Meghan Markle's privacy ordeal could drag on as tabloid eyes Supreme Court appeal

Meghan Markle's privacy ordeal could drag on as tabloid eyes Supreme Court appeal

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12/2/2021 5:47:00 PM

Meghan Markle 's privacy ordeal could drag on as tabloid eyes Supreme Court appeal

Meghan Markle won a two-year privacy battle—but the tabloid she sued may appeal again.

challenge.The Duchess of Sussex went from victory to the threat of a possible new round of explosive legal action all before 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday December 2.Meghan, 40, sued for privacy and breach of copyright afterThe Mail on Sundaypublished a letter she sent her father begging him to stop talking to the media.

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Meghan Markle Calls Mail on Sunday 'Daily Fail' After Court VictoryRead moreMeghan Markle Calls Mail on Sunday 'Daily Fail' After Court VictoryShe won at the High Court in February and at the Court of Appeal on Thursday, but the newspaper's lawyers have warned of a possible new challenge.

If the publisher is successful in overturning her original victory it would force a trial in which she would likely have to give evidence and hand over more private messages.A statement released by the tabloid toNewsweekread:"We are very disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeal. It is our strong view that judgment should be given only on the basis of evidence tested at trial, and not on a summary basis in a heavily contested case, before even disclosure of documents.

"No evidence has been tested in cross-examination, as it should be, especially when Mr Knauf's evidence raises issues as to the Duchess's credibility."It added:"We are considering an appeal to the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom."

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Jason Knauf is the former communications secretary who accused Meghan of bullying two PAs out of the royal household in October 2018.He supplied the court with Meghan's texts and emails showing past statements in court filings were misleading and forcing her into a public apology.

However, on winning, the duchess put all that behind her and issued a triumphant statement denouncingThe Mail on Sunday's journalism and referencing the"daily fail," a nickname given by detractors to its sister title

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