Six years after being noticed at the wedding of her older sister, Kate Middleton and Prince William, it was on May 20, 2017 that Pippa Middleton was in turn put the ring on her finger. If his marriage to James Matthews was intended to be more discreet, many prestigious guests had made the trip, like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Princess Eugenie, tennis player Roger Federer, but also the Prince George and Princess Charlotte, who were then children of honor. If Kate Middleton had decided not to be a bridesmaid so as not to steal the show from her sister, the biggest problem was that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship had been made public.
While this relationship fascinated the greatest number, the book Finding Freedom confides today that if Meghan Markle was to attend the wedding and had even already bought an outfit for the occasion, she would have finally been excluded from the ceremony. Authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durant indeed claim that Pippa Middleton and her mother, Carole, were concerned that attention to Meghan was an issue, saying it could “overshadow the main event.” As a magazine compared Pippa and Meghan’s buttocks, the authors revealed: “Harry and Meghan agreed she could not show up at church, just fifty yards from a specially fitted media pen, after such a crass cover story. If they feared their arrival would create a media circus despite all the precautions taken, they had no doubt that it would. ”
Meghan Markle was present at a private reception
So that all eyes are on Pippa Middleton, Prince Harry dropped off Meghan Markle in the apartment of another wedding guest before going to church alone. After the ceremony, Prince William’s brother returned for lunch with the pretty brunette before they headed to the Middletons’ house for a private reception in the evening. However, when she arrived, Meghan Markle could not spend the evening with the one who makes her heart beat. The two authors explain: “Sitting together in the custom glass marquee that was erected on the eighteen-acre property should have been a fun night out for the couple, but, at Pippa’s request, neither couple sat down. ‘is sitting together. ” The idea of separating couples is unusual, but favored by many brides who hope it will encourage clients to get to know new people!
Pippa Middleton and Michael Middleton © Agency