Celebrities Jump To Meghan Markle’s Defence After Latest Press Attack

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Ellen Degeneres and Pink are just some of the celebrities that have taken to social media to show their support for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

The British royals – who have come under fire this week for taking a private jet to stay with Elton John in Nice for the weekend – have been scrutinised in the media and Instagram ‘trolls’ leaving nasty comments on their social posts.

Chat show host Ellen wrote on her Twitter that she “met Prince Harry and Meghan in England to talk about their work on wildlife conservation. They were the most down-to-earth, compassionate people. Imagine being attacked for everything you do, when all you’re trying to do is make the world better.”



Pink also weighed in on the controversy. “I’m happy to see people coming to the defense of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” she says on Twitter. “The way people treat her is the most public form of bullying I have seen in a while. It’s out of control. Let’s all be a bit kinder, huh? Let’s show our children that it’s cool to be kind.”

Elton John, whom Harry and Meghan took the private jet to visit, addressed the accusations. The Rocket Man signer said he was “deeply distressed” by the “distorted and malicious account in the press surrounding the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.”

“I wanted the young family to have a private holiday inside the safety and tranquility of our home. To maintain a high level of much-needed protection, we provided them with a private jet flight.”

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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. Prince Harry’s Mother, Diana Princess Of Wales was one of my dearest friends. I feel a profound sense of obligation to protect Harry and his family from the unnecessary press intrusion that contributed to Diana’s untimely death. After a hectic year continuing their hard work and dedication to charity, David and I wanted the young family to have a private holiday inside the safety and tranquility of our home. 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™ I highly respect and applaud both Harry and Meghan’s commitment to charity and I’m calling on the press to cease these relentless and untrue assassinations on their character that are spuriously crafted on an almost daily basis.

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John went on to draw similarities between how the media treated the late Princess Diana and the British Royals. “Prince Harry’s Mother, Diana Princess Of Wales was one of my dearest friends. I feel a profound sense of obligation to protect Harry and his family from the unnecessary press intrusion that contributed to Diana’s untimely death.

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