“Meghan Markle was in danger in the UK”: says a security official

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In interviews since moving to California, Prince Harry has often stressed that one of the reasons he and wife Meghan Markle left the UK was to protect his wife. Harry did not want the mother of his children to suffer the same fate as their mother Diana, both for racism and for the attention of the media, and he said with a memorable sentence: «They won’t stop until he dies».

Apparently, that wasn’t an exaggeration. In a new interview, Neil Basu, the former head of the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism unit, who rose to the top role in that department shortly before Meghan and Harry’s wedding, spoke about the very real dangers Markle faced in the United Kingdom.

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Threats against Meghan and Harry were ‘disgusting’Basu said in an interview with Channel 4noting that the “threat of far-right terrorism” was rapidly growing in the country.

Regarding Meghan Markle in particular, Basu noted: “If you had seen the things that were written to her and that she received, there would be no rhetoric about her that you find online … she always felt threatened.” “It wasn’t just about bad press and about trolling: Meghan Markle had good reason to be scared».

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These latest comments only confirm what Prince Harry has always said, which is that his decision to move his family to California was made primarily for safety. How he said himself«I will always protect my family… I’m not paranoid, I just don’t want the past to repeat itself. And if anyone else knew what I know, whether it’s a father, a husband, whoever… they’d probably do the same».

And sadly the move didn’t fix everything. When they first arrived in the Golden State, the couple stayed at Tyler Perry’s house, because he had security.

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Source: Vanity Fair

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