Meghan Markle claims ‘only child’ comments taken out of context

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Meghan Markle denies lying during her interview with Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey about ‘growing up as an only child’ in new court filings.

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Her half-sister Samantha Markle blamed the former suits Star of lying about her ‘rags to royalty’ upbringing, but Meghan claims it was a ‘subjective statement’ and she referred to her upbringing as a ‘feeling’ not a ‘fact’.

Samantha is suing Meghan for defamation over comments about her book find freedom.

However, Meghan’s lawyers insisted that her testimony should not be taken so literally.

“It’s hard to imagine a more personal and subjective feeling than how one views one’s own childhood,” according to court documents obtained by the Daily Mail.

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“Additionally, Plaintiff’s objection completely ignores the context of the statement in which Ms. Winfrey asked Meghan about her ‘relationship’ with Plaintiff (whom Ms. Winfrey referred to as her ‘paternal half-sister’).

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“Meghan’s response to that question, that she was raised as an only child, was obviously not meant as an objective statement that she had no genetic siblings or half-siblings.”

Samantha’s complaints about what is said about her in the book relate less to Meghan and more to her author Omid Scobie, her lawyers said.

“Meghan did not make the statements; it cannot be held liable for this. As simple as that.”

She claims the book caused “significant and irreparable prejudice, injury and damage” to her reputation.

Samantha denies many things written about her in the book, including the fact that she dropped out of high school.

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She also alleges Meghan launched a “premeditated campaign to destroy the reputation and credibility of her and her father Thomas Markle” so that “they could not disrupt or contradict the false narrative and fairytale life story that the defendant fabricated.” “.

Meghan’s lawyer had previously described the lawsuit as “unfounded” and she was being given “the minimum amount of attention required,” according to the Mail.

“Overall, Meghan’s motion to dismiss should be granted, as should her request for attorneys’ fees, costs and other relief.”

Samantha published her own book about her sister called The Diary of Princess Pushy’s Sister: A Memoir, Part One.

In it, she describes the Markles’ upbringing and their rivalry.

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