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George Clooney Defends Friend Meghan Markle: 'She's Been Pursued & Vilified'

George Clooney Defends Friend Meghan Markle: 'She's Been Pursued & Vilified'

George Clooney is coming to Meghan Markle‘s defense after seeing the negative way she can be treated by the media.

The 57-year-old actor went as far as to compare Meghan‘s life to that of Princess Diana‘s tragic story.

“They’re just chasing Meghan Markle everywhere, she’s been pursued and vilified,” George said during a Hulu panel, according to Who magazine.

He added, “She’s a woman who is seven months pregnant and she has been pursued and vilified and chased in the same way that Diana was and it’s history repeating itself. We’ve seen how that ends.”

“I can’t tell you how frustrating that is, just seeing them broadcast a letter from a daughter to a father, she’s getting a raw deal there and I think it’s irresponsible and I’m surprised by that,” George concluded.

George and his wife Amal Clooney attended Meghan and Prince Harry‘s wedding last May and count the couple as close friends.

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  • Kaye

    oh puh-lease… Meghan is nothing like Diana neither has she experienced anything like what Diana has experienced. Unfortunately, she’s just a social climber who throws people aside (friends and family) when they are of no use to her anymore. Mr. Clooney has known her for like 5 minutes.

  • Casey C

    Oh please…she wishes George Clooney was a ‘friend’ and she dearly wants to be sseen as the next Diana. the UK papers weren’t the first to print the letter, US was, she’s not been ‘pursued’ nor vilified, she’s just not been deifyied the way she, and america seem to believe she should have been.

  • Danae

    The only pursuit was performed by Meghan and it was the great chase down the aisle.

  • http://www.instagram.com/weber.meireles Weber Meireles

    WOW! so I must conclude YOU have been knowing her pretty well for years now, right?! lol

    I’m not a fan of hers, but I can totally see Clooney’s point…and he’s kinda right…the girl is having such a horrible time dealing w/ people like u judging her all the time, only based on stories coming from her evil dad/ half sister and tabloids. No one really knows her version or the real truth. you guys have no mercy, even on her pregnancy… It’s disgusting.

  • cuzjcacjo

    so dramatic. he’s known her a whole 5 seconds.

  • Kaye

    Wow, her new PR must be making their money’s worth. I guess she’s the first “royal” to hire a PR. And all that less than year into the marriage.

    Never said I knew her. But you can conclude from people who have known her for YEARS about her behavioural pattern of dumping “friends” who is of no use to her anymore. And all these people who are “defending her” are people who are in her life less than 0-3 years. There’s a pattern. Notice how she has no old high school or college friends in her wedding? Yet she invited high profile names she barely knew. Come on. It’s not judging, they’re just facts. Look into Piers Morgan’s experience w/ her. He applauded Harry at first for dating an independent career woman and soon realised he was dumped after being used as well.

    Have you followed her Instagram when she was just a little known actress in Hallmark/Lifetime movies? How it “evolved” and changed to be a GOOP wannabe? coz I have … and yes, there’s a pattern. Most people never knew of her, even on Suits. And yet now she can do no wrong because she married big time. Oh please.

    And my point from my previous post was that it was ridiculous for Mr. Clooney to compare her to Princess Diana because Meghan has not yet achieved all the good Diana brought to certain causes. She doesn’t have the benefit of the doubt. She hasn’t yet endured being cheated & humiliated by her husband. She’s NOT a 19 yr old young bride (like Diana) sold on the fairy tale. Meghan is a “mature woman” who sells her image as being strong and independent yet clings to Harry like he’s her lifeline when in public. She poses and hold her baby bump in time for cameras. Don’t believe me, look at videos from the British Fashion awards where she stands straight and then notices a camera zooming in, then she pops her shoulders and moves her hands to her bump.

    British media often don’t want to offend the Palace w/o cause. There’s a reason why people are turning on her. And notice how KP never denied all these “insider stories” about Meghan making Kate cry and those Bridezilla stories. KP just released a statement on how they are trying to find the leak. Well, if there’s no skeletons in the first place, then there’s nothing to leak.

    Some American fans are quick to defend her because now they have an American princess. But your taxes don’t pay for the security and upkeep of the Royal family. You think they’re celebrities. Well, they’re not. They represent the UK and they have a responsibility to their people. Meghan didn’t just marry into a self made rich family so she has no right to just squander money and think every event she does is like the red carpet. She goes to a shelter in thousand dollar new dresses and shoes, most of the time. Her spending total in 2018 alone is 3-4x of Kate’s or Queen Maxima’s. Like I said, there’s always a reason why people are turning on her and why she needed to hire a PR …. do your research first

  • pppf

    Old man Clooney still around? He just pops up from time to time to give his opinions nobody gives a crap about. Didn’t know he was friends with some D-list actress, never seen him hang around or talk about her before, or is this some new friendship since she has become royalty?

  • cuzjcacjo

    why should we feel sorry for anyone just because they’re pregnant. like that is some special achievement?

  • Nunya

    Her father is a scumbag who sells her out constantly.This whole time saying she’s never reached out to him,then waiting for the right time to sell the personal letter she wrote to him,but yet she is labeled the opportunist.

  • Nunya

    Her father is a scumbag who sells her out constantly.This whole time saying she’s never reached out to him,then waiting for the right time to sell the personal letter she wrote to him,but yet she is labeled the opportunist.

  • mahbelle

    She is nothing like Diana. Diana was 19 years old and Charles only married her because he needed a virgin bride. Diana was basically thrown to the wolves. She wasn’t perfect but she truly cared about people and people loved her because she was kind, genuine and honest. I think Meghan is being treated badly by the Brits but that doesn’t make her Diana 2.0

  • mahbelle

    She is nothing like Diana. Diana was 19 years old and Charles only married her because he needed a virgin bride. Diana was basically thrown to the wolves. She wasn’t perfect but she truly cared about people and people loved her because she was kind, genuine and honest. I think Meghan is being treated badly by the Brits but that doesn’t make her Diana 2.0

  • jh7058622

    Why are you Brits so angry? Undercover racism is how it seems covered up by “national pride” not to mention al the nationalist comments. You all need to chill what did she ever do so bad?

  • DeadP001

    Just what we needed, more proof that Meghan Markle is nothing more than another tax dodging elitist stuck on victimhood.

    Oh its so unfair, why cant I leach off of he working class in peace?

    George Clooney the same George Clooney that had the gall o call for the largest African state to divide into two parts and just so happens to be financially reaping the rewards for doing that.

    So done with her, you are the company you keep and Meghan does not keep good company.

    No wonder she thought writing message on bananas to sex workers = support.

    Whata btch.

  • Supatall2u

    You’re jelly. Diana didn’t have to deal with the racists coming for her. Her “family” are a joke and a bunch of grifters who she cut out of her life a very long time ago. When your own family are racists directly to her and her mom, it’s a wonder they still know her name. As to the story “she made Kate cry” – Kate was coming off of just giving birth so she was probably overly sensitive (if true) and lets not forget does Kate have any friends of color? I’ll wait….that would be a hearty hell to the no. She’s a more than a little jealous of Meghan. Meghan knows who she is. She’s a grown assed self-made woman before she married Harry. She had already established herself both in her career and in her good deeds. So the rest of you haters can fuck off.

  • Baker

    Wow what an idiot. The girl’s father and siblings tried to RUIN her wedding with all the media interviews and now they want her to lose her baby from all their stress. If I were her I would NEVER in a million years speak to any of them again. THEY ARE TOXIC.

  • Baker

    I hope you realize that too much stress when you are pregnant can cause high blood pressure which could cause her to lose her baby. Anyone wishing for that is just an idiot.

  • Baker

    Jealous much?

  • Logan

    She couldn’t get that attention because she was a mediocre actress. She wants that she got that. Oh please she loves the attention, stop defending this mutt Cloney…

  • Amethyst

    Please provide verifiable proof that Meghan and George are not friends. It should be fun to see you do that considering Amal Clooney and Meghan are friends.

    As for Diana, are you really that stupid? Meghan Is a mature adult woman secure in her own identity. She has no reason to be seen as Diana.

  • Amethyst

    Yes of course! Meghan, a woman whose mother is black, is a social climber. However, all the women, each having both parents who are white, dated before Meghan are not social climbers.

  • Amethyst

    Are you one of those “friends” that Meghan stopped
    seeing? After reading your toxic post I can understand why. You really are one jealous witch. Where do you get the idea that Meghan was REQUIRED to invite old high school and/or college friends to her wedding? You honestly think you were entitled to an invitation!

  • Amethyst

    Oh, if it isn’t our favorite racist! Who thought it was a good idea to let you out of your cage? Meghan gets three gold stars for choosing to keep company with George and Amal. And Meghan gets another three gold stars for having no contact with you.

  • cuzjcacjo

    she isn’t gonna lose her baby, geesh. she has it all belted in and hangs on to every second. shes just another pregnant woman, no need to feel sorry for her

  • YaThink

    tsk tsk. You jealous women. Probably more than half the women out there dating chase down men and get pregnant first. Even the celebs do it. I see it every day. And according to Harry’s friend, Harry was smitten with Meghan immediately. She’s a lady and she’s very attractive. You can see that he is leading her. Markle doesn’t have to chase ANY man. She’s not wearing the pants and she respects her husband.

    I’m so not surprised that Harry married Meghan. He’s fair and a redhead. They tend to be attracted to other races of people. I read where he had a photo or poster of Halle Berry hanging up, I think when he was in school.

  • YaThink

    Google said MM was the #1 search in 2018. I didn’t pay attention to William. I missed his wedding. I now don’t know how that happened. I just never found William too interesting, but Harry was the wild child and in the media. And this union he’s in totally has me into THEM!

  • DeadP001

    Oh look if it isnt our favorite ANTISEMITE

  • Amethyst

    Please! You are NOT Jewish as we both know. I am not Anti-Semitic at all. I am anti YOU racist. There is a big difference. Now back into your cage please!

  • YaThink

    I hope to God that MM doesn’t experience what Di did. She needs to ban most of the media. Don’t read articles, don’t give rags interviews, don’t tell any of their personal business to the outside world. Stay mum and things will be a lot better.

  • YaThink

    You are so naïve. You have no idea what Meghan is going through in that palace. She hasn’t done anything wrong and yet all the racists are coming out of the woodwork. You’re saying she should have childhood friends and let all those vipers into her personal space. Are you out of your mind?

    MM is in a unique situation just because of her race. That’s the main reason why the world is obsessed with her.

    People are turning on her because of hatred and because she has the guts to say, “Enough!” She is a forward, assertive young lady who built her own career. She made it happen and I’m sure she has the smarts and knowledge to manage her own life.

  • YaThink

    Uh Huh. Could be. People are so insecure, jealous and vile that I can easily imagine many who knew Markle from afar getting online and trying to bring her down.

    People don’t even know you. They can see how you have confidence or beauty they don’t have, and then they have it out for you. They watch you. They get angry when good things happen to you. They’re always trying to get into your business.

  • YaThink

    Everybody poses for the camera. Ever watch JLo do it? Gawd! Everything you said just reeks of a jealous woman trying to find anything, everything bad to say about someone you never met. This is sad.

    Piers M. likes Meghan Markle. He doesn’t like her half sister at all. That came from his mouth. But Piers is part of the media and Meghan wants to keep the media out. She’s doing the right thing.

  • YaThink

    Who said anything about feeling sorry for her? She has a great life, but she is pregnant. She’s bringing forth new life and people have to keep that in mind and not do and say harmful things. Give her some space.