â€œThere was such an obsession about anything in my world, including tracking down my parents,â€Â Meghan told Winfrey. â€œAnd I did everything I could to protect both of them in that media frenzy. But for over a year, the UK tabloids were trying to find my dad, offering people so much money to try to find his address.â€
Once they did, they descended on him gleefully, she said.
â€œI remember being told there was a huge headline like, â€˜We found himâ€™ or â€˜Weâ€™ve got him.â€™ Youâ€™re talking about someoneâ€™s father. And from that point, the tabloids, they moved into the apartment next door and across from him. [They] descended on this small town … giving him gifts. The whole thing brings us to where we are today.â€Â