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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s PDA has royal fans obsessed

·Yahoo Style UK deputy editor
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have thrilled fans with a public kiss during the second day of the royal tour of South Africa.

A picture of the duke and duchess kissing on the lips while visiting Cape Town has quickly gone viral on social media.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry share a public kiss. [Photo: Camera Press/Michelly Rall]
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry shared a public kiss. (Photo: Camera Press/Michelly Rall)

The intimate moment occurred as the couple said goodbye following their first outing Tuesday morning, ahead of Harry’s solo engagement at the City of Cape Town Marine Unit at Kalk Bay Harbour.

Twitter users have gone wild for the kiss, calling it “magic.” Prince Harry has also been praised for “not being afraid” to show his wife affection in public.

The public smooch marks the couple out from Prince William and Kate Middleton, who — with the exception of their 2011 wedding kiss — tend to avoid such public displays of affection.

PR expert Nick Ede told Yahoo U.K. that Meghan and Harry are helping to make “public affection acceptable.”

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - JULY 26:  Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex kiss at the trophy presentation at the Sentebale Polo 2018 held at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club on July 26, 2018 in Windsor, England.  (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle previously shared a smooch at the Sentebale Polo in 2018. (Photo: Getty)

This isn’t the first time Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have kissed in public.

Aside from their much-celebrated wedding kisses, they previously shared an intimate moment at a polo match at the Sentebale Polo Cup at Berkshire polo Club in July 2018.

The couple, who wed in May 2018, are generally much more affectionate in public and are regularly pictured holding hands, for instance during a recent appearance at the Lion King premiere in July.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend "The Lion King" European Premiere at Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
The couple held hands at the July premiere of The Lion King. (Photo: Getty)

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