Since cementing her Royal status, Meghan Markle has become a target of racist trolls, once again. This time, however, the former actress' famous friends are coming to her defense.
According to People, Markle has been heavily criticized after she and her husband, Prince Harry, used a private jet provided to them for a trip to Nice, France. "Critics" pointed out that the new Royal is expanding her carbon footprint and should, somehow, travel commercially, despite her high-risk status. Interestingly, according to the Express, members of the Royal Family travel by commercial jet often.
Markle's best friend, Jessica Mulroney, who has remained mum on the race-related attacks against the former Suits star for years, came to her defense, calling out "racist bullies" for their unwarranted hate.
Mulroney, a fashion stylist, began by reposting a tweet from British actress Jameela Jamil, who called out English citizens and members of the press for targeting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex solely because of Markle's ethnic background.
"Ugh. Dear English and English press, just say you hate her because she's black, and him for marrying a black woman," her original tweet read, in part. "Your bullying is so embarrassing and obvious. You've all lost your marbles. It's 2019. Grow up."
Mulroney took to Instagram hours later to share her own thoughts on the matter.
"When someone faces unfair criticism, you call it out," she wrote. "When that person is your friend and your family, you call those critics what they truly are... Shame on you, you racist bullies."
Elton John also commented on the situation, revealing that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stayed at his home in Nice and he, in fact, provided the plane — which he stressed was made carbon neutral.
"I am deeply distressed by today's distorted and malicious account in the press surrounding the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's private stay at my home in Nice last week," he tweeted. "To maintain a high level of much-needed protection, we provided them with a private jet flight. To support Prince Harry's commitment to the environment, we ensured their flight was carbon neutral, by making the appropriate contribution to Carbon Footprint."
The unwarranted hate for Markle seems to never end, but Twitter seems to have her back:
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