British tabloid The Sun ‘regrets’ publishing Meghan ‘hate’ article

british tabloid, Sunon Friday, he said he regretted posting a column by former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson about Prince Harry’s wife Meghan after a huge backlash.

In the article for Sun Last week, Clarkson wrote that she “hated” Meghan and dreamed of the day “she’s forced to parade naked through the streets of every town in Britain as crowds yell ‘Shame!’ and throw lots of excrement at him.” A record number of complaints against the column, more than 20,000, were lodged with the UK’s Independent Press Standards Organization and many high-profile figures criticized the piece, including author Philip Pullman and London Mayor Sadiq. Khan.

The article was written in response to the couple’s recent Netflix documentary series “Harry & Meghan” but has since been removed from the newspaper’s website.

“We in Sun We regret the publication of this article and are sincerely sorry.” Sun he said in a statement on his website.

He added that the article would also be removed from his archives.

Sun It had already removed the article from its website on Monday at the request of Clarkson, who said on Twitter that it made “an awkward reference to a scene in Game of Thrones and this has gone down well with a lot of people.”

He added: “I am horrified that I have caused so much damage and I will be more careful in the future.”

In one of the most famous scenes from Game of Thrones, a female character goes on a “walk of shame” in which she is forced to walk naked through the streets while people throw trash at her.

“The opinions of the columnists are their own, but as editors, we realize that with freedom of expression comes a responsibility,” Sun said.

In the Netflix documentary, Harry and Meghan accuse the voracious UK tabloid press of racism, of trying to “destroy” her, and of contributing to her miscarriage through a targeted campaign fueled by palace briefings.


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