Another Famous Royal Spouse Has Some Words of Advice for Meghan Markle

From TIME - December 6, 2017

Marrying into a royal familyespecially Britains notoriously hyper-scrutinized Mountbatten-Windsor familyis no small step. And despite the allure of crowns, gowns and castles, it can be a huge responsibility. Just ask others who have tied the knot and knitted their fates with that of the crown. Or ask those who have done it fictionally.

Matt Smith, who plays Queen Elizabeth IIs husband Prince Philip on Netflixs popular The Crown, had some comments about Meghan Markles future as the wife of Prince Harry. Speaking at a screening of the show at New Yorks 92nd Street Y, Smith seemed to relate with Markles situation. (As displayed in his story arc onscreen, Philip could be a reluctant royal consort, finding difficulty adjusting to expectations. But the real-life Philip has stuck by his Queens side for 70 years now.)


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