Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Slams Report That Royal Is Victim of Bullying

Playing Meghan Markle Engulfed by American Family Drama

After Meghan Markle's friends reportedly told a magazine she's the victim of "heartbreaking" bullying and lies, her estranged half-sister Samantha didn't waste time sharing her opinion.

"#PeopleMagazine this article is total bulls*** there are plenty of text messages and receipts to prove otherwise. Stop the PR crap #Fake News," Samantha Grant wrote on Twitter. "The whole fan club is PR people. Stop the fluff. No PR will work to hide the elephant in the room."

People magazine interviewed five of Meghan's best friends for this week's edition.

After one friend described Meghan's relationship with God as "serious and respectful," Samantha responded, "I'm so excited that my sister has a close relationship with God! Gee, the #Bible says 'honor thy father'. I don't I remember Jesus saying 'hey just dump your whole family, it's the posh thing to do you know, cause you're better than them' Nice try."

Meanwhile, Markle's estranged half-brother, Thomas, appeared in an Oregon courtroom this week, in yet more family embarrassment for the duchess.

Thomas Markle, 52, made the court appearance Wednesday after being arrested for driving under the influence last month. Markle failed a field sobriety test and was "visibly intoxicated" after being pulled over, according to police. His blood-alcohol content was 0.11 percent, which is above the legal limit of 0.08 percent, authorities said.

Markle previously told The Mirror he failed the test because of medication he's taking for leg pain.

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