Obamas to Stay at London's Buckingham Palace

Celebrity News Feb. 17, 2011 AT 7:10PM
Obamas to Stay at London's Buckingham Palace Credit: Annie Leibovitz/White House via Getty Images; Indigo/Getty Images

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle have slated a visit to the Buckingham Palace this spring.

Nope, not for Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding. Rather Queen Elizabeth is hosting the Obamas for an official state visit from May 24 through 26, the Queen's press secretary confirms to UsMagazine.com.

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This will be the first state visit from a United States president since President George W. Bush went across the pond in November 2003.

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As for that other important London affair, the April 29 royal wedding. Michelle has said she hasn't quite marked her calendar yet.

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During a recent appearance on Live! With Regis and Kelly, the First Lady said she hasn't been invited. "Marriage is a personal private thing, they should invite who they want to invite,” she said. “And if I get invited, I’ll go."

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