It is no secret that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship with the press is greater than just a bit difficult. The couple talked extensively in regards to the challenges they confronted due to the media throughout their time as working royals, with Harry going so far as to say that the British tabloids had been accountable for Meghan’s miscarriage.
It is no shock, then, that Harry took authorized steps in opposition to Mirror Group Newspapers, which owns the newspapers which have been publishing royal information and scandals since their inception, and Related Newspapers, which publishes The Day by day Mail. Harry sued the previous for illegal data gathering and the latter for breaches of privateness. Harry did not initially seem in courtroom however did present proof in June 2023, turning into the primary senior royal to take action since Edward VII in 1890, who appeared in a slander trial (clearly, nothing a lot has modified since then).
Harry and Meghan have additionally publicly condemned the best way photographers invaded their privateness, and in Might 2023, the couple’s spokesperson launched a press release relating to a “close to catastrophic automotive chase” the couple skilled whereas in New York for an occasion. A number of automobiles pursued them for a while, however fortunately, the chase did not lead to any accidents. The incident made headlines, provided that Harry’s mom, Princess Diana, died in an accident that resulted from a paparazzi chase.