Prince Harry confirms relationship with actress, slams press – Tribute.ca
A statement released this morning (Tuesday, Nov. 8) from Kensington Palace put rumors to rest and took a hard stance against the manner in which Meghan has been treated.
The statement said, “…the past week has seen a line crossed. [Prince Harry’s] girlfriend, Meghan Markle, has been subject to a wave of abuse and harassment. Some of this has been very public — the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web articles.
Some of it has been hidden from public — the nightly legal battles to keep defamatory stories out of papers; her mother having to struggle past photographers in order to get to her front door; the attempts of reporters and photographers to gain illegal entry to her home and the calls to police that followed; the substantial bribes offered by papers to her ex-boyfriend; the bombardment of nearly every friend, co-worker, and loved one in her life.”
The statement went on to address Prince Harry’s concerns for Meghan, who’s 35 and has a home in Toronto during the months while she’s filming her television series Suits. It said, “Prince Harry is worried about Ms. Markle’s safety and is deeply disappointed that he has not been able to protect her. It is not right that a few months into a relationship with him that Ms. Markle should be subjected to such a storm.
He knows commentators will say this is ‘the price she has to pay’ and that ‘this is all part of the game.’ He strongly disagrees. This is