What they won't do is offer themselves up as currency for an economy of clickbait and distortion'. The couple's representative released a copy of the letter on Monday.
Harry has said the treatment Meghan had received echoed the relentless attention his mother endured in the years before her death.
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have told Britain's biggest tabloids that there would be "zero engagement" with them in future because of their false and invasive coverage, upping the stakes in their increasingly fraught relationship.
Harry and Meghan have moved to the duchess's American home town of Los Angeles with their son Archie after stepping down as senior working royals in pursuit of commercial careers. The televised ceremony was watched around the world.
Harry and Markle say they won't be responding to any communication from these four outlets but note that this is not a "blanket policy for all media".
The documentary made in partnership with Elephants Without Borders - a conservation project that Meghan and her husband Prince Harry have previously worked with.
On 14 May 2018, it says, Mr Markle sent Meghan a text message to apologise and confirm that he would not be attending the wedding. The lawsuit was filed in response to the tabloid publishing a private letter that Meghan wrote to her estranged father. A hearing in the case is due to be held Friday in a London court.
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Thomas Markle was scheduled to walk his daughter down the aisle at the wedding, but pulled out at the last minute, citing heart problems.
Harry and Meghan celebrated their engagement with a press photocall and television interview, and their televised royal wedding was a high-profile affair, complete with a carriage ride through the streets of Windsor.
The text messages were shared as part of the legal action Meghan is pursuing against a UK-based newspaper.
Tom, it's Harry again! U do not need to apologize, we understand the circumstances but "going public" will only make the situation worse. "I think they are a lot more like us than they are different". So please call me so I can explain. Meg and I are not angry, we just need just to speak to u. For your security, we've sent a confirmation email to the address you entered.
A closer view of Meghan Markle's Aquazzura pumps. "Please please call as soon as you can. all of this is incredibly concerning but your health is most important", Another text read. "Yesterday, we got a call from one of the clients saying, 'Was that who I thought it was?' because they're wearing their masks, they're wearing gloves, they're very casually dressed". "What hospital are you at?"
The next day, after finding out photographs of her father had been staged for a paparazzo photographer, Meghan then messaged him again the document said. She died in a vehicle crash in Paris in 1997 while being pursued by paparazzi.