The rumours started a long time ago, but we now have official confirmation from Kensington Palace: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the American actress known for her role in the series of Suits, have got engaged. According to the British Royal House, the couple will go down the altar in Spring 2018!
The statement that was issued by Buckingham Palace was as follows: “His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle.” In addition, the Twitter account of Kensington Palace has conveyed the joy that Queen Elizabeth II and Philip feel for the happy event.
The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle. pic.twitter.com/zdaHR4mcY6
— Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) November 27, 2017
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted for the couple and wish them every happiness. https://t.co/aAJ23uSbao
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) November 27, 2017
Kensington Palace also released a statement from Meghan’s parents, Mr Markle and Ms. Ragland, where they have expressed their happiness for the impending wedding.
Ms. Markle's parents, Mr. Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland have wished the couple 'a lifetime of happiness.' pic.twitter.com/H4kpTgpkYE
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) November 27, 2017
Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle have been dating for about a year and a half. It is said that Prince Harry considered the actress one of his platonic loves years before starting their relationship, before she began to gain fame in the aforementioned television series. The anecdote came to the media through the documentary When Harry Met Meghan, aired on Channel 4.
Thus, the rumours, theories and speculations that have been circling for months have now been confirmed! We, of course, will be looking out for the rest of the details to give you in the next few months!