy Nominations + Burning Qs

Promotional Portraits of Henry VII (Jacob Collins-Levy), Lizzie (Jodie Comer) and The Boy (Patrick Gibson) for The White Princess
Even though “The White Princess” went off the air in early June, there has been a lot of follow-up coverage to delve into. While fans await official word on whether or not Starz will green-light a follow-up to Season 1, these three features may help you endure the wait.

Whether it was making the case for "The White Princess" to be nominated for its share of 2017 Emmys, or wading through the burning questions posed by the series' Twitter account, "The White Princess" has provided a wealth of inspiration. This is what I have been writing about “The White Princess” on the Inquisitr. The links to read are in blue.

Writing about “The White Princess” and the Emmys

With the mounting anticipation for the 2017 Primetime Emmy awards, the argument had to be made for why “The White Princess” deserved to be among the series honored by the annual fete. The case for why “The White Princess” earned Emmy recognition is laid out.

Find out which cast members and other "White Princess" contributors were singled out for attention on the Inquisitr. In light of the nominations being announced and the series being snubbed, the article now works as a highlight reel for the reasons why "The White Princess" should not have been ignored. Its snub was one of the more upsetting omissions, this year. Stay tuned, Eclectic Pop's full list of Emmy snubs will be published soon.

Key Art for The White Princess on Starz featuring the main characters
[Image by Starz]
How a series of its caliber could be overlooked is surprising, especially when you consider that its predecessor, "The White Queen," was acknowledged with 4 Emmy nods, including Outstanding Miniseries. Why one was recognized and not the other is anyone's guess. When it came to quality, "The White Princess" maintained the standard set by the "Queen."

Writing about burning questions from “The White Princess”

While news on a possible follow-up to “The White Princess” has been quiet, the series’ Twitter account had recently remained active by asking fans some thought-provoking questions about the final episodes. Those questions included ones that have particularly haunted this viewer.

For instance, would Lizzie's sons have really been in danger if their uncle had become king? Did Richard mean it when he vowed to protect his sister and his nephews if he came to power? My take is on the Inquisitr.

The questions were asked and answered in the same order, they were shared on Twitter. Part 1 focused on the personal impact Lizzie’s choices would have on her. While Part 2 addressed the Tudor vs. York rivalry and whether that bloody end-game was entirely necessary.

The women of The White Princess (Starz)
[Image by Starz]
Examining these questions paved the way to explore difficult questions posed by the series, through a more organized viewpoint. In doing so, a lot of dilemmas became clearer, while others only became blurrier. Hence, why it was hard to provide many definitive answers to the questions.

There was one interesting thing that sprung up whilst penning these features. Upon closer examination, it became abundantly evident that Lizzie and her cousin Maggie were mirror images of each other. In the end, neither woman "won" and despite taking opposing sides, both endured the same loss (their brother) and gain (a loving husband).

Among the many lessons "The White Princess" effectively demonstrates, it is that when it came to the War of the Roses, "winners" were hard to come by.

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