PHOTO OP: Newly Engaged Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make First Appearance


It’s happening! It’s finally happening! Prince Harry, whose full name is Henry Charles Albert David, is getting married to American actress Meghan Markle. Harry, who is fifth in line for the British throne, and Markle will be tying the knot next year, bringing an American within spitting distance of taking over the British empire Buckingham Palace.

Markle, 36, has acted in a number of television shows, including Fringe and Suits. Harry, 33, seems to have come a long way from his days of youthful rebellion, which found him dressing up as a nazi, among other indiscretions.

The couple stood in front of reporters in the Sunken Garden at Kensington palace for their first public interaction as soon-to-be husband and wife. Harry said he was “thrilled” about the engagement, and noted that the weather was “nice and rainy.” Markle said she was “so happy.”

As far as the actual engagement goes, the couple confirmed to harried members of the British press that the moment was indeed romantic, though declining to get into specifics. Harry also said that he knew he wanted to marry Markle from “the very first time we met.”

Markle also showed off the massive engagement ring, with the Guardian noting that it was made using gemstones which belonged to Harry’s mother, Princess Diana.

In other news, President Donald Trump once bragged about getting the engagement ring for Melania Trump at half price, saying that vendors were lining up to give him great deals simply to get “recognition” and to be associated with the Trump name.

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