Baby Archie is suing the paparazzi
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son Archie is taking a stand against the photo agency Splash News for breaching his privacy, reports have confirmed.
The toddler is taking legal action against the Los Angeles based photo agency, and the case will be taken all the way through to the UK High Court.
Lodged by law firm Schillings, the case was brought by “Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor and The Duchess of Sussex, HRH”.
In the legal papers, Meghan is described as Archie’s “litigation friend”, which is due to the fact he is a minor.
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The case was lodged with the courts on March 25, just days before the Duke and Duchess of Sussex officially finished up their roles as senior members of the royal family.
The royals are suing the photo agency after they snapped photographs of Meghan Markle walking through a park on Vancouver Island in Canada last January without their permission.
In the photographs, the starlet was seen holding Archie in a sling while the tot was purposefully shielded from the camera.
The child was wrapped in winter clothes and had his back to the lens while the photograph was being taken.
Splash photography agency said that they will “defend itself vigorously” against the lawsuit.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been spectacularly private about their only son, despite being flung into the spotlight time and time again.
The couple are particular with what they share about Archie and have only released a handful of photographs and video clips of the one-year-old.
Harry and Meghan moved to the United States to start their life independent of the Royal family after they left The Firm back at the end of March.
This article originally appeared on Over60.