(London) –– British royalty meets Hollywood royalty at the Lion King premiere in London. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were at the premiere last night, and mingled with Lion King star Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z.
Beyonce reportedly talked with the Duchess of Sussex about her new baby, Archie. Other celebrities at the premiere included Seth Rogen, Elton John, Taron Egerton and Vin Diesel. The new live-action version of The Lion King hits U.S. theaters this Thursday.
(London) – CNN reports, British police are investigating a package reportedly addressed to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as a “racist hate crime.”
The Metropolitan Police said that officers tested a substance in a package received at St James’s Palace, which the London Evening Standard said was a white powder. Other UK media reports said the package also contained a racist letter.
The investigation is being overseen by the London counter-terrorism command, a Metropolitan Police statement said. Investigators are treating the incident as a “racist hate crime,” the statement added.
Police would not say who the envelope was addressed to but said tests showed the substance to be non-suspicious. They added than an an allegation of malicious communications is being investigated.
St James’s Palace is the official London residence of several members
of the British royal family including Prince Charles and his sister Princess Anne. The Evening Standard said the package was sent there for sorting before delivery.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who announced their engagement in November and are due to marry in Windsor this spring
, live at Nottingham Cottage on the grounds of Kensington Palace. Markle is from a mixed-race background.
There have been no arrests yet but inquiries continue, according to police. Kensington Palace had no comment.
(SL) – Delightful news for the Royal Family as it has been revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their child. The boy or girl will be fifth in line to the British throne.
Kensington Palace made the announcement today. As with all of her pregnancies, Kate is suffering from an extreme form of morning sickness, hyperemesis gravidarum,
The Duchess canceled her appearance at a children’s hospital in London and is under strict care at the palace.
It’s believed Kate is three months along. The newest edition will join Prince George, four, and Princess Charlotte, two. Where does this leave Harry…sixth in line, unless Will and Kate have more children.
(SL) – The Daily Mail reports, Pippa and James Matthews’ spared no expense when it came to their lavish wedding reception and guests ate £40,000 Russian caviar, sipped magnums of expensive Champagne and some even enjoyed a game of ping-pong with seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer.
However, photos of the society wedding of the year were not plastered all over the internet as guests were banned from using their mobile phones. It was held at St Mark’s Church in Englefield.
The newly-weds even employed ‘phone police’ no enforce the rule and ensure not a single snap appeared in social media, reports the Mirror.
Federer was reportedly among the hundreds of guests who enjoyed a game of table tennis at the reception at the Middletons’ £6m family estate in Bucklebury, Berkshire.
But, putting on the party of the year doesn’t come cheap – with Pippa’s nuptials estimated to have cost £700,000. Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle wasn’t in attendance at the wedding, but was spotted heading to the reception.