I now pronounce you royalty.
American actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are set to be married Saturday in a royal wedding for the ages — or at least since Kate Middleton and Prince William wed. You’re probably not invited, but that doesn’t have to stop you from participating, fascinator and all.
With their parents (Prince William and Kate Middleton) in attendance, Prince George will serve as a pageboy and sister Princess Charlotte will be a bridesmaid. Other attendees include several of Markle’s friends and former “Suits” castmates, as well as Victoria and David Beckham, Priyanka Chopra, Elton John and George and Amal Clooney.
Markle’s mother will certainly be there, but her dad has been on and off for days; it looks like he’ll be a “no” after undergoing heart surgery Wednesday.
The royal guest list doesn’t include any political figures, including President Trump, Prime Minister Theresa May or Barack and Michelle Obama.
The service starts at noon local time (7 a.m. EST), but guests are expected to begin arriving two or three hours early. The royal family will show up by 11:20 a.m. local time, followed by Prince Harry and Prince William, then Meghan and her mother. The service is expected to end by 1 p.m. local time.
The happy couple will say their vows at St. George’s Chapel on the Windsor Castle grounds, where Queen Elizabeth II resides. After the ceremony, they’ll take a 2-mile carriage ride through Windsor for lunch at St. George’s Hall in Windsor Castle. A far more exclusive evening reception will be held at Frogmore House, hosted by Prince Charles.
How to watch
The ceremony will be aired live on CBS, NBC, ABC, PBS and BBC America, as well as on HBO with commentary from Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell. You can also stream it online at CBS, ABC and BBC America.
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