Meghan Markle Officially Exits ‘Suits’ After Season 7
It’s official. Season 7 of “Suits” will be the last season for Meghan Markle portraying fan-favorite Rachel Zane on the USA Network legal drama.
After Kensington Palace announced the 36-year-old actress’ engagement to Prince Harry, the network released an official statement regarding Meghan’s departure from the series. “From all of us at USA Network and Universal Cable Productions, we want to send our most heartfelt congratulations to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on their engagement,” USA Network wrote in the statement posted on its website.
“Meghan has been a member of our family for seven years and it has been a joy to work with her. We want to thank her for her undeniable passion and dedication to ‘Suits’, and we wish her the very best,” the statement continued.
Speaking of her character Rachel, Meghan said in a statement, “[Rachel] has really grown up quite a bit over the last seven years.” She added that her seven-year journey with the character was “amazing.”
Aaron Korsh, the series creator, took to his Twitter account to send well wishes to Meghan. “Congratulations to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on their engagement. Wonderful news, I wish you both a lifetime of happiness. Love, Aaron,” Korsh wrote.