Will Barack Obama Or Donald Trump Be Invited To Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding?

Will Barack Obama Or Donald Trump Be Invited To Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding?
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Could the royal wedding start World War III?

By now, it's no secret that Prince Harry and Barack Obama have a bit of a bromance.

Ever since the two were spotted hanging out together at the Invictus Games last fall, the former President and current Prince sure looked like fast friends.

After the world found out about the latest royal engagement, many people have been speculating about all aspects of the wedding — especially Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's guest list.

It seems like everyone wants to know whether Obama — or even Trump — will be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.

Will Barack Obama and former FLOTUS Michelle Obama be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding?

Rumors first began swirling about the Obamas making an appearance at the British wedding when The Sun quoted an anonymous senior government source as saying, "Harry has made it clear he wants the Obamas at the wedding, so it's causing a lot of nervousness. Trump could react very badly if the Obamas get to a Royal wedding before he has had a chance to meet the Queen."

When interviewed by BBC Radio 4, Prince Harry was asked if he would invite Obama to his wedding. The groom-to-be danced around the question and replied, "Well, I don't know about that. We haven't put the invites or the guestlist together yet so who knows whether he's going to be invited or not. Wouldn't want to ruin that surprise."

But it seems unlikely that the Obamas will actually be invited to the wedding. The British government reportedly worries that inviting former president Obama without inviting current president Trump could cause Trump to be offended and strain the relationship between the two countries.

Will President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding?

It seems understandable that the British government is reportedly concerned that inviting the Obamas and not the Trumps to the royal wedding could worsen U.S.-U.K. relations. Trump has taken to Twitter to publicly attack world leaders for far more minor offenses than being subbed at the royal wedding. He had even criticized leaders in England recently.

According to a senior government source, "Trump could react very badly if the Obamas get to a Royal wedding before he has had a chance to meet the Queen."

Furthermore, the bride-to-be has publicly criticized Trump in the past, making it less likely that she’d be happy about President Trump being in attendance at her own wedding.

In a 2016 interview on The Nightly Show, Markle called trump “misogynistic” and that she would consider staying in Canada where she was living while filming her TV show Suits.

President Trump even confirmed that he hadn’t been invited to the royal wedding in an interview with Piers Morgan. “Not that I know of,” he responded when asked.

We think it’s safe to assume that neither Barack Obama or Donald Trump will be in attendance at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.

Stay tuned for more updates on the royal couple.

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