Patrick J. Adams knows Prince Harry's new fiancee Meghan Markle extremely well, having played her onscreen work colleague and partner in legal drama Suits for the past six years. So you could understand that he'd be a bit jealous when Markle's engagement to the royal was announced today.

The Canadian actor, who stars alongside Markle in the show, has now shared his response to the announcement that his on-screen fiancée seems to have left him for another bloke... and it's pretty funny.

Adams, who plays Mike Ross on the show, the fiancé of Markle's character Rachel Zane, made a self-deprecating post on Twitter that made people everywhere burst into roars of laughter:

Of course, Adams wasn't anywhere near as gutted as the above tweet made him out to be, and he followed it up a few hours later with a more heartfelt comment on her engagement.

In this tweet, Adams said his on-screen partnership with Markle made him 'uniquely qualified' to comment on her engagement with Prince Harry, calling the red-headed royal 'a lucky man'.

Fans of the show have responded to Adams' tweet with similar wit, with one posting a scene of Markle in the show:

Twitter user @SafeHandsLukic added to the fun by coming out with this absolute zinger, referencing Prince Harry's famous ginger mop:

Eventually, one person won the #numbers game, suggesting the jilt has finally left Adams free to hook up with his onscreen mentor, Harvey Specter:

Well, I guess if you've just been dumped for the fifth in the line of succession to the British throne, it's best to look on the bright side.

Adams looks to have taken Markle's engagement as you'd expect from a really good pal. Hopefully he won't feel too awkward when he and Markle next have to cop off on set.

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Chris Ogden

Chris Ogden is a journalist at LADbible. He graduated from the University of East Anglia with degrees in English Literature and Creative Writing before completing his NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism. Chris has previously written for the independent culture magazine The Skinny, among other publications.

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