Invasion of privacy of Meghan Markle: the « Mail on Sunday » forced to publish a mea culpa in the front page


Found guilty of invasion of privacy, the Mail On Sunday was ordered earlier this month to make headlines about his legal defeat against the Duchess of Sussex.

the Mail on Sunday condemned to do his mea culpa. Earlier this month, Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle won her lawsuit against the tabloid publisher Associated Newspapers, which she was suing for breach of privacy after the publication of a letter to his father.

the Mail on Sunday was then ordered to report his legal defeat in the front page, and his publisher to pay 450,000 pounds (530,000 euros) to the Duchess of Sussex for legal costs. The text in question was published this Sunday in the front page of the newspaper, while a longer version can be found on the third page.

« Duchess of Sussex wins copyright infringement case against Associated Newspapers for articles published in The Mail on Sunday and on the website of Mail Online« , can we read.

A private letter

The former American actress criticized Associated Newspapers for having invaded her privacy by publishing extracts from a handwritten letter sent in August 2018 to her father Thomas Markle, 76, with whom she is in the cold. In this missive to her father, published in 2018 (shortly after her marriage to Prince Harry), she asked her father to stop pouring out and lying in the media about their broken relationship.

Prince Harry, 37, sixth in the order of succession to the British crown, has repeatedly denounced media pressure on his couple and made it the main reason for his withdrawal from the royal family, effective since April 2020. With his wife Meghan, Markle, they have filed several lawsuits against British tabloids.

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