Meghan Markle wants to Break British Tradition, Choose Maid of Honor

Updated On 07 Jan, 2018 Published On

Meghan Markle reportedly wants to go Yankee during her wedding, to be held in May, essentially foregoing the British custom of appointing a chief bridesmaid in favor of a maid of honor, according to Us Weekly.

The American Suits actress is yet to reveal her maid of honor. However, if she does choose one, it will most probably be one of the girls from her gaggle of friends. Among her close buddies are Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, stylist Jessica Mulroney and Suits co-star Sarah Rafferty.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will get married on May 19

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will get married on May 19 at the St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle

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She also posted a few Instagram pictures last August, when she served as maid of honor in her Northwestern classmate Lindsay Roth’s wedding. It is probable that Roth will play some kind of role in Markle’s wedding.

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When Prince William and Kate Middleton got married on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey, London, Kate chose her sister, Pippa, to be her chief bridesmaid. However, Kate could not pay back the favor during Pippa’s wedding to James Matthews. British tradition has brides choosing unmarried friends and family members for that position.

But, if reports are true, Markle might end up breaking more than one cherished traditions of the British. Rumor has it that she also wants her mother, Doria Ragland, to walk her down the aisle instead of her father.

The dates of the royal wedding have already been announced. Prince Harry and Markle will be married on May 19, 2018, at the St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The UK government has requested Harry and Meghan to reconsider inviting the Obamas to their wedding to avoid Donald Trump's anger.