Prince Harry Wins Against News Agency Who Took Photos Of His Bedroom With Meghan Markle
Prince Harry's fight to protect the privacy of his loved-ones has gained a positive result. He recently won substantial damages and got an apology from the news agency that took aerial photos of the inside of his home including the bedroom he shared with Meghan Markle.
These photos, taken by Splash News last January, were published in several news outlets thus forcing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to leave their home for security reasons. Splash News used a helicopter to take a closer shot of the royal couple's living room, dining room, and even the bedroom in Cotswolds Hills.
"The syndication and publication of the photographs very seriously undermined the safety and security of the Duke and the home to the extent that they are no longer able to live at the property," Buckingham Palace confirmed in a statement published on CNN. "The Duke of Sussex acknowledges and welcomes the formal apology from Splash News and Picture Agency."
Prince Harry chose to rent the Cotswold property because it had a very secluded surrounding near farmland and away from potential photographers. The news agency guaranteed to the royal couple that it will not attempt to take aerial shots of the Duke and Duchess private home ever again.
The prince and his wife have since moved to Windsor's Frogmore Cottage, where they recently welcomed their first-born son Archie Harrison. The decision to live in Windsor removes the constraints that the Royals may experience if they still stayed in Kensington Palace.
Meanwhile, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent millions to renovate Frogmore Cottage before Archie's birth. One of the new features of the home after the renovation is a lovely play garden for the royal couple's child.
According to The Sun, the duchess wanted to raise Archie in a countryside atmosphere, and she'd like for her child to be quite outdoorsy. Thus, the cottage is a favorable and ideal home for the Sussexes.
The reports also stated that the duchess plans to have her vegetable and herb garden at Frogmore Cottage. Meghan is quite the cook and foodie who supports organic living. Sources said that their new home would be perfect for the duchess to prepare meals for the prince and Master Archie using homegrown ingredients.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, however, apparently do not have any staff, such as a nanny, a chef, and maids. They are getting help from Doria Ragland, Meghan's 62-year-old mom who has been temporarily staying with the royal couple since Archie's birth.