Meghan Markle has revealed the bizarre method she struck up friendship with pal Tyler Perry.
The 41-year-old Duchess of Sussex mentioned her shut good friend throughout a latest interview with The Cut, the place she appeared on the quilt of the journal’s newest problem.
During the dialog, she recalled how after marrying Prince Harry in 2018, the 52-year-old actor reached out to her, regardless that he not but met her in individual. At the time, she mentioned that he advised her that he was praying for her, as a result of “symbolic weight of their wedding,” and provided to help her.
However, it wasn’t till 2020 that Meghan determined to contact Perry and mentioned that she advised him her “life story”, which finally introduced them collectively.
“Sometimes, you can tell your life story to a stranger on a plane as opposed to some of the people that are closest to you,” she mentioned.
That similar yr, the duo’s rising friendship made headlines, after the Madea Homecoming star invited Prince Harry and Meghan to remain at his non-public home in Beverly Hills, following their transfer from Canada to the US.
During her 2021 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Harry recalled how his and Meghan’s safety in Canada has been eliminated and it was nonetheless unknown how lengthy the lockdown as a result of pandemic might final. He additionally acknowledged how the “world [knew] where” he and his spouse had been, so remaining in Canada wouldn’t be secure.
With that in thoughts, Meghan mentioned that Perry’s provided to assist by permitting them to remain at his home, which had the “secruitty” that the couple wanted.
“We needed a house and he offered his security as well, so it gave us breathing room to try to figure out what we were going to do”, she mentioned of Perry.
Earlier this month, Perry additionally acknowledged his admiration for Meghan, as he shared a candy birthday tribute to her on social media.
“I’ve had a front row seat in your life for the past few years. I’ve watched you endure things that would have broken a lot of people. I’m so incredibly proud to see how happy you, your husband, and your kids are now. It fills me with joy to say Happy Birthday Princess Meghan,” he wrote on Twitter.