Piers Morgan highlights Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s 17 untruths and exaggerations

Piers Morgan informed Tucker Carlson that 17 claims made by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of their bombshell Oprah interview have since been proved to be false, exaggerated or are unverifiable.

Morgan, Every’s editor-at-large, sat down for his personal tell-all with Fox News host Carlson, the place he renewed his fierce criticisms of Harry and Meghan and stated the duchess is ‘delusional’. 

‘Seventeen totally different claims by the pair of them have now been confirmed to be both fully unfaithful, or massively exaggerated, or unprovable,’ he stated. ‘I do not perceive why I ought to should imagine people who find themselves not telling the reality.   

‘There are so many ridiculous whoppers on this interview that frankly ultimately, saying I imagine her could be like saying I imagine Pinocchio. Why would I?’ 

Morgan didn’t specify what the 17 claims had been. However it is a breakdown of the couple’s allegations within the Oprah interview and doubts over them which have since arisen.

Piers Morgan on Monday said he was right not to believe 'delusional duchess' Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey because 17 of their claims have since been proven false, exaggerated or unverifiable

Piers Morgan on Monday stated he was proper to not imagine ‘delusional duchess’ Meghan Markle and Prince Harry of their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey as a result of 17 of their claims have since been confirmed false, exaggerated or unverifiable

'Seventeen different claims by the pair of them have now been proven to be either completely untrue, or massively exaggerated, or unprovable,' Morgan said of the couple's Oprah interview

‘Seventeen totally different claims by the pair of them have now been confirmed to be both fully unfaithful, or massively exaggerated, or unprovable,’ Morgan stated of the couple’s Oprah interview


Harry and Meghan had been really secretly wed three days earlier than the Windsor ceremony by the Archbishop of Canterbury 

Meghan stated: ‘You know, three days earlier than our wedding ceremony, we received married. No one is aware of that… We known as the Archbishop and we simply stated, ‘Look, this factor, this spectacle is for the world however we wish our union between us.’  

Just two weeks after the Oprah interview aired, Harry and Meghan admitted they didn’t get married three days earlier than the Royal wedding ceremony after an official certificates blew their declare aside.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex confessed the ceremony with the Archbishop of Canterbury in Kensington Palace noticed them simply ‘privately change private vows’.

It got here after the General Register Office revealed the couple’s wedding ceremony certificates for the primary time – which confirmed they did get married on May 19, 2018 within the lavish, £32million taxpayer-funded ceremony at Windsor Castle in any case.

The official who drew up the license stated Meghan is ‘clearly confused’ and ‘clearly misinformed’ over the marriage when she made her feedback to Oprah. 

The Archbishop of Canterbury has additionally rejected the couple’s declare that they married at a secret ceremony earlier than the Windsor Castle wedding ceremony.

He stated: ‘The authorized wedding ceremony was on the Saturday. I signed the marriage certificates, which is a authorized doc, and I’d have dedicated a severe felony offence if I signed it figuring out it was false.’ 

Among the disproven claims was Meghan's story about marrying Harry three days before their official wedding at Windsor Palace in May 2018

Among the disproven claims was Meghan’s story about marrying Harry three days earlier than their official wedding ceremony at Windsor Palace in May 2018 

Archie has a birthright to be a prince

Meghan stated: ‘Idea of the primary member of coloration on this household, not being titled in the identical method that different grandchildren could be… It’s not their proper to take it away’  

Archie didn’t have a birthright to be a prince, however is ready to develop into one when Charles accedes to the throne. 

That William and Kate’s youngsters have the HRH title and are styled as prince and princesses – and Archie isn’t – stems from a ruling greater than 100 years in the past.

In 1917, King George V issued a written order that solely royal offspring who’re within the direct line of succession may very well be made a prince and obtain HRH titles.

The Letters Patent learn: ‘…the grandchildren of the sons of any such sovereign within the direct male line (save solely the eldest dwelling son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales) shall have and take pleasure in in all events the fashion and title loved by the kids of dukes of those our realms.’

Under the foundations, solely Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge’s eldest son Prince George – as a great-grandson of the monarch down the direct line of succession to the throne – was initially entitled to be a prince.

The Queen stepped in forward of George’s delivery in 2013 to subject a Letters Patent to make sure all George’s siblings – as the kids of future monarch William – would have becoming titles, which means they had been prolonged to Charles and Louis.

Under the George V guidelines, Archie could be entitled to be an HRH or a prince when his grandfather Charles, the Prince of Wales, accedes to the throne.  

Archie would not get 24/7 safety as a result of he wasn’t a prince

Meghan stated: ‘In these months after I was pregnant, throughout this similar time, so we (had) the dialog of he will not be given safety, he isn’t going to be given a title.’ 

Being a prince or princess doesn’t robotically imply royals have police safety.

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie’s safety is not paid for by the taxpayer.

Harry and Meghan not obtain British police safety, and are understood to be paying for personal safety. 

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduce their child son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor throughout a photocall in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle in May 2019

Meghan has not seen Samantha Markle in nearly 20 years

Meghan stated: ‘The final time I noticed her should have been not less than 18, 19 years.’  

During the interview Meghan distanced herself from her half-sister Samantha, who she stated she hardly is aware of and she grew up ‘an solely baby’.

{A photograph} from 2008 – 13 years in the past – reveals Meghan with Samantha at her commencement. 

Samantha final evening slammed the royal’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, saying ‘the reality was completely ignored and omitted’ whereas offering images and paperwork to disprove every of the Duchess of Sussex’s claims about her.

The pregnant Duchess of Sussex informed Oprah, 67, that Samantha ‘would not know’ her, claiming she was raised as ‘an solely baby’ – however her half-sister has now insisted that could not be farther from the reality.  

‘I do not know the way she will say I do not know her and she was an solely baby. We’ve received images over a lifespan of us collectively. So how can she not know me?’ she informed Inside Edition, whereas sharing photos of the 2 girls collectively at totally different phases all through their lives – most lately in 2008, simply 13 years in the past.

The Duchess additionally claimed that Samantha solely modified her surname again to Markle after Meghan struck up a romance with Harry – but Samantha insisted that this declare was wholly inaccurate, and shared additional proof to refute it.  

Newspaper held story about Thomas Markle till Sunday earlier than Meghan’s wedding ceremony

Meghan: ‘If we had been going to make use of the phrase betrayal, it is as a result of after I requested him, once we had been informed by the comms staff, it is a story that was going to be popping out, which, by the way in which, the tabloids had apparently recognized for a month or so and determined to carry till the Sunday earlier than our wedding ceremony as a result of they needed to create drama, which can also be a extremely key level in all this.’

Meghan claimed ‘the tabloids had apparently recognized for a month’ that Thomas Markle had staged paparazzi images earlier than the marriage however ‘determined to carry until the Sunday earlier than our wedding ceremony… to create drama,’ including: ‘They didn’t report the information, they created the information.’ She instructed she had ‘misplaced’ her father perpetually in consequence. 

In reality, removed from sitting on the paparazzi story, the Mail on Sunday, which broke it, revealed inside 24 hours of getting the proof.

A photograph from 2008 - 13 years ago - shows Meghan with her half-sister Samantha Markle at her graduation

{A photograph} from 2008 – 13 years in the past – reveals Meghan along with her half-sister Samantha Markle at her commencement


‘I used to be silenced’

Meghan stated she was ‘silenced’ by the establishment. ‘Everyone in my world was given very clear directive, from the second the world knew Harry and I had been relationship, to say ‘No remark’.

On the day they introduced their engagement, Meghan and Harry gave a prolonged interview to the BBC’s Mishal Husain, though the duchess reportedly complained afterwards that the journalist had not been ‘heat sufficient’. 

On their tour of South Africa, they granted interviews to ITN’s Tom Bradby, when Meghan memorably informed him: ‘Not many individuals have requested if I’m OK.’ 

Royal insiders have harassed that it was very a lot the case that Harry and Meghan themselves ‘known as the pictures’ when it got here to publicity, deciding which charities to assist, which engagements to go on, and which media to grant interviews to.

Meghan by no means researched the Royal Family previous to becoming a member of

Meghan stated: ‘I did not do any analysis about what that may imply,’ she stated. ‘I by no means regarded up my husband online.’ 

Meghan’s declare that she by no means researched Harry, nor the Royal Family, earlier than getting into into the connection is at odds with claims made within the couple’s biography.

Although the Sussexes preserve they didn’t contribute to Finding Freedom, it was written by pleasant journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, who say the e-book was impeccably well-sourced by these closest to the couple.

Prior to their first date at Dean Street Townhouse in 2016, the authors write: ‘Naturally each members on this blind date did their homework with a radical Google search. Harry, who scoped out Meghan on social media, was .’

A good friend can also be claimed to have impressed on Meghan the eye she would command for relationship Harry, saying: ‘This may very well be loopy…you can be essentially the most needed girl’.

The duchess stated she ‘did not do any analysis’ into the monarchy, ‘did not totally perceive what the job was’, and didn’t develop up ‘figuring out a lot in regards to the Royal Family’. 

Friends of the duchess have painted a special image, revealing that she was fascinated by the royals in her youth. Ninaki Priddy, who was Meghan’s maid of honour at her first wedding ceremony to Trevor Engelson, stated her good friend was ‘at all times fascinated by the Royal Family. She desires to be Princess Diana 2.0’.

She added: ‘She had one in every of Princess Diana’s books [Diana: Her True Story] on her bookshelf, and even when she was with Trevor she informed me she needed to go and keep in London for not less than a month. I do know she used to like The Princess Diaries movies.’

The mom of Suzy Ardakani, one of many duchess’s highschool pals, has described how she taped Diana’s wedding ceremony and would watch it along with her daughter and Meghan years later.

Harry was financially lower off from the royals 

Harry stated: ‘My household actually lower me off financially, and I needed to afford safety for us’ 

 When Harry and Meghan introduced their intention to step again from being senior royals, they stated they needed to be ‘financially unbiased’.

Before slicing ties, 95 p.c of their cash got here from Prince Charles’s earnings from the Duchy of Cornwall, and 5 p.c from the taxpayer-funded Sovereign Grant.

Princes William and Harry obtained most of a £13million fortune left by their mom Princess Diana. Harry can also be thought to have had thousands and thousands left to him by the Queen mom. 

‘Lost’ father who staged images  

Meghan stated the Press ‘created’ information about Meghan’s father ‘to create drama’ 

Meghan estranged father Thomas denied his daughter’s claims he had ‘betrayed’ her earlier than branding his son-in-law ‘snotty’ and declaring: ‘We all make errors – however I’ve by no means performed bare pool or dressed like Hitler like Harry did’.

Thomas says that he is apologized ‘100 instances’ for doing a cope with a paparazzi photographer earlier than the royal wedding ceremony in 2018 and urged the couple to see him now that they solely reside ’70 miles away’ from his Mexico dwelling in Los Angeles.

He additionally denied the Royal Family – or Britain – is racist, calling Meghan and Harry’s claims ‘bulls**t’ and saying whether it is true a royal requested about how ‘darkish’ Archie’s pores and skin could be, it was most likely only a ‘dumb query’.

Thomas spoke to Good Morning Britain within the UK after watching the Oprah interview together with his daughter and her husband.

In it Meghan stated she can’t fathom hurting her son Archie in the way in which her personal father ‘betrayed’ her, admitting she ‘discovered it arduous to reconcile’ with Thomas after he insisted that he had not been chatting with the media. She stated: ‘I take a look at Archie, I take into consideration this baby, and I genuinely cannot think about doing something to deliberately trigger ache to my baby’.

Thomas stated that whereas he did let her down, she had ‘let me down too’ by slicing him off after coronary heart surgical procedure nearly three years in the past. He stated: ‘The backside line is she did not lose me, she made an announcement saying she misplaced me, she did not lose me, I’d’ve at all times been there for her, I’m there for her now if she desires me’. He added: ‘We all make errors – however I’ve by no means performed bare pool or dressed like Hitler like Harry did’.

Thomas was referencing Harry’s journey to Las Vegas the place he stripped off in a lodge to play pool and as soon as sporting a Nazi insignia to a celebration when he was 20.

Describing his final telephone name with Harry he stated: ‘Harry had stated to me when you had listened to me, this would not have occurred to you. Me, laying in a hospital mattress after a having process, I had a stint put right here and put right here and that was sort of snotty so I hung up on him.’

But Thomas additionally used the uncommon interview to induce his daughter to succeed in out to him. He stated: ‘I’d wish to say once more. I’m sorry for what I’ve executed. This was two years in the past. But I’ve tried to make it as much as her. I’m now solely 70 miles away. I’ve by no means stopped loving her. I do not agree with all of the issues that my youngsters they do. But I’ll at all times love them. And I actually love Meghan’.



Help for psychological anguish   

Meghan says she begged in useless for the Palace to assist her psychological state 

Feeling that she ‘simply did not need to be alive any extra’ in January 2019, Meghan stated she ‘went to the establishment, and I stated that I wanted to go someplace to get assist’, however was refused as a result of it ‘would not be good for the establishment’. 

The duchess claimed: ‘I went to human assets, and I stated, ‘I simply actually – I need assistance’,’ however HR couldn’t do something as a result of she was not a paid member of workers. She longed to examine herself right into a hospital or comparable clinic however ‘you possibly can’t simply do this… I could not, you understand, name an Uber to the Palace’.

Meghan was not requested by Oprah why she went to HR relatively than merely ask her GP to make a referral or search recommendation from a psychological well being clinician herself, in the identical method she might need executed for some other ailment.

One insider identified that HR exists for Palace workers whereas the royals themselves have a non-public workplace to assist organize every little thing from reserving a vacation to fixing a medical appointment. 

Harry, in the meantime, stated he was ashamed of admitting to his household that Meghan wanted assist, and so he didn’t discuss to them. 

The duke, who’s passionate in regards to the psychological well being marketing campaign he launched, known as Heads Together, and has himself sought remedy up to now, stated that together with his spouse he ‘had no concept what to do’.

Couple witnessed racism contained in the monarchy 

Meghan stated: [There were] issues and conversations about how darkish his [Archie’s] pores and skin may be when he is born’ 

Harry and Meghan stated they may by no means reveal the one that made these feedback.

However Oprah revealed that Harry confirmed it was not the Queen nor Prince Philip. 

While at the moment not commenting on the contents interview, Buckingham Palace are nearly sure to push again on strategies of institutional racism.

They may launch an investigation – as they’ve executed with claims of bullying. 

Kate made Meghan cry earlier than her wedding ceremony to Harry  

Responding to claims that she diminished Kate to tears, Meghan stated: ‘No, no. The reverse occurred’. 

Reports of a pre-wedding conflict between the duchesses first emerged in November 2018, when sources claimed Meghan had been left displeased with a ‘demanding’ gown becoming for the flower ladies. 

Accounts differed as to the supply of the row. Some stated it was a disagreement on whether or not the bridesmaids ought to put on tights – Meghan reportedly believed they need to not.

Other studies stated it stemmed from Princess Charlotte’s gown not becoming, which means one other needed to be scheduled.

A supply stated on the time: ‘Kate had solely simply given delivery to her third baby, Prince Louis, and was feeling fairly ­emotional.’ 

But throughout the Oprah interview Meghan flatly denied the studies and claimed it was Kate that left her upset.  

The Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte and other bridesmaids arriving at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan in May 2018

The Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte and different bridesmaids arriving at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle for the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan in May 2018 

Meghan needed to flip over her passport, keys and driving license to royal aides

Meghan stated: ‘When I joined that household, that was the final time I noticed my passport, my driving license, my keys – all of that will get turned over.’ 

Senior royals are sometimes pictured driving themselves and it’s believed there have by no means been prior claims of a royal having keys and passports held. 

Harry and Meghan obtained police safety, which means their journey was meticulously deliberate by officers. 

Meghan’s press staff did not defend her when ‘issues weren’t true’

Oprah requested Meghan about tales that she made Kate cry, saying: ‘So, on a regular basis the tales had been out that you just had made Kate cry, you knew all alongside, and individuals round you knew that that wasn’t true.’ Meghan replied: ‘Everyone within the establishment knew it wasn’t true.’ And Oprah then stated: ‘So, why did not any individual simply say that?’ Meghan stated: ‘That’s a great query.’ 

Making a wider level, Mail on Sunday royal correspondent Emily Andrews has stated that Meghan’s press staff did the truth is defend unfaithful tales, saying this was ‘simply not proper’. 

Andrews stated that she interacted with a press staff who defended the Sussexes ‘once more and once more and once more, informed me issues had been fallacious – so did not publish – and certainly tried to cease me when true.’

Meghan Markle is seen heading to a hotel to meet up with some friends in Toronto, Canada, in November 2016

Meghan Markle is seen heading to a lodge to satisfy up with some pals in Toronto, Canada, in November 2016

Palace lied to guard different members of the Royal Family

Meghan stated: ‘I got here to grasp that not solely was I not being protected however that they had been keen to lie to guard different family members, however they weren’t keen to inform the reality to guard me and my husband.’ 

There was clearly frustration felt by the couple, with some justification, in the direction of the Palace PR machine, which was typically reluctant to ‘struggle each little hearth’, as one supply put it. 

But the Palace did robustly stand floor on many different tales that the couple insisted weren’t true, ensuing within the media not operating them. 

The Palace pursued not less than one nationwide newspaper all the way in which to press regulator IPSO over a narrative about their Frogmore dwelling, and received a decisive victory for Harry and Meghan.

The duchess complained that she was ‘not protected’, however Palace sources have hit again on the concept the duchess was left to fend for herself, suggesting it was her personal aides who wanted safety from her bullying methods – one thing she strenuously denies.

Meghan was banned from going out for lunch along with her pals 

Meghan: ‘I bear in mind so usually individuals inside The Firm would say, ‘Well, you possibly can’t do that as a result of it’s going to appear like that. You cannot’… so, even, ‘Can I’m going and have lunch with my pals?’ ‘No, no, no. You’re oversaturated. You’re all over the place. It could be finest so that you can not exit to lunch along with your pals.’ I’m going, ‘Well, I have never left the home in months.’

Meghan seems to be speaking a few four-year interval, and it’s probably the scenario assorted. 

She was noticed having fun with outings on quite a few events, together with a pub lunch with Harry, going for facials close to their Kensington Palace dwelling and buying journeys. 

Every British newspaper declined to purchase images of those journeys. No member of workers would dare inform Meghan the place she may go.

When the couple determined to go away the Royal household 

Early within the Oprah interview Meghan stated she joined the Royal household with the intention of devoting her life to service. Later, when requested if the Queen was ‘shocked’ by Megxit, Meghan stated Harry had been speaking to his grandmother about stepping down for ‘two years’. 

Harry and Meghan’s mixed murky timeline of after they expressed their intention of stepping down as senior Royals left this query unanswered. 

It’s stays unclear when Harry particularly informed the Queen of their plans. As as to whether the Queen felt ‘blindsided’, solely she may say.    


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