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    Serena Williams Had The Nicest Things To Say About Meghan Markle, Proving We All Need A Friend Like Serena Williams

    "She is really the strongest person I know."

    Everyone needs a friend like Serena Williams.

    Serena smiles while being interviewed
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    The tennis superstar and entrepreneur has continually been a vocal supporter of her longtime friend Meghan Markle, and a recent interview is no exception.

    Serena stands next to Meghan at a sporting event
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    During the first episode of Stuart Weitzman's Shine web series, Serena spoke candidly about her friendship with Meghan.

    A screenshot from the Shine interview
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    "Meghan is a great person and I think the epitome of strength, the epitome of confidence, the epitome of just selflessness," Serena began.

    Meghan smiles next to Prince Harry while standing under an umbrella
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    She continued, "And I know it's not easy โ€” and you could see from the interview that it wasn't easy โ€” but she had so much poise and she still had so much ... just so much class."

    Meghan looks at Harry during the Oprah interview
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    Serena also added that she felt it was important to speak out in support of Meghan because she's "tired of sitting back and seeing all this negativity that's just not true."

    "I just think that she is really ... the strongest person I know. I don't know anyone else that could handle everything on such a global scale the way that she's had to handle things that are just untrue, minute after minute โ€” not even day after day, but just minute after minute โ€” just another untrue allegation being thrown at her," Serena explained.

    Meghan smiles in a red dress at a formal event with Harry
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    Serena previously shared sentiments of support for Meghan after her tell-all interview with Oprah earlier this month.

    Harry and Meghan intently look at Oprah during the interview
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    "I am so proud of you for being so brave. I know it is never easy. You are strong โ€” both you and Harry. I love you. I adore you," Serena wrote on Instagram.

    Basically, everyone deserves to have a friend as supportive and kind as Serena by their side, especially when they're going through a difficult time.

    Hear all that Serena had to say in the Shine interview below:

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