By Brent Furdyk. 1 min ago Meghan Markle’s dad testified in U.K. High Court on Tuesday in her privacy case against the Daily Mail.
In documents obtained by ET Canada, Thomas Markle testified that his motivation for leaking a handwritten letter from girl to the Mail.
In a witness statement, Markle said that he decided to release extracts of the 2018 letter to push back against “lies” that were being stated about him by anonymous mates of the Duchess of Sussex in a People report.
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“I believe (and still believe) that Meghan wanted her account of the letter to be published,” stated Markle, 76.
He chose to release extracts rather than the full letter, he said, “because I thought the letter as a whole made Meg look terrible.
According to Markle, he was “shocked” by the People article, which he ……
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