After receiving a number of negative comments for her dress choice at the May 7 …
Meghan Markle’s father may not be walking her down the aisle, but the Palace has confirmed that the bride-to-be has selected his replacement.
“Ms. Meghan Markle has asked His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to accompany her down the aisle of the quire of St George’s Chapel on her wedding day,” the palace said in a statement. “The Prince of Wales is pleased to be able to welcome Ms. Markle to the royal family in this way.”
Insiders say Prince Charles is already very fond of Markle, and that he is “very touched” to have been asked to give her away. As previously reported, Markle’s father is unable to attend for health reasons.
The wedding will take place on May 19.
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