Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first official outing since their wedding took a hilarious turn

This is amazing.

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This is amazing.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot last weekend in a star-studded ceremony at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

The ceremony boasted a long list of A-list royal wedding guests and the royal wedding reception featured a surprise Elton John concert and a moving speech from Meghan - a watershed moment for royal women.

But that's not what has got the public talking this week, with the now Duke and Duchess of Sussex not only releasing their official wedding photos, but also making their first royal outing since tying the knot.

Spoiler alert - it didn't go completely to plan.


The newlyweds stepped out for the first time since saying 'I Do' yesterday, attending a garden party at Buckingham Palace, as part of Prince Charles' 70th birthday celebrations.

Meghan perfected Duchess-chic, opting for a £590 Goat dress and Philip Treacy hat - selling out instantly, but it wasn't their royal wardrobe that got the internet talking, with Prince Harry's speech taking a hilarious turn.


As the new Duke of Sussex delivered a speech, championing his father's work with the Prince's Trust and his qualities as a father, he was interrupted by a bumble bee, even pausing to tell the crowd, 'Sorry, that bee really got me!'

Prompting laughs from the crowd, three people who couldn't keep it together were Meghan Markle and her in laws, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, who laughed together at the mishap.

Harry had certainly recovered the speech by the end however, concluding by telling his father, 'You have inspired William and I, and looking out here today, it is clear to see that we are not alone.'

Jenny Proudfoot
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