The Duke & Duchess of Sussex allegedly flew commercial to Rome yesterday

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I find it sort of suspicious that we haven’t gotten a hard confirmation through witnesses or photos that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are in Rome right now. Meghan’s friend Misha Nonoo is marrying Mikey Hess in Rome today, and most of the guests arrived yesterday (Thursday) for a day/evening of pre-wedding festivities which included a lavish dinner at Pierluigi. Many celebrities were seen entering and exiting the restaurant last night – Meghan and Harry were not in any of the photos. There’s also this:

Royal reporters are patting themselves on the back for successfully bullying the Sussexes into flying commercial, but again, I have to ask… if they really flew commercial, where are the witnesses or photos? Instead, it feels like everyone is making a lot of assumptions:

Designer Misha Nonoo and Mikey Hess have thrown a dinner at one of Rome’s swankiest eateries for their wedding guests to kick start their nuptials, Page Six has learned. The designer and the energy entrepreneur have invited 300 of their closest friends from around the globe to join them as they say “I do” Friday in the Italian capital. And as we first revealed, Nonoo’s BFF Meghan Markle and hubby, Prince Harry — aka the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — are on hand to celebrate.

Guests including supermodel Karlie Kloss and her husband, Joshua Kushner, were treated to dinner Thursday night at Pierluigi, one of Rome’s oldest restaurants. While Markle and Harry weren’t at Pierluigi, we’re told it was a “beautiful” dinner. A crowd then moved on to the famous Hotel de Russie for drinks, where things were last seen getting raucous. An onlooker said: “People are getting very merry, hanging out at the bar.” Other guests include Princess Beatrice with her boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi — who were just spotted soaking up the sun on the Amalfi Coast.

Beatrice’s sister Princess Eugenie will also be there with her husband, Jack Brooksbank, alongside Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, and Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom. Newlywed Ellie Goulding and husband, Casper Jopling, will also attend. Hola! magazine reports that the wedding will take place in Villa Aurelia at 6 p.m. on Friday to coincide with the sunset and will be followed by a gala dinner and a dance. The dress code apparently states women should wear full-length dresses and men should dress in tuxedos for the star-studded nuptials, which will take place in the stunning seventh-century villa, which boasts incredible views across Rome from its gardens.

Nonoo and Hess will keep the celebrations going on Saturday. As well as exploring Rome, guests will enjoy lunch together before gathering for another big dinner in the Cinecittà film studios — where the theme is “la dolce vita.”

It’s not yet known how long the Sussexes will stay, as the trip comes just days before they embark on their first royal tour with baby Archie, with the family due to arrive in Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday. We’re told there is a social media ban at the glitzy bash — mostly due to the appearance of the Sussexes, who flew to Italy on a commercial plane without 5-month-old Archie following the row over their use of private jet for trips this summer.

[From Page Six]

You could say that maybe Meghan and Harry slipped into the restaurant through the back or something and just managed to not be photographed. It’s possible they’re in Rome and just decided to skip the pre-wedding festivities because they knew it would “look bad,” or whatever. But it definitely feels odd – why make a point of going to Rome the day before the wedding if you’re not going to enjoy the pre-wedding fun? I also wonder if Misha Nonoo would have preferred to really show off her wedding, like sell the photos to Tatler or Hello or Vogue, but now she can’t because Meghan and Harry asked for “no photos.”

I also see that *some* people are taking issue with the fact that Meghan and Harry *maybe* left Archie at home. Their trip – if they took it! – is for two nights at most? It’s not like they’re leaving him at home unattended for a month. Archie has nannies and such. Maybe Doria is there and getting some time with her grandson, who knows.

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  1. Eliza says:

    VIP passengers can get in and out airports without the fuss us mere mortals go through. They have different security procedures and don’t stand in long custom lines. I would argue most people who pay for first class tickets also don’t care Harry & Meghan are there and taking pictures or running to the press. Major airports also have better security procedures. People fly private because it’s quicker (because of shorter procedures) and because it’s more comfortable/luxurious. I believe they’re there. It’s a close friend of both of them, why would they not go?

    • Guest says:

      You don’t need to be a VIP. You just need to fly Business or First and you’ll have a speedier process through the airport.

      • Liz says:

        True, Business & First class passengers get special lanes through security and have separate lounges to wait for their flights. However, the high-security VIPs/public figures like Harry & Meghan generally enter the terminal through a separate entrance entirely (often near the commercial loading docks) and are never seen in the public areas of the terminal at all (unless they want to be seen).

  2. Britt says:

    I really don’t get the Media and RR. They complain and make a huge controversy about them flying private and when they fly commercial, it’s still a problem. This is why Harry and Meghan ignore them because they complain just to complain and are never satisfied. Not to mention, the bullying and racism against them especially Meghan, they have been cut off at knees when it comes to access. You can sense the bitterness just from their words alone. I get the sense that we will see more public apologies like with the BBC. The hounding and constant gaslighting isn’t working and frankly it’s getting old.

    • Yoyo says:

      Some on Twitter ripped Prince William for promoting an Anti-bullying App with the BBC, when his brother is suing them for broadcasting racist stories about him and his wife.

    • bamaborn says:

      Exactly, Britt! Get the feeling they are beginning to see how pathetic and pedestrian they’re acting. It might be the tour coming up, but I believe when you make an a$$ of yourselves globally, saving face is upmost. Enjoy yourselves Duke and Duchess!!

  3. Becks1 says:

    So to me, the whole “private jet” thing seems quite simple – they prefer to fly private with Archie when it is possible (and when the private plane is provided by someone else.) Meghan flew commercial to NY two weeks ago, Harry flew commercial to Italy for the polo match in May, etc. I know that Richard Palmer et al prefer to think that they bullied the Sussexes into it, but I think this is just how they prefer to operate. If it was really about making sure everyone knew they flew commercial, they would have staged a photo op *cough*Will and Kate*cough*.

    I imagine they went to the dinner last night, will attend the wedding tonight, and then will fly back to London on Saturday and then fly to SA with their staff and archie (if he’s not with them now.)

    • Britt says:

      I’m really not understanding why they keep pushing this plane issue. It’s old now at this point and I have a feeling it’s going to get worse during the tour because of Archie. They want a photo of them getting of the plane together and they won’t most likely won’t do that.

      • Becks1 says:

        I think they keep pushing it because it is one of the few criticisms they have thrown their way that actually “grew legs,” so to speak. Even on here, which is pretty pro-Meghan, there was a fair amount of criticism of the issue. So for RRs, who have spent the past year (maybe past 2 years) trying to find something to sling at Meghan, this was the thing that actually stuck.

        Of course, it is old now at this point and I kind of laugh at how other prominent celebs keep getting asked about it and they’re like, “what is the big deal?” (i.e. Paul McCartney was asked about it recently in a BBC interview.)

      • Yoyo says:

        It’s set in stone, there will no photo-op when they get off the plane with Archie.
        Buckingham Palace, said Archie May make an appearance, but since he is four months old, it is not a sure bet.

      • Becks1 says:

        @yoyo – yup, no arrival pictures off the plane. But I don’t think they did that in Australia either (if my memory serves) so in general it may just be how they prefer to operate.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        From people I have talked to who are not really Royal watchers, Harry comment about “protecting my family” sorta got their goat as does not everyone “want to protect their family”. If a private plane is going somewhere anyway and Meghan & Harry are offered a ride they are not adding to a carbon foot print. However, one cannot be constantly preaching about global warming and constantly traveling in jets because then you look like an eco-hypocrite not an eco-warrior.

        I do not believe that Meghan & Harry are hypocrites but when you say one thing and appear to do another then you may be perceived by the public in general as a hypocrite.

      • Becks1 says:

        @Bay – well, I think the whole “protect my family” comment absolutely needs to be taken into context. If people are not royal watchers, they are probably unfamiliar with the level of vitriol and hatred aimed at Harry and Meghan and the obsession with gaining access to Archie – to prove that he is a real baby, to see what color his hair is, etc. It is very different than me wanting to protect my family and most reasonable people should understand that.

        I don’t want to rehash the whole private jet debacle except to say that H&M have never said they are eco-warriors, and Charles has preached on the environment much more over the decades and still uses a private jet, with no public blowback.

        ETA and I know you are going to say that those aren’t necessarily your beliefs etc but then why even bother bringing up the counter arguments? We know the debate at this point.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        @Becks1, The reason I bring all this up is to try and understand why a sector of the public has a negative attitude towards Meghan & Harry. IMHO there are more issues here than racism. If I was involved with this mess, I would suggest that BP issue the rules and guidelines for the working Royals flying commercial vs. private. Then there would be no question as to if Harry is right or wrong when choosing a method of transportation. I personally think that all of “flight nonsense” is really just silly but the RRs are using it against Harry & Meghan.

        Almost everything that the RRs have used against M&H is really nonsense blown out of proportion. If Megan & Harry want to fight back against false negative press coverage they need to be careful not to give RRs more ammunition to be blown out of proportion. If they are going to ignore what is falsely said then need to just keep calm, carry on, never complain and never explain. I think Harry is a complainer.

        ETA: Both Beatrice and Eugenie are supposedly at this wedding and absolutely no seems concerned with their mode of transportation to Rome.

      • notasugarhere says:

        There were photos taken of them when they arrived in Australia, getting off the plane and getting into cars. There was no official posing for pics, but professional photographers got plenty of photos of them.

        IDK how they’re going to get Archie off a plane without him being seen, but I hope they manage to do it. Good bait-and-switch would be if Archie is arriving privately in S.A. Sat or Sun, while paps are hunting around Rome for Harry and Meghan.

      • Rogue says:

        I don’t think that the UK public as a whole are that negative about Harry and Meghan. Whatever the criticisms of these projects, Vogue, Together Cookbook and SmartSet have been extremely successful including in the UK. For someone who’s new to the royal family and has had relentless negativity she was polled 6th in Yougov poll and Harry 2nd for most popular royals recently. I know its silly but if SM is any indicator of popularity Birthday wishes for Harry was trending all day on Twitter in the UK on Sunday.

        There is at least one negative article about Meghan in UK press daily and she is right wing’s new whipping person so it would be hard for this negativity not to seep through to a casual observer . But I get the sense that even non royal watchers are getting bored with the negativity and can see the ridiculousness of trying to compare Andrew allegations with alleged misfires by Meghan and Harry.

      • L4frimaire says:

        Do they have high speed rail in U.K.? Just curious. Now they’re being criticized for the amount of flights they take. As others have said, the press is pissed, are obsessed with getting Meghan to “ obey” the ever shifting rules that apply to her only, and seem to really get riled up about the glamour of her life both before marriage and now, her friends is high places, her internationalism, American work ethic, etc. because she was a minor actress who is married only to the 6th in line. How dare she attract so much global attention!

      • Guest says:

        Meghan hasn’t said anything about the environment, so she should be kept out of the conversation. But Harry *definitely* has. He’s the one who started lecturing the commoners, telling people to stop holidaying in the tourist spots because of the environmental damage it causes. He has also talked about the “little people’s” carbon emissions & carbon footprints and how we should all do our bit aka stop flying – too many people fly, look at the figures!!! Bla, bla, I fly more than 15 times a year and I’m not going to stop exploring other countries because the Prince of my country said so. Lol. Of course the hypocrite comments are going to come thick and fast when he’s doing the opposite of his preaching. No one would care if he chose to fly by private jet everywhere if he didn’t lecture people in the first place. When did Prince Charles tell us to make our carbon footprints smaller because we’re damaging the environment? Everyone knows PC lives a grand life but last time I checked he wasn’t lecturing the ‘commoners’. Then Harry had to come out with “nobody is perfect” lool. See, that is what happens when you get on your high horse, then proceed to do the opposite. I don’t think Meghan’s name is officially attached to his new travel business company, which is good because he isn’t very bright with what he says and does. Two very different things. Lastly, carbon offsets have been around for decades, a lot of us already donate to local ventures/communities when we travel to different countries so I’m not sure why Harry thinks he has invented something new. Ugh, she really does deserve better than a spoiled, pampered Prince who knows nothing about the real world. He praised the supermarket Waitrose for ditching their plastic, telling others to follow his lead – fine – but he did not realise that Waitrose is one the most expensive supermarkets in this country and the average person can not afford to shop there, at all.

    • Moose says:

      @Becks1. Exactly my thoughts too, fly commercial when they are on their own but fly private when they are with Archie to prevent snoopers and sly photos being taken and sold to the tabloids. M&H always seem unbothered by photos taken of them but want to keep Archie private, this is what they have always claimed, but it gets twisted by reporters.

    • Himmiefan says:

      I want them to fly private now to get back at the RRRs (Racist Royal Reporters).

  4. Oh No says:

    These RRs are a joke and will social media, increasingly becoming less relevant. It’s cute that they have taken to blocking people

    • HK9 says:

      They’re are a joke, the sad thing is they don’t know it but everyone else does.

      • Britt says:

        I think they know it and it’s pissing them off especially now that the international and American media are involved. Social Media really sped up their irrelevancy as well. That’s why they troll and bully Meghan because they see her as the cause of their decline. They seemed to have forgotten that it’s not the 80’s or 90’s anymore. They miss the control, manipulation and puppeteering they used to have over the royals. Meghan and Harry have not budged and are clearly not afraid of them and they don’t know what to do.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        The RRs may be joke and eventually fall by the wayside but until that happens the RRs will use everything that comes their way to bully and punish Meghan & Harry.

      • (TheOG)@Jan90067 says:

        Where were the (prolonged) outcries by these hypocrites when Pedo Andy and Freeloading Fergie FLEW PRIVATE BOTH TO AND FROM BALMORAL???? I sure as hell didn’t hear the screams from there to Timbuktu, did you??

        Why is there no “investigating” as to how Bea and her homewrecking BF got to Italy? Or Eugenie and her husband? Do we know how THEY got to Italy?? Where is that keen investigating for them??

      • BayTampaBay says:

        @(TheOG)@Jan90067, Agree with everything you say regrading the York Princesses and their spouses (and/or spouse to be).

        The UK Tabloid media is not digging any deeper into the Pedo Andy fiasco because they know they will only find more guilt, more dirt and they do not want to upset QEII. It will take law enforcement to do the digging and the tabloids will print what law enforcement releases.

  5. RedRoyal says:

    I don’t think Katy, Orlando, etc were at the pre-wedding dinner. I meant where is the pic of Misha?

    • M. says:

      They are there along with Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner. The Daily Mail posted the photos online. I don’t think the tabloids care about Misha. They just want photos of her guests, especially Harry and Meghan.

      • bamaborn says:

        So Josh Kushner is the friend, how did that translate to Jared and Ivanka being there? Surprised they didn’t drag Trump along also. Loathsome people.

      • Guest says:

        Because Misha Nonoo is very good friends with the Trumps and Kushners. They have all been friends for years and years. I don’t know why people are always coming for Ivanka’s neck, she looked absolutely ethereal today. I’m not American btw so I couldn’t care less about the politics.

      • Lorelei says:

        @Guest, trust me, there are very good reasons people are having that reaction to Ivanka.

  6. Sofia says:

    It seems they only use Private Jets when they’re given by someone else. For example Elton’s jet for France and Amal’s jet for the baby shower.

  7. M. says:

    As obsessed as some people are about the Sussexes, I’m surprised that no one took a photo of them. I was also surprised that there were no photos of Meghan in New York other than at the US Open.

    Here’s my theory: Harry and Meghan were probably there but hidden away from cameras. There were a bunch of photos of Katy and Orlando and Karlie Kloss but not really anyone else. I think everyone knows that the tabloids are desperate for the money shot photos of the Sussexes, and everyone is doing what they can to protect them.

    • Britt says:

      This is also why the tabloids have been targeting Meghan’s friendships because they’re loyal and can’t be bought. They want so desperately for celebs to stop speaking out for them because it’s making the press look horrible. I imagine coupled with the lockdown on access, Meghan’s inner circle not speaking except for Mulroney and Nonoo, it’s driving them up the wall.

  8. aquarius64 says:

    There are no pictures of the bride and groom so the RRs may have it wrong – again.

    This party at the restaurant was reported to be raucous. The last thing Harry and Meghan need is to be seen at a wild party before a major royal tour next week. The Sussexes may have had dinner with Misha and Mikey and close friends and family before the wedding.

  9. Toot says:

    Harry and Meghan, i think fly private on their private time when they have Archie, otherwise they travel commercial.

    • Wowsers says:

      Except when going to camp Google

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Flying private is flying private no matter when or why you do it. Flying commercial is flying commercial no matter when or why you it.

      • Taneesha says:

        Ok, so what exactly is the point of these yr counter arguments @BTB? This is starting to feel and look like running around in circles, my head is spinnin.

  10. Harla says:

    I just don’t know if I believe this or not, it feels like their supposed Ibiza trip, no photos just locals saying it happened. Also, the Sussex’s are making an 11 hour flight to South Africa on Sunday for their 10 day tour so I don’t know if a trip to Italy is really what they want to do right now. But if they are there, I hope they have a great time!

  11. Charfromdarock says:

    “Energy entrepreneur” is that what they are calling oil barrons now?

    • Acires says:

      OMG I was going to say the same thing!

    • L4frimaire says:

      Yes that’s exactly what they are calling themselves. I have a friend who works for a major US oil company. They work for the “ energy industry”. They travel all over the world, places like India, Angola, SE Asia, even Bakersfield, ha ha. Truly global. This industry is not going anywhere anytime soon,and it will be responsible for our next military action if the Saudis get their way, but sure, let’s complain about one privileged couple taking jets.

  12. TheBees says:

    If I had crazy people targeting my family, we would be on private flights. Locked down. The groups calling Harry a race trader and other things is cause for concern no matter how easy it is for them to board privately and quickly. Then again I suffer from anxiety so I could be over analyzing 😂.

  13. Abby says:

    Duchess Meghan is GORGEOUS

  14. Melissa says:

    75% of me thinks they are not in Rome. She didn’t go to either of Priyanka’s weddings and they’re supposedly very close too. It’s hard for them to do stuff like this, even like regular celebrities. And personally, I would feel bad imposing on my friend’s event with all my necessary security and protocols.

    I won’t be shocked if they are photographed at the wedding today, but I think it’s more likely they’re not there.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      @Melissa, I do not think they are in Rome either.

      However, Tatler stated they were in Rome but Tatler has been known to get things wrong. I would not say that Tatler lies. Simply put, the people working at Tatler are not smart enough to get it right.

    • Tourmaline says:

      They are there–there are videos on Twitter now of them arriving at the event. Also photos on DM.

      • Lorelei says:

        Yes, there are already bitchy comments by “stylists” about how Meghan is wearing black.

        (Princess Eugenie is also wearing black, but not a peep from anyone about her! 🙄)

  15. MsIam says:

    I hope they are having a great time. And I’m sure H&M are so over the press by now that they are probably just chilling and laying low. Besides, once they leave for the tour it will be nonstop press and pictures.

  16. ShazBot says:

    I think it’s so gross the way people expect mothers to be with their babies 100% of the time. If you don’t want to leave your baby for a 3-day trip? Great, don’t. If someone else is okay with it? Great, all the power to them. Archie will be fine, he is loved. Holy crap can we stop judging each other for such ridiculous things?!

    • BayTampaBay says:

      If I were QEII, I would simply state: “No children on any overseas tours untill they are at least six years old”. A statement like this would put an end to all “Royal Baby watching”.

      Diana started all this mess when she INSISTED William go with her & Charles on tour to Australia or she would stay home. This episode (argument with the courtiers) is reported in books by Lady Colin Campbell and Tina Brown.

      • Tourmaline says:

        Yeah but big royal tours are something royals have to do, and royals who have little children should not be penalized for that by being mandated to be separated from their kids for weeks on end. No way. The bad old days were pre-Diana when the Queen would go off for weeks to months without seeing her young children.

    • Guest says:

      Yup, ridiculous, isn’t it? So now the Cambridges and Sussexes are bad parents for going on trips/ vacations without their son. Duh, their child is/ was in the care of loving grandparents and presumably the caring nanny, maybe the Spencers, for Archie. Nitpicking over nothing.

  17. DM2 says:

    Well, if they’re there, I hope Meghan and Harry brought some ten-foot poles with them, ’cause Ivanka will jump over tables of guests to try to get to them. I don’t know how they could stand to be in the same room, nay, country, with that lothsome duo.

  18. Loretta says:

    Dear reporters, Archie is 4-months-old not 5. Thanks!

  19. Heather says:

    The only thing that bothers me about this is how they cherry pick when they (ALL royals) want to use their children as an excuse to leave/not do something. I agree that there is NOTHING wrong with going away for a few days and leaving your child with those you trust. But Meghan was just in the states and now (if she even is) in Rome without Archie. But a few days ago she left her event early because she said it was time to go feed him. Obviously not an article covered on this site. If he is fine without you while you’re away for fun he should certainly be fine without you while you are “working”.

    • CairinaCat says:

      We don’t know what her milk supply is like. She may have been running low or be out of her freezer stash. Maybe she can’t pump, there are many reasons why you wouldn’t be able to pump. Maybe for a medical reason she needed to nurse, mastitis can do that.
      The point is YOU have no idea what her situation is.
      But OMG go ahead and shame a mother that breastfeeds her 4 month old baby

    • BayTampaBay says:

      This story bothered me too.

      • blue36 says:

        Yeah, I’ll give this a pass for now, but if this this excuse becomes repetitive then I’m going to be annoyed

  20. Marie says:

    These royal reporters don’t want Harry and Meghan to go anywhere. They want them to be locked up at Frogmore. It seems any time they go places they throw a tantrum.

    • L4frimaire says:

      Exactly. They treated the Frogmore move like some type of banishment from KP, but now they’re mad that a busy social couple in their 30s do fun social things. They get mad when they go to Italy or France, but also mad when they go to a nice hotel in England ( babymoon place) or a pub near their house. I also think the Balmoral thing was never going to happen this summer. Also, I don’t think she left SmartWorks early. She probably made her speech and scheduled appearance and ceded the floor to the rest of the players. That’s really not fair considering how much time she actually puts in with them and her work in the launch. Maybe she just said that to be polite when leaving because she has other things to do,like prepare for South Africa tour, other charities, her besties wedding, and yes, her baby.

  21. Brenda Lee says:

    The Queen would never ever attend her designer’s wedding.
    And of course Meghan would wear black for a wedding and, I suppose, white for a funeral.

    • notasugarhere says:


    • MsIam says:

      What has the Queen got to do with this? And Misha is Meghan’s friend who happens to be a designer. Btw the Queen’s granddaughters are there too, I guess they didn’t get the memo either.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        Megan is not The Queen. She will never be The Queen nor will she ever be The Queen Consort. Camilla would go to a designer’s wedding and be the life of the party.

      • notasugarhere says:

        Camilla seems like a lot of fun. I’d take lunch with her, Maxima, or Queen Margrethe any day.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Well Beaton was bisexual and Hartnell was gay, at a time when homosexuality was illegal. Which of those fictional weddings did you expect her to attend? I think Angela Kelly was married before she was hired by The Queen. HM has attended the weddings of plenty of people through the years, including a random couple in Mancester a few years ago. She and Philip had plenty of society and celebrity friends too, but don’t strain yourself bothering to do any research whatsoever.

      White was a traditional shade for mourning for years (white and black, lavender for half mourning). When Bertie and Queen Mum toured France in 1938, she had her entire Hartnell wardrobe redone in white as her mother had recently passed away. You can find plenty of articles about The White Wardrobe. The whole wardrobe theme was Bertie’s idea, because he wanted her dressed as a lady in a Winterthur painting.

    • MrsBanjo says:

      Eugenie is there also wearing black, and Kate, the future future QC wore black for a wedding. You did try, though.

    • Olenna says:

      Honestly, you’re comparing Pedo Andy’s mom to the Duchess of Sussex? GTFOH, Brenda Lee. Your racism and envy of all things Meghan is shameful.

    • Gingerbee says:

      Guess what Brenda lee, some people wears white at funereal, myself included.

  22. JIlly says:

    TMZ posted the same pic so it will be interesting what tomorrow will bring!

  23. Rogue says:

    @Brenda Lee- Misha is Meghan’s friend pre Harry. I’m sure the Queen and other royals have attended their friends weddings previously.

    Eugenie, a blood Princess, was also pictured wearing black at this wedding.

    • Tourmaline says:

      Eugenie actually rode next to the bride in the car to the event–they must be pretty close!

      And I see Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner present and accounted for. Gag.

      • Guest says:

        Yes, the Yorks and Misha’s friendship goes back over 10 years.. same as her friendship with Trumps & Kushner. Misha comes from an extremely privileged background, she is a NYC socialite, so of course she would be close friends with the New York young elite. And why the gag over Javanka? Meghan and Harry are happy to be at the wedding, mingling with them, so? Meghan was a big fan of Ivanka and spoke very highly of her. Yes, yes, it was before Trump, but she probably still sees her as a good person, like Misha does. I don’t know why Harry made such a show of staying away from Ivanka during their state visit this year because he is thrilled to be next to them at the wedding. I hope Misha matches Meghan up with someone on her own wavelength after this because Harry isn’t it. She needs an intelligent hundred millionaire or billionaire so she can live her life peacefully, without the harassment. Archie and Meghan don’t deserve the hate, she should be living better without the scrutiny at every flipping turn.

      • Olenna says:

        @Guest, LOL! Do you have a psychic hotline number you could post for the benefit of all of us here on CB? Sounds like you have an all-seeing eye enhanced with mind-reading skills.

      • Tourmaline says:

        Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are the two evil grifters who are the top advisors in the Trump Administration. So yes I will GAG loudly and with vigor whenever and wherever I see their smirking faces. Without apology.

      • Guest says:

        Lol, Olenna, it’s called onwards and upwards! Meghan can and will do better after this, you watch. I’m not saying right now – in the future. These types of circles & relationships are based on social connections, status and wealth. It is true Meghan doesn’t deserve these silly criticisms coming her way & if she were to upgrade, she would be living fabulously in peace. No critiques of her clothing costs at every turn, etc.

    • L4frimaire says:

      @Guest, no one has seen Ivanka as a good person since November 2016. The woman was recently quoted as saying she gets her moral compass from her father. Not to mention despite all her swanning about the world to project gravitas gets her nowhere since Trump thinks dumb Don, jr. will assume his mantle, not her. Javanka knows better than to try to ingratiate themselves to the Sussexes. A handshake, if that is all that’s required. Also Meghan , Duchess of Sussex is already very well matched up and her husband looks like a very happy man. Quit stirring.

      • Guest says:

        Frankly, I do not care that her husband looks look like a very happy man. Duh, she is beautiful, smart, educated and accomplished. Harry married up, not the other way around! People are always excusing his mess and the blame falls on Meghan!

  24. BayTampaBay says:

    Meghan Markle in a 13K dress. The Daily Fail commentariat will have a field day.

    • Yoyo says:

      Nothing new, they will get over it, if she wore an outfit from the Gap, they will bitch, so let them carry on doing what they’re good at, rinse and repeat.
      It would be fun if next week she wears African prints, and drive them nuts.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        African prints…..What a wonderful idea.

        Check the DM comments and it was much different than I expected. Just as much hate for Sunshine Sachs, SoHo House, Kushner brothers, York girls, Katy Perry and Karlie Kloss as Meghan & Harry. i guess it is kinda of refreshing to know that is such an organism as an equal-opportunity-hater.

    • DaisySharp says:

      wow. a 13k dress. and partying with jared and ivanka. imagine if taylor did this. this place would have to be medicated.

      • Yoyo says:

        It was not Meghan’s Wedding, so that means, she is not entitled to choose the guest.
        Taylor WHO? Please

      • Le4Frimaire says:

        Who is Taylor? Also, why did Ivanka do to her face and why is she dressing like Betty Draper from MadMen? Meghan looked fabulous and Harry pleased as punch. That pink mess Katy Perry was wearing looked like it didn’t even fit, ironic since she criticized Meghan’s wedding dress for the same issue. Wondered if she even made eye contact with her at wedding, 😂.

    • Joanna says:

      Yeah, I saw. They posted the price of Meghan’s dress but no one else’s!

  25. What says:

    300 closest friends????!

  26. Patty says:

    I don’t mind Meghan but come on with the expensive dresses that she wears one time. Also, from what I’ve seen of the dress, it wasn’t particularly great.

    • Olenna says:

      Granted we’re all entitled to our opinions, but the Duchess of Sussex wore this dress that you don’t think is great to a private function. Whether she wears it again or not is her business. What she spends her money on (clothing, gifts, etc.) for private functions is definitely her business. Bottom line, it’s none of our business what she wears during her private time. If she gets photographed in a non-official capacity while going to the store, a wedding, a restaurant or walking her dog it’s because someone (a pap, private citizen or a tabloid) is trying to cash in on her private life. Crazily, some people believe they’re entitled to know her private business and see it splashed all over the news, but they’re not. Also, if you haven’t noticed by now, the DoS doesn’t dress for us gossipers or the tabloid readers. She wears what she likes and probably gives as little attention to fashion critics as she does the racist RRs and media commentators.

  27. Well-Wisher says:

    I find it interesting that the Sussexes flew commercial their entire courtship and when they have an additional member in their family they flew private just like Princess Diana before them.
    The alarm about climate change because the scenario that will ensue should temperature in the oceans rise and hurricanes cannot move the excessive heat.
    The results will lead to depleting oxygen for humans and our demise.
    The Sussexes have highlighted the people who share this concern and the alt right tabloids declared a culture war.
    Where does this lead to?