The First Royal Wedding Since the Coronavirus Pandemic Just Casually Happened

Mehera Bonner
Photo credit: Twitter
Photo credit: Twitter

From Cosmopolitan

  • Princess Raiyah of Jordan just married Roald Dahl's grandson Ned Donovan.

  • FYI, this appears to be the first royal wedding since the coronavirus pandemic.

Couples across the country are having to postpone their wedding plans due to the coronavirus, but some people—or in this case, some casual royals—are opting for smaller ceremonies.

Which brings us to Princess Raiyah of Jordan, who just revealed that she married British journalist Ned Donovan—the grandson of children's book author Roald Dahl—in England. and Princess Raiyah shared photos of the event to Twitter, and honestly, while the marriage was super small, that dress SCREAMS royal wedding.

"Thank you all for your kind messages on our wedding," Princess Raiyah tweeted. "While it was originally planned for April in Jordan, the pandemic derailed those plans and it was safer for my husband’s family to hold it in the UK. God willing we look forward to celebrating in Jordan once the situation allows."

Raiyah wore a beautiful long-sleeved white lace gown, which, naturally, she paired with a bejeweled tiara. Oh, and according to People, her mom Queen Noor was in attendance at the wedding, it's casual!

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