With the Court of Appeal rejecting attempts by The Mail on Sunday to take their privacy battle to trial.
It prompted an extraordinary statement from the Duchess taking aim at the Tabloid Industry as a whole.
“While this win is precedent-setting, what matters most is that we are now collectively brave enough to reshape a tabloid industry that conditions people to be cruel and profits from the lies and pain they created”.
The Duchess added “These Harmful practices don’t happen once in a blue moon – They are a daily fail that divide us and we all deserve better”.
She also accused the paper of deception, intimidation and calculated attacks that some within the Industry say ‘Change will be hard to come by’.
“Everyone thinks this sort of tabloid culture has something to do with our age, it’s not.. it’s sort of of 300 years of the British writing about the royal family, wondering about their relations and how they get along with each other” – Former Daily Mail editor, Catherine Ostier Stated.
The case centered on the publication of parts of a letter which Meghan sent to her estranged Father, Thomas Markle in August 2018.
She sued the paper’s publisher for breach of privacy and copyright with the High Court ruling in her favor without a Trial.
The Court of Appeal agreed based on how much of the Letter was Published, the court of Appeal Judge stated “Whilst it might have been proportionate to publish a very small part of the Letter for that purpose, it was not necessary to publish half the contents of the Five-page Letter as associated Newspapers had done”.