Royal family skips Meghan and Harry’s daughter’s christening

It seems Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may nonetheless be in sizzling water with the royal household.

Meghan and Harry christened their daughter, Lilibet Diana, on March 3 and the royal household didn’t attend.

The Invictus Video games founder, 38, and the previous actress, 41, had invited King Charles, Queen Camilla, Prince William and Kate Middleton to the joyous event, a supply not too long ago advised Folks.

One other insider revealed particulars in regards to the occasion, sharing there have been between 20-30 visitors on the intimate bash at Meghan and Harry’s Montecito, California abode. After the ceremony, these in attendance had been handled to a meal and a day of dancing, the supply mentioned.

The 21-month-old was christened by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the Rev John Taylor.

Among the many attendees had been Lilibet’s godfather, filmmaker Tyler Perry, an nameless godmother, in addition to Meghan’s mom Doria Ragland.

Perry, 53, was noticed touchdown in Montecito final week simply earlier than the non secular ceremony. The entertainer flew in from Atlanta with a 10-person gospel choir, who sang “Oh Joyful Day” and “This Little Mild of Mine.”


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry share a laugh with their children Archie and Lilibet.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry share amusing with their youngsters Archie and Lilibet.
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Perry confessed within the couple’s Netflix doc***entary collection “Harry & Meghan” final yr, that he refused to journey to Britain for Lilibet’s christening, ought to the occasion happen throughout the pond.

Perry didn’t wish to “do all of that within the church with them and determine all of that out,” insinuating that every one the drama surrounding The Agency was what turned him off. 

“Possibly we will do a personal ceremony right here and let that be that,” he mentioned. “And if you need to do it there, then that’s OK.”


Prince William and Kate Middleton skipped Lilibet's christening last week.
Prince William and Kate Middleton skipped Lilibet’s christening final week.
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The “Madea” creator has been friends with Harry and Meghan for years and invited them to keep at his $18 million home once they first got here to america in 2020.


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Elsewhere within the doc, Perry mentioned the brutal therapy Meghan had reportedly endured by the hands of the royal household and the press, recalling how scared she sounded when she referred to as him for assist in 2020.

“I may hear the worry [in her voice]. It was palpable. I imply, I may hear it,” Perry mentioned. “This girl was abused. And so was [Prince Harry].


King Charles and his wife, Camilla, Queen Consort, also missed the christening.
King Charles and his spouse, Camilla, Queen Consort, additionally missed the christening.
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“[Meghan] was afraid of [the royal family] destroying her, or going loopy, or them making her assume she was loopy,” Perry went on.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are additionally dad and mom to a three-year-old son, Archie Harrison. The tot was christened in July 2019 in the UK, with the royals in attendance.

Following Queen Elizabeth II’s pa**ing final September, Lilibet and Archie got royal titles underneath guidelines created by King George V in 1917.

Prince Harry has been vocal about wanting his youngsters to have an excellent relationship with the royal household.

“I’ve mentioned earlier than that I’ve wished a household, not an establishment—so after all, I’d love nothing greater than for our kids to have relationships with members of my household, they usually do with some, which brings me nice pleasure,” Harry advised Folks in January.

Although whereas selling his memoir “Spare,” Harry talked about “feeling increasingly more distant” from his household abroad. These feedback come simply because it was introduced that King Charles, 74, was evicting Harry and Meghan from their Frogmore Cottage house in Windsor, England. The embattled Prince Andrew was allegedly supplied their house.

Each Harry and Meghan had been reportedly invited to Charles’ coronation on Could 6, however their plan for attendance has not but been confirmed.

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