“Prince Harry has asked his brother The Duke of Cambridge to be his Best Man at his wedding to Ms. Meghan Markle,” Kensington Palace announced Thursday. “The Duke of Cambridge is honored to have been asked, and is very much looking forward to supporting his brother at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 19th.”
Harry served as best man to his big brother at his wedding to Kate Middleton in 2011, standing by his side as William’s future bride walked down the aisle at Westminster Abbey in front of close to 2,000 guests.
Back in January, William was asked about being tapped for the wedding day roleby U.K. radio host Roman Kemp.
“He hasn’t asked me yet, just to clear that up. It could be a sensitive subject,” he quipped at the time.
“Our relationship is closer than it’s been because of the situation we’ve been through,” he said. “Losing our mother at a young age, it’s helped us travel through that difficult patch together. You’re like-minded. You go through similar things — it’s a bond, and it’s something you know you’ve tackled together and come out better for it.”