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Entertainment Will the Obamas Be Invited to the Royal Wedding?

18:47  13 january  2018
18:47  13 january  2018 Source:   esquire.co.uk

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Still no word on the big story, though - was Mel B telling porkies when she said she was invited ? # RoyalWedding . Will the Obamas Be Invited to the Royal Wedding ?

The question of whether the Obamas will be invited to the royal wedding in spring is amounting to a big headache for UK officials, The Sun reports. They seem to be concerned about how President Donald Trump will react if his predecessor gets an invite and he doesn't.

Meghan Markle et al. posing for a picture© Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc Despite Barack Obama and Prince Harry’s friendship, it is “extremely unlikely” that the former President and First Lady of the United States will be invited to this year’s royal wedding, Duncan Lacrombe tells TownandCountrymag.com.

In Decemeber, CNNreported that Prince Harry told the BBC he didn't want to "ruin that surprise," when asked if he would invite Obama, but Lacrombe says he is "almost certain" that the Obamas will not be going to the wedding. The official invitations, however, have not been released.

Lacrombe, a journalist and biographer of Prince Harry: The Inside Story, adds that reports of the British government pleading for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to exclude Michelle and Barack are likely true. “Diplomacy is very important,” he explains. “Harry and Meghan will be guided by the Foreign Office’s advice."

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LONDON: US President Donald Trump, his predecessor Barack Obama and British Prime Minister Theresa May have not been invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, royal and British government sources said on Tuesday.

However, rumor has it that one famous family sadly won't be receiving their royal invite in the mail— the Obamas . Prince Harry's bromance with Barack led us to believe that his family would land a front row seat to the royal wedding

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge et al. posing for the camera© Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc The Foreign Office, which is responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide, typically advises inviting foreign royals, dignitaries, and diplomats to royal weddings, Lacrombe says. At Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding in 2011, no heads of state were invited. Lacrombe says he expects Harry to follow in his older brother’s footsteps.

“There were religious leaders, members of the royal family, and commonwealth countries that were invited. I suspect that will be the same blueprint that [Meghan and Harry] will use," he says, adding that the British royal family have historically remained politically neutral. "It’s all very carefully orchestrated to make sure that there’s no political overtones."

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In January, royal biographer Duncan Larcombe told TownandCountrymag.com that despite Barack Obama and Prince Harry’s budding friendship, it would be “extremely unlikely” that the former President and First Lady of the United States would be invited to this year’s royal wedding

Every past Head of State has always been invited . This is not a state function and William is not yet a Sovereign. It is just a multi-million dollar private wedding and the Obama ’s have been royally snubbed by the British Royals ; not America, just the present classless leaders.

(It's worth noting that since the Queen is the head of state for all commonwealth countries, someone like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau might not fall on the "do not invite" list.)

However, Lacrombe acknowledges that Prince Harry and Obama have forged a very genuine friendship over the years.

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Royal snub for the Obama ’s. Prince William and Kate Middleton wedding : President Barack Obama and Michelle are not invited ! “No other heads of state other than those from foreign royal families have been invited to the wedding ,” the spokesman said.

“Trump could react very badly if the Obamas get to a royal wedding before he has had a chance to meet the queen.” The report indicated that May could have the final word over inviting the Obamas .

The pair were photographed together at the 2017 Invictus Games, Harry attended the first Obama Foundation Summit, Obama sent the newly engaged couple a congratulatory tweet in November, and Harry most recently interviewed the former president for the BBC.

a couple of people standing around a table© Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc “I think part of their understanding is that Harry served as a soldier at the time when Obama was Commander-in-Chief,” Lacrombe explains. “But there’s a different friendship there, rather than like a business relationship.”

Lacrombe adds that he expects Harry might reach out to Obama personally to explain, since they are friends - and that Obama won't be offended. “I’m sure of all the people that would understand, it would be Barack Obama,” Lacrombe says.

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Will Be Strongly Advised Not To Invite The Obamas To Their Wedding© Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Will Be Strongly Advised Not To Invite The Obamas To Their Wedding Despite Harry and Megan noticeable attempts at ripping up the royal rule book (case and point: their unconventional engagement photoshoot), Lacrombe says he thinks that Harry will still heed the Foreign Office’s advice.

“[Harry and Meghan] are real people and they do want to do their own thing, but I think they’ll also be very conscious of the fact that, from a [public relations] point of view, any major mistakes... you could regret that for a very long time,” he says.


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