Prince Harry crossed paths with one of the few people in the world who doesn’t know who he is while out Christmas tree shopping with his wife Meghan Markle on Wednesday.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are apparently getting into the holiday spirit as they were reportedly spotted this week checking out the evergreens on offer to decorate their new Montecito home. A Twitter user who works at the Christmas tree lot didn’t specify where the royals did their holiday decoration shopping, but did confirm the outing, writing, “Meghan and Prince Harry came into my work today and we sold them their Christmas Tree.” He added, “We had our lot empty when they got there- their agent promoted them a good time to come instead of us shutting it down.”
But it seems there was a bit of a case of mistaken identity during the shopping trip as the employee continued, “There was one family in there and their stoked little son ran through trees up to Harry and asked if he worked here, not knowing who that is.”
The royal couple and their 19-month-old son Archie are planning to celebrate the holidays in America for the first time this year. They previously spent two Christmases with Queen Elizabeth and the rest of the royal family at the family’s Sandringham Estate and, last year, rented a home on Vancouver Island in Canada to spend some time with Meghan’s mom, Doria Ragland. But it’s not just the former senior royals who will be breaking with tradition this year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Queen Elizabeth will also be mixing up her holiday traditions, choosing instead to “spend Christmas quietly in Windsor” with her husband Prince Phillip.
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