From the second that information of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s relationship went public, the previous actress has endured near-constant scrutiny and criticism from the British tabloid media.
The limitless nit-picking from each the press and her in-laws has seemingly taken an amazing psychological toll on Meghan, however solely as soon as has she spoken out towards these assaults.
We’re speaking, after all, about when Meghan sat down with Oprah Winfrey to share her account the time she spent residing within the UK.
That was the one time that Meghan explicitly admonished the royals, however not surprisingly, there have been instances when she tried to regulate the narrative in additional refined methods.
As you could have heard by now, journalist Tom Bower has authored a scandalous new e-book entitled Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the Struggle Between the Windsors.
And as you might need guessed from the title, Bower’s newest is mainly a 540-page hit piece that appears to serve no goal apart from confirming readers’ current biases towards Meghan.
The weighty tome is loaded with scandalous (and extremely doubtful) allegations, similar to Bower’s declare that the Queen expressed her elation after studying that Meghan wouldn’t be capable to attend the funeral of Prince Philip.
A brand new excerpt revealed by Web page Six this week takes us all the best way again to the early days of Harry and Meghan’s relationship.
It appears the couple was justifiably upset at tabloid criticism that appeared to capitalize on the racially-based prejudice towards Meghan that’s so shockingly prevalent within the UK.
Bower writes that Harry’s former press agent Jason Knauf agreed to challenge a press release on the prince’s behalf “damning the media for his or her description of Meghan.”
“Harry dictated the feelings for Knauf to trend into a press release. Committing Knauf to a conundrum, Meghan demanded that the assertion ought to mirror the parallel between her potential destiny and Diana’s,” Bower alleges.
“Knauf urged that over-dramatizing Meghan’s misery would backfire, however Harry was adamant. If Meghan’s want to be equated with Diana was not happy, insisted Harry, he would most likely lose her. Knauf acquiesced.”
Bower claims that Harry turned to Prince William for assist, however William “hesitated … To William’s remorse, Harry was obeying Meghan’s orders. That was unwise.”
The ultimate model of the assertion didn’t point out Diana by identify, however did allude to the tragedy that took her life and counsel that there have been fears of Meghan struggling an identical destiny.
“My girlfriend, Meghan Markle, has been topic to a wave of abuse and harassment,” learn the cautionary press launch that was issued in November of 2016.
“Prince Harry is anxious about Ms. Markle’s security and is deeply upset that he has not been capable of defend her … This isn’t a sport — it’s her life and his.”
It needs to be famous that Jason Knauf is the man who launched the investigation into Meghan’s “bullying” of Kensington Palace workers.
That turned out to be an embarrassing nothingburger for the royals, so Knauf won’t be essentially the most dependable supply.
As for Bower, he’s admitted that his purpose in penning this e-book is to result in Meghan’s downfall, so he’s positively not essentially the most dependable supply.
Every thing this man says needs to be taken with a number of grains of salt — or simply dismissed totally because the determined ravings of an more and more irrelevant hack.