'Suits' Wendell Pierce Gives Meghan Markle Advice About Prince Harry

Suits star Wendell Pierce has shared the advice he gave Meghan Markle before she married into the royal family.

Pierce and his former co-star played father and daughter Robert and Rachel Zane on the hit legal drama, which aired from 2011 to 2019. While Pierce starred in all nine seasons, Markle left the show after getting engaged during season 7 in 2017. Prince Harry.

Recently speaking with E! News that the actor revealed what he said to the Duchess of Sussex ahead of the 2018 royal wedding. "I always think about the last day I worked with Meghan, which was the wedding scene before she got engaged to the prince," he explained.

"I said, 'Meghan, your life is going to be a whirlwind. You're going to be stuck in this bubble. I just want you to remember that no matter what happens, you always have friends,'" Pierce recalled to The Duke This is what Madame said before she left the show. "'I hope you count me in that number.'"

Suits and leather shoes ' In the Season 7 finale, Rachel and Mike Ross (played by Patrick J. Adams) left the show after getting married and moved to Seattle, where they opened their own law firm. The episode aired in April 2018, less than a month after Markle and Prince Harry's wedding at Windsor Castle.

Meghan Markle and Wendell Pierce in Suits. USA Network/NBCUniversal/Getty Images

Although Piers was invited to the Duke and Duchess' wedding, he was unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts. However, he has reunited with his former on-screen daughter since she moved to California with Prince Harry, where they currently live with their two children.

"We were at a public event together and she was winning an award," the actor told E! News . "It was nice to meet them because they are public figures and they are the two of them that I know personally."

'Suits' streaming boom

"Suits ," which will be released on Netflix in June 2023, tells the story of college dropout Mike Ross (J. Adams) and one of New York City's top lawyers, Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht). ) story of working together. Four years after the show's original finale, it broke Netflix's streaming record with 3 billion minutes watched in a single week.

In February 2024, NBCUniversal gave the green light to the pilot of the long-rumored spin-off series "Suits," which will focus on Ted Black, a former federal prosecutor who represents the most powerful clients in Los Angeles.