Prince Harry and Meghan blacklist four main British tabloids &
Prince Harry and his spouse Meghan blacklisted 4 main British tabloids on Sunday, accusing them of publishing tales that had been “distorted, false and invasive beyond reason”, UK media reported.
In a scathing letter to the editors of the Sun, Daily Mail, Mirror and Express, the couple, who’ve formally stepped down as senior members of the British Royal household, stated there can be “no corroboration and zero engagement” with the newspapers, the Guardian stated.
“This policy is not about avoiding criticism. It’s not about shutting down public conversation or censoring accurate reporting,” in accordance with a purported copy of the letter shared by Financial Times media reporter Mark Di Stefano on Twitter.
But they didn’t need to be used as “currency for an economy of clickbait and distortion”.
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have watched people they know — as well as complete strangers — have their lives completely pulled apart for no good reason, other than the fact that salacious gossip boosts advertising revenue,” in accordance with an excerpt printed by the Guardian.
The newspaper described the letter as an “unprecedented attack on a large part of the media”.
Harry and Meghan made a bombshell announcement in January that they wished to withdraw from frontline royal duties and grow to be financially unbiased.
Their departure — dubbed “Megxit” by the British press — adopted reviews Meghan was sad with royal life and each of them had complained about media intrusion.
The couple’s hostility in direction of some media oulets spilled over into authorized motion final 12 months, with Harry suing over alleged voicemail interception and Meghan submitting a declare over a personal letter to her father showing in The Mail on Sunday after he shared it with the tabloid.
In their message to the editors, the pair stated their new coverage didn’t apply to all media and that they’d proceed to work with journalists around the globe.
The couple relocated to California final month and have saved a low profile, with even their location unknown amid unconfirmed reviews that the pair reside in Malibu.