Meghan Markle may be thousands of miles away from her friends, but their support is stronger than ever.
Several of the Duchess of Sussex’s gal pals flooded social media with messages of praise following the announcement of her first solo endeavor as a royal: Together: Our Community Cookbook, the brain child of Meghan to help raise funds for a community kitchen run by women affected by last year’s Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Serena Williams — who Meghan first met at the Super Bowl in 2010 and remained close to over the years, even supporting the athlete from the stands at this year’s Wimbledon and enjoying a double date this summer to watch Prince Harry play in a polo match — congratulated her good friend on social media by sharing a series of photos from the book.
“I used to call you Meghan (and I still do) but dear Duchess of Sussex your first project ‘Together’ a cookbook bringing women of all cultures together. I could not be more excited about it and proud of you,” the tennis star, 36, wrote. “It’s beautiful – diversity, inclusivity, coming together in grief or joy – there is just so much love.”
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Priyanka Chopra had Meghan’s back at her royal wedding in May (and perhaps the royal will return the favor at the actress’ upcoming wedding to Nick Jonas!), so it’s no surprise that the Quantico star showed her support for the cause.
“So proud of you for this new endeavour Meghan,” she said on Instagram. “This is everything you always stood for. Women supporting women. Supporting communities. Bringing Togetherness. Here you do it again.. Keep making the world smile babe! ??]]>💋🎉🙏🏽