Tennis champ and longtime friend to Meghan Markle, Serena Williams has issued a statement in support of her friend following her tell-all interview with Oprah.
The mother of one who is no stranger to racism and being villified by the media, took to her Instagram to praise Markle as well as speak on her character and the world she envisions going forward.
“Meghan Markle, my selfless friend who lives her life- and leads by example- with empathy and compassion. She teaches me everyday whY it means to be truly noble. Her words illustrate the pain and cruelty she’s experienced”.
“I want Meghan’s daughter, my daughter and your daughter to live in a society driven by respect. Keep in your memory the fruitage of the spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith, mildness, self-control. Against such there is no law”, the statement read in parts.
In the caption of the statement posted, Serena Williams praised Prince Harry and Meghan w for being brave, acknowledging that or couldn’t have been easy to speak up.
” I am so proud of you for being so brave. I know it is never easy. You are strong- both you and Harry. I love you. I adore you. Your friend S”.