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Prince Harry condemns media 'abuse' of American girlfriend

Prince Harry condemns media 'abuse' of American girlfriend

It's the British royals versus the press — again — and Prince Harry thinks enough is enough.

In a highly unusual statement, the prince on Tuesday lashed out at the media for intruding on the privacy of his new girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle. The 32-year-old royal said the press had crossed a line with articles that had "racial undertones," and pleaded: "This is not a game."

The condemnation was the latest in an often uneasy dance between Britain's royals and an international press hungry for any tidbit about royal scandal or courtship. Harry and his brother, Prince William, have spoken candidly about their distrust of the media:...

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