Meghan Markle’s makeup artist and friend Daniel Martin has praised the diversity seen in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on the royal’s wedding day, though he admitted he may have been the only Asian male at the ceremony.
When asked if he felt like he had more of a platform to represent Asian American and Pacific Islander community after the wedding, he said it was a ‘great question’ but not something he thought about at the time.
Memories: Daniel Martin reflected on his role as Meghan Markele’s makeup artist on her wedding day in honor of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s three-year anniversary on May 19
Looking back: The makeup artist praised the ‘diversity’ seen in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle that day, saying the ceremony ‘completely changed the world’
Big moment: Martin said he was particularly moved by Kingdom Choir’s gospel performance at the royal wedding ceremony
‘It’s so wild because if you really think about it, if we break it down in such a way on such a top-level, that family represents colonization. And here’s someone of color who is married into it,’ he told the magazine.
‘My participation in it as an Asian American, I didn’t really think about it. For me, it was just helping my friend feel as beautiful and comfortable on her…