Meghan Markle's 'Suits' Co-Star Patrick Adams Defends Her from Critics

Meghan Markle's 'Suits' Co-Star Patrick Adams Defends Her from Critics

- Meghan Markle's former colleague Suits actor Patrick Adams has come out to defend her on accusations levelled against her

- Adams described Markle as a kind, cooperative and supportive, despite recent accusations against her by a close advisor

- The 38-year-old is being accused of bullying and manipulating her staff members back at the Kensington Palace, forcing two of them to leave the royal household

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Meghan Markle has been hitting the headlines since news about her anticipated interview with media mogul Oprah Winfrey was announced.

However, she has received more criticism from the British press, accusing her of shaking up things with the royal family.

According to The British Times, Markle was accused of bullying by one of her close advisors, press secretary Jason Knauf.

Meghan Markle's Suits co-star Patrick cautions critics against constantly attacking her
Meghan Markle. Photo credit: Getty Images.
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It is reported that Markle’s treatment of staff while at Kensington Palace made two personal assistants leave the royal household.

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Knauf in his report said that the former Duchess of Sussex humiliated members of the staff and even subjected them to cruelty and manipulation, among other things.

However, her former Suits actor mate came out in her defence and tried to caution critics against going after Markle. Patrick Adams used social media to defend his friend and even called the royal household an institution that has outlived it's time.

It is important to note that Adams and Markle played as lovers in the legal drama series. He played the roll of Mike Ross while she played Rachel Zane. Markle however left the show after the seventh season.

This is what Adams had to say concerning accusations levelled against the mother of one:

''Meghan Markle and I spent the better part of a decade working together on 'Suits'. From day one she was an enthusiastic, kind, cooperative, giving, joyful and supportive member of our television family. She remained that person and colleague as fame, prestige and power accrued.

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"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 defend herself and those she holds dear. Like the rest of the world, I have watched her navigate the last few years in astonishment.''

Here is a series of all his posts:

However, Markle has been criticised by the British press ever since she married Prince Harry.

The two resigned from their royal duties permanently and relocated to the United States. They are also expecting their baby number two.

Here are some of the comments about Adams defending Markle:

@lana.wisam said:

''Mike Ross will always have Rachel’s back no matter what.''


''What ridiculous and childish theatre this is.''

@amydennis74 added:

''Two experiences with her can exist at the same time, one person's truth is only their perception. She feels her experiences were negative, others feel their experiences with her were negative. Neither are wrong.''

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@CarlaJayneT said:

''I did not see any racism directed at Meghan but I agree that the British press started a witch hunt. Please note it was not the British people. We wanted to get to know Meghan better. All very sad but I hope she and Harry have found their happy place.'' initially reported about Harry's and Markle's exclusive interview that will air on March, Sunday 7.

The first session will be on the 38-year-old mother of one sharing about their decision to step down from royal duties.

Harry will be talking about their life in the US and what is next after the two recently announced pregnancy news of their second child.

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