Prince Harry and Meghan Markle "Snuck Off" Before Their Royal Wedding Officially Ended

They needed some alone time

Updated 05/23/18

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Even royals get worn out! After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's estimated 17.5-hour-long royal wedding day, the two were understandably exhausted and in need some of alone time.

According to a source of Us Weekly, the royal bride and groom "snuck off" before the end of their private reception at Frogmore House that was hosted by Prince Charles. “They let themselves have a few drinks, then they were ready to get back for some rest,” the source said.

After stunning in an elegant Givenchy wedding dress, Meghan Markle slipped into a slinkier Stella McCartney gown for her reception, which she complimented with a beautiful blue gemstone ring in honor of the late Princess Diana.

The 200 private reception guests, which included A-listers like George and Amal Clooney, joined the newlyweds at their after-party for drinks and dancing. But the evening wasn't as formal as you might think. The Us source told the publication that the party "got rowdier as the night went on."

Apparently the reception's guests really taught the royals how to party. Idris Elba was said to have hopped behind the DJ booth, and George Clooney became a guest bartender for the night, serving drinks made with his Casamigos tequila. Our FOMO is so real right now.

In addition, the couple was said to have been treated to a second performance by Elton John (he performed at the couple's ealier luncheon reception at St. George's Hall) who played four of his classic hits: "Your Song," "Tiny Dancer," "Circle of Life," and "I'm Still Standing." The Duke of Sussex's favorite DJ, DJ Sam Totolee, also kept the guests dancing all night long.

There are also rumors that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared their first dance as husband and wife to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody," proving once more that they might just be the most relatable royal couple in history.

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