Here’s what Idris Elba said about Meghan Markle speaking up after being silenced by the Royal family

Hollywood actor, Idris Elba has backed Meghan Markle for “speaking out” after she claimed she’d been “silenced” by the Royal family.

Elba, 48, was a guest at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding and also DJ’d at their reception too.

Speaking during a promotion for his new film – Concrete Cowboy, he was asked his view of Meghan speaking out during her interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Entertainment Tonight asked Idris: “We have seen in real life your friend Meghan Markle telling her story of the black experience – what do you think about her courage, just stepping out and saying ‘I need to speak my truth’?”

Elba made said that he felt Meghan had been backed into a corner and was given no other option but to speak out.

He said: “I will say that everyone has to have their opportunity to speak up about what they feel.

“You cannot take someone’s voice away, that’s what we have to communicate.”

 

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