Prince Harry accepts damages and apology from paparazzi site for aerial photos

2019-05-17 14:48

Cape Town – Prince Harry has once again proved that he doesn't take the safety of his family lightly.

The Duke of Sussex has accepted damages as well as an official apology after paparazzi site, Splash News, took aerial photos of his and Meghan's $3m, four-bedroom country home in Cotswold Hills, England, E! News reports.

According to BBC News, Prince Harry's lawyers told a High Court hearing that the pictures were taken from a helicopter and included images of the inside of a bedroom as well as living and dining areas.

Splash News called the images, which were published by sites including the Times newspaper, an "error of judgement" that will never happen again.

They further released a statement, saying: "We apologise to the Duke and Duchess (of Sussex) for the distress we have caused."

This is not the first time Prince Harry has taken action to protect his wife, Meghan.

The British royal confirmed his relationship with the former American actress while asking the media and the public to respect her privacy by means of an official statement from Buckingham Palace.


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