Royal staffers who alleged Meghan Markle bullied them are rescinding their complaints to HR, E! News reports.

Simply 4 days previous to Markle and husband Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, The Instances of London published two stories that accused the Duchess of Sussex of bullying palace employees members. Of their articles, the outlet cited emails suggesting {that a} employees member had leaked the information to the press.

One e mail was from prior Sussex communications director Jason Knauf, who wrote to Kensington Palace Personal Secretary Simon Case in October 2018. The Instances reported Knauf wrote that he was “very involved” about Markle’s conduct and claimed she was “in a position to bully two PAs out of the family previously 12 months.”

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“The remedy of [name redacted] was completely unacceptable,” Knauf wrote. “The duchess appears intent on at all times having somebody in her sights. She is bullying [name redacted] and looking for to undermine her confidence. Now we have had report after report from individuals who have witnessed unacceptable behaviour in direction of [name redacted].”

On the time, Markle’s crew denied the bullying allegations in an announcement to E! Information, writing: “The Duchess is saddened by this newest assault on her character, significantly as somebody who has been the goal of bullying herself and is deeply dedicated to supporting those that have skilled ache and trauma. She is set to proceed her work constructing compassion world wide and can preserve striving to set an instance for doing what is correct and doing what is sweet.”

Even nonetheless, Buckingham Palace introduced an investigation over the emails on March 3. In June 2021, Buckingham Palace stated the investigation was ongoing.