Actor Leslie Jordan has told Meghan Markle “the gays have got your back” after he watched her and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.
The couple opened up about their decision to step back as senior members of the royal family in the much-discussed interview.
Meghan discussed the intense struggles – including with her mental health – that she faced at the palace and with the media after marrying Harry.
After he watched the interview, Leslie Jordan signed on to Instagram as “Leslie Allen Jordan, reporting for duty” and offered his thoughts.
“I was watching this Oprah interview with Meghan Markle. Woohoo, s–t’s getting real,” he said.
“She needs to speak her truth, that’s wonderful. I’m just afraid those Royals are gonna smoke her.
“But you don’t tell any queen, let alone the Queen to apologize for losing a war of drama.
“I hope those kids know what they’re getting into. But I will say this, listen: gays, we gays know drama better than anybody.
“We got her back. Yes m’am.
“Miss Markle, the gays have got your back in this royal battle.”
Leslie Jordan became unlikely pandemic star
Leslie’s video has been watched over 600,000 times in two days.
The actor is best known for playing Beverley Leslie on Will & Grace.
But he became an unexpected lifeline for all of us last year with his hilarious, almost-daily Instagram videos during COVID-19 lockdown. He now has 5.6 million Instagram followers.
“I’m not sure what happened. The shutdown, of course, we all had to hunker down and stay at home,” he told the Washington Post last April.
“I would just notice, oh my gosh, I’ve got like 20,000 more [followers].
“Who are these people? I had no idea. It’s all of a sudden becoming popular, and how is this happening?”
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