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Pregnant Meghan Markle laughs off ‘fat lady’ comment

Like many pregnant women, the Duchess of Sussex will be accustomed to receiving unexpected comments from members of the public. But Meghan Markle laughed when she was affectionately described as a “fat lady” during a visit to animal charity Mayhew in northwest London. She became a patron of the organisation last week. Source link

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Pregnant Meghan laughs off ‘fat lady’ comment on charity visit

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meets “Foxy” during a visit to the animal welfare charity Mayhew in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. Eddie Mulholland/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – A stranger’s comment on one’s growing stomach may not always be welcome but a pregnant Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, took it all in her stride on Wednesday when a pensioner called her “a fat lady”. Prince Harry’s wife, who told well-wishers this week she is six months pregnant, laughed off the remark, meant as a compliment about her growing baby bump.…

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UK royal Meghan reveals she’s six months pregnant: media

BIRKENHEAD, England (Reuters) – Meghan Markle, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, told royal well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant but the royal couple do not know the gender of their first baby, British media reported. Former U.S. actress Meghan and Harry married last May and announced in October that they were expecting their first child in the Spring of 2019 but gave no specific details. During a chat with some of the large crowd that turned out for their visit to Birkenhead in northern England on Monday, Meghan,…

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Meghan takes royal roles at UK charities for women and animals

LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan Markle, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, announced on Thursday she would become patron of four organizations to champion causes close to her heart, including the National Theater and charities supporting women and animal welfare. Queen Elizabeth, 92, has passed on her patronages of the National Theater and the Association of Commonwealth Universities, which she has held for decades, to Meghan, who married the queen’s grandson last year. Known as the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan will also become the patron of Smart Works, a charity helping long-term…

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Meghan made patron of National Theatre

Image copyright Reuters The Duchess of Sussex has been made patron of the National Theatre as well as three other organisations. Meghan’s first sole royal patronages will champion education, women’s employment and animal welfare. She has taken on honorary roles with Mayhew, Smart Works, and the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Kensington Palace said. A royal patronage can help promote the profile of good causes on to the national stage. The Duchess has already met with women who have benefited from Smart Works, a charity which helps long-term unemployed and vulnerable…

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Waiting for the royals: ‘I like Meghan… she wears elegant dresses’

Three sisters, who were waiting to see the royal family as they arrived at church, spoke to the BBC about what they liked about the royals. Members of the royal family attend church in Sandringham in Norfolk before The Queen’s Christmas Message is broadcast at 3pm. The Duchess of Sussex will be spending her first Christmas as a member of the royal family; she was the first non-married partner to be invited to Sandringham last year, now she is due to give birth to a royal baby in the spring.…

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‘Very pregnant’ UK duchess Meghan makes Christmas trip to care home

LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan Markle, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, joked she was feeling “very pregnant” as she carried out a solo official engagement on Tuesday, a day after her father had made headlines by pleading with her to get in touch with him. Meghan, 37, who is expecting her first child with husband Prince Harry next Spring, joined in Christmas celebrations at a nursing and care home for those who had worked in the entertainment industry. Asked by one of the residents how she was feeling, she replied “very good”,…

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UK royals release Christmas cards with fireworks for Harry and Meghan

Britain’s Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge, with their three children, Prince Louis, Princess Charlotte and Prince George (right) at Anmer Hall in Norfolk in 2018. This photograph features on their Christmas card this year and has been released today by Kensington Palace in London, Britain, December 14, 2018. Matt Porteous/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s royals revealed their 2018 Christmas cards on Friday, with Prince William choosing a relaxed family photo while younger brother Harry used an image taken on the evening of his wedding to U.S. actress…

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‘Meghan Markle’ most googled person in UK in 2018

“Meghan Markle” was the most searched-for person’s name for the second year running on Google’s UK search service. But the Duchess of Sussex came second to the overall winner of the most queried term – “World Cup” – in the company’s search trends review for 2018. “Royal wedding” and “royal baby” were the top two news event trends. The duchess announced her first pregnancy in October while on tour with Prince Harry in Australia. Of course, there were two royal weddings this year: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May;…

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Prince Harry and Meghan move to Windsor Estate ahead of first baby

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, leave after the Royal Variety Performance in London, Britain November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are moving to Frogmore Cottage on the royal family’s Windsor Estate early next year in time for their first child’s birth in the spring, they said on Saturday. “Windsor is a very special place for Their Royal Highnesses and they are grateful that their official residence will be on the estate,” the couple, formally known…

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