However, the Celeb Jihad kept their promises and posted more revealing content.
Some of this has been very public - the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments.
Their emergence comes just weeks after the prince released a strongly-worded statement calling for Miss Markle's privacy to be respected.
Nevertheless, hackers were arrested and punished; the explicit photos keep being posted until this day.
The fappening 2018 continues: nudes of Meghan Markle published online The fiancé of Prince Harry may have become another victim of the fappening which began back in 2014.
In 2012, nude pictures of Kate Middleton were released as well.
However, it seems that someone is trying to prevent the ceremony by posting inappropriate pictures of the soon-to-be-member of the royal family.
It was claimed the snaps were taken on the Greek island of Mykonos in 2005, when the Toronto-based Suits actress was on holiday with her ex-husband, film producer Trevor Engelson.