After media started reporting on the Sussex’s private plane trip to Nice, criticisms of the Duke and Duchess were rampant. Luckily for the two, celebrities took to social media, defending Meghan Markle and Prince Harry against the constant bullying.
Why was there a scandal?
Meghan and Prince Harry are huge believers in environmental conservation, so taking a private jet seemed hypocritical. However, music icon Elton John provided the plane as a gift. And there’s more to the story than that.
Here are six celebrities defending Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
Elton John was the first to speak up to defend the royal couple. John said the private jet used for the trip was made carbon-neutral. How is that a thing? You can catch up on what he said in our feature, which also digs deeper into the creation of the scandal and the music icon’s support for the couple.