Former 'Suits' co-star defends Meghan Markle amid royals controversy
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Former "Suits" actor Patrick J. Adams defended his onetime co-star and Duchess of Sussex Meghan on Friday amid recent allegations that the wife of Prince Harry bullied staff while living at Kensington Palace. 

Adams, in a lengthy Twitter thread, praised Meghan as "enthusiastic, kind, cooperative, giving, joyful and supportive" while they worked on the show together.

"Meghan MarkleMeghan MarkleMeghan Markle will not travel for Philip's funeral due to pregnancy Prince Philip exemplified a greater generation of service and duty Harry and Meghan say Prince Philip 'will be greatly missed' MORE and I spent the better part of a decade working together on Suits," Adams tweeted. "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." 


The actor commended Meghan for moving and adjusting to a new country, slamming the royal family and what he said was an "archaic" and "toxic" dynamic in England.  

"She fell in love, moved to a new country, became a household name across the entire globe and began the difficult work of trying to find her place in a family dynamic that can at best be described as complicated and at worst, seemingly archaic and toxic," Adams continued. 

The British publication The Times on Tuesday reported that former communications secretary Jason Knauf had filed a bullying complaint in 2018, alleging that Meghan "drove two personal assistants out of the household and was undermining the confidence of a third staff member."

Buckingham Palace announced shortly thereafter that it was looking into the situation and was “clearly very concerned” about the allegations.

A spokesperson for Meghan said the duchess was "saddened" by the latest attack on her character. 


The report from The Times surfaced after CBS aired a preview of a lengthy forthcoming interview in which Meghan and Harry sit down with Oprah WinfreyOprah Gail WinfreyMeghan Markle will not travel for Philip's funeral due to pregnancy Harry and Meghan say Prince Philip 'will be greatly missed' Meghan, Prince Harry detail first Netflix docuseries: 'Heart of Invictus' MORE to discuss their reasons for leaving the U.K. and retiring as working royals.

Adams also took aim at the British press for what he said was "racist, slanderous clickbaiting vitriol."

Adams ended the Twitter thread by taking another swing at the royal family, alleging that the monarchy had outlived its relevance and is "bankrupt of decency."