Meghan Markle’s former on-screen love Patrick J. Adams is expressing support for the Duchess of Sussex.
Adams – who starred alongside Markle on the USA Network series “Suits” from 2011 to 2018 – took to Twitter on Friday to defend Markle, 39, after allegations of bullying during his time as a royal of work have been revealed. Markle’s team strongly refuted the claims.
“Meghan Markle and I spent most of a decade working on the costumes together,” Adams, 39, prefaced the message. “From day one she was an enthusiastic, kind, cooperative, generous, joyful and supportive member of our television family. She has remained that person and colleague as fame, prestige and power grew. ‘accumulated. “
“She has always been a powerful woman with a deep sense of morality and a fierce work ethic and has never been afraid to speak up, be heard and stand up for herself and her loved ones,” the actor continued. “Like the rest of the world, I have watched her sail the past few years with amazement.”
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The actor continued to describe how Markle’s life had radically changed, indicating the hardships the former American actress had to endure to acclimate to “archaic” and “toxic” family dynamics.
“She fell in love, moved to a new country, became a household name around the world and began the difficult job of trying to find her place in a family dynamic that can be described at best as complicated and at worst. , apparently archaic and toxic. “
Adams then lamented over his disdain for “racist, slanderous and rattling” reports that have followed Markle since her marriage to Prince Harry, 36.
“It disgusted me to read the endless racist, slanderous and baiting vitriol spewed in her direction through all kinds of media across the UK and the world, but I also knew that Meghan was stronger than people. thought or didn’t understand and they would regret having underestimated her, ”he said.
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“And then they welcomed Archie,” Adams added of Markle and Harry’s son, who will be two in May. “And on any sort of decent planet, now would be a time to stop sharpening knives and let these two enjoy the magical first months and years of having a family.” But we don’t live on this planet and the hunt has continued. “
Adams went on to criticize the royal family.
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“It is OBSCENE that the royal family, which is the latest member currently growing inside of her, is promoting and amplifying accusations of ‘harassment’ against a woman who has herself been forced to chip. [sic] in the UK to protect his family and his own mental health, ”he said.
He continued: “The IMO, this new chapter and its timing is just another astonishing example of the shamelessness of an institution that has outlived its relevance, is well exposed on credibility and seemingly bankrupt on decency. “
Adams concluded her post with a resounding statement: “Find someone else to warn, scold and torment. My friend Meghan is far from your league.”
Former “Suits” writer Jon Cowan also jumped to Markle’s defense on Twitter, lashing out at a social media user who called Markle a “horrible person” on Wednesday.
“It is also possible that the Duchess of Sussex is a good person immersed in an unimaginable world,” Cowan retorted. “Having spent 3 years working with her during her pre-Duchess’s time, I saw a warm, kind and caring person. I don’t know anything about her current situation but she benefits from the doubt in my book.”
The Times in the UK on Tuesday alleged that Markle faced a bullying complaint filed by one of his close advisers.
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Buckingham Palace issued a statement in response to the report. “We are clearly very concerned about the Times’ allegations following statements made by former staff of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” the statement read, as Fox News confirmed on Wednesday.
“Accordingly, our HR team will review the circumstances described in the article,” the statement continued. Staff members involved at the time, including those who have left the home, will be invited to participate to see if any lessons can be learned. “
“The Royal Household has implemented a policy of dignity at work for several years and will not tolerate or tolerate bullying or harassment in the workplace,” the statement concluded.
Markle’s team refuted the claims.
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“The Duchess is saddened by this latest attack on her character, especially as someone who has been bullied herself and is deeply committed to supporting those who have suffered pain and trauma,” said a spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in a statement sent to Fox News on Wednesday.
“She is determined to continue her work of promoting compassion in the world and will continue to strive to lead by example in doing what is right and doing what is right,” the statement added.
According to the Times, the complaint was first filed in October 2018, by Jason Knauf, the couple’s former communications secretary. The complaint alleged that the former American actress kicked two personal assistants out of the house and undermined the trust of a third staff member.
The outlet reported that Knauf filed the complaint in an attempt to protect palace staff who claimed to have been intimidated by Markle. Some said they were even reduced to tears.
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On Sunday, Markle and Harry are expected to sit down with Oprah Winfrey in a limitless interview about their lives over the past few years, public scrutiny and pressure, and why they moved to America.
Fox News’s Jessica Napoli contributed to this report