Former U.S. President Barack Obama and Prince Harry share a joke as they watch wheelchair baskeball on day 7 of the Invictus Games 2017. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation)

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Barack Obama Invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding

They have gone against advice and invited the former president.

The newly-engaged royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have asked former president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to their wedding at Windsor Castle on May 19. A royal source told Daily Star that the prince and his fiancé “want to do things their own way,” despite some aides advising them not to invite the Obamas because it would outrage current president Donald Trump, who has reportedly not been invited. But now the decision is up to the Obamas. Barack Obama and Prince Harry have a genuine friendship, writes Daily Star, one that goes beyond politics and work. Obama was recently interviewed by the prince on BBC Radio 4’s Today program. When the prince and Markle’s engagement was announced, Obama tweeted “We wish you a lifetime of you and happiness together.”

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