Alexandra Whittaker
Jan 29, 2018 @ 12:15 pm

Meghan Markle is not afraid to bend a rule or two when it comes to marrying Prince Harry. The soon-to-be princess has broken protocol in the past, and now she's going against the grain once again. Only this time, it involves a full speech.

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According to The Telegraph, Markle is set to give her own speech at her wedding reception that will offer "affectionate" praise of Prince Harry alongside a few jokes and a thank you to Queen Elizabeth.

Markle's dad Thomas Markle is expected to walk his daughter down the aisle, but "may not make a formal speech," the outlet reports. And thus, the bride-to-be is prepared to speak at the reception should he choose to avoid the limelight.

"She wants to have the chance to thank her husband and everyone who has supported them," a source told The Sunday Times. "Harry is fully behind her."

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Kensington Palace has yet to comment on this new development, but with Markle's history of giving speeches, it probably won't be that outrageous to expect her to give a powerful presentation. Markle has spoken at a United Nations gathering in the past about feminism and equality, so a public speech is right up the actress's alley.

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