Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. They criticized the BBC’s report that Queen Elizabeth II was not consulted before naming her daughter Lilibate.
According to the BBC, the UK broadcaster received a legal letter from attorneys for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Schillings that said the reporting by royal journalist Jonny Dymond was “false and defamatory”.
Representatives for Markle and Harry did not comment on the letter when contacted by Deadline. Instead, a spokeswoman called us Schillings. We contacted the law firm for comment and requested a copy of the letter. It has been released to broadcasters and other publishers, according to the BBC.
Sussexes announced the birth of Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor on Sunday, they later confirmed media reports that Prince Harry told the Queen about his desire to name her Lilibet This is important because it is. The nickname her grandfather George V gave to the Queen.
However, the BBC̵7;s Dymond reports that the Queen’s approval has not yet been sought. citing sources in the palace Diamond said the queen, “never asked” by Markle and Prince Harry about her childhood nickname.
The controversial account is important as it represents the latest decisive moment in the extremely strained relationship between the Sussexes and the Royal Family. It is also another chapter in Markle and Prince Harry’s media war, with the BBC this time in the fold.
Britain’s broadcasters rarely emerge from battling royals, the BBC is now in the bad book. Prince Harry After an independent inquiry concluded last month that former journalist Martin Bashir had scammed his way. Panorama Interview with Princess Diana Harry’s mother in 2538.