Here's What Prince Harry Said to Meghan Markle to Calm Her Nerves at Trooping the Colour

He always knows just what to say

Updated 06/11/18

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Over the weekend, Meghan Markle made her first appearance on the famed Buckingham Palace balcony, and Prince Harry was by her side to help calm her nerves.

The couple attended the Trooping the Colour festivities on Saturday, an annual event to celebrate the Queen's birthday (she's 92 this year!). The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stood on the balcony alongside the rest of the royal family to greet the public and watch the event, which marked the first time Markle was invited to do so.

And according to a lip reader, at one point the newlyweds checked in on one another to make sure everything was okay, The Mirror reports. "Okay?" Harry reportedly asked his bride. "Yeah, are you?" she replied. "Yeah," he told her.

However, moments later, Meghan did reportedly admit that she was "nervous!" Harry went on to explain some of the breakdown of the event, which includes the Royal Air Force's Airshow. “Then there's the flypast and then we all look up to the sky,” he told her of what to expect.

The Trooping the Colour was Meghan and Harry's first public appearance together since returning from their honeymoon. Meghan wore a pale pink dress and—of course—a fascinator to match.

The pair also just announced their first royal tour, which means there will be plenty of other appearances to look forward to. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will undertake an official visit to Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, and New Zealand in the Autumn,” the Palace wrote in a statement on Sunday. “Their Royal Highnesses have been invited to visit the Realms of Australia and New Zealand by the countries’ respective governments. The Duke and Duchess will visit the Commonwealth countries of Fiji and Tonga at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.” Meghan Markle will also be accompanying the Queen on a solo visit to Chester, England, on June 14.

While Meghan may be nervous about these official visits for now, it's only a matter of time before they're all in a day's work.

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