James Corden Almost Ruined Key Moment Of Royal Wedding With Sneezing Fit
Last weekend's royal wedding welcomed many famous names from across the world, including high profile Brits like Idris Elba and the Beckhams, as well as some Hollywood pals like Oprah Winfrey and George and Amal Clooney.
And then there was also James Corden, who apparently almost completely ruined one of the key moments of the service - having to suppress a sneezing fit just as the Archbishop asked the room if they knew of any lawful impediment why Harry and Meghan couldn't get married. Awkward.
Talking about his time at the royal wedding on his return to The Late Late Show on Monday night, Corden said that while the wedding was a 'picture perfect day', he struggled with one part of the proceedings.
He said: "Here's the thing, the worst part of the ceremony for me was there was flowers everywhere, the most beautiful flowers you've ever seen.
"I get quite bad allergies if I'm in close proximity to flowers so for a lot of the ceremony I just needed to sneeze."
He continued: "Right at the point when the Archbishop was saying, 'If anyone knows of any reason that these two should not be married...' I was thinking 'Please don't sneeze', and I had to do one of those internal sneezes.
"I think I got away with it."
In fairness, I can imagine that church was absolutely packed with lavish flower arrangements - a nightmare for anyone with even the faintest bit of hay fever, surely.
Corden, who reportedly served as compere for Harry and Meghan's reception, added: "It was gorgeous, the whole affair. It was happy, it was joyous, it was uplifting.
"It was Britain at its finest, a picture perfect day, Windsor Castle, 600 guests, 30,000 flowers - or as Elton John calls it, a Thursday. He was there, he performed some songs in the afternoon which was wonderful."
He also managed to squeeze a little light-hearted jab at Clooney into his recap of the big day, referencing the actor's side job as Nespresso ambassador.
Corden said: "George Clooney was there so congratulations, Meghan and Harry, on your brand new Nespresso machine - I imagine that's what he got him."
Mind you, as the famous face of the coffee pods and machines, you'd expect Clooney to take his role seriously - even if that does mean taking the tagline 'Nespresso, what else?' a little too literally when it comes to buying wedding gifts for his pals.
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