Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were chased by paparazzi in Manhattan on Tuesday night. The Sussexes have demanded that the photo agency Backgrid give back the video footage of a recent incident in which they were allegedly chased by paparazzi. The incident occurred while the couple was driving, and it has raised concerns about the invasion of privacy and the potential dangers posed by aggressive paparazzi behavior.

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The legal team for Harry and Meghan has released a statement asking the photo agency to provide the video as proof. According to reports, the couple is committed to pursuing legal action against those allegedly involved in the alleged chase, stressing the importance of preserving their privacy and ensuring their security.

However, Backgrid’s legal team clearly denied their demands via letter and said, “In America, as I’m sure you know, the property belongs to the owner of it: Third parties cannot just demand it be given to them, as perhaps Kings can do. Perhaps you should sit down with your client and advise them that his English rules of the royal prerogative to demand that the citizenry hand over their property to the Crown were rejected by this country long ago. We stand by our founding fathers.”

As reported by the NewYork Post, the agency made a statement saying, “At Backgrid USA Inc., we value transparency and ethics in journalism, which include providing fair and factual responses to claims,” and said they are aware of Prince Harry’s remark regarding a ‘near catastrophic car chase’ allegedly involving him, Meghan Markle, and her mother on Tuesday night in New York City.

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The statement also said, “We want to clarify that we have received photos and videos of last night’s events from four freelance photographers, three of whom were in cars and one of whom was riding a bicycle”.

Backgrid clearly denied all the claims made by Prince Harry regarding the ‘near catastrophic car chase’ and said the photographers has clearly told there was no danger to the couple.