Meghan Markle's sister Samantha blasts reports she is on police 'fixated persons' watch list

Samantha Grant told Sun Online it was a breach of her rights to freedom of speech – and likened it to “Nazi Germany”.

Her comments come after the 53-year-old was reportedly put on a “fixated persons” list by cops for posing a “reputation risk” to the Royal Family.

Meghan’s protection officers are said to have briefed Metropolitan Police detectives on the damage Samantha could do to the reputation of the Royal Family.

She turned up uninvited at Kensington Palace in October and sent a Christmas card begging the Duchess of Sussex to repair the family rift.

The shock moves come on the back of repeated sniping interviews in which Samantha has accused pregnant Meghan, 37, of abandoning the family.

But cops are said to be so worried by her constant outbursts, they have put her down on a list of "obsessional" people.

Wheelchair-user Samantha, who was diagnosed with MS in 2008 and based in America, said it was “ridiculous” to suggest she could ever be a threat to anyone – never mind Meghan.

Samantha, who lives in Florida, raged: "This is ridiculous as I’m in an electric wheelchair and I live on a different continent.

"LOL (laugh out loud) and advocating for doing the right thing by our dad is hardly fixation."

She added: “The world would be a very medieval place if we get to where we suppress freedom of speech because it is embarrassing to someone.

“Where it is the truth and it advocates doing the right thing, it should always be protected.

“Like the days of Nazi Germany, remember – first they come for me, then they come for you.

“Those who think I should be silent should also be willing to give up their freedom of speech.

“I’ve only advocated for doing the right thing and that does not make me a bad person."

Samantha asserted: “If I express my opinions because my father was consistently ignored and I love my father – I have a right to defend him.

“This world is crazy that people can speak out against Trump and anything they see as an injustice but people think I should be quiet if it concerns the Duchess? Has the world gone daft?

“Really it’s like Nazi Germany all over again.

“I have freedom of speech and the people who think I should be quiet would want everybody should be quiet.”

She added: “Meghan was already losing public favour – the PR spin cannot blame it on me.”

Scotland Yard’s Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (FTAC) has reportedly been briefed about Samantha.

The specialist unit works to identify risks posed by “lone individuals” who stalk or harass public figures.

Its website calls fixated people “those who have an obsessional preoccupation (often delusional) with a person or a perceived grievance, which they pursue to an irrational degree”.

A source told The Sunday Times that FTAC would have been informed about “Samantha’s pattern of unwanted and persistent behaviour” by Meghan herself through briefings with her protection officers.

Samantha responded: “I would only say that is ludicrous. I’m not a reputational risk.”

She later joked she was not fixated on Meghan but Chinese food, tweeting: “I’m really fixated on Chinese food right now.

“Put me on the list LOL do I get speedy delivery for being on the list? #Chinesefood#Foodies”

Samantha commented: "Yeah this is ridiculous you don’t silence somebody by making an example out of them and sensationalizing circumstances by disparaging them.

"Sorry you don’t infringe on freedom of speech especially when I talk about my life."

Last week, Samantha sent a Christmas card to Meghan which read: "Dad has been trying to contact you and is very hurt because you are avoiding him."

And around the wedding she gave repeated TV interviews about her sister, claiming Meghan was mistreating their father Thomas Markle.

Cops define fixated people as "those who have an obsessional preoccupation (often delusional) with a person or a perceived grievance, which they pursue to an irrational degree".

A Scotland Yard source told the Sunday Times: "You can't protect someone like the Duchess of Sussex without knowing the background of her family.

"But someone like Samantha presents a risk rather than a threat.

"She is not committing criminal offences, but she is causing concerns for the royal family.

"There is big potential for some major embarrassment for the royals.

"Samantha could make a scene and create headlines with her actions – and let's face it she's kind of already done that."

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “We do not confirm the identity of any person who may or may not be of interest to police unless that person has been charged with an offence.”

Kensington Palace declined to comment.

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