Prince Harry to be William's best man
February 14th, 2011
06:52 AM ET

Prince Harry to be William's best man

Prince William's younger brother, Prince Harry, will be his best man when he marries Kate Middleton in London in April, Clarence House announced Monday.

Middleton's sister Philippa will be her maid of honor.

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  1. Cesar

    I wasn't invited.

    February 14, 2011 at 7:10 am | Report abuse |
    • irsh

      it shows that you have no sand

      February 14, 2011 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  2. new england blueblood

    Best Wishes to these poor rich blokes.

    February 14, 2011 at 7:22 am | Report abuse |
  3. royal blood

    born rich azz best man for other born rich azz – yay

    February 14, 2011 at 7:30 am | Report abuse |
  4. Umbra

    Lol at you haters. Carry on your useless existence. Just sit in your lame chairs and look at your lame TVs how young and beautiful prince and his love are getting married. Some magic still exists as long as we are willing to believe in it.

    February 14, 2011 at 7:49 am | Report abuse |
    • Jack


      February 14, 2011 at 7:58 am | Report abuse |
    • John Smyth

      And they are such a nice young couple. He is serving his country and setting a fine example for all young men to aspire to. Let them be an example of the goodness our younger generation can strive to achieve.

      February 14, 2011 at 8:34 am | Report abuse |
    • JD

      Jack are you saying our politicians don't eat?

      February 14, 2011 at 8:47 am | Report abuse |
    • PEllen

      To Jack:

      Kennedy Clan
      Bush family

      Anyone who 1) once held public office, 2) has close relatives who hold/held public office and 3) now gets $25 grand to give a speech on "the circuit" qualifies

      February 14, 2011 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  5. Next King

    Best of luck to the next King of England and his queen!

    February 14, 2011 at 7:50 am | Report abuse |
    • JaneAZ

      Next King – Not quite. Only when his father dies.

      February 14, 2011 at 8:16 am | Report abuse |
    • DerrickAnthony

      Next King, indeed. The throne is his. Charles will be expected to pass it up. Someone doesn't have to die, for another to become King or Queen. Americans should learn more about other "systems"., before they lend advice.

      February 14, 2011 at 8:36 am | Report abuse |
    • Holly

      I agree. I think Charles will pass it up. Charles indicated a sadness (during a recent interview) that he had devoted his entire life to his causes (which would have to be given up completely upon becoming King). His is pushing late 60's, right, and still loves his work. No-way, he will abdicate and leave the B.S. to William. I say more power to both of them. I would like see more of Charles' environmental work published and explored. This would be something only PRINCE Charles could do.

      February 14, 2011 at 9:18 am | Report abuse |
    • cecilia

      to Jane AZ – his father will step aside and William will become the King and good for him

      February 14, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Joemama

    Not really a royal

    February 14, 2011 at 8:05 am | Report abuse |
    • Nicole M.

      Sorry, old news (that wasn't news). Been totally debunked. Hewitts involvement with Diana and Harry's conception don't line up. There is red hair on both Diana's and Charles relatives. Look at pics of both his uncle Andrew and his grandfather Philip when they were that age. In fact William looks less like his father than Harry does (at the same ages) and no on seems to question that one.

      February 14, 2011 at 9:40 am | Report abuse |
    • Cederico

      Harry is Charles's kid. I am very sure the Royals have had a DNA test performed in the past and confirmed it. Red hair runs on Diana's side of the family as well as Charles's side. I would look more at facial features too...he is looking more and more like a Windsor.

      February 14, 2011 at 10:40 am | Report abuse |
  7. Megan

    Jack you're right. We have no Royal Family...we have corrupted politicians.

    February 14, 2011 at 8:06 am | Report abuse |
    • Hyphen

      Megan is right we have no royal family to enjoy. Just crooked politicians to spend all of our money. CONGRATS to Kate and William. Harry was the obvious choice for a best man.

      February 14, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jack

      @Megan, Thank you Megan and everyone else here that enlighted me. I must have a blonde moment.

      February 14, 2011 at 5:35 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Peggy

    No king or queen just Obama spending our money

    February 14, 2011 at 8:06 am | Report abuse |
    • DerrickAnthony

      Clinton left a big bank account, and George W. Bush gave it to Baghdad. Who's spending our money, and is he not trying to repair the sails, so we can sail again. Oh, you'd rather sink – right?

      February 14, 2011 at 8:42 am | Report abuse |
    • JD

      Hasn't anyone learned yet that you have to spend money to make money?

      February 14, 2011 at 8:49 am | Report abuse |
    • Holly

      Yes, JD is correct. You indeed have to spend to make, however, spending has to be smart. For example, cuting emergency services (including snow removal) destroys growth, but it gets attention so we will be doooopped in to actually voting for more taxes. Why not cut all the fart sniffing research, and invest in the engines that actually allow businesses to function.

      February 14, 2011 at 9:26 am | Report abuse |
  9. Valeria

    I thought Prince Charles was going to be the next king.

    February 14, 2011 at 8:07 am | Report abuse |
  10. TI

    There was a news article about how everyone in the UK spends about a dollar a year to keep up these ancient criminals' lavish lifestyles. I say whoever pays for them should be able to go to the wedding, because there's no way they earn enough to be able to spend what they will.

    February 14, 2011 at 8:13 am | Report abuse |
    • Kripley

      A dollar a year?!?!?! You mean if I lived in England, I'd have to give them my yearly HARD EARNED ONE DOLLAR? O noes!

      February 14, 2011 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
    • Bill

      Somewhere in the world, there's a poor young royal, wondering where their next meal is coming from. They don't have the luxury of clean water, of a bed, or even a bowl of rice. And for just $1 per year – less than the cost of a small coffee at Dunkin Donuts – you can help. Please, don't let them go to bed hungry tonight...

      February 14, 2011 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  11. DizzyB

    Wow. Did not see that coming:-)

    February 14, 2011 at 8:16 am | Report abuse |
  12. raven

    Yeah,and when they do marry will that make Camilla Kates step-mother-in-law?

    February 14, 2011 at 8:16 am | Report abuse |
  13. hushupp

    Well, there's a surprise- he chose his brother! Ace reporting job, CNN. Always on top of things.

    February 14, 2011 at 8:27 am | Report abuse |
  14. Big Game James

    Ahhhhh!!! America as usual. Turning up our nose at another country's traditions and values. These people have had royalty for centuries. They seem ok with it. And most of this hate is just because their wealthy!! It's like people are mad at them for being born into royalty!! At least they serve in their military! That's more than you can say for some of our politicians and their kids!!

    February 14, 2011 at 8:34 am | Report abuse |
    • DerrickAnthony

      WELL SAID, my friend. Thank you, for that valuable comment. "We" as a nation, is conditioned to condemn others for what they have – and we hoped we had, but can't ever get. They also forget, that this country got it's independence from England – and the first "white people" here, are from England. Oh, how we hate the world, we're a part of – interesting!

      February 14, 2011 at 8:49 am | Report abuse |
  15. Maurice

    Like this is even news. Who ELSE would be his best man? His grandmother, the Queen?

    February 14, 2011 at 8:45 am | Report abuse |
    • cecilia

      no She is a girl

      February 14, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
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