Meghan Markle Has Been Granted Permission to Wed at Westminster Abbey

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Don't worry, guys. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding will be just as fabulous as every other royal wedding. You know, if they ever get married. When Harry started dating the Suits actress, everyone wondered where they would tie the knot (should that day ever come) since Markle has already been married before. But a new report reveals that Harry and Markle can now get married at Westminster Abbey, despite the actress being a divorcee. Times, they are a changin'. 


Evidently, there was a ruling in 2002 at Westminster Abbey -- where William and Kate were wed -- allowing divorcees to get married at the church. According to the Express, a spokesperson for the Abbey said, "The Abbey follows the General Synod Ruling of 2002. Since then it has been possible for divorced people to be married in the Church of England." The spokesperson added that Markle's Jewish background wouldn't be an issue either, stating that she and Harry could have an "interfaith" wedding. 

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Markle was married to producer Trevor Engelson from 2011 to 2013. The pair were together for six years before getting engaged in 2010. They filed for divorce not long after getting married, citing "irreconcilable differences." Friends close to the couple say that long distance was to blame for most of their problems, as Markle got her role on Suits, which shoots in Toronto, a few months before getting married. Her husband was back in Los Angeles, putting a five-hour plane ride in between them. 

The good news for Markle though is that she started dating a prince a few years later -- a prince she apparently can marry in the stunning Westminster Abbey. Talk about gorgeous wedding photos. 

Markle's relationship with Harry is still relatively new, but according to sources, this could be the real deal. It's nice to know that if and when they exchange vows, it can be in beautiful Westminster Abbey. Because, come on, if you're going to be a princess, better go into it in style. 

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