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Meghan Markle stuns in £3,300 Armani floor-length black gown
The Duchess of Sussex, 39, highlighted her blossoming baby bump in the black silk Armani dress, which was belted above her stomach and featured floral embroidery over one shoulder. Meanwhile she paid tribute to her late mother-in-law by borrowing a dazzling diamond tennis Cartier bracelet from Princess Diana's jewellery collection, which retails for an eye-watering £17,700. The Duchess is known for her love of designer brands, and her first maternity wardrobe is believed to have cost over half a million pounds. It was further boosted by decadent jewellery, which adds financial value to several of her outfits.
The newspaper "The Times" revealed on Tuesday that a complaint for moral harassment had been launched in October 2018 against Meghan Markle by the one of his senior advisers.
A few days beforeof and of the with Oprah Winfrey, the newspaper " " dropped a bomb on Tuesday March 2, 2021, revealing that a moral harassment complaint was initiated in October 2018 against the Duchess of Sussex by one of her senior advisers when she was still living in London and was an integral part of the royal family with her husband.
Meghan Markle's Friends and Celebs Support Her Amid Bullying Accusations
Gabrielle Union, Janina Gavankar, Jameela Jamil and more took to social media to stand up for the Duchess of Sussex.Earlier this week,The Times published an article which claims that the Duchess of Sussex bullied her royal aides and made them cry. A spokesperson for Meghan and Prince Harry has denied the allegations in a statement to ET, calling the allegation a "calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful misinformation." Sources informed the publication that a bullying complaint was filed against Meghan by a royal staffer in 2018.
According to the publication, the complaint was first reported by Jason Knauf, the former Sussex communications secretary. In it, it was reported that Meghan would have "pushed out two personal assistants from Kensington Palace and undermined the confidence of a third staff member." Former employees speak of repeated "humiliations". “It was more emotional cruelty and manipulation, but I guess it's bullying too,” a source said.
The "Times" specifies that Jason Knauf had filed a complaint in "the aim of protecting" the members of the staff who would have been intimidated by the Duchess, sometimes "reduced to tears". Also according to the newspaper, Prince Harry would have interfered so that this complaint was passed over in silence.
Meghan Markle's friends share messages of support
Amidst shocking bullying claims, Meghan Markle's friends are showing their support with deeply personal messages in defence of her character: "She’s not a headline. She’s my friend. I love her," wrote one.The Duchess of Sussex has been at the centre of explosive bullying allegations, originally reported by The Times, and naturally picked up, pulled apart, scrutinised and headlined by every tabloid you can name.
"The Duchess is saddened by this new personal attack"
Lawyers for the Sussexes were quick to let it be known that the couple denied all these allegations. “The Duchess is saddened by this new personal attack, especially as she has been bullied herself and is deeply committed to supporting those who have suffered pain and trauma. She is determined to continue her work of promoting compassion around the world and will continue to strive to lead by example in doing what is right and what is right, "said a spokesperson for"”.
“This is a calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful disinformation. We are disappointed to see media giving credibility to this defamatory portrayal of the Duchess of Sussex. It is no coincidence that these distorted and years-old accusations aimed at undermining the Duchess are passed on to the British media shortly before she and the Duke speak openly and honestly about their experience of the past few years ” , replied a representative of Meghan and Harry to the "".
Meghan Markle Pens Powerful Letter to Students for International Women's Day .
A year ago, the Duchess of Sussex visited students at the Robert Clack Upper School in Dagenham, England.In a letter to the school, which it shared on Thursday, Prince Harry's wife wrote thanking them for the "fond memories" they gave her and acknowledged how "difficult it's been for students and families during the past year" amid the coronavirus pandemic.