Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Kissed (Yes, Kissed!) at the Sentebale Polo Match

Tag yourself. I'm Nacho.

Sentebale Polo 2018
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This morning, I made the bold statement that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's PDA days are back (opens in new tab). But, like, they're really back...and I wasn't ready. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a full-on smooch in front of the crowd at the Sentebale Polo Cup (opens in new tab), and international polo player Nacho Figueras is third-wheeling during it like a champ.

Meghan made a surprise appearance today to cheer on Harry at the Sentebale Polo Cup (opens in new tab), a special match created with Harry's Sentebale charity (opens in new tab) to raise money for children and young people in Africa who have HIV. Harry definitely won, because there's no way they would share a (sweaty) kiss like that if he lost. Tag yourself, I'm Nacho.

Sentebale Polo 2018

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Though the PDA is unprecedented (imagine if the Queen was there to witness this), this isn't the first time royals have been affectionate in public. In 1987, Charles and Diana kissed in front of the crowd during a polo match at Guards Polo Club in Berkshire. (Clearly there's something about polo.) Like Diana, Meghan also presented her husband with the winning trophy (after the kiss, of course).

Princess Diana Archive - David Levenson

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After the royal wedding kiss (opens in new tab), we've only gotten a glimpse of Meghan and Harry's hand-holding (opens in new tab)ever-so-slight rubs on each other's backs (opens in new tab), and loving stares into each other's eyes (opens in new tab). Since Diana and Charles have done it, Harry and Meghan must have thought it was okay to follow in their footsteps, whereas Will and Kate are much less affectionate in public. Whatever the reason, the world thanks you.

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Rachel Epstein is a former editor at Marie Claire, where she wrote and edited culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also launched and managed the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game or finding a new coffee shop.