Meghan Markle denies accusations she lied about “growing up as an only child” in Oprah’s interview.

Meghan Markle has denied lying about “growing up as an only child” during her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey as the Duchess of Sussex faces a defamation lawsuit filed by her estranged half-sister Samantha.

Meghan’s lawyers have argued that the statement should not be an “objective fact” but a “subjective statement” about her feelings.

The Duchess of Sussex is being sued by Samantha for $75,000 over the allegedly “false” narrative she told during her Oprah interview of a rags-to-riches story.

Her lawyers said that Meghan’s statement that she “grew up as an only child” cannot be wrong as it is a “textbook example of a subjective statement of how a person feels about their childhood.”

Meghan’s legal team is now seeking to have the defamation case filed in Tampa, Florida dismissed.

Meghan Markle has denied lying about “growing up as an only child” during her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey as the Duchess of Sussex faces a defamation lawsuit filed by her estranged half-sister Samantha

Samantha Markle is pictured with her half-sister Meghan Markle at her graduation in 2008

Samantha Markle is pictured with her half-sister Meghan Markle at her graduation in 2008

The Duchess of Sussex is being sued by Samantha for $75,000 over the allegedly

The Duchess of Sussex is being sued by Samantha for $75,000 over the allegedly “false” narrative she told during her Oprah interview of a rags-to-riches story

In a court document, Samantha, the daughter of Thomas Markle, Meghan’s father, claims the Duchess of Sussex launched a “premeditious campaign to tarnish her and her father’s reputation”.

She claims her sister tried to ruin her credibility so “they couldn’t interfere or contradict the false narrative and fairytale life story that the defendant fabricated.”

She also claims Meghan lied when she claimed she “essentially rose out of virtual poverty” and had to take low-paying jobs from the age of 13 to “make ends meet”.

Meanwhile, Samantha, 57, launched an amazing broadside against her sister’s boyfriend and biographer, Omid Scobie, when she blasted Finding Freedom as “a book of lies.”

Meghan’s lawyer has previously hit back at the lawsuit, claiming it was “unfounded” and they were giving it “the minimum amount of attention required”. Scobie also rejected the claims.

Samantha has challenged Meghan’s description of how she “grew up as an only child”.

Her lawyers said that Meghan's statement that she

Her lawyers said that Meghan’s statement that she “grew up as an only child” could not be wrong as it was a “textbook example of a subjective statement about how a person feels about their childhood.”

In a court document, Samantha (pictured), the daughter of Thomas Markle, Meghan's father, claims the Duchess of Sussex launched a

In a court document, Samantha (pictured), the daughter of Thomas Markle, Meghan’s father, claims the Duchess of Sussex launched a “premeditious campaign to destroy her and her father’s reputation”.

In court documents viewed by DailyMail.com, Meghan’s lawyers wrote: “Plaintiffs [Samantha] initially claims she can refute that Meghan “grew up as an only child”.

“But that perception is inherently unfalsifiable. One can hardly imagine a more personal and subjective feeling than looking back at one’s own childhood.

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

Meghan’s response to this question that she “grew up as an only child” was obviously not intended to be a statement of the objective fact that she had no genetic siblings or half-siblings.

“Rather, it was a textbook example of a subjective statement of how a person feels about their childhood.”

A young Meghan is pictured with her father, Thomas Markle, who she is also estranged from

A young Meghan is pictured with her father, Thomas Markle, who she is also estranged from

Meanwhile, Samantha has also slammed Scobie and Carolyn Durand’s book, Finding Freedom, which she describes as her sister’s “fairytale life story.”

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

She listed a number of lyrics in the biography she disputed, including that she dropped out of high school.

Meghan’s team argued in their recent court filing that the Duchess of Sussex cannot be sued for Finding Freedom because she did not write the book.

‘Meghan did not make the statements; she cannot be held responsible,” they said. “As simple as that.”

Referring to the Duchess by her first name in the documents, the attorneys asked the court, “Overall, Meghan’s request for release should be granted, as should her request for attorneys’ fees, costs and other relief.”

DailyMail.com has reached out to Meghan’s legal team for comment.

Meanwhile, Samantha, 57, launched an amazing broadside against her sister's friend and biographer, Omid Scobie (pictured) when she blasted Finding Freedom as

Meanwhile, Samantha, 57, launched an amazing broadside against her sister’s friend and biographer, Omid Scobie (pictured) when she blasted Finding Freedom as “a book of lies”.

The sisters are believed to have last seen each other in 2008, but they have clashed over versions of their childhoods in recent years.

Samantha’s troubled relationship with Meghan exploded in public after the announcement of her sister’s engagement to Prince Harry in 2017.

She was quoted by journalists as saying “The Queen would be appalled” and calling her a “Ducha**” on Twitter.

She gave numerous interviews attacking the Duchess, but has since backed down and complimented her.

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

It reveals details of the Markles’ upbringing, including the rivalry when their father was still married to Doria Ragland, the actress’ mother.

But Samantha also writes about her adoration for Meghan as a baby, describing the baby as “biracial, beautiful, and the color of both a peach and a rose.”

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