Meghan Markle makes startling admission about royal biography

Meghan Markle makes startling admission about royal biography

Lawyers for Meghan Markle have revealed that she indirectly shared personal information with the authors of ‘Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Family’.

Meghan Markle and Baby Archie
Meghan Markle and baby Archie / Instagram

Well, this is an interesting turn of events.

After months of denials, Meghan Markle has admitted that she was indirectly involved in Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand’s bombshell book, ‘Finding Freedom’.

The book, which reveals intimate details about the couple and their shocking royal exit, was released in August following months of interviews with 100 sources.

While both Meghan and Harry insist they have never given any interviews for the book – on or off the record – lawyers for the Duchess have admitted in a court submission that she gave a friend permission to talk to the authors.

The 39-year-old reportedly did so because she wanted to set the record straight about the drama with her father, Thomas Markle.

Thomas famously pulled out of the couple’s May 2018 wedding after suffering a heart attack. He has since slammed his daughter in the media on several occasions and accused her of abandoning him.

Meghan’s lawyers say she simply wanted to “prevent any further misrepresentation” about what happened with her father.

The Duchess is suing Associated Newspapers, which owns the Daily Mail, for publishing a letter she wrote to her father shortly after her wedding.

Thomas shared the letter with the Daily Mail in February 2019.

Lawyers for Associated Newspapers had previously asked the High Court to allow the contents of ‘Finding Freedom’ to be used in the case. The request was granted

They told the court in a submission that not only do they believe that Meghan allowed the authors to share the contents of the letter in the biography, but the book also appears to have been written with the couple’s “extensive cooperation”.

Meghan’s lawyers deny she provided a copy of the letter to the authors. 

The trial is set to resume in 2021 after Meghan asked the court for a nine-month delay. The reason for her request is “confidential". 

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