One of the stars of the long-running drama series “Suits” will be off the show as of the end of the seventh season.
“Meghan Markle will officially no longer be portraying fan favorite Rachel Zane on ‘Suits,'” People reports. “Following news of her engagement to Prince Harry, USA Network announced Meghan’s departure from the hit legal drama in a statement congratulating the actress.”
In the statement, USA Network says: “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. … 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.”
Markle has been a part of the series since it debuted back in 2011.
“Suits”: Patrick J. Adams and Meghan Markle (USA Network)