Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-06-10 08:16:53 –
Prince Harry and Megan, Duchess of Sussex, are pushing back reports from the BBC claiming they did not consult Queen Elizabeth before naming the girl Liribet.
Megan gave birth to the couple’s second child, Lillivet Diana. on FridayThey chose to name her Lillivet after her childhood nickname for the Queen’s father.
on Wednesday, BBC According to sources in the unnamed palace, Harry and Megan had not spoken to the Queen before naming her daughter after her.
A Sussexes spokesperson pushed back the BBC’s coverage on Wednesday.
“Duke spoke to his family prior to the announcement. In fact, his grandmother was part of the family he first called,” a spokesman told CNN and USA Today. “During that conversation, he shared their desire to name his daughter Lillibet in honor of her. If she weren’t supportive, they wouldn’t have used the name. “
In addition, a law firm acting on behalf of Prince Harry and Megan has issued letters to several media outlets claiming that the BBC’s report is “false and defamatory.”
Harry and Megan have built a tense relationship with other royal families since deciding to resign as a “family member” in 2020.
In March, Harry and Megan Explosive interview With Oprah Winfrey. In the interview, Megan said she didn’t feel supported by other family members and that the toxic environment made her think of suicide.
Wednesday’s report is the latest controversy between the BBC and the royal family. Just a few weeks agoAccording to a survey, a long-time journalist with a network forged a bank statement and used other fraudulent tactics to persuade Princess Diana (Harry’s mother) to agree to an interview in 1995. ..