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Kate Middleton Issues Statement On Prince Harry’s Engagement: ‘We're Absolutely Thrilled!'

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Nov. 28 2017, Updated 1:04 p.m. ET

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Kate Middleton’s brother-in-law Prince Harry announced yesterday that he’s engaged to American actress Meghan Markle, and Kate couldn’t be more excited about the news! While visiting the Foundling Museum in London on Tuesday, the Duchess revealed she and her husband Prince William are both thrilled at the news of another royal wedding.

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“William and I are absolutely thrilled,” Kate told reporters as she arrived at the museum. “It’s such exciting news.

“It’s a really happy time for any couple and we wish them all the best and hope they enjoy this happy moment,” she added.

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Kate, who’s pregnant with her third child, arrived at the museum in a pink and black dress. The flowing skirt hid her tiny baby bump! She paired the dress with a burgundy clutch and pumps.

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At the museum, Kate met with children as they made arts and crafts. The museum “uses art and creativity as a means to support and engage children,” the Kensington Palace shared.

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Kate clearly had a good time!

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Kate’s visit to the museum comes one day after Harry and Meghan made their first public appearance as an engaged couple in the gardens at Kensington Palace. Harry said he was “thrilled” to be engaged while Meghan said she was “very happy.”

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The couple later sat down for a TV interview, during which Harry revealed he proposed in the middle of cooking dinner — a roast chicken! “She didn’t even let me finish,” Harry said. “She said, ‘Can I say yes?’”

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Do you think Kate will be one of Meghan’s bridesmaids? Sound off in the comments below!

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