The British tabloids have latched onto one comment from Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview in news coverage this week, disputing the legitimacy of the Duchess of Sussex telling Oprah that she and Prince Harry exchanged vows before their royal wedding in a more intimate ceremony for themselves.
“I was thinking about it, you know our wedding—three days before our wedding, we got married. No one knows that,” Meghan told Oprah. “We called the Archbishop and we just said, look, this thing, this spectacle is for the world. But we want our union between us, so the vows that we have framed in our room are just the two of us in our backyard with the Archbishop of Canterbury.”
The Sun, a tabloid who hired a private investigator to “get dirt” on Meghan right as news broke she and Harry were dating, obtained and ran the couple’s official wedding certificate on its site this weekend, which had their date of marriage listed as their royal wedding ceremony date, May 19, 2018. They also spoke to a former chief clerk at the Faculty Office, Stephen Borton, who took a jab at Meghan, calling her, “obviously confused and clearly misinformed.”
“The Special License I helped draw up enabled them to marry at St George’s Chapel in Windsor and what happened there on 19 May 2018 and was seen by millions around the world was the official wedding as recognized by the Church of England and the…