Meghan Markle's 'Suits' Co-Star Wendell Pierce Rips Her Interview With Oprah
Written by Black Voices on March 10, 2021
Meghan Markle’s former “Fits” co-star Wendell Pierce mentioned her blockbuster interview with Oprah Winfrey was “insignificant” in gentle of the coronavirus pandemic ― however emphasised that his criticism was not a private assault.
Quoting Shakespeare, Pierce informed the UK’s LBC radio Monday that the duchess and Prince Harry’s revealing sit-down with Winfrey, which aired Sunday on CBS, was “filled with sound and fury, signifying nothing.”
“It’s fairly insensitive and offensive that we’re all complicit on this form of Palace… gossip,” he mentioned, as quoted by LBC. “Within the midst of a lot loss of life, I believe it’s insignificant.”
Pierce, who performed the daddy of Meghan’s character on the TV authorized drama, later clarified his stance on Twitter. The “Wire” alum wrote that he informed the duchess she “would all the time have a good friend in me. As a result of I had little interest in the interview doesn’t change that.”
Within the extensively watched tell-all, Meghan mentioned she considered suicide whereas pregnant, however the royal household denied her remedy.
“By no means am I insensitive to suicide,” Pierce wrote after obvious backlash. “Sadly my household has suffered the ache of dropping somebody to suicide.”
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