Barack Obama tweeted congratulations to Britain’s Prince Harry on his engagement to American actress Meghan Markle. “Michelle and I are delighted to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their engagement. We wish you a lifetime of joy and happiness together,” Barack tweeted on Monday.
Kensington Palace announced the engagement of Prince Harry, 33, to Meghan, 36, on Monday. Later, the couple posed during a photocall in London, where they will reside in Prince Harry’s modest 1,324 square foot cottage on the grounds of Kensington Palace.
Prince Harry, his brother Prince William, and William’s wife Kate Middleton hosted the former American president and his wife, Michelle Obama, for dinner at Kensington Palace on April 22, 2016.
The newly engaged couple revealed in a BBC interview that they were introduced by a mutual friend, but declined to reveal who the friend was. Backgrid.com revealed Meghan’s best friend Markus Anderson as the mystery cupid who introduced Meghan to Prince Harry.
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