This week is significant for the Duchess of Sussex. Meghan, who recently received a recognition, will soon commemorate her fifth wedding anniversary to Prince Harry.
The couple shared a tender moment on the red carpet on Tuesday night when the 41-year-old was honored at the Ms Foundation for Women’s 50th-anniversary gala event in New York.
As they paused to take photos, Meghan was seen gazing adoringly at Harry.
Unfortunately, a “near catastrophic car chase” involving paparazzi photographers involved the couple and Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, shortly after the event. The spokesperson said in a statement: “Last night, a gang of highly aggressive paparazzi engaged The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Ms. Ragland in a close-to-catastrophic car chase. Over the course of this relentless pursuit, which lasted more than two hours, there were numerous close calls with other motorists, pedestrians, and two NYPD officers. Even though the public has a certain amount of interest in public figures, this interest should never come at the expense of anyone’s safety.
On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the couple exchanged vows in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Since then, a lot has changed. Harry and Meghan are no longer working royals and are living together in Montecito, California. Since then, they have become parents to Princess Lilibet, who will turn two in June, and Prince Archie, who is now four.
The couple discussed their wedding day and recalled Meghan’s wedding speech in their Netflix documentary, which was released last year. During the series finale, the Duchess read her speech to her husband and declared that “love wins above all.”
For the first time, Meghan revealed the private wedding speech she gave to Harry the night before the ceremony, calling it “atypical” for a bride in the UK to do so. At their wedding in 2018, Meghan gave the speech to her friends and family for the first time. I gave a speech the night of our wedding, which I believe is unusual for a bride in the UK. Harry responded: “Very” to that.
Additionally, Meghan admitted that she writes her speeches down on her phone before reading them out loud. The main reason I wanted to speak tonight is now. First of all, it’s been a while (that elicited a hearty laugh). However, I mainly wanted to share a story I had written about the man I love and how we first met. Call it a contemporary fairytale.
Once upon a time, there was a Londoner who some called a prince and a girl from Los Angeles who some called an actress.Since this is the love story of a boy and girl who were meant to be together, none of those people truly understood it.
“When the tides were rough, they squeezed each other tighter,” Meghan continued in her speech. “They first meet on July 3, 2016, in London and immediately click. The following day, on their second date, he brings her cupcakes in honor of the Fourth of July, which he describes as a bittersweet celebration of her country’s independence from his. However, at that precise moment, they realize they don’t want to be independent of one another.
“And after a month of long-distance courtship, they move to Botswana, where they enjoy the peace and quiet, despite any brief worries that may arise. They look at each other and think, ‘Whatever world, we’re in,'” the author writes.
They would enjoy each other’s company, garden, travel, laugh, and accrue more air miles than any other couple. Nothing can break us, they would say as they squeezed each other even tighter during choppy tides. She was a fighter for this love.
She called Harry her “treasure” and said, “above all, love wins.” “I appreciate, respect, and honour you my treasure, for the family we will create, and our love story that will last forever,” she said. So I ask you to raise a glass in celebration of the amazing certainty that life has begun and the unwavering conviction that love ultimately triumphs.