Welcome to the royal family, girl! Prince Harry’s girlfriend, Meghan Markle, has gotten a royal seal of approval by Mike Tindall, the husband of Harry’s cousin, Zara Phillips. The former England rugby player has faced scrutiny in the past (much like Meghan) when he married Zara, the Queen’s granddaughter, in 2011. Despite the fact that he hasn’t met the Suits star personally, he told The Sunday People that he believes she’ll do “absolutely fine” joining the prestigious fam.
“It comes with a lot of history and the family that it is. It’s obviously nerve-racking,” Mike said. “But she has been under enough scrutiny and pressure in her day-to-day life so I’m sure she will get through it. She will be fine.”
“As long as they are both happy that’s all that you can ask for. I’m sure she’ll do absolutely fine,” he added. Mike might also have his own personal reasons for welcoming Meghan into the family, since he has confessed to being a big Suits fan. “It’s a very good show. I will definitely try and get the inside scoop on it.”
While previously speaking to The Sun, Mike said, “A cameo in Suits is one thing I would definitely do, I could be a door bouncer or something. I’ll have to ask Meghan if she can get me in.”
Meghan (left) and Harry (right). (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Meghan and her royal beau were spotted in Botswana, Africa, earlier this month for the actress’ 36th birthday. “Harry has been planning this holiday for a long time,” a source told The Sun about the overseas trip. “He’s made the trip incredibly romantic.”
“They’ll go on boats across the lake, walk in the bush at dawn and camp under the stars. Harry’s done a lot of conservation work in Africa with endangered elephants and black rhinos and he’ll show them to the woman he wants to marry,” the source continued. We know Africa holds a special place in Harry’s heart — it could well be the place he pops the question!
This post was written by Jacqui King. It originally appeared on our sister site, NowToLove.com.
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