Princess Diana’s Former Bodyguard Speaks Out About Meghan Markle And Prince Harry’s Alleged Paparazzi Incident

Princess Diana’s former bodyguard, Ken Wharfe, defended the paparazzi accused of making a “near-catastrophic” scenario for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in New York on Tuesday.

Wharfe joined Piers Morgan on ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” Thursday, and spoke concerning the perceived risk from the paparazzi within the allegedly harmful incident.

“What I’m confused with is that this kind of ‘close to catastrophic’ … yeah, I imply, to me, what I see is kind of regular for that kind of occasion,” Wharfe started. “I imply, right here [Harry] is, you realize, a significant A-lister, no matter he’s, in New York, being pursued by the paparazzi — which is regular.” (RELATED: Spokesperson Claims Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Had been Concerned In ‘Close to Catastrophic Automobile Chase’ In Manhattan)

Wharfe forged doubt on the {qualifications} of Harry’s safety group. “Harry and Megan will need to have anticipated this to occur. I imply, you realize, you’ve bought this kind of personal safety enterprise or firm … who clearly – that is one thing new to them. As a result of from what I noticed, they have been unable to cope with this downside,” he mentioned.

“It’s apparent to me that the safety firm taking care of him, they actually don’t have the expertise to cope with somebody as excessive profile [as] him.”

Wharfe additionally threw some duty towards Harry himself, saying, “He is aware of, greater than anyone else, the function of the paparazzi. He is aware of that they’ll pursue him.”

So far as his personal notion of the scenario, Wharfe referred to the paparazzi as being “a nuisance issue.” (RELATED: ‘I Don’t Suppose I Would Name It A Chase’: NYC Taxi Driver Speaks Out About Prince Harry And Meghan’s Alleged Incident)

“Look, the paparazzi don’t kill individuals,” he continued. “You recognize, we all know what the jargon was within the case of Diana’s inquest, the place the [coroner Lord Justice] Scott Baker mentioned … a contributing issue have been [sic] the pursuit of paparazzi. However they really don’t kill individuals.”

A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex claimed the couple have been subjected to a “relentless pursuit” in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday night time.