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Meghan Markle Attends First Public Event With Prince Harry

Prince Harry Meghan MarklePrince Harry (R) takes part in the Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park Polo Club on May 7, 2017 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Nothing says “public” like polo. After quietly dating for a year, actress Meghan Markle stepped out this weekend to cheer on boyfriend, Prince Harry, at the Audi Polo Challenge.

The royal—also the fifth in line to the royal throne—rode on behalf of his charities of choice, Well Child and Sentebale, starting Saturday, May 6. His girlfriend, in a clean white blazer over her shoulders with a pair of shades, fit in perfectly with other attendees.

Other A-listers included Eddie Redmayne and his wife, Hannah Magshawe, as well as Emma Stone and Tom Hardy.

Harry, 32, and Markle, 35, were later photographed kissing after the match.

On Sunday, Prince William joined Harry and rode on behalf of Tusk Trust. “Their Royal Highnesses have taken part in polo fixtures in support of their charities since 2007 and have continued each year since, raising over £10 million for charitable causes to date,” Kensington Palace said in its statement.

Markle and Harry were first linked together last summer. It is believed that Markle will attend Pippa Middleton’s upcoming wedding reception as Harry’s date.

His Invictus Games will be held next in Toronto, where Markle’s TBS show is shot.

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.