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Harry and Meghan’s special reaction to Princess Eugenie’s pregnancy news


Prince Harry’s cousin Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack, are expecting her first child in early 2021.

Harry and Meghan were among the royals to express well wishes to Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on their baby news. 

The Royal UK notes that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sent their congratulations privately to Harry’s cousin and her husband, who are expecting their first child in early 2021. Eugenie shared the thrilling news in a delightful Instagram post last week. It featured photos of the parents-to-be beaming at the camera together and carrying a pair of John Lewis bear slippers. The Princess, wrote: “Jack and I are so excited for early 2021…”

The formal announcement from Buckingham Palace read: “Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021. “The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news.”

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Prince Harry shares an extremely close bond with his cousin Princess Eugenie. As many reports suggested, she was one of the first members of the family to know about his relationship with former suits actress Meghan Markle. Prince Harry stated that he’s “quite overwhelmed” that his younger sister is going to be the mother for the very first time.

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According to royal biography Finding Freedom: “Harry had always trusted Princess Eugenie when it came to the women in his life. Not only did he trust her unquestioningly, but friends say that she gives great advice. She has always been ‘beyond wise’ for her years. It’s not unusual, then, that Princess Eugenie was one of the first in the British royal family to know about Prince Harry’s relationship with Meghan Markle”.

The pair also reportedly experienced a holiday together with the biography alleging that Eugenie and Jack’s visit to George and Amal Clooney’s villa on Lake Como overlapped with Harry and Meghan’s trip in summer 2018. Jack works as a brand ambassador for Casamigos, a tequila company co-founded by George in 2013.

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Eugenie has always been openly supportive of Prince Harry, particularly on her own Instagram account. When Harry and Meghan’s son Archie arrived in May 2019, Eugenie posted a photo of the couple in St George’s Hall in Windsor on the day they introduced the royal tot to the world, writing: “I’m just so happy for you!! @sussexroyal.” 

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