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On March 7, the highly anticipated interview with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey aired on CBS, the day before its UK airing. Unsurprisingly, the interview resulted in a number of revelations regarding the Royal Family and their obscene treatment of Meghan over the years, as they have not supported her on numerous occasions. Since the interview aired, a number of Meghan’s friends share their support and defend her. Serena Williams was one of those friends, sharing a statement on Twitter after watching the two-hour interview.
“Megan Markle, my selfless friend, lives her life – and leads by example – with empathy and compassion. She teaches me every day what it means to be truly noble,” Serena wrote. “Her words illustrate the pain and cruelty she suffered.
“I know firsthand the sexism and racism that institutions and media use to slander women and people of color in order to belittle, break and demonize us. We must recognize our obligation to speak out against malicious and unfounded gossip and tabloid journalism. Mental Health The consequences of systemic oppression and victimization are devastating, isolating and often too deadly. ”
Read the full statement below.
– Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) March 8, 2021