U.K. tabloid loses appeal in privacy case over Duchess Meghan’s letter to her father
LONDON — A British media company lost its appeal Thursday against a judge’s ruling that it invaded the privacy of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father, Thomas Markle.
The Court of Appeal in London dismissed the effort by Associated Newspapers to overturn the ruling issued in February by the High Court, which found in Meghan’s favor.
The court threw out the appeal, with senior judge Geoffrey Vos telling a brief hearing that the contents of the letter “were personal, private and not matters of legitimate public interest.”
In a statement, Meghan, 40, said Thursday’s judgment was not just a personal victory, but also a win “for anyone who has ever felt scared to stand up for what’s right.”
“What matters most is that we are…