Meghan Markle amazing leader, gushes Elton Johns husband over Duchess

Elton John's husband David Furnish has gushed over Meghan Markle declaring she is an "amazing leader".

He also went on to say she is a "fantastic collaborator" ahead of her new animated Netflix series, which is is also working on.

The 58-year-old is producing the new series which is partly based on Meghan's childhood.

The iconic singer's partner gushed over Meghan after speaking to her about the new project.

He said at the HELLO! Inspiration Awards: "She's a fantastic collaborator, amazing leader.

"And we're just very, very excited to be working with, you know, someone as influential and as supportive as Netflix."

Meghan is very creative, she also has a published children's book called The Bench, which was inspired by a poem she had written for her husband Prince Harry.

The book also includes multiple images of the happy couple with their first-born child Archie.

The TV series is the first time Meghan has taken on a producing role seeing her as a "creator and executive producer".

Meghan revealed in a statement the Netflix series will focus on "celebrating extraordinary women."

She made the statement under her royal title, the Duchess of Sussex.

The statement said:"Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life's daily challenges.

"I'm thrilled that Archewell Productions, partnered with the powerhouse platform of Netflix, and these incredible producers, will together bring you this new animated series, which celebrates extraordinary women throughout history."

The series main character is named after the Duchess of Sussex.

The original meaning of Meghan's name is Pearl which is what the main character is called.

David added: "I am delighted that we are finally able to announce this exciting animated series.

"Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex and I are deeply passionate about bringing the inspirational and positive stories of extraordinary women from around the world to a global audience of all ages.

"The team collaborating on the series are first class, and Netflix are the perfect partner."

In 2018 David and Elton attended Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding.

Harry's mother Princess Diana was once good friends with the singer and after his mother's death Harry became close to the star in 1997.

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