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If Harry and Meghan want out of public life, here’s a PR lesson: shut up

By constantly airing their hurt feelings the Sussexes are losing their magic, and showing us what they really are

Harry Mount

For a seasoned Hollywood actress, the Duchess of Sussex is not much good at PR.

If the revelations in Finding Freedom, the new book about Harry and Meghan, are to be believed – and there’s every indication the Sussexes helped the authors – she has been her own PR woman before. The book alleges that, before her marriage, she set up “a paparazzi photo here and there” to boost her career.

Well, this semi-authorised book has done quite the opposite. It has put a bomb under relations between the Sussexes and the royal family. And it has torched the Sussexes’ bridges with the press...

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