Why Duchess Kate and Prince William Won’t Be Godparents to Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry’s Baby

Now that Duchess Meghan is in the home stretch of her pregnancy, she and husband Prince Harry are busy preparing. The couple are finishing up construction at their future family home, Frogmore Cottage, have met with a doula, and have multiple hospital contingencies in place for when the retired actress gives birth in late April or early May. But one thing that still remains on the to-do list for the Duke of Sussex, 34, and the former Suits star, 37, is naming their future child’s godparents.

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Prince William, Duchess Kate, Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry, arrive to attend Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham estate on December 25, 2018 in King’s Lynn, England. Stephen Pond/Getty Images

Harry’s brother, Prince William, and his wife, Duchess Kate, are unlikely to get the job, a royal source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “They’re already going to be Auntie and Uncle!” notes the insider.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during a visit to The National Theatre on January 30, 2019 in London, England. Jon Bond - WPA Pool/Getty Images

To find out the more likely contenders for the job, check out the video above.

And for even more — including who of the Sussex’s celebrity pals we’re hoping will get the honor — pick up the new issue of Us Weekly, on stands now.

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