In a biographical book on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, investigative journalist Tom Bower reveals that early in their relationship, Meghan Markle allegedly pressured Prince Harry to compare her fate to that of his late mother, Lady Diana.
In November 2016, during the Prince Harry and Megan MarkleAfter dating for a few months, the Duke of Sussex had decided to formalize his relationship with the American actress in a fairly standard fashion. In fact, Kensington Palace, who managed Harry’s communications, had sent one told to reveal the young woman’s name while she denounces “the harassment”whose victim she was. “His girlfriend Meghan Markle has been subjected to a range of abuse and harassment.So he had written to the palace before adding: “Prince Harry is concerned for Miss Markle’s safety and is deeply disappointed that he was unable to protect her. It’s not normal for Miss Markle to face such a storm after a few months of dating.
Finally, through this press release, Harry also wanted to point the finger at the responsibility of the media and in particular “Bashing on the front page of national newspapers, sexism and racism on social media, the legal struggles to prevent the publication of defamatory stories and attempts by journalists or photographers to illegally enter the actress’ home”.
And almost six years later, we discover startling revelations in this strange press release. In the “Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the War Between the Windsors“a biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex written by investigative journalist Tom Bower and published this Thursday July 21, the author tells us It was Meghan Markle who insisted Harry wrote those words. she wanted it Compare his fate with that of lady Diana, without naming it. According to Tom Bower, Prince Harry agreed because he was terrified at the thought of losing the young woman he had been dating for almost five months.
A strange comparison
It was Jason Knauf, Prince Harry’s press secretary, who was tasked with making this statement on behalf of the prince. “Harry dictated Knauf’s feelings to be expressed in a statement. Meghan requested that the statement reflect the parallel between her possible fate and Diana’s.the journalist writes in his book and adds that Jason Knauf nevertheless tried to warn the couple against such a comparison: “Knauf hinted that dramatizing Meghan’s plight would backfire, but Harry was adamant. If Meghan’s wish to be compared to Diana was not granted, Harry insisted, he would likely lose her. Knauf nodded.”
In 2018, just weeks before her wedding, royal columnist Andrew Morton published a biography of Meghan Markle entitled “Meghan: A Hollywood Princess”. In this work, the author had specifically narrated the Actress’ fascination with Diana, which describes a young American woman who bursts into tears over pictures of her funeral and delves into old videotapes of her marriage to Prince Charles. A fascination that would have gone very far
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle In November 2016, when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had been dating for several months, the Duke of Sussex had decided to formalize his relationship with the American actress in a fairly standard fashion.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle “Prince Harry is concerned for Miss Markle’s safety and is deeply disappointed that he was unable to protect her. It is not normal for Miss Markle to face such a storm after a few months of relationship,” the press release added
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Prince Harry denounced “the front-page slur in a national newspaper, sexism and racism on social media, legal battles to prevent the publication of defamatory stories and attempts by journalists or photographers to illegally enter the actress’ home.” .
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle “Harry dictated to Knauf the sentiments to be expressed in a statement. Meghan requested that the statement reflect the parallel between her possible fate and Diana’s,” the journalist writes in his book.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle That’s how he described a young American woman who burst into tears before pictures of her funeral and dived into old videotapes of her marriage to Prince Charles.