Meghan, Duchess of Sussex sues Mail on Sunday over private letter

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has taken the unusual decision to sue the publisher of the Mail on Sunday after the newspaper published a handwritten letter she had sent to her estranged father.

n a statement, the Duke of Sussex said he and Meghan were forced to take action against “relentless propaganda”.

Prince Harry said: “I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces.”

A Mail on Sunday spokesman said the paper stands by the story it published and will defend the case “vigorously”.

Law firm Schillings, acting for the duchess, accused the paper of a campaign of false, derogatory stories.

The firm has filed a High Court claim against the paper and its parent company over the alleged misuse of private information, infringement of copyright and breach of the Data Protection Act 2018.

 

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