Meghan Markle “went shopping while the palace told her to go to bed”, book says
Meghan Markle reportedly went shopping, spa treatments and ate her meals during the months she told Oprah Winfrey she wasn’t leaving the palace, according to an explosive new book.
The Duchess of Sussex told the TV host during her explosive conversation alongside Prince Harry in March that she was forced to “lie down” in her own home.
She has been accused of going out for meals around London although she told Oprah how the online attention surrounding her led staff at The Firm to advise her to stay away from the media.
According to an unauthorized royal biography of Andrew Morton, Meghan was pictured at restaurants in Notting Hill.
In six new chapters of Morton’s book, Meghan: A Hollywood Princess, the ex-royal has been accused of going out to eat and enjoying other outings.
The updated version of the book, which is due out later this month after its publication in 2018, has not received any input from Meghan or Harry.
Mr Morton claims the former Suits actress was spotted receiving treatment while Paprazzi took a picture of her.
He alleges that the photographs were refused by UK newspapers due to UK regulations not allowing the use of material obtained through “intimidation, harassment or persistent pursuit”.
These include shots that follow celebrities without their consent.
In the new chapters of Meghan: A Hollywood Princess, Mr Morton wrote: “She also claimed that in a period of four months she had only left the house twice, again stating that she was a lone prisoner hidden by the men in gray.
“Yet she has been seen many times: dinner and lunch dates in Notting Hill, beauty treatments in Kensington and various shopping trips.
“Although she was photographed by the paparazzi, British newspapers refused to purchase photographs of these excursions,” Morton says.
During the two-hour television special for CBS Prime Time, the Duchess described how she was told she couldn’t see friends because she was “oversaturated” in the media.
In the TV interview, Meghan told Ms Winfrey: “I remember so often people inside The Firm say, ‘Well you can’t do that because it will look like this. You can not’.
“So even, ‘Can I go to lunch with my friends? “No, no, no, you’re oversaturated, you’re everywhere, you better not go out to lunch with your friends.” I say, ‘Well, I haven’t left the house for months.
She added, “I mean, there was a day when one of the family came over and she said, ‘Why don’t you just keep it quiet for a little while, because you’re all over the place. this moment “.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have not worked with Mr Morton on the unofficial biography, and the author has not spoken to close friends or royals about his work.
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