The Duchess of Sussex has complained to the BBC about Amol Rajan’s reporting of her legal case against the Mail On Sunday in his podcast, Press Association has reported.
Rajan fronted BBC Two’s The Princes And The Press documentary and said in his accompanying Harry, Meghan And The Media show that Meghan cooperated with author Omid Scobie on the Finding Freedom biography and “apologised for misleading a court on this.”
A statement issued by the BBC on its website under Corrections and Clarifications said: “We stated that the Duchess of Sussex apologised for misleading the court in her case against Associated Newspaper Group.
“The Duchess of Sussex has asked us to clarify that she apologised to the court for not remembering email exchanges with her former communications secretary, Jason Knauf, in her evidence, and said that she had no intention to mislead the court.”
Rajan’s documentary about Harry and William’s relationship with the media was criticised by Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Kensington Palace.
They claimed it gave credibility to “overblown and unfounded claims”.
This later led to the broadcast of the Duchess of Cambridge’s carol service being moved from the BBC to ITV.
Rajan later apologised for the comments he made about the royal family a decade ago, when, writing for the Independent newspaper which he used to edit, he called the Duke of Edinburgh a “racist buffoon” and the Prince of Wales…