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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Announce Lawsuit Against Daily Mail

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, filed suit against the Daily Mail’s parent company after the tabloid published a private letter written by Meghan Markle earlier this year.

The royal couple filed a claim against Associated Papers for the misuse of private information, infringement of copyright and breach of the United Kingdom’s Data Protection Act 2018, according to the law firm representing the couple.

Prince Harry also penned a scathing statement against the British tabloids for a “ruthless campaign” against his wife.

“I’ve seen what happens when someone I love is commoditized to the point that they are no longer treated or seen as a real person,” he said. “I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces.”

Harry’s mother, Princess Diana, died in a 1997 car accident while trying to escape paparazzi in Paris.

Harry accused the Mail of publishing a private letter from his wife “in an intentionally destructive manner” by editing out entire paragraphs to manipulate readers.

“There is a human cost to this relentless propaganda, specifically when it is knowingly false and malicious, and though we have continued to put on a brave face – as so many of you can relate to – I cannot begin to describe how painful it has been,” Harry said.

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