Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Involved In Dangerous Car Chase With Crazy Paparazzi
On Tuesday night, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were involved in a “near catastrophic” car chase with paparazzi photographers in New York City. The incident occurred after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the Women of Vision Awards at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, accompanied by Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland. The couple’s account was partially supported by a local law enforcement source, who confirmed that they were followed by a “swarm” of paparazzi after leaving the event.
The altercation with photographers was prolonged and involved multiple traffic violations, according to the couple’s spokesperson. The incident lasted over two hours and resulted in multiple near collisions involving other drivers on the road, pedestrians, and two NYPD officers. A member of the couple’s security team described the incident as chaotic and alarming, involving about a dozen vehicles, including cars, scooters, and bicycles.
The couple’s spokesperson urged the media not to publish photographs from the incident, as dissemination of these images encourages a highly intrusive practice that is dangerous to all involved. According to the couple’s team, the incident involved around half a dozen blacked-out vehicles with unidentified people driving recklessly and endangering the convoy and everyone around them.
The Duke of Sussex has been vocal about the security of his family, often highlighting parallels between his wife’s treatment and that faced by his mother, Princess Diana. In a Netflix docuseries, Harry pushed back against critics who have said they have a problem with paparazzi, stating that the harassment really exists more online now.
The incident with the paparazzi in New York City highlights the importance of public safety and the need to address intrusive and dangerous practices by photographers. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are urging the media to respect their privacy and the privacy of others, particularly when it comes to potentially dangerous situations.