A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex sets the file straight
Printed on February 21, 2023 01:37 PM
A spokesperson for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry is taking pictures down reports that the couple is suing over a most up-to-date South Park episode.
On whether Harry and Meghan are pursuing correct action in opposition to the mumble, a spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex tells PEOPLE: “Or no longer it’s all frankly nonsense. Completely baseless, insensible reports.”
South Park’s episode that aired on Wednesday, titled “Worldwide Privacy Tour,” centered on a “prince of Canada” and his wife that determine within the fictional Colorado town. The characters’ similarities to Harry and Meghan were difficult to neglect, from the prince’s ginger hair and beard to the wife’s crimson outfit and hat, a terminate match to Meghan’s ensemble at Trooping the Colour in 2018. The mumble saw the cartoon couple carrying “we would like our privateness” and “discontinuance us” indicators as they traveled to diversified locations around the sector.
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Prince Harry, 38, and Meghan, 41, stepped abet from their royal roles in 2020 earlier than relocating to California, Meghan’s residence grunt. Of their 2021 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan addressed invasions of privateness their household had experienced.
In line with a request about whether she and Harry ought to aloof query to lose privateness ensuing from their royal dwelling, Meghan mentioned, “I exclaim everyone has a typical dazzling to privateness. Traditional. We’re no longer talking about one thing that any one else wouldn’t query.”
“Must you’re at work and also you’re going to comprise a photograph of your exiguous one for your desk, and your co-worker says, ‘Oh, my gosh, your exiguous one’s so adorable. That’s fabulous! Can I scrutinize your mobile phone so I can scrutinize the total photos of your exiguous one?’ You trip, ‘No. Here’s the characterize I’m elated sharing with you,'” the Duchess of Sussex explained. “After which within the occasion that they double down and state, ‘No, but you already confirmed me that one. So it be crucial to mumble me every part. You know what, I’m upright gonna rent someone to take a seat down in entrance of your condominium, or cowl within the bushes and take photos into your backyard, ensuing from you’re going to comprise lost your dazzling to privateness … ensuing from you shared one characterize with me.’ ”
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After the couple’s Netflix sequence Harry & Meghan aired in December, their global press secretary released an announcement in accordance with the speculation that the couple wanted a more deepest life.
“Their sigh announcing their map to step abet mentions nothing of privateness and reiterates their want to proceed their roles and public responsibilities,” the spokesperson mentioned.
“Any advice in every other case speaks to a key point of this sequence,” she continued. “They’re choosing to portion their account, on their terms, and but the tabloid media has created a completely false myth that permeates press coverage and public belief. The details are dazzling in entrance of them.”