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George Clooney: Meghan is being chased and treated like Princess Diana.

George Clooney

Meghan’s close friend, George Clooney has pointed out how Princess Diana was and Meghan is being targeted by the media.

There is no shortage of stories about Meghan Markle in the media, with plenty of criticism in the mix claims George Clooney.

George Clooney is not here for an acute criticism against Meghan Markle. The actor—who happens to be a good friend of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, attended their wedding in May 2018 with his wife, Amal Clooney—defended his friend, Meghan.

“I really want to say, these people (media tabloids) are just chasing and writing negative & irrelevant stuff about Meghan Markle everywhere. She’s been pursued and vilified just like her late mother in law, Princess Diana,” he told Who magazine, per People. George Clooney also addressed how Meghan Markle has been treated by the media around the world since she joined the royal family. According to reports, the actor was quoted saying “They’re just chasing Meghan Markle everywhere”.

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Clooney draws comparisons to Princess Diana

He futher added, “She’s a strong woman but she has been pursued and vilified and chased in the same way that Diana was and it’s history repeating itself.”

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“We’ve seen how tragically that ends,” Clooney continued, giving reference to Princess Diana’s tragic death in a car crash in 1997. Many personalities, including Prince Harry, have blamed on the paparazzi. The actor also spoke out against paparazzi and tabloid media in an emotional speech days after the princess’ death.

The Oscar winner also brought up the emotional private letter Meghan once penned to her father, Thomas Markle, which was  leaked to the public in 2018-19. “I just can’t tell you how frustrating that must be. 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.”

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The Clooney’s friendship with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex goes beyond being their wedding guests. George Clooney is one of the most eminent figure in Meghan’s inner circle to speak out about how the media is treating her. Last year, five of her friends spoke to People and denounced “the global bullying” that Meghan Markle has experienced.

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