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Meghan Markle’s friend reacts to her libel victory

Meghan Markle’s friend reacts to her libel victory

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s friend and royal expert Omid Scobie has reacted to the Duchess of Sussex’s victory in a libel case brought against her by her half-sister Samantha Markle.

In March 2022, Samantha sued the royal for allegedly making “false and malicious statements” about her and their father Thomas Markle during her and husband Prince Harry’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey. in March 2021.

The 58-year-old sought $75,000 (£60,000) in damages plus court costs and legal fees.

According ReutersOn Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell dismissed the lawsuit and dismissed Samantha’s claim that Meghan had falsely claimed to be “an only child” by ruling that a statement of opinion was “not capable of being proven false”.

The judge also dismissed Samantha’s claims about the content included in the 2020 book find freedomas Meghan did not publish the unauthorized biography.

Royal expert Omid Scobie is the author of the book.

Scobie took to Twitter and shared the news with a smiley face emoji.

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