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Did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get close to the paparazzi before the ‘disastrous’ car chase around New York City? Details here


The infamous car chase involving Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been making headlines for the past couple of days. More details about the “disastrous” car chase seem to be emerging, which continue to change the story’s narrative. While some people think the Duke and Duchess of Sussex brought it on themselves, others think the couple is exaggerating an actual car chase incident.

Now, according to new reports, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were the first to approach the paparazzi before the car chase. Here is everything you should know about the same.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a car chase

Given the seriousness of the allegations from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many people have decided to come forward to tell their stories with some photo agencies until their private statements are released. The report from Page Six notes that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were the first to want to approach the paparazzi. Reportedly, the couple wanted everyone to get their pics to do their thing. However, right after these photos were taken, things escalated pretty quickly.

According to Ashley Hansen, the Sussexes walked through the set of paparazzi to hop on their car. However, at a certain point, these paparazzi were blocked by the couple’s security team and the paparazzi decided to allocate them to get a better shot. There were about 11 photographers who chased after them, either by car or bike.

Several paparazzi have opened up about their side of the story but there seem to be conflicting accounts when it comes to the car chase. There are also reports that Prince Harry photographed the paparazzi who were chasing them. According to Page Six, Prince Harry thought this was closest to the feeling his mother, Princess Diana, had when she was killed in a car crash in 1997.

Buckingham Palace did not comment on the car chase incident involving Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Reportedly, the relationship between the Sussexes and the royal family has been strained since they stepped down as members of the royal family. It deteriorated further with the release of Prince Harry’s memoirs. Harry even attended the coronation of King Charles III alone.

Also read: How Princess Diana’s favorite hotel caused Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s car crash

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.