It was rumored Prince Harry would bring his girlfriend Meghan Markle , the star of the TV show “Suits,” stoking speculation that the wedding might prompt Harry to also pop the question. But the American actress was not spotted at the church and it remains to be seen if she will show up at the reception. If she does attend the after party some royal watchers have suggested the excitement might be contagious. “Everyone gets more romantic when they attend a wedding and I’m sure Harry and Meghan will feel it too” said Chris Ship , the royal editor for NBC News’ British partner ITV News. Pippa Middleton Ricky Vigil M / GC Images “But remember, this relationship is not yet a year old and if Meghan is to marry into the royal family, she’ll want to be certain she’s doing the right thing,” he added. “I think they will get engaged, but they might well choose to keep us — and the world — waiting a little longer.” Melanie Bromley, chief correspondent for E! News, was more optimistic. “We are expecting Harry to propose this summer,” she told NBC News. Bromley said she doubted the wedding would greatly influence Harry’s decision-making because she thought he had already decided. “I don’t think it will impact whether Harry will pop the question as I think his mind is probably made up,” Bromley said, “but we do think once the wedding is over, it will pave the way for Harry to propose without taking the attention away from Pippa.” But Royah Nikkhah, the royal correspondent for the Sunday Times, cautioned not to read too much into Markle’s invite. “It really is perfectly normal for someone to bring their girlfriend to a wedding when they have been dating for a year,” she said.
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