Source - Prince Harry skipped the opening day of a huge trial he's at the center of -- surrounding alleged privacy breaches via UK tabloids -- and, according to the judge, it's not a good look.
The Duke of Sussex was nowhere to be found Monday as day 1 of a trial in London kicked off, where he's the key plaintiff. Remember, this is the case pertaining to the Daily Mirror -- just one of several publications Harry is suing after years of what he claims were illegal tactics used to spy on him as a youth for consistent story fodder.
While Harry was officially expected to take the stand Tuesday, the magistrate in this case -- Judge Timothy Fancourt -- had actually instructed PH to be there from the jump ... just in case they got through opening statements quickly and could get to his testimony sooner than later. Fancourt reportedly said he was quite surprised by the Prince's absence.
No one, and I mean no one on God's green earth complains about the hand they were dealt more than Prince Harry. For YEARS he's cried woe is me about the difficulties he's endured as a member of the royal family. A family whose vast wealth and land holdings would make Genghis Khan blush. He's complained about an overbearing father, a racist grandmother, and a c*nty sister-in-law all of which are unique to him and him only. Part of me does feel bad, but it's tough to be sympathetic towards a guy who finally got his day in court and SKIPPED IT due to "security concerns"...
As for why Harry bailed, his attorney told the court his travel arrangements were hindered by security requirements ... not to mention his daughter's bday party. Lilibet turned 2 over the weekend, and Harry is said to have hopped on a plane to London right after that.
Despite apparently being in town, Harry's lawyer says he wasn't able to appear in court -- something that the attorneys for the Daily Mirror scoffed at ... as they were prepared to grill him about the articles he claims they ran that allegedly stemmed from dirty journalism.
What those concerns/requirements are is beyond me. At best, Harry and Meghan two are low-grade reality stars clinging to relevance the only way they know how, by inflating their own celebrity. Tim Dillon explained it best...
No one cares anymore, babes. No one is chasing you. No one wants to hear your story - we know it. If you want to fade away then you should stop doing publicity tours. And if you want the media to be held responsible for what they allegedly did to you…then you should show up for your court date. That's all I have for this one. Have a lovely day.