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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they are pursuing legal action against the Mail on Sunday after they published Meghan’s private letter.

Prince Harry issued a moving statement tonight where he revealed he has watched his wife suffer in silence over the past few months and he won’t stand for the media’s bullying anymore.

He wrote, “My wife has become one of the latest victims of a British tabloid press that wages campaigns against individuals with no thought to the consequences – a ruthless campaign that has escalated over the past year, throughout her pregnancy and while raising our newborn son.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“There is a human cost to this relentless propaganda, specifically when it is knowingly false and malicious, and though we have continued to put on a brave face – as so many of you can relate to – I cannot begin to describe how painful it has been. Because in today’s digital age, press fabrications are repurposed as truth across the globe. One day’s coverage is no longer tomorrow’s chip-paper,” Harry stressed.

“Up to now, we have been unable to correct the continual misrepresentations – something that these select media outlets have been aware of and have therefore exploited on a daily and sometimes hourly basis.

“It is for this reason we are taking legal action, a process that has been many months in the making. The positive coverage of the past week from these same publications exposes the double standards of this specific press pack that has vilified her almost daily for the past nine months; they have been able to create lie after lie at her expense simply because she has not been visible while on maternity leave. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“She is the same woman she was a year ago on our wedding day, just as she is the same woman you’ve seen on this Africa tour.

The dad continued, “For these select media this is a game, and one that we have been unwilling to play from the start. I have been a silent witness to her private suffering for too long. To stand back and do nothing would be contrary to everything we believe in.”

The Duke said the behaviour of the British tabloid media has been disturbing and destructive, “The contents of a private letter were published unlawfully in an intentionally destructive manner to manipulate you, the reader, and further the divisive agenda of the media group in question. In addition to their unlawful publication of this private document, they purposely misled you by strategically omitting select paragraphs, specific sentences, and even singular words to mask the lies they had perpetuated for over a year.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Harry added, “There comes a point when the only thing to do is to stand up to this behaviour, because it destroys people and destroys lives. Put simply, it is bullying, which scares and silences people. We all know this isn’t acceptable, at any level. We won’t and can’t believe in a world where there is no accountability for this.

“Though this action may not be the safe one, it is the right one. Because my deepest fear is history repeating itself. I’ve seen what happens when someone I love is commoditised to the point that they are no longer treated or seen as a real person. I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces.”

The case against Associated Newspapers will be privately funded by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

You can read Harry's full statement here.

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We honestly never thought this moment would ever arrive, but fate has aligned the stars.

PRINCESS Meghan Markle and QUEEN Beyoncé met at the UK premiere of The Lion King last night, and everyone's hearts stopped from witnessing sheer excellence.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a rare public appearance at the premiere, looking like movie stars themselves. Such greatness, much power.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The new parents walked hand-in-hand down Leicester Square's red carpet, greeting fans and smiling for pictures before meeting the legendary Queen Bey and her husband Jay-Z.

The iconic entertainer voiced Nala in the Disney live-action movie, calling Meghan ‘my princess’ when they embraced. Jesus take the wheel, we've vacated the earth.

Apparently, the two couples exchanged talk over life with newborn babies, which is just adorable. They're real people too, see? 

Many of us will remember the Brit Awards acceptance video for Best International Group, in which Jay-Z and Beyoncé created in the Louvre with Meghan Markle as the Mona Lisa.

"In honour of Black History Month, we bow down to one of our Melanated Monas," the Instagram caption read. "Congrats on your pregnancy! We wish you so much joy."

It's unclear whether the pair have met the Duke and Duchess of Sussex before, but they greeted each other like old pals.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"The baby, so beautiful," Beyoncé praised, about Harry and Meghan's newborn Archie. "We love you guys." 

Prince Harry also asked about Rumi and Sir, The Carters' two-years-old twins;

"They are not here. They don’t come on every trip. We left them at home. They would loved to have been here," Beyoncé replied.

Jay Z then apparently offered the royal couple a parenting recommendation, saying; "The best advice I can give you, always find time for yourself," he said.

What a surreal meeting between two powerhouse couples, busy inspiring the entire world with their talents. What we would have done to have bagged a seat at that premiere…

Feature image: Twitter/@BeyLegion 

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are celebrating their first wedding anniversary today. In honour of their special day, Harry and Meghan have released a series of personal snaps from their wedding day.

The beautiful photos are from the couple’s personal collection and include intimate photos of the royals inside the church.

The caption read: “Happy one year anniversary to Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“Today marks the one year anniversary of the wedding of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

“Their Royal Highnesses exchanged vows at St George’s Chapel within the grounds of Windsor Castle on May 19th, 2018.”

They added: “The selected song “This Little Light of Mine” was chosen by the couple for their recessional. We hope you enjoy reliving this moment, and seeing some behind the scenes photos from this special day.”

Harry and Meghan also penned a personal message: “Thank you for all of the love and support from so many of you around the world. Each of you made this day even more meaningful.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The new parents tied the knot at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor on May 19, 2018. Shortly before their one year wedding anniversary the couple welcomed their first child together.

Meghan gave birth to their son Archie Harrison at Portland Hospital in London on May 6. It certainly is quite the special month for Harry and Meghan.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess on their wedding anniversary.

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