Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is being sued by her half-sister.
The 40-year-old royal and her husband, Prince Harry, sat down for a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey final yr and Samantha Markle has been left unimpressed by the “rags to royalty” narrative detailed by the duchess, which she claims is fake.
In paperwork from the defamation lawsuit obtained by TMZ, Samantha accused Meghan of spreading lies as a way to promote the thought she’s overcome a troublesome household scenario, and highlighted the very fact the previous ‘Fits’ star informed Oprah she was an “solely little one”, regardless of sharing the identical father in Thomas Markle as Samantha and her brother, Thomas Markly Jr..
The author additionally disputed Meghan’s declare within the interview that she’d final seen her half-sister “at the very least 18, 19 years in the past and earlier than that, 10 years earlier than that”, and that Samantha solely modified her personal surname again to Markle when the previous actress started producing headlines for her relationship with Harry.
Samantha claimed Meghan has fabricated tales of rising up in “digital poverty” as a result of her dad paid for her to attend dance and performing lessons, and “elite and costly personal faculties”.
And regardless of the duchess’ claims to Oprah and discuss present host Ellen DeGeneres that she labored exhausting to place herself by way of college, Samantha insisted their father lined the prices of Meghan’s tuition and residing bills at Northwestern College.
Samantha accused Meghan of mendacity about her and her childhood as a part of a calculated effort so that they “couldn’t intrude with or contradict the false narrative and fairytale life story concocted by” the duchess.
Samantha has claimed her estranged relative’s feedback have broken gross sales of her autobiography, ‘The Diary of Princess Pushy’s Sister’, prevented her from getting work, and triggered emotional and psychological misery.
A lawyer performing on behalf of the duchess – who has kids Archie, two, and Lili, eight months, with Harry – branded the lawsuit “baseless and absurd”.
Michael Kump mentioned: “This baseless and absurd lawsuit is only a continuation of a sample of disturbing habits. We are going to give it the minimal consideration essential, which is all it deserves.”
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