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The Obamas Aren't Invited To Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Wedding—And Twitter Is Bummed

The Obamas Aren't Invited To Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Wedding—And Twitter Is Bummed
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3 months ago

As soon as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged, people immediately started wondering about the guest list. A rumor began to spread that the Obama's were going to be invited, however the Trump's were not. President Obama and Prince Harry met during an Oval Office visit by the royal in October of 2015, and became close during the 2017 Invictus Games. This of course, only added fuel to the fire. The truth is, if the wedding is not deemed an 'affair of state,' politicians, including British ones, are often not invited to Royal Weddings to avoid the optics of trying to curry political favor. 

Well, this past Tuesday, first it was reported that the wedding would not be deemed an 'affair of state' because Prince Harry is not in direct line for the throne...

Then, it came out that not only were the Obamas not attending, neither was President Trump, nor even the British Prime Minister, Theresa May...

People felt pretty bummed about it...

But mostly, people just blamed President Trump...

And Bernadine thought of a good work-around...

One can only hope...

H/T: Twitter