Patrick J Adams hit out after he was constantly “dragged” into the debates surrounding his former co-star Meghan Markle.
The Toronto-born, California-based former Suits actor, 40, worked with the Duchess of Sussex on the hit legal drama from 2011 to 2017 and has spoken out in her defense over the years.
And last night the father-of-two took to Twitter, writing: ‘Hello folks and many bots debating all things Markle and including me in the conversation.’ I just want you to know a couple of things. 1. I don’t read anything. 2. Life is short. 3. There must be better things for you to do. Even you robots.
Patrick J Adams has struck after being constantly ‘swept up’ in debates around his former co-star Meghan Markle, seen together in the hit legal drama Suits in which they starred together from 2011 to 2017.
The father-of-two took to Twitter, writing, “Hello people and many bots debating all things Markle and including me in the conversation.” I just want you to know a couple of things. 1. I don’t read anything. 2. Life is short. 3. There must be better things for you to do. Even you robots.
Last March, Toronto-based Canadian director and photographer Derek Ursacki paid tribute to the actress following her interview with Oprah Winfrey, recalling the five years they spent working together on the set of Suits – during which he was assistant director. .
Joining a long line of friends of Meghan who have spoken out on her behalf in recent weeks, Ursacki shared several candid behind-the-scenes snaps from the set, while writing: ‘I spent 5 years working with Meghan on Suits as assistant director dealing mainly with plaster.
“It was always a pleasure to work with her and she was always kind with a huge heart, easy-going, humble even after the show’s fame and popularity skyrocketed, so full of life, so generous, supportive and funny.”
The former Suits actor, 40, who was born in Toronto and now lives in California, was seen with Meghan on the show in 2011 and has spoken out in her defense over the years.
Defense: Last March, a former assistant director of Suits shared a gushing tribute to Meghan Markle following her explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey last weekend
Speaking out: Derek Ursacki worked with Meghan, 39, for five years on the set of Suits, and he shared a glowing memory of their time together, calling her ‘kind’ and ‘humble’
Ursacki went on to say it had “broken her heart” to see the Duchess of Sussex open up to Oprah, 67, about her struggle with suicidal thoughts and her struggle with mental health issues.
In her interview with Oprah, Meghan said she had been suicidal in the Royal Family and said she had not received any help after speaking out about her suffering.
At the time, Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Tuesday that the issues raised, particularly over race, were “concerning” and would be addressed by the Queen and her family in private.
Although Ursacki did not refer to any of the other allegations made during the interview, he echoed the couple’s attacks on the media in his message, calling the press “ruthless” while criticizing the coverage ” negative” of Meghan and claiming that she had to ‘live under constant attack’.
Candid: The director and photographer also shared several behind-the-scenes snaps of himself with Meghan, as well as an image of the duet with co-star Patrick Adams
Upset: In his Instagram post, Ursacki accused the ‘ruthless’ media of ‘attacking’ Meghan, and he said his ‘heart broke’ when he saw her discussing her health issues mental with Oprah
“The media has been so ruthless towards her with so many negative stories attacking her without really knowing what she’s really going through,” he wrote.
“Until you walk a mile in someone’s shoes, no one should judge or make negative comments about anyone and no one should have to live under constant attack and fear for their safety. “
Ursacki concluded her post with another gushing tribute to Meghan, writing: ‘In my heart I know Meg has not changed and is still the sweet person I have worked with for these 5 years. I wish her the best and thank her for the many good memories I have been blessed and lucky to have.
The director accompanied the post with several behind-the-scenes footage from his time on set, including a candid shot of himself and Meghan, who appeared to be dressed as her character Rachel Zane.
Another image showed the then assistant director chatting with the former actress on set, while a third snap captured him walking alongside Meghan and her on-screen love Patrick Adams – who has himself came to the defense of the Duchess ten days ago, when he launched an extraordinary attack on the royal family.
It came after Patrick J Adams took to Twitter to describe the monarchy as ‘toxic, archaic and shameless’.
Patrick said his ‘powerful’ and ‘kind’ friend was the subject of devious behavior by the monarchy after reports emerged that Meghan had ‘bullied’ several former staff at Kensington Palace , says she has strongly denied.
Team Meghan: Ursacki is part of a long line of friends and former colleagues to come to the defense of the Duchess, including her on-screen love Patrick
Furious: On March 5, Canadian actor Patrick defended Meghan against claims that she intimidated staff at Kensington Palace, claims she strongly denied
Close friends: Meghan’s close friend, actress Janina Gavankar, also hit out last year, while revealing the Sussexes have ’emails and text messages’ to back up their royal claims
Echoing the sentiments shared in Ursacki’s post, Patrick used several glowing adjectives to describe Meghan as ‘kind, cheerful and supportive’, before detailing the struggle he faced joining the ‘archaic and toxic’ royal family. .
“She fell in love, moved to a new country, became a household name around the world and began the difficult work of trying to find her place in a family dynamic that can be described as complicated at best and at worst , seemingly archaic and toxic,” he wrote in the eight-tweet rant.
At the time, Buckingham Palace “engaged an outside law firm” to investigate allegations that Meghan intimidated royal staff.
Oprah’s best friend Gayle King – who attended Meghan’s baby shower in New York in 2019 – doubled down on her claims that the Duchess has ‘lots of receipts’ to back up claims made at the session at prime time.