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Meghan Markle Giggles as Prince Harry Interrupts Speech to Battle a Bumblebee

meghan markleLONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 22: (L-R) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend The Prince of Wales' 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration held at Buckingham Palace on May 22, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

They are such newlyweds! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped out for their first official royal engagement as husband and wife three days after their wedding on Tuesday, May 22, giving the public a sweet glimpse into their new marriage.

A glowing Duchess of Sussex looked garden party appropriate in a sleeved white dress with a matching hat for Prince Charles’ 70th birthday, where she was photographed laughing alongside her new in-laws, the Duke of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

The reason, it turns out, was all due to Prince Harry during his speech at the event. While delivering his words at the podium while his proud family and new wife looked on, Harry suddenly interrupted his sentence and said, “Sorry. That bee really got me.”

The admission prompted laughter from the crowd and Markle, who covered her mouth with her hand, looked down and giggled to herself. Charles and Camila then leaned over to Markle to ask what had just happened, and she affectionately explained the incident to her father-in-law and the Duchess. The trio giggled together as Harry finished his speech honoring his father.

“So paw, while I know that you’ve asked that today not be about you, you must forgive me if I don’t listen to you,” he concluded. “Much like when I was younger.”

Watch the sweet moment above.

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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.