>> The fact that I fell in love with Meghan so incredibly quickly was sort of confirmation to me that everything, all the stars were aligned. Everything was just perfect. It was this beautiful woman just sort of literally just tripped and fell into my life. I fell into her life.
>> Britain's Prince Harry and his fiance, US actor, Meghan Merkle, has set down for their first official interview as a couple. The pair announced their engagement earlier on Monday. And explained the proposal came during a, quote, typical night at their Kensington Palace cottage several weeks ago.>> What were we doing, just roasting chicken and having.
The news was announced earlier in a statement from Harry's father, Prince Charles, who said he was was delighted.
st an amazing surprise. It was so sweet and natural and very romantic, he got on one knee
>> Yeah, we're thrilled, thank you very much. To both of them, I hope they'll be very happy indeed.>> While the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have wished them every happiness. The pair was set up by friends on a blind date in July, 2016. Harry who is 33 and fifth in line to the throne, confirmed the relationship months later in a to the media who felt had been intruding into 36 year old divorcee private life.
Harry is himself no stranger to appearing in the papers, having attracted a number of negative headlines in his youth. But it appears that the prince, who previously served in the military and created the Invictus Games for wounded service personnel, is settling down. He says he designed the engagement ring which includes two diamonds from the personal collection of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales.
The wedding will take place in spring, next year.