Patrick J. Adams is tired of haters coming for Meghan Markle in his mentions.
On January 12, the Suits actor, who starred alongside the Duchess of Sussex on the popular legal drama, took to Twitter to denounce fans who try to drag him into discourse about the royal family.
“Hello to the people and many bots debating all things Markle and including me in the conversation,” Adams began his tweet. “I just wanted to let you know a few things. 1. None of it has been read by me. 2. The time is limited. 3. You have to do better things. Even you, bots. #botbetter.”
This is not the first time Patrick J. Adams has come to Meghan Markle’s defense, though the last time he was speaking out against the royal family directly. After it was announced that Markle and Prince Harry would be sitting down with Oprah Winfrey, Adams spoke out about what he believed to be a targeted campaign against her by the press and the monarchy.
“Meghan Markle and I spent the better part of a decade working together on Suits,” he wrote in March 2021. She was a cheerful, kind, cooperative and giving member of our television family from day one. She remained that person and colleague as fame, prestige and power accrued.” The actor then described Markle as “a powerful woman with a deep sense of morality,” adding that he’s watched her navigate her life since marrying Prince Harry “in astonishment.”
“She fell in love, moved to a new country, became a household name across the entire globe, and began the difficult work of trying to find her place in a family dynamic that can at best be described as complicated and at worst, seemingly archaic, and toxic,” he continued. “It sickened me to read the endless racist, slanderous, clickbaiting vitriol spewed in her direction from all manner of media across the UK and the world, but I also knew that Meghan was stronger than people reali