Is Meghan Markle
trading in the legal world for a royal wedding?
The 36-year-old actress is reportedly eyeing an early exit from Suits
after the current seventh season, multiple outlets report. Markle’s co-star, Patrick J. Adams
, 36, is also said to be poised to depart following season seven.
Both Markle and Adams, who have been with USA Network
’s longest-running drama since its inception in 2011, play paralegal-turned-lawyer Rachel Zane and fellow attorney Mike Ross
, who are engaged to be married on the show.
Markle and Adams’ shocking potential exits come as The Hollywood Reporterreports that Suits
is “close” to being renewed for an eighth season. Reps for Adams and USA Network
declined to comment.
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Speculation that Markle would leave Suits
first surfaced after her romance with Prince Harry
went public in 2016. Royal expert Katie Nicholl
told Et in October