In her great war against the British tabloids, Meghan Markle won a new battle.
Mail on Sunday
, which appealed after being sentenced in February for publishing extracts from private correspondence between the Duchess of Sussex and her father Thomas, lost a second time,
The court determined that while Meghan Markle might have imagined that the contents of the letter would one day become public, what she wrote to her father remained "personal and private, and not matters in which the public may have a legitimate interest. ".
The first judgment in February sentenced the MailOnline and the
Mail on Sunday
to a fine of $ 650,000.
The good cause
In a statement, Meghan Markle welcomed a victory that can be associated with "all those who have ever been afraid to rise for a good cause".
“What matters most is that we are now collectively brave enough to reshape a tabloid industry that conditions people to be cruel, and that profits from the lies and the pain they create…” he added. wife of Prince Harry.
The case is not yet completely settled since according to NBC News, justice has yet to rule on the copyright of the letter in question.
“The courts have held the accused to account, and I hope we all start to do the same.
Because as far as it may seem from your personal life, it is not.
Tomorrow it could be you.
These harmful practices do not happen once in a while - they are a daily problem that divides us, and we all deserve better, ”added Meghan Markle.
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