American actress Meghan Markle and Great Britain’s Prince Harry have today announced their engagement and their intention to marry in Spring, 2018.
It has been rumored that the couple (who have been dating for 16 months) have been secretly engaged for at least a month, but today (Nov. 27th) the news was made public and official.
Prince Harry, who is fifth in line to the throne Harry had to obtain permission from his Grandmother, so Markle had been given the Royal stamp of approval and the UK is about the have it’s first Black Princess (and we cannot contain our excitement!)
The Prince of Wales has announced the engagement of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle. pic.twitter.com/rtlAnFCWTf
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) November 27, 2017
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 UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May also shared her congratulations for the happy couple via her Twitter account.
I would like to offer my very warmest congratulations to HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle upon their engagement.
This is a time of huge celebration for two people in love and, on behalf of myself, the Government and the country, I wish them great happiness for the future. https://t.co/Sfx76X98BW
— Theresa May (@theresa_may) November 27, 2017
I’m not really a Royal stan, and rarely watch the weddings, but this will be one wedding I think we all will be watching! UK #BlackGirlMagic gone royal!