Thanksgiving is an occasion which families often take as an opportunity to ask their youngest members probing questions about their relationship status. But will your uncle who fancies himself quite the comedian mortify you as badly the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda just did Prince Harry?

The red-headed royal is currently making the official rounds of the Caribbean, which brought him to a VIP reception with PM Gaston Browne. Generally these things are pretty anodyne diplomatic occasions, but apparently Browne decided to liven things up! “I believe we are expecting a new princess soon,” he told the gathered crowd of 300, according to the Telegraph. (Prince Harry has confirmed his relationship with Suits actress Meghan Markle, but they certainly haven’t made any bigger announcements.)

Browne then kept going:

“I want you to know that you are very welcome to come on your honeymoon here.”

The Prince appeared to blush and fiddled with his shirt to avoid eye contact as Mr Browne warmed to his theme and dropped another diplomatic clanger.

Making reference to the fact that the Prince was about to meet six of the country’s beauty queens, he said: “Whatever is done here, stays here. So do not worry.”


Pass the potatoes and we shall speak no more of this again.