Harry's presence during three days of the legal wrangling indicates the lawsuit’s importance in the prince’s broader battle against the British press.
“The Institution made it clear that we did not need to know anything about phone hacking," the Duke of Sussex wrote in a witness statement for his lawsuit.
"These articles are a strategy to now blame her for MY every word and move," the "Good Place" actor said.
The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers for publishing parts of a private letter she wrote to her father, Thomas Markle.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex listened in on the preliminary hearing in Britain's High Court and are said to be encouraged by the process so far.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex condemned British tabloids, including the Daily Mail, for stories they said were "distorted, false, or invasive beyond reason."
"I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces," Harry wrote in the letter.
The Daily Male Twitter account imagines an internet where male celebrities are objectified like women.
These so-called "friends" need to go.