Piers Morgan responds to royal lawsuit

Buckingham Palace confirms Prince Harry is suing two British tabloids.
2:08 | 10/06/19

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Prince Harry and Meghan made headlines when they launched lawsuits against the British tabloids. Now an outspoken figure and possible target is taking aim at the royal couple as Meghan's father seeks to set his record straight. Reporter: A British pab Lloyd pushing back in its fight with "The mail on Sunday" publishing an interview with Thomas Markle in which he defends giving the letter to the paper. Markle telling the paper he gave the letter to protect his reputation. It was the publication of that letter that led Meghan to launch a lawsuit against the tabloid for breach of privacy and copyright infringement. The couple are in legal disputes with three of the major British tabloids. These newspaper groups own a huge percentage of the print totals across the country. For them to be taken on at the same time by members of the royal family feels like we're in unchartered family. Reporter: It's unclear how the other tabloids will respond. Buckingham place confirmed the prince is suing the owners of the sun and the mirror for the illegal interception of voice mail messages. Details of the lawsuits slim. Representatives for both papers refusing to comment and the palace tight-lipped. The way that Meghan has been covered in the media, he's furious about that. We know he sees parallels with the way his mother was treated by the media. Reporter: Harry's move courting controversy and criticism. Piers Morgan a former editor of the daily mirror, sarcastically tweeting let's give them the privacy they crave and spare them the torment of getting beneficial publicity. Piers Morgan has been a vocal critic of the royal company. The Royals versus the tabloids could get more personal. This has been going on for a while now. We'll see if they have to go to court. We were talking about that that could be unprecedented.

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