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published : 2023-11-16

Meghan Markle's Close Friendship with Tyler Perry Revealed After Royal Exit

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Distance from Prince William and King Charles Exposed by Princess Diana's Biographer

A candid photo of Tyler Perry and Meghan Markle taken with a Sony Alpha a7 III

Renowned filmmaker Tyler Perry has opened up about his deep friendship with Meghan Markle following her departure from the royal family.

In a recent interview on Kelly Ripa's podcast 'Let's Talk Off Camera,' Perry revealed that he had reached out to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex without Oprah Winfrey's involvement, contrary to popular belief.

Perry, known for his role as 'Madea,' explained that he had previously shared the same publicist as Markle and had sent her a note offering his support.

Months later, Markle called Perry, and their conversation took on a therapeutic tone as Markle confided in him about her struggles as a member of the royal family.

An intimate snapshot of Meghan Markle confiding in Tyler Perry, captured with a Canon EOS R6

Perry felt that Markle was overwhelmed by the media scrutiny and lack of support from the palace, and he wanted to provide her with a safe haven.

When Markle and Prince Harry moved to California, they found refuge at Perry's Beverly Hills mansion, where they stayed for an extended period.

During their time there, Perry revealed that the couple seemed genuinely happy and grateful for the privacy they enjoyed away from the public eye.

In the podcast interview, Perry also expressed his adoration for the couple's children and hinted at being the godfather to their 2-year-old daughter, Princess Lilibet.

A serene image of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle enjoying their privacy at Tyler Perry's Beverly Hills mansion, taken with a Nikon Z7 II

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who stepped back as senior royals in 2020, have reportedly been estranged from Prince William and King Charles.

Princess Diana's biographer, Andrew Morton, weighed in on the situation, shedding light on the future for Harry and Meghan.

Overall, Tyler Perry's friendship with Meghan Markle has played a crucial role in their journey after leaving the royal family, offering them solace and support in their new lives.