Meghan Markle's engagement to Prince Harry means she can become a role model for all women, Elba believes.
The 45 year old star of ‘Luther’ and ‘The Wire’ was speaking before a Buckingham Palace dinner to honour the work of the Prince’s Trust. He was asked about the importance of black and mixed race role models, and whether Ms Markle could make a difference through her engagement to the youngest prince.
“Meghan Markle, as a person, regardless of her colour, is a role model,” Elba said in comments reported by The Independent on Friday (December 15th).
William, Duke Of Cambridge, and Prince Harry at the European premiere of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' held at the Royal Albert Hall. The film is the second installment of the new trilogy, and it has been directed by Rian Johnson - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 12th December 2017
Sheeran was awarded an MBE by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.
Ed Sheeran has capped off a massively successful year by receiving an MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
It’s been quite a 2017 for the Suffolk-raised singer-songwriter, headlining Glastonbury in June following the all-conquering chart success of his third studio album Divide, which was released back in March, and was named the most-streamed artist on Spotify of the year.
On Thursday (December 7th), Sheeran was honoured with an MBE medal for his services to music and charity.
Meghan Markle welcomes a crowd of admirers as she arrives at the Terrence Higgins Trust charity fair at the Nottingham Contemporary Centre with her new fiance Prince Harry. The couple have been dating for just over a year having met through a mutual friend in Toronto, and their royal wedding is set to take place in Spring 2018 - Nottingham, United Kingdom - Friday 1st December 2017
The actress officially quit the series when her engagement to Prince Harry was announced.
But rather than the actor asking to leave the show once she’d sealed the deal with Harry - ‘Suits’ creator Aaron Korsh has now revealed that her character Rachel Zane was written out of the series over a year ago.
Meghan Markle was actually written out of 'Suits' over a year ago
Continue reading: Meghan Markle Was Written Out Of 'Suits' Over A Year Ago
They give their first interview as a couple.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have opened up about their royal engagement after their forthcoming nuptials was officially announced by the palace this week. They shared details in an interview about the proposal, how they met and how their relationship has flourished in the last year and a half.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pictured following their engagement
With the royal wedding set for the Spring of 2018, the British Royal Family's newest couple are preparing for quite a journey ahead of them. So it's just as well that they've had the last few months to spend some alone time together as a couple at Nottingham Cottage in the grounds of Kensington Palace.
The pair are officially engaged to be married in 2018.
It's official: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged and ready to tie the knot in less than six months. The rest of the Royal Family are reportedly thrilled by the news, as are Meghan's relatives - and, indeed, the public who are bracing themselves for another wave of wedding fever six years after the last royal wedding.
Prince Harry on Remembrance Day
The announcement revealed that the wedding would take place in the Spring of 2018, with the date and other details yet to be confirmed. Plus, it was declared that the couple would live at the glorious Nottingham Cottage on the grounds of Kensington Palace.
Continue reading: Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Coming This Spring
The legal drama star has been dating Prince Harry since June 2016
As Britain’s latest royal love story continues to get tongues wagging it looks like Prince Harry’s girlfriend, actress Meghan Markle could be leaving the popular legal drama series, Suits. According to Deadline, the 36-year-old American and her co-star Patrick J. Adams are looking to depart the popular legal show at the end of Season 7, which is expected to broadcast its final six episodes in early 2018.
Meghan Markle is poised to leave popular drama, Suits
The actress has been in a relationship with the fifth in line to the throne - due to be dropped down to sixth in line when his sister-in-law, The Duchess of Cambridge, gives birth to her and Prince William’s third child - since June 2016.
Continue reading: Is Meghan Markle Looking To Leave Suits?
Inside sources speaking to Us Weekly suggest that Harry may be preparing to announce his engagement to 'Suits' actress Meghan Markle as soon as next month.
They’ve conducted their relationship in private to the best of their ability for more than a year, but according to reports, Prince Harry may be about to reveal his engagement to girlfriend Meghan Markle – as soon as next month, potentially.
The couple, who have been dating since the summer of 2016, have apparently already taken their romance to the next level, according to insiders telling American magazine Us Weekly. However, the 33 year old prince is keeping things under wraps and plans to tell his family first before going public.
“He [Harry] always planned to share the news only with family at first so he could enjoy it before word spread. But they will make an official announcement soon,” a source claimed.
Continue reading: Is Prince Harry About To Announce Engagement To Meghan Markle?
The rockers performed together at the closing ceremony.
This year's closing ceremony of the Invictus Games in Toronto turned absolutely epic when Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams joined together on stage for an epic duet of 'Badlands' as well as 'Cuts Like A Knife'. Even Prince Harry was enamoured by the show.
Bryan Adams and Bruce Springsteen perform together at Invictus Games closing ceremony
The 2017 Invictus Games came to a close on Saturday night (September 30th 2017) with a dream live duo made up of The Boss himself and the dashing Bryan Adams. The pair song two duets from their respective back catalogues to a thrilled crowd.
The Suits actress has been dating Prince Harry since July 2016
As the romance between soon-to-be sixth in line to the British throne Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle begins to hot up it seems the Royal Family are concerned the Suits star’s ex-husband could cash in on their former romance.
Meghan Markle's ex-husband has pitched a Royal divorce comedy idea
Trevor Engelson, a 40-year-old actor and producer, has sold the rights to a new comedy series which tells the story of a woman leaving her husband for a British Prince.
Is life imitating art for Meghan’s TV producer ex?
Engleson currently produces FX series ‘Snowfall’ and the upcoming ‘Heathers’ TV revival.
He dated Meghan for six years before their 2011 wedding, but the couple only managed two years together as husband and wife.
Continue reading: Meghan Markle's Ex-Husband Is Making A Royal Divorce Comedy
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