"Somebody who's talented, successful, a woman of her own, gorgeous and American — I think it's what the royal family needs," Hurley said.

By Stephanie Petit
Updated December 01, 2016 10:40 AM
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Elizabeth Hurley may only playa queen on The Royals, but she’s offering her opinion on Meghan Markle‘s romance with Prince Harry — she’s all for it!

During a Thursday appearance on Today, the 51-year-old actress said that she’s met the Suits star and thinks she would make a lovely addition to Britain’s most famous family.

“I think she’s enchanting,” Hurley said. “I want her to marry into the real royal family because to have somebody who’s talented, successful, a woman of her own, gorgeous and American — I think it’s what the royal family needs. I am behind it.”

News of the romance between Markle, 35, and Harry, 32, broke at the end of October. A close friend of Harry’s confirmed to PEOPLE that the couple have been dating for “a couple of months.”

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Harry confirmed the relationship in a rare statement released by Kensington Palace slamming what he calls the racist and sexist abuse she has endured since her relationship with him was revealed.

Things are moving so quickly, in fact, that Harry has already introduced Markle to his father (and the future king of England), Prince Charles, PEOPLE has learned.

A friend recently told PEOPLE the L.A.-born actress is “head over heels” for the royal and “doing everything she can to make the relationship work.”

“It’s been an absolute fairy tale for Meghan,” the insider says.