Do Princess Diana's Close Friends Approve Of Meghan Markle? Sir Elton John Finally Opens Up
July 26, 2018 12:11 By Fabiosa
How did Sir Elton John feel about watching his friend Princess Diana's son walk down the aisle with his mixed-race American bride?
Does he approve?
The pop star finally got a chance to share his thoughts on the royal wedding months after the fairytale affair, and he has just put us in the mood for a repeat show of May 19.
His verdict? He told CNN in an exclusive interview that the royal wedding was like a party!
To understand why this is a major endorsement of Prince Harry's bride, you'll need to understand just how close to the royals Elton John is.
Preparing for #AIDS2018 Plenary Session with @EltonOfficial – where The Duke and Sir Elton will launch the MenStar coalition, which will expand the diagnoses and treatment of HIV infections in men, with the aim of ultimately ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. pic.twitter.com/sYnROYwpdS— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) July 24, 2018
He's an honorary member of the royal family. He basically watched Harry grow up, and remained one of Princess Diana's closest friends and collaborators even during the last few years of her life. And then, he performed at the royal wedding!
Advocacy with Harry
The musician's comment is a clear sign that he approves of Meghan Markle and this progressive step by the royals.
“New, energetic and innovative solutions are needed more than ever before – and that is exactly what you are about to see from @eltonofficial and the Men Star Coalition partners.” – The Duke of Sussex #AIDS2018 pic.twitter.com/kNrBbivxCk— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) July 24, 2018
What's more, he recently got to join forces again with Prince Harry at the 2018 International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, where they both tried to raise awareness of HIV prevention in young men. What do you think?