PRINCE Harry feared Meghan Markle would dump him if he didn’t slam the media over its treatment of the Duchess, it is claimed.
It has now been claimed that Harry told his office to put out a statement slamming the media over fears Meghan would leave him.
The statement, written by Harry’s communications secretary Jason Knauf, condemned “the racial undertones of comment pieces” and “the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments”.
The Duke issued the statement as he was reportedly “freaking out” that Meghan would dump him.
His team are said to have felt no choice but to mount a full-on defence of Meghan – claims denied by a spokeswoman for the couple.
A source told The Times: “It did feel like that if the palace was not able to stand up and support his girlfriend, against some of that disgusting coverage… then who in their right mind would ever consider entering into a relationship [with him] in the future?
“He was very exercised about some of that coverage.
“He definitely felt that if nothing was done to support here, then she would be, ‘I’m not sure this is what I signed up for’.”
Another source told the…