Celebrity Reaction: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Engaged

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Celebrity Reaction Prince Harry Engaged Meghan Markle

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Celebrity Reaction Prince Harry Engaged Meghan Markle

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Celebrities are reacting to the announcement of Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle. Numerous stars are congratulating the newly-engaged couple on Twitter. See tweets below!

As Gossip Cop reported, Prince Harry’s engagement to Markle was announced Monday. Clarence House said in a statement, “His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle. The wedding will take place in Spring 2018. His Royal Highness and Ms Markle became engaged in London earlier this month.” The royal statement continued, “Prince Harry has informed Her Majesty The Queen and other close members of his family. Prince Harry has also sought and received the blessing of Ms Markle’s parents. The couple will live in Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace.”

Prince William and Kate Middleton said of Prince Harry’s engagement to the “Suits” actress, “We are very excited for Harry and Meghan. It has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together.” Prince Harry’s grandparents, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, said they are “delighted for the couple and wish them every happiness.” The royal wedding is set to take place in Spring 2018.

Of course, a slew of celebrities are reacting to the royal engagement. Elizabeth Banks tweeted, “An American princess!! Weddings are nice. This will make Monday after this long weekend slightly more bearable. Congrats and thank you happy couple.” Josh Gad said, “Based on the number of pop up alerts I’m getting about Prince Harry getting married, this is apparently the most pressing news of the year.” And Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is currently in the British capital, wrote on Twitter, “It’s crazy, everyone is dancing in the streets here! (Everyone is politely keeping to themselves, but you can tell they wanna dance).”

Meanwhile, British star Lily Allen shared, “Congrats Harry and Meghan.” Chelsea Handler joked, “Can’t Prince Harry and his American girlfriend run our country? They seem nice.” Katie Couric offered, “Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle!” Khloe Kardashian similarly expressed, “Congratulations Prince Harry and Meghan Markle!” Larry King commented, “Congratulations to #MeghanAndHarry! Wishing you all the best!” He added, “It was lovely getting to meet @meghanmarkle a few years back to discuss her advocacy for U.N. Women.”

“My favorite part of all of this is that Queen Elizabeth watches Suits,” joked Billy Eichner. Beth Behrs tweeted, “Guys. Love me a good royal wedding.” Quipped Ellen DeGeneres, “Welcome to the family, @MeghanMarkle! I’m already picking out a tiny hat for the wedding.” Alongside a number of ring and crown emojis, Bella Thorne wrote “Megan and harry.” And former president Barack Obama posted, “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.” Gossip Cop will continue to update as more celebrities react to Prince Harry and Markle’s royal engagement.

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