In 2023, “Suits” turned one of the vital common reveals on Netflix, smashing viewing data. Now, Abigail Spencer, one of many present’s solid, has mentioned that the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is without doubt one of the causes for its renewed recognition.
Meghan herself additionally spoke in regards to the present’s resurgence, calling “Fits” a “good present” that she loved engaged on. Her former co-star and love curiosity, Patrick Adams, beforehand opened up about the potential for a spin-off and the possibilities of Meghan returning to the “Fits” universe.
Abigail Spencer Praises Meghan Markle’s ‘Loveliness’ For ‘Fits’ New Reputation
Throughout a Friday look on SiriusXM’s “The Jess Cagle Show,” Abigail Spencer spoke in regards to the renewed recognition of the authorized drama sequence “Fits” on Netflix and social media. She shared her opinions on why it turned so common 4 years after its last season.
Talking candidly, the actress revealed that she believes Meghan Markle is without doubt one of the causes for the resurgence of the sequence.
She mentioned, “I believe there’s a number of various things. And in addition Meghan’s loveliness, you understand, that everybody is conscious of her and her being on the present.”
“Fits” was one of many largest initiatives in Meghan’s movie catalog, as she performed paralegal Rachel Zane for seven seasons, from the sequence premiere in 2011 till her departure in 2018.
On the time, The Duchess of Sussex give up appearing altogether to marry Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex and moved from Hollywood to Britain to be with him.
Abigail Spencer Says ‘Harry & Meghan’ Docuseries Additionally Boosted ‘Fits’ Reputation
Throughout her interview, Spencer additional credited Meghan’s different sequence on Netflix, “Harry & Meghan,” for reinforcing the recognition of “Fits.” The Royal docuseries chronicled Meghan’s expertise with the royal household earlier than and after she and her husband give up as senior Royals in 2020.
Spencer additionally famous that the 2023 SAG-AFTRA and WGA strike contributed to “Fits” newfound fame on Netflix.
She mentioned, “Additionally, throughout the strike, there wasn’t anything. , Netflix repositioned it, so I believe there’s something to positioning on Netflix, and when different issues aren’t being made, it instructions your consideration, nevertheless it must be nice for individuals to look at it.”
After being placed on Netflix, “Fits” turned extraordinarily common on social media platforms like X and TikTok. In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, it recorded 3.14 billion minutes of watch time for the week of June 26 to July 2, which broke data on the streaming platform. It snatched the highest viewing spot from “Manifest,” which had solely 2.49 billion minutes of viewing.
Meghan Markle Gushes About Her Time On ‘Fits’
Meghan has solely had good issues to say about “Fits” and her time engaged on the sequence. Throughout a dialog with Variety on the Energy of Girls occasion in November 2023, she mentioned the present was “nice to work on.” The duchess additionally praised her co-workers and mentioned, “Such an amazing solid and crew, we had a extremely enjoyable time.”
The previous actress mentioned seeing the excessive streaming numbers was “wild” however confirmed how good of a sequence “Fits” was. She added, “It’s laborious to discover a present you may binge-watch that many episodes of as of late, so that would have one thing to do with it. However good reveals are eternal.”
Regardless of her excessive reward of the sequence and solid, Meghan was conspicuously absent from the present’s pink carpet and onstage reunion on the 2024 Golden Globes.
On the time, one other solid member, Gina Torres, revealed that the solid all in a bunch chat, which Meghan isn’t part of. She mentioned, “We don’t have her quantity. We simply don’t.”
Patrick Adams Hints At Meghan Returning To ‘Fits’
“Fits” star Patrick Adams, who performed the love curiosity to Meghan’s character Rachel, additionally spoke about the potential for a spin-off and Markle’s return.
Whereas on the pink carpet, he mentioned, “Certain. Mike and Rachel in Seattle. They gotta come all the way down to LA, they gotta repair some stuff.”
Adams additionally joked about how common Meghan has develop into since being part of the British royal household. He quipped, “She’s fairly common proper now. Did you hear about Meghan? I’ll let you know later.”
Amid the rumors of Meghan’s potential return to the authorized drama, a PR knowledgeable, Matt Yanofsky, predicts that it “would assure headlines” each for her and the present. Nonetheless, Yanofsky does really feel there are a few inquiries to be addressed earlier than it occurs, particularly with many different Hollywood ladies being potential choices for the function.
“Does Meghan wish to work this a lot and go to a set each week? Primarily based on what occurred together with her podcast, she seemingly doesn’t need such a annoying, time-consuming job,” Yanofsky instructed The Mirror in an interview, including that he’s skeptical that the feminine lead function within the rumored spin-off was created for the Duchess of Sussex.