The Royal Family: Why George Clooney is Defending Meghan Markle
It’s no secret that actor George Clooney is close friends with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. He and his wife, Amal Clooney, attended the royal wedding and have only ever had nice things to say about the couple whenever asked.
Recently, Clooney has stepped up to defend Markle against the harsh criticism that she has
He first spoke up for the Duchess in February.
“I do want to say, I just saw this piece…They’re just chasing Meghan Markle everywhere,” he said, according to Who. “She’s been pursued and vilified. She’s a woman who is seven months pregnant and she is being pursued and vilified and chased in the same way that [Princess] Diana was, and it’s history repeating itself…and we’ve seen how that ends.”
And on Friday, he stood up for the Duchess once again.
“I think it’s a little unfair,” he said on Good Morning Britain. “I’ve seen it when the press can turn on you for
He went on to describe how Markle really is.
“She’s a really kind and smart and intelligent young woman and they’re a really wonderful, loving couple,” he continued. “Most of it you can just shrug off and not pay attention to, but sometimes it’s unkind.”
Markle’s friends stand up to the press
Clooney isn’t the only one who has come to the Duchess’ defense. In February, five of Markle’s close friends, including one former costar, spoke to People to clear the actress’ good name.
“Meg has silently sat back and endured the lies and untruths,”one of the friends said. “It’s wrong to put anyone under this level of emotional trauma, let alone when they’re pregnant.”
They went on to describe how kind and down-to-earth Markle really is.
“We’ve all been to their cottage,” one of her friends said. “It’s small and she’s made it cozy, but the perception of their lifestyle and the reality are two different things. Meg cooks for herself and Harry every single day.”
Another friend detailed how Markle always strives to make sure her guests feel at home.
“We had a couple of days together recently,
Ultimately, the Duchess’ friends want the world to know that the new royal is a geniunely kind and caring person.
“When you see her at
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