Official!!! Barack Obama Won't Join Prince Harry And Meghan Markle In Their Royal Wedding
Prince Harry and The Suits actress Markle wanted to the former president and first lady to join their May 19 Windsor Castle wedding. However, the government mandarins had reportedly pleaded the couple to change their mindset as Great Britain's relationship with the US president Donald Trump has turned cold since the election last year.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are not inviting former US president Obama and first lady on their royal wedding
Source: Harper's Bazaar
President Donald Trump wouldn't be invited to the wedding as a source close to the royal couple told Mail Online,
President Trump will not be invited because the wedding will be for friends and family only.
The source added,
It won't be a state occasion. If Mr. Obama was invited, the invitation could look like a snub to Mr. Trump, and His Royal Highness would not wish to cause a diplomatic row.
Donald Trump has yet to visit the United Kingdom as a US President officially. Meanwhile, Trump reportedly canceled a proposed visit to London next month to inaugurate the new £750 million U.S. embassy.
Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle set to marry in Spring 2018
Source: Vanity Fair
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement was confirmed back in late November. The Kensington Palace announced their engagement in s statement on 26 November 2017.