Wendell Pierce: Oprah Interview Comments Were About Racist Monarchy, Not Meghan Markle

“I was fortunate to tell Meghan personally I wish her all the best.”

Wendell Pierce, Meghan Markle’s former Suits co-star, clarifies  his remarks about the former Royal after ripping the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry in their interview with Oprah Winfrey

In a series of tweets on Tuesday night (March 9), Pierce explained that his comments made on Britain’s LBC talk-radio station the day before about the sit-down interview being “insignificant,” “insensitive and offensive,” and “full of sound and fury, signifying nothing,” should not be looked at as an attack on Markle. 

“I was fortunate to tell Meghan personally I wish her all the best. Predicting this hellacious maelstrom, I also told her she would always have a friend in me. Because I had no interest in the interview doesn’t change that.” he wrote. “I support her and wish her all the best.”

RELATED: Meghan Markle’s Former ‘Suits’ Co-Star Wendell Pierce Blasts Her Oprah Interview

Pierce placed the spotlight on the royal family, suggesting that Markle's shocking comments were not surprising.

The 57-year-old actor played Markle’s dad in the hit series. He also starred in The Wire

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