A photographer who has been snapping pictures of the royals since the 1970s has explained why he wouldn’t tour with Meghan Markle.
A photographer who has toured with the British royal family for more than 40 years has revealed why he stopped going on “miserable” trips with Prince Harry after he met Meghan Markle.
In an interview with news.com.au’s I’ve Got News For You podcast, Arthur Edwards, who is a photographer with The Sun newspaper in the UK, said his relationship with members of the royal family had grown beyond him just being the photographer and them the subject.
But as Harry’s hate for the media grew when he met American actress Meghan, Arthur said he felt uncomfortable being around them.
“Camilla would always say hello, Kate says hello, William, yeah, they’re all very friendly and so was Harry until he met Meghan, and then he became very very distant and he became almost, well, it was miserable,” he said.
“In fact in the end I didn’t do Harry’s tours. I didn’t do Harry’s tour of Australia, not with Meghan. I didn’t do Harry’s tour of South Africa with Meghan.
“I just find it very depressing with them. They just hated the media and it was miserable so I ducked out of them and sort of went with Charles to New Zealand and you know places like that.”
The Duke and Duchess’ negative relationship with the press has been evidenced by a string of legal action in recent years.
Last month, Harry filed a lawsuit in the British High Court…