A US actor has admitted that he ‘framed’ Meghan Markle’s handwritten letter thanking him for refusing to lie about their relationship in the press.
A US actor has revealed that he ‘framed’ a handwritten letter sent to him by the Duchess of Sussex after he declined to spread false rumors about her in the media.
Simon Rex, who appeared alongside Meghan Markle in an episode of the 2005 sitcom Cuts, confirmed on Friday that he refused a substantial payment to lie about his relationship with the retired actress.
Freelance writer R.S. Locke reported on Twitter on 13 March that the UK tabloids offered the Red Rocket star $70k to say he had slept with the Duchess, but their “off-screen interactions never got further than one platonic lunch.”
The tweet also included a quote from Rex’s recent interview with the Guardian, in which he said, “I was broke as f**k! I really needed the money. But I’ll be on food stamps before I do that.”
This is true. And I framed the thank you letter she wrote me. She has very nice penmanship btw. https://t.co/oBF1SDbhqoMarch 18, 2022
When Meghan discovered he’d rejected the bribe, she sent the 47-year-old a thank you letter. According to Rex, the Duchess wrote that “It’s nice to know there are still good people” in the sweet note.
Rex reshared Locke’s tweet, commenting, “This is true. I framed the thank you letter she wrote…