Gregory Katz and Mstyslav Chernov Associated Press Published 8:48 PM EDT May 6, 2019 Windsor, England – The improbable love story between an American actress and a British royal took the best of all possible turns Monday with the arrival of a healthy baby boy. The as-yet-unnamed baby arrived less than a year after Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle in a spectacular televised event on the grounds of Windsor Castle that was watched the world over. Meghan is now the Duchess of Sussex, but she still does things her own way: The couple bucked royal tradition by declining to say where the baby was born and opting not to come out to pose with the newborn just hours after the birth. Instead, an obviously overjoyed Harry emerged to tell the world – via its waiting TV cameras – that a baby had been born. It marked a moment the nation is likely to remember as a once-troubled boy undone by the death of his mother Princess Diana in 1997 car crash seemed giddy in his … [Read more...] about Prince Harry, Meghan welcome boy to royal family
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during a musical performance as they attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex talks with Prince Charles at the Westminster Abbey Commonwealth day service on March 11, 2019 in London, England. Commonwealth Day has a special significance this year, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth, with old ties and new links enabling cooperation towards social, political and economic development which is both inclusive and sustainable. The Commonwealth represents a global network of 53 countries and almost 2.4 billion people, a third of the worlds population, of whom 60 percent are under 30 years old. Each year the Commonwealth adopts a theme upon which the Service is based. … [Read more...] about Could Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘break the internet’ with an Instagram birth announcement?
Serena Williams and Meghan Markle participated in the DirecTV Beach Bowl in 2014 in New York City. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during a visit to The National Theatre on January 30, 2019 in London, England. Earlier this month The Duchess was announced as Patron of the National Theatre, one of two Patronages passed on by Her Majesty The Queen. (Photo by Jon Bond - WPA Pool/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex unveils a plaque to commemorate her visit to the Royal Variety Charity's residential nursing and care home, Brinsworth House in Twickenham, south west London on December 18, 2018. (GEOFF PUGH/AFP/Getty Images) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit a boarding house in the town of Asni on February 24, 2019 in Asni, Morocco. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on a three day visit to the country. (Photo by Tim Rooke - Pool/Getty Images) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during a visit to The … [Read more...] about Serena Williams might have mistakenly revealed the gender of Meghan Markle’s baby
Royal tradition calls for new mothers to pose for a photo with their newborn outside of the hospital mere hours after giving birth. Princess Diana and Kate Middleton both carried on the tradition, but not without controversy. People believe the expectation to look perfect post-birth is not realistic and this adds unwarranted pressure on new mothers. (Duchess Catherine had a team of hair and makeup people help prepare her for the photo.) So, it's almost no surprise that Duchess Meghan, who tends to do things a little differently that the other royals, may skip the photo op outside of the hospital. 26 PHOTOS Royal baby arrivals through the years See Gallery Royal baby arrivals through the years UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 22: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales leave the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital with their first baby son, Prince William (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images) The Prince and Princess of Wales with … [Read more...] about Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may skip posing for photos with royal baby at the hospital
With Meghan Markle (aka the Duchess of Sussex) due to give birth any day now, it’s no surprise her longtime pal Serena Williams, a powerful mother herself, has been fielding questions about the royal mom-to-be.When E! News asked the tennis legend for tips for Markle and other new moms, she offered a key piece of advice: “Accept mistakes and don’t expect to be perfect,” Serena said. “We put so much pressure on ourselves.”Are you nodding? We’re nodding. 8 PHOTOS Serena Williams at the royal wedding See Gallery Serena Williams at the royal wedding WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian attend the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle in a service at St George's Chapel inside the grounds of Windsor Castle. Among the guests were 2200 members of the public, the royal … [Read more...] about Serena Williams offers up parenting advice to Meghan Markle