January 21, 2024


Meghan Markle's decision to skip Prince Harry's big night: reason revealed

Prince Harry arrived san Meghan Markle at the Aviation Awards in Berverly Hills on Friday

By Javeria Shahid January 21, 2024

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Meghan Markle was notably absent from Prince Harry’s aviation award ceremony on Friday and the reason was their kids.

According to PEOPLE, the Duchess of Sussex decided to stay back and skip her husband’s significant night because one of their kids became ill.

Before the glitzy award ceremony, the Suits alum was expected to grace the 21st annual ceremony in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, however, in the end the Duke of Sussex had to fly solo.

Harry and Meghan share a four-year-old son, Prince Archie, and a two-year-old daughter, Princess Lilibet, though it remained unclear which baby was unwell.

At the induction ceremony his family was not present but the Spare author was accompanied by a friend Prince Mario Max and the two took a selfie together.

The Living Legend new inductee made an absolute dashing appearance at the ceremony in a black velvet-textured classic tuxedo and paired it with a white shirt.

Official Ambassador of Aviation Award, John Travolta, hosted the event and honored Harry with the Living Legends of Aviation Award.

Prince Harry was among the four people who were inducted at the annual ceremony on January 19.

During his acceptance speech, he extended his "heartfelt thank you to the living legends of aviation" for the honors.

In the past, Princess Diana and King Charles’ younger son served as a helicopter pilot in the British Army military services.

In addition to flying training missions in the U.S., U.K., and Australia, he also served in combat missions in Afghanistan.

Harry was awarded his Flying Wings in 2010 after he completed the eight-month-long Army Pilot Course at the Army Aviation Centre.