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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and More Scandalous Royal Relationships

Slice TV Logo By Brent Furdyk of Slice TV | Slide 1 of 15: LA-born Meghan Markle was well known for her starring role in Suits before ever being set up with Prince Harry. The biracial beauty was reportedly raised Catholic, and has also been previously married and divorced, making her a divorced woman given special exception to marry into the royal family. When the couple announced their engagement in 2017, the coverage in British tabloids became so racist and sexist in tone that Prince Harry and the palace released an official statement condemning the "abuse and harassment" of his soon-to-be bride.Want more? Don't miss the royal wedding rules Meghan Markle and Prince Harry might have to follow.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle's royal wedding to Prince Harry has stirred up controversy in some quarters, with traditionalists balking at the prince choosing a divorced, American, mixed-race TV actress to be his bride. Yet this is far from the first controversial coupling to take place in Britain's royal family — heck, even Prince Philip was once thought to be an unsuitable choice for the Queen!

LA-born Meghan Markle was well known for her starring role in Suits before ever being set up with Prince Harry. The biracial beauty was reportedly raised Catholic, and has also been previously married and divorced, making her a divorced woman given special exception to marry into the royal family. When the couple announced their engagement in 2017, the coverage in British tabloids became so racist and sexist in tone that Prince Harry and the palace released an official statement condemning the "abuse and harassment" of his soon-to-be bride.

Want more? Don't miss the royal wedding rules Meghan Markle and Prince Harry might have to follow.

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