If Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry at Windsor Castle in May, one high profile American couple won’t be in attendance.
Royal biographer Duncan Larcombe says former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are not on the royal guest list.
Barack, 56, struck up a warm friendship with Prince Harry, 33, who spoke at Michelle Obama’s inaugural Obama Foundation summit at a school in Chicago last year. There were rumors that the former U.S. President and his wife were the first names atop Prince Harry’s personal guest list.
But, according to the Daily Mail UK, there are reports that “the Foreign Office is nervous about upsetting Donald Trump,” who has not officially visited England as U.S. President.
via Daily Mail — Additionally, the royal family is supposed to remain neutral and above politics and no foreign heads of state were invited to Kate and William’s wedding in 2011.
“There were religious leaders, members of the royal family, and commonwealth countries that were invited,” he told townandcountry.com.
“I suspect that will be the same blueprint that Meghan and Harry will use. ‘It’s all very carefully orchestrated to make sure that there’s no political overtones.”
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