The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have won an apology over drone pictures of their son Archie.
The case, that was heard at Los Angeles County Superior Court, said that 14-year-old Archie was photographed during lockdown at their home, reports BBC.
The former royals said that the act was an invasion of privacy and that the X17 agency will reimburse some of their legal fees, hand over the photos, destroy any copies and stop distributing the images.
Prince Harry and Meghan were living at the home of a friend in Los Angeles when the pictures were taken of Archie and Doria Ragland, Meghan’s mother.
Micheal Kump, the Sussexes’ lawyer, explained: “Over the summer, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex took action against intrusive and illegal paparazzi photos taken of their family at a private residence…
“This is a successful outcome. All families have a right, protected by law, to feel safe and secure at home.”
X17 said in a statement: “We apologise to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son for the distress we have caused.
“We were wrong to offer these photographs and commit to not doing so again.”
The former royals were constantly followed by paparazzi who cut holes in their security fences and flew helicopters overhead, according to legal action filed in July.
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