Prince William is not just Prince Harry‘s big brother, he’s also his best man!
Kensington Palace announced on Thursday, April 26, that Harry — who will be marryingSuits star Meghan Markle next month — has chosen his older sibling to be the right hand man in his wedding party.
“Prince Harry has asked his brother The Duke of Cambridge to be his Best Man at his wedding to Ms. Meghan Markle,” the family’s official office tweeted. “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.”
Prince Harry has asked his brother The Duke of Cambridge to be his Best Man at his wedding to Ms. Meghan Markle. pic.twitter.com/7TvZ2VlEk2
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 26, 2018
Previously, Harry, 33, served William’s best man when the heir to the crown wed Kate Middleton in 2011.
When asked by reporters about the reversal in roles during, William, 35, said he was “thrilled and delighted” to have the opportunity to stand by his brother’s side on the big day.
“It feels great. Revenge is sweet,” he joked during a joint appearance at the opening of Greenhouse Sports Centre in London with the groom-to-be.
Harry then chimed in that he “got down on one knee” when he asked William to be his best man. He added, “He’s known for months.”