Royal Experts Clarified the Drama Around Meghan Markle's Wedding Tiara

Royal Experts Clarified the Drama Around Meghan Markle's Wedding Tiara

"But after hanging up, she felt frustrated and emotional".

A lawyer for Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, accused a British newspaper publisher in court on Wednesday of commercially exploiting its legal dispute with her by using court documents as the basis for "sensational" coverage.

Markle, the former Duchess of Sussex, filed a suit against the British outlet for publishing a series of reports about her, including a handwritten letter she had sent to her father, Thomas, regarding the fact he never showed up to her wedding.

The couple - better known as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle - have recently moved to California.

At a one-day pre-trial hearing, judge Mark Warby is considering an application by Meghan's lawyers to prohibit publishing the personal details of friends who spoke anonymously to People magazine in early 2019 to condemn the alleged bullying she had received at the hands of the United Kingdom press. Meghan is seeking a court order preventing disclosure of the names.

It also emerged that only one of the friends - Friend B, an American citizen who says she approached People magazine of her own accord - has given a witness statement.

Meghan said they had a privacy "right".

Forcing the Duchess of Sussex to make public the identities of her five friends who gave an anonymous interview to a United States magazine is "an unacceptable price to pay" for pursuing her legal action against a British newspaper, the High Court has been told.

Lawyers for the Mail insist the Duchess' supporters should be named because it was the People chat which led to the excerpts being made public.

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In court documents for the hearing, Meghan's lawyers argued the friends have a right to anonymity both as confidential journalistic sources and under their own privacy rights.

Antony White QC representing ANL said the five individuals have already been identified as part of the response to a request for further information.

"The publisher of the Mail on Sunday is the one on trial".

"Reporting these matters without referring to names would be a heavy curtailment of the media's and the defendant's entitlement to report this case and the public's right to know about it", he said.

Mr Justice Warby said he would give his decision on the duchess's application in writing at a later date.

Earlier this year, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they would be stepping down as senior members of the Royal Family.

ANL wholly denies the allegations, particularly the duchess's claim that the letter was edited in any way that changed its meaning, and says it will hotly contest the case.

Meghan is suing ANL over their reproduction of a handwritten letter she wrote to her father previous year.

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