Meghan Markle Quietly Sends Another Message With Prince Harry’s Letter

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry just made front-page news in a big way. The couple announced that they would be taking legal action against a tabloid in response to some of their published stories over the past year, and they accompanied the news with a sincere letter, penned by Prince Harry.

The same day that the news broke, the Duchess of Sussex was spotted wearing a very symbolic piece of jewelry. Duchess Meghan is no stranger to wearing heartfelt accessories, and this particular piece speaks volumes not only about Markle’s state of mind but provides a clue as to the specific message that she wishes to send to all of her naysayers.

Why are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry suing the ‘Mail on Sunday’?

Meghan Markle attends a reception to celebrate the UK and South Africa’s important business and investment relationship.
Meghan Markle | Karwai Tang/WireImage

The public was shocked when it was announced, on Tuesday, October 1st, that Markle and Prince Harry would be taking legal action against the England-based newspaper, Mail on Sunday. While the tabloids have waged a relentless war on Markle for well over a year, what finally drove the couple to take action against this specific newspaper was the fact that the paper had published a private letter that Markle wrote to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, around the time of her wedding to Prince Harry.

The royals claimed that the letter was published in a way that deliberately sought to skew information, manipulating the readers of the paper by “omitting select paragraphs” and even certain sentences and words. All in all, the royal couple seems to believe the letter’s publication did a great deal to damage Markle’s credibility with the public and that it has directly caused a great deal of the persecution that she has experienced over the past year. 

Prince Harry’s heartfelt letter

The announcement of legal action against Mail on Sunday was accompanied by a letter from Prince Harry. The prince’s deeply personal letter isn’t the first time that he’s spoken out in defense of Markle. In fact, when they first started dating, he spoke up at the time to denounce the racist coverage of his new girlfriend.

This particular letter is even more serious, with Prince Harry drawing comparisons between the way the press hounded his late mother, Princess Diana, and the way that the tabloids now ruthlessly attack Markle. Prince Harry called Markle’s treatment by the press “unacceptable” and stated that he knows the legal action is the right course to take.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will need all their courage to tackle the Mail on Sunday since the newspaper has responded by stating that they “stand by” the story they published and deny editing or changing Markle’s letter in any way.

What does Meghan Markle’s new bracelet represent?

In the midst of the drama, it is business as usual for Markle. On Tuesday, Markle stepped out to attend an important royal engagement, looking stunning in a green shirtdress and black pumps. She also debuted a bracelet that immediately drew everyone’s attention: the bracelet featured an evil eye symbol. The evil eye, contrary to its name, is an ages-old symbol that is said to protect the wearer from ill intention and harm.

Markle is no stranger to sending messages to the public with her jewelry choices, but this certainly seems strategically planned out to coincide with the couple’s big announcement. While Markle hasn’t spoken out as Prince Harry has, her choice of jewelry is probably as close to a public statement as she will make. She could also be emotionally preparing herself for the next few months, as she and Prince Harry fight the magazine and try to reclaim the narrative surrounding her.