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Meghan Markle’s ‘Fits’ Co-Star Slams Royal Household For Amplifying Bullying Accusations

Patrick J. Adams is becoming a member of the supporters and buddies who’ve spoken out in protection of Meghan Markle within the wake of a Instances of London report claiming the Duchess of Sussex “bullied” former staff.

“Meghan Markle and I spent the higher a part of a decade working collectively on Fits,” Adams, who performed Meghan’s on-screen love curiosity and attended her marriage ceremony to Prince Harry, wrote in an impassioned Twitter thread on Friday.

Patrick J. Adams as his “Fits” character Mike Ross and Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane. Adams posted a prolonged Twitter thread defending his former co-star towards allegations of bullying. 

“From day one she was an enthusiastic, variety, cooperative, giving, joyful and supportive member of our tv household. She remained that individual and colleague as fame, status and energy accrued.”

Adams mentioned that the “Fits” alum has a “deep sense of morality” and a “fierce work ethic.”

“Like the remainder of the world, I’ve watched her navigate the previous few years in astonishment,” he mentioned, wanting on as she “started the tough work of looking for her place in a household dynamic that may at finest be described as sophisticated and at worst, seemingly archaic and poisonous.” 

All of the whereas, the actor mentioned it “sickened” him “to learn the infinite racist, slanderous, clickbaiting vitriol spewed in her route.”

Adams noticed that the hatred didn’t cease as soon as Meghan and Harry welcomed their son, Archie. 

“On any form of respectable planet that will be a time to cease sharpening the knives and let these two individuals benefit from the magical early months and years of beginning a household. However we don’t reside on that planet and as an alternative the hunt continued,” he mentioned. 

“It’s OBSCENE that the Royal Household, who’s latest member is presently GROWING INSIDE OF HER, is selling and amplifying accusations of ‘bullying’ towards a girl who herself was principally pressured to flea the UK so as defend her household and her personal psychological well being,” Adams wrote.

“This latest chapter and it’s timing is simply one other gorgeous instance of the shamelessness of a establishment that has outlived its relevance, is manner overdrawn on credibility and apparently bankrupt of decency,” the actor continued. 

“Discover another person to admonish, berate and torment,” Adams wrote. “My good friend Meghan is manner out of your league.” 

After the Instances article was revealed on Tuesday, a spokesperson for Meghan informed PoliFonics that she “is saddened by this newest assault on her character, notably as somebody who has been the goal of bullying herself and is deeply dedicated to supporting those that have skilled ache and trauma.” 

On Wednesday, Buckingham Palace responded to the accusations with an unprecedented assertion, saying that it was “very involved about allegations in The Instances following claims made by former workers of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.” 

“Accordingly our HR workforce will look into the circumstances outlined within the article,” the palace mentioned in an announcement shared with PoliFonics, including that it “doesn’t and won’t tolerate bullying or harassment within the office.” 

One after the other, former colleagues and buddies of Meghan have spoken out on social media to defend the duchess: 

The Sussexes spokesperson commented on the timing of the allegations popping out simply earlier than Meghan and Harry are as a result of inform their aspect of the story in an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey. 

“It’s no coincidence that distorted several-year-old accusations aimed toward undermining The Duchess are being briefed to the British media shortly earlier than she and The Duke are as a result of communicate brazenly and actually about their expertise of current years,” the spokesperson informed The Instances. 

It’s unclear if the Duchess of Sussex will deal with the article’s allegations in a roundabout way throughout her upcoming interview with Oprah, which was taped weeks in the past. 

The 2-hour prime time particular will air on Sunday at eight p.m. on CBS.