Priyanka Chopra: ‘Of Course’ Racism Is Why The Press Is So Tough On Meghan Markle


Priyanka Chopra is aware of the rationale the British press is so exhausting on Meghan Markle: racism, after all.

In an interview with The Sunday Occasions revealed this weekend, the “Quantico” actress spoke about what it’s like seeing folks be so brutal to her good friend within the press (a lot in order that the palace, which hardly ever speaks on these points, has referred to as out the media twice for racist protection of the previous “Fits” actress).

“I’ve seen that and it’s actually unlucky,” Chopra mentioned. “But when there’s anybody who can deal with it, it’s her.”

“After all it has to do with racism, it’s an apparent purpose,” she went on. “However the fantastic thing about Meg is that she’s been herself by way of all of this.”

Chopra mentioned that regardless of all the eye, the Duchess of Sussex remains to be the identical individual and identical good friend she’s at all times been.

Abigail Spencer, left, and Priyanka Chopra arrive for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's

Abigail Spencer, left, and Priyanka Chopra arrive for the marriage ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel on Might 19. 

“Lots of people bought to know her after all the things [once she started dating Prince Harry], however I knew her earlier than and he or she’s the identical chick,” Chopra mentioned. “Now that she’s bought an actual platform, she talks about the identical issues she at all times did.”

“We spent hours talking in regards to the distinction that affect and dialogue could make to the world earlier than this complete factor occurred, so what you see now’s authentically her,” she went on. “She’s at all times been the woman wanting to maneuver the needle.”

Final week, Chopra confronted the British press head-on when she disputed a narrative in The Solar that claimed she’d visited Meghan and given child Archie a present from Tiffany & Co.

“Whereas these are nice reward concepts… this story is unfaithful, and I used to be really on the town for work. I hope whoever this ‘supply’ is begins checking their information extra usually,” Chopra tweeted.

Solar correspondent Emily Andrews, who wrote the article in query, subsequently tweeted: “Not fairly positive what’s happening with this, however I wouldn’t publish one thing with out having it confirmed. I had three separate sources for this story but when Priyanka says she didn’t go to Meghan & Archie then truthful sufficient…”

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