According to Samantha Markle, who shares the same father as the former actress, Meghan’s story of “rags to the royal family” is “fake” but has suffered setbacks in her defamation lawsuit.
Royal is suing because she allegedly lied about her upbringing in it a bomb interview with Oprah Winfrey.
She claims that Meghan told “false and malicious lies” about her during an interview with Oprah in 2021 and in her biography Finding Freedom.
In Samantha’s request yesterday, Judge Charlene Honeywell was accused of being too close with Meghan and her husband Harry.
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The judge was appointed by former US President Barack Obama.
It is stated that the “impartiality” of the judge will be called into question. Insider receivables.
“The Obama family, Prince Harry and Megan are ‘allies’ and strong supporters of each other,” it was stated in her request on Wednesday.
However, the judge overthrew him and she will continue to monitor the lawsuit. A date for the case has not yet been set.
Judge Charlene Honeywell – who responded by denying any form of relationship with Obama – says she has never spoken to former President First Lady Michelle either.
“President Obama has appointed a undersigned [the judge herself] almost 13 years ago, ”the judge wrote in her decision. “But the undersigned has never had any relationship, social or professional, with Obama.
“The undersigned has never spoken to the former president or the former first lady.”
Samantha Markle’s lawyer Jamie Alan Sasson said after the verdict that they believe in the fairness of the judge.
“We believe the judge will be fair and impartial to our client, however we felt it was necessary since we were appointed by Obama and how close Meghan and Harry are to the Obama family,” he said.
Back in March – a year after an explosive interview watched by more than 50 million people worldwide – a lawyer representing Meghan called the lawsuit “unfounded and absurd”.
Her lawyer, Michael Kump, added that she would pay him “the minimum necessary attention”.
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He said: “This unfounded and absurd lawsuit is just a continuation of a pattern of disturbing behavior. We will pay it the minimum necessary attention, which is all it deserves.”
According to Samantha, who shares the same father as the former actress, Meghan’s story of “rags to the royal family” is “false”.
She claims that she “invented” details about her origin to the royal family, the media and during TV interviews.
Samantha accuses Meghan of launching a “deliberate campaign to destroy” her and her father’s reputation.