Surprising Facts about Meghan Markle

Britain’s next big royal wedding will involve an American bride. Royal officials announced Monday that Prince Harry is now engaged to American actress Meghan Markle and they will marry next spring. A statement from Kensington Palace did not disclose the wedding venue, though it said more details will be released in “due course.” “His Royal Highness and Ms. Markle became engaged in London earlier this month,” the palace statement said. “Prince Harry has informed Her Majesty the Queen and other close members of his family.”

“Prince Harry has also sought and received the blessing of Ms. Markle’s parents,” the palace statement said. But how much do we really know about this future princess?

  • Only prior royal experience is brief stint as drama queen
  • She’s doing this whole thing on a dare
  • Prior to dating Prince Harry, thought England was a totally made-up country
  • Keeps asking, “When do the beheadings start?”
  • Only member of British royalty to have appeared in the film Horrible Bosses
  • If this doesn’t work out, plans on becoming a dental assistant
  • Plans on making this an open marriage
  • 3-time winner of Nathan’s hot dog eating contest
  • Friends say she’s a mean drunk
  • Not related to German Chancellor Angela Merkel
  • Already plotting an invasion of Spain