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The Crown’s Matt Smith Feels ‘Sorry’ For Meghan Markle

By Bella Lovric

Meghan Markles recent engagement to Prince Harry has people around the globe envious of her new status as a princess, however The Crowns Matt Smith has made it clear that he is not one of these people.

If any commoner is able to comment on Markles new status, its Smith who plays Prince Philip in Netflixs cult hit, The Crown.

The Queen herself has even endorsed the show.

During an event for Vanity Fair, the 35-year-old actor did not hold back, warning Meghan Markle that her life will change drastically with many sacrifices along the way as she enters into the royal family.

I feel sorry for her. Its such a transition in her life, and its such a huge thing to take on,he said.

Life as she knows it is gone. But hey, shes marrying the prince of Britainhow exciting for her."

Markles engagement will see the end to her acting career on Suits, where she played the character Rachel for the past seven years.

Smith's character in The Crown, faces the same transition within the show that Markle is beginning to face in real life as he adapts to life in the shadow of the monarch.

Smiths other royal half in The Crown Claire Foy, who plays Queen Elizabeth, has an opposing opinion towards Markles upcoming royal status.

You realize the fact that Elizabeth forbade her sister from marrying a divorced man; it goes to show how time has changed and how theyve had to evolve,she said.

And they really have. This would not have been conceivable, this would not have happened 50 years ago.

And I think thats why the monarchy will survive, and thrive, because its willing to change and listen to the people and realize that some elements of the institution are outdated and unnecessary.

WATCH to the full interview below!


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