Are A-Listers Like Gwyneth Paltrow, Oprah Winfrey, and Beyoncé Helping Meghan Markle to Rise Her Status in Hollywood

Published 05/25/2023, 11:30 PM EDT

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Stepping down as a senior royal from Buckingham Palace, Meghan Markle the Duchess of Sussex, washed her hands of some glaring royal power and prestige. However, her return to America made space for new acquaintances in the Duchess’ life. Although she did not step back into Hollywood, she had some power players from the industry as her close associates. Undoubtedly so, the former American actress now owes some of her popularity to these Hollywood icons.

While royal critics have forever marred her reputation, the Hollywood ties worked as the life-saving jackets out of the quagmire of controversies. This came from one of the eminent networking and branding experts, Kathy Fielder. She thus talked about Meghan Markle and her high-power celebrity friend base publicly with Fox News as reported by Yahoo.With Meghan Markle’s status, although no longer a part of the royal family, she is sure to attract people of equal status within her community,” affirmed the expert on national news. 

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The expert further pitched on how the Hollywood celebs well understand the position of the Duchess. They might not be acquainted with the ins and outs of being a member of the royal family. However, they are surely aware of the scrutiny that Markle dealt with or still does to some extent. To name a few, the list starts with the world-famous media host, Oprah Winfrey, who also happens to be their Montecito neighbor. A couple of days ago, her yet another Hollywood pal, Priyanka Chopra, took a shattering swipe at her royal counterpart.

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How did these celebrities help Meghan Markle climb the ladder?

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Following the infamous CBS Special that sent shockwaves throughout the world, the Sussexes and Oprah partnership bloomed in the free world. Meanwhile, the Duchess’ connection to top-tier personalities like music titan Beyoncé and world-class player, Serena Williams, has also added to her popularity. The expert also revealed how the Prince and his wife have quite often spotted some famous couples. Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Brad Falchuk, and Cameron Diaz, and her husband, Benji Madden, are a few of them. 

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PR expert and Achilles Founder Doug Eldridge further affirmed that “your network is your net worth.” In brief, it roughly translates to something as “the company you keep – and especially your inner circle–can either lift you up or drag you down.” And this has been exceptionally true in the case of the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. 

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Shraddha Das is a Hollywood News writer at Netflix Junkie. She was captivated by the power of storytelling and the written word at a young age, which led her to pursue a career in journalism. She has over 1000 articles to her name.

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