The cast of the TV show “Suits” reunited on the Golden Globes stage on Sunday evening – but one notable star was missing.
Patrick Adams and Gabriel Macht, who played lawyers Mike Ross and Harvey Specter in the American legal drama, presented the award for best TV drama, before they were joined by fellow stars Gina Torres and Sarah Rafferty.
But Meghan Markle, 42, did not attend the star-studded 81st annual ceremony in Los Angeles alongside her former co-stars.
Speaking to Variety at the Golden Globes, Torres apparently revealed the reason for the Duchess of Sussex's lack of attendance.
“We don’t have her number. We just don't do that. She will see it. She will watch. “She will be happy that we are here,” said the 54-year-old US actress, who attended the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan in 2018.
The cast of the TV show “Suits” reunited on the Golden Globes stage on Sunday evening – but one notable star was missing
Torres – who played Jessica Pearson on the hit Netflix show – was asked about Sunday's Suits reunion. The interviewer asked, “Did you plan this?” Do you all text each other?
She explained: “When everything was clear, we all texted each other. Yes, our text thread is crazy right now. So it's very exciting.'
The Suits cast reunited on stage at the Golden Globes and poked fun at the series' new success on Netflix.
Macht made a joke about how the show has recently gained notoriety since launching on the streaming giant, saying, “There's nothing more dramatic or frightening than waiting all night for our category to finally arrive.” is.”
Adams, who left the show at the end of season seven alongside his wife Meghan following their real-life engagement to Prince Harry, joked: “It's hard to imagine having to wait so long for your show to get this kind of recognition.” '
The four “Suits” stars presented “Succession” with the award for best drama series.
Meghan Markle (pictured as her Suits character Rachel Zane, right), 42, did not attend the star-studded 81st annual ceremony in Los Angeles with her former co-stars
“Suits” originally aired for nine seasons on USA Network from 2011 to 2019 and saw genius college dropout Mike Ross (Adams) join a high-profile law firm alongside Harvey Specter (Macht), Jessica Pearson (Torres) and Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman). joined. , while Rafferty played Harvey's no-nonsense assistant Donna Paulsen.
The Duchess played Rachel Zane, a paralegal who becomes a brilliant lawyer and eventually marries Mike Ross.
As Macht walked the red carpet earlier in the evening, he spoke about the show's resurgent popularity.
“It's an amazing thing.” “We had great success when the show was on… and then at some point Netflix came into the picture. It's just gotten incredible attention and we're very grateful for it,” he shared, according to EW.
Adams and Macht happily posed together on the red carpet, both looking handsome in classy black tuxedos.
Meghan Markle's former “Suits” co-stars Gina Torres (54), Patrick J. Adams (42), Gabriel Macht (51) and Sarah Rafferty (51) enjoyed a reunion at the 81st Golden Globe Awards on Sunday
Patrick was also joined by his wife Troian Bellisario, who looked stunning in a shimmering silver dress.
Meanwhile, Torres wowed in a low-cut black silk top and monochrome maxi skirt, while Rafferty was a vision in a baby blue halter dress with ruffled trim.
The cast's appearance comes after “Suits” was surprisingly the most-streamed title in the United States for 12 consecutive weeks, according to Nielsen data that includes total minutes watched across all streaming platforms.
In addition to Netflix, “Suits” is also available on NBC’s streaming platform Peacock. Between Netflix and Peacock, Suits' viewership reached 2.359 billion minutes.
“Suits” was added to Netflix in June and quickly attracted viewers with its binge-friendly catalog of 134 episodes spanning nine seasons.