The hype around the Royal Wedding taking Britain by storm hasn’t spared the other side of the Atlantic, which for the first time in history is involved in a happily ever after royal romance in the UK.
The US is filled with excitement for the upcoming event that will see “one of our girls” becoming royalty.
Americans, who already feel a natural “fascination” for the British Royals, have been gifted with a “touch more glamour” offered by Meghan joining such a fairytale world, explained Dr Jonathan Spangler, senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, who specialises in history of the monarchy.
A lot of Americans find the Royal Family amazing, very interesting, fascinating and dramatic.
“And the Meghan Markle side of it added a touch more of glamour, and Americans really like glamour.
“They are very attracted to the idea of monarchy in Britain - as long as it stays on the other side on the Ocean.”
Much of the love for the couple in the US is also due to popular TV shows such as Netflix’s The Crown.
Dr Sprangler said: “The Crown has made a big impact on Americans.
This Royal Wedding makes the TV show more real but it also makes Harry and Meghan almost characters of the show, to some the reality is blending with fiction.”
But the story of an outspoken American marrying into royalty may not be welcomed by everyone on the other side of the Atlantic.
Dr Sprangler highlighted Meghan’s “Californian, slightly hippy background” and argued that some may be disappointed in her changing her lifestyle so dramatically.
He said: “Those who dismiss the whole idea of the British Monarchy as a series of privileges may be disappointed that Meghan is moving out from a world of talent and hard work to enter a very different one.