Elton John calls Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding ‘progress’

Singer Elton John opened up about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle the wedding of CNN and said that the marriage “felt like progress.”


Elton John certainly felt the love on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle the royal wedding last May.

The 71-year-old veteran performer was present at the historic event in Windsor, England, and even played a few songs at the groom’s request during one of the few receptions.

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“It was very, very nice to be there,” John told CNN of the wedding. “A black gospel choir, a multiracial bride, a black cellist, who was wonderful, a preacher – it felt like a party. And it felt like progress had been made. Thank god, thank god!”

John took note of the fact that the late Princess Margaret was forbidden to marry the man she originally wanted to be with just because he is separated, to note how far the monarchy has come since then.

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“The first multiracial royal wedding in England is great,” he said. “I think the Queen had much to do. I think they are wonderful. It was a beautiful thing.”

Meghan and The Queen on their first public royal engagement together in June.


John’s husband David Furnish, was especially taken with the couple, saying: “What was so inspiring, and it sounds corny, but true love is what really shone through and that is what everyone felt, the honesty and the integrity of the true love to the day.”

John and Furnish recently joined forces with Prince Harry on the AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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