DroneXL.co | Drone news, DJI rumors, specs DJI Mavic 3 other UAS
Prince Harry and Meghan have a serious drone problem

Prince Harry and Meghan have a serious drone problem

It appears that Prince Harry and Meghan have a serious drone problem at their Beverly Hills home. Since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved to Los Angeles full-time less than three months ago, they are worried about their family’s safety after a number of drone incidents.

Prince Harry and Meghan have a serious drone problem

According to the Daily Beast, Harry and Meghan have reported the drone problems to the local police. The article reports that the couple has been dealing with ‘unimaginable’ levels of intrusion by the press at their new home.

The couple is reportedly paying for their own security. “They are not asking for any special treatment, and have not received any,” the friend said.

The LAPD’s non-emergency line has so far received at least five drone-related problems at their residence on May 9th, 19th, 20th, 21st, and 25th. All of which have been reported to the police.

“They see these drones coming in at them, and they guess that they are being operated by photographers, but they can’t just assume that. Meghan received racist death threats at the time of her wedding, so the terror threat is very real for them,” the friend said to the Daily Beast.

“But, aside from that, imagine if you were in their shoes facing that, how that would feel? To have drones buzzing around 20 feet above your head when you are trying to play with your son?”

“It’s like people forget they are real people. But this is a real family. They are not asking for any special treatment; they are just asking for the safety and security we all expect in our own homes to be respected.”

According to a spokesperson for the LAPD, one of the drone incident reports mentioned ‘unknown suspects were flying a drone in the area and they were last seen on Coldwater Canyon.’

The last drone incident took place during the Memorial Day weekend. Very intrusive drone photos and videos of Harry and Meghan playing with their dog, appear to have been taken by drones and were published in gossip publications.

What do you think of Harry’s and Meghan’s privacy being invaded by paparazzi drones? Let us know in the comments below.

Photo credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage

Flying drones as a career?

If you want to turn your hobby into your career, practice how to fly your drone safely, and learn what it takes to get your Part 107, be sure to check out the excellent training modules from The Drone U.

DroneU Marketing Banner Ad 1

Stay in touch!

If you’d like to stay up to date with all the latest drone news, scoops, rumors, and reviews, then follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or…

Subscribe to our Daily Drone News email.*


Submit tips If you have information or tips that you would like to share with us, feel free to submit them hereSupport DroneXL.co: You can support DroneXL.co by using these links when you make your next drone purchase: Adorama, Amazon, B&H, BestBuy, eBay, DJI, Parrot, and Yuneec. We make a small commission when you do so at no additional expense to you. Thank you for helping DroneXL grow! FTC: DroneXL.co uses affiliate links that generate income.

* We do not sell, share, rent out or spam your email, ever. Our email goes out on weekdays around 5:30 p.m.

Facebook Comments

Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews. Haye is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

1 comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  • Expectation of Privacy DOES NOT include a homeowner’s front or back yard. These spoiled little royal brats can file Harassment charges against the paparazzi, if they wish.


  • ;