Well, Prince Harry, you had a good run, but someone may have replaced you in Meghan Markle’s affections.
The new Duchess of Sussex kicked off her royal duties Thursday by being Queen Elizabeth II’s plus-one for an official visit to Cheshire, England.
It marked the newlywed’s first joint appearance with the queen, a courtesy that was also extended to Kate Middleton about a year after her 2011 wedding to Prince William.
Wearing an off-white, custom Givenchy dress and a jazzy lime green ensemble, respectively, the royals appeared to be hitting it off as they greeted well-wishers and opened the Mersey Gateway Bridge. And according to royal correspondent Emily Andrews, Buckingham Palace has confirmed that the duchess’s earrings are a gift from her new grandmother-in-law.
Can you blame the public for falling hard for the royal family’s version of Thelma and Louise — or Romy and Michele, at least?
Find a man who looks at you the way Meghan Markle looks at her husband’s grandmother 😍 pic.twitter.com/dnAZf0AAoW
— Caity Weaver (@caityweaver) June 14, 2018
me collecting information about my enemies pic.twitter.com/p2mW82xxTz
— Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue) June 14, 2018
Y'all bestest believe y'all have never seen the Queen smile like that before!
We tried to tell you! We told you! The Queen's favorite is Meghan but NOOOOO! Y'all didn't believe it!
Cue the hate!!! pic.twitter.com/RKcBCb1jDX
— Amanda (@Royal_Realness) June 14, 2018
Lol I've never seen the Queen smiling this much! Hey Meghan! pic.twitter.com/1tY2rYgCTl
— SUNNI (@SunniAndTheCity) June 14, 2018
If I didn’t think Meghan Markle was powerful enough as it is, we have an actual photo of The Queen smiling. pic.twitter.com/jI4qPHVSm4
— michael covelli (@MichaelCovelli) June 14, 2018
It certainly looks like a love-fest, but let’s not play favorites. We have, in fact, seen that smile before…
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