Skip to comments.Snub for Obamas as Royal sources reveal they will not be invited to Prince William's wedding
Posted on 12/17/2010 2:37:22 AM PST by traumer
* American President left off the guest list as it is not a 'state occasion' * Royal couple eager to ask ordinary citizens to attend rather than VIPs * Heads of State who may attend include Nicolas Sarkozy and wife Carla Bruni
President Obama and his wife Michelle will not be invited to Prince William's wedding next year.
Royal sources revealed yesterday that the American President and his wife are not among the congregation as William's wedding to Kate Middleton is not classed as a 'state occasion' - as the Prince is not yet heir to the throne.
Courtiers suggested they are more eager to ask ordinary citizens and charity workers than foreign dignitaries and VIPs at the 'people's wedding'. Uninvited: Royal sources have revealed that President Obama and his wife Michelle are not going to be invited to the Royal wedding as it is not classed as a state occasion
The Mail also understands that the couple are under no pressure to fill the 2,000 seats at Westminster Abbey with foreign dignitaries.
Despite the Obamas not being invited, a number of heads of state are likely attend the ceremony on April 29 in line with previous royal weddings, possibly including France's president Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni.
But the decision to exclude the U.S. President and his wife Michelle from the celebrations is a break from tradition. Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry at Westminster Abbey on April 29 The world famous Westminster Abbey will host the ceremony
Prince Charles and Princess Diana invited then President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy to their 1981 ceremony though she came alone because the President was too ill to travel following an assassination attempt on him. Mrs Reagan also attended
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The kids should invite George and Laura.
Thank goodness. The couple wants a happy day on their wedding. Why would they want to invite the gangsta-in-chief and his homegirl?
I respctfully disagree. While some of these people are undoubtedly good people who needed a job, I believe the majority are punks who get their jollies pushing innocent people around and feeling them up. That is based upon strictly unscientific observations while flying since 9/11. I did not want my Marine son going into combat with some saggy pants draftee from Detroit having his back, and I do not want our border agents to have some $12.00/hour SA trooper to have theirs. We need to win.
Well said, my friend!
Commies not invited.
How long before the lame stream media claims “Racism!”
Yeah the closest Michelle came to royalty was ordering a whopper at Burger King.
To exclude Obama and his wife Michelle from the celebrations is a *break from tradition*.
Kind of like being undocumented,who wants an illegal at a wedding?.
cueing up MSM racist rant 5...4..3..2..1..
and how things have changed... The French are invited, and we are not. How many more days until January 20, 2013?
“Well then..no ipod for Prince William.”
That’s right; I’m sure someone told them The Greatest President In The History And Future Of The World and The Most Beautiful First Lady For All Time won’t even cover their plates...
The Clinton’s did not invite William and Kate to Chelsea’s wedding so it would be no big deal.....plus they are not the President at this time. Plus Chelsea did not invite the Obama’s to her wedding either. The Obama’s sure are getting dissed by everyone.
What a shame! Michelle was dying to wear her new gold-sequined boob belt.
Good! He has no interest in the UK, and he's just a one hit wonder anyway. The Queen does not need these two idiots smiling falsely at her Grandson's wedding.
Don’t blue lips count?
I think it’s very clever of the British to deem it NOT an official state event, to then not invite the Obamas whom they didn’t want to invite in the first place....but yes, you will see several European heads of state there....
Their ridiculous security arrangements for Bambi would have the TSA groping all the guests and no parking or traffic movement for 10 block radius.
Moochelle should not have touched the Queen.
My fantasy: obama won't be a pres**ent come April so why bother sending an invite.
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