The din­ner party con­ver­sa­tion you’d re­ally like to ear­wig!

Michelle Obama to join Meghan and Harry at Clooneys’ £10m home

The Mail on Sunday - - NEWS - By Zoe Grif­fin and Katie Hind

IT IS set to be one of the most starstud­ded din­ners ever. When the Duke and Duchess of Sus­sex head to the Clooneys’ river­side man­sion in Berk­shire for one of their regul ar get- to­geth­ers next month, an­other VIP will be join­ing them – Michelle Obama.

It is Meghan’s first chance since the Royal Wed­ding in May to thank the for­mer Amer­i­can First Lady for play­ing a key role in in­tro­duc­ing her to Prince Harry.

Harry and Meghan will at­tend a din­ner hosted by George and Amal Clooney at their £10 mil­lion home on an is­land in the Thames af­ter Mrs Obama, 54, gives a talk in Lon­don to fans about her new mem­oir, Be­com­ing.

The din­ner party con­ver­sa­tion will cer­tainly be in­ter­est­ing. Ac­tor and lib­eral ac­tivist George, 57, is an out­spo­ken critic of Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, and his wife Amal, 40, is a noted hu­man rights lawyer.

It is un­der­stood that Meghan, 37, has been keen to meet up with Mrs Obama af­ter she and Harry were steered away from invit­ing her and hus­band Barack, t he for­mer US Pres­i­dent, to their wed­ding for ‘po­lit­i­cal rea­sons’.

A source told The Mail on Sun­day: ‘Michelle is keen to see the Clooneys when she is in the UK, as she and Barack are very close to George. She also wants to see Harry and Meghan as she was very dis­ap­pointed not to have been able to at­tend the wed­ding and wants to check in on them. She was in­stru­men­tal in in­tro­duc­ing Harry and Meghan and feels a re­spon­si­bil­ity to see how they are get­ting on, as well as cel­e­brate the news they are about to be­come par­ents.’

The din­ner, sched­uled for De­cem­ber 4, is the day af­ter Mrs Obama’s ap­pear­ance at Lon­don’s South­bank Cen­tre. She will then fly back to Amer­ica to con­tinue her book tour there.

The din­ner is just one of the en­gage­ments be­ing packed into her three-day trip to Bri­tain. Ne­go­ti­a­tions are un­der way for her to be in­ter­viewed on Sky and the BBC.

She is also be­lieved to be meet­ing a group of school­child­ren, al­though this has yet to be con­firmed.

Last week Mrs Obama re­vealed she felt ‘lost and alone’ af­ter suf­fer­ing a mis­car­riage, and later un­der­went IVF to con­ceive daugh­ters Malia, now 20, and Sasha, 17.

She said: ‘ I felt like I failed be­cause I didn’t know how com­mon mis­car­riages were be­cause we don’t talk about them.’

Mrs Obama also con­fessed she and Barack, 57, have cou­ples coun­selling when they ‘need it’.

Kens­ing­ton Palace de­clined to com­ment last night.

CATCH­ING UP: Michelle Obama, above, and Meghan Markle, right, will have plenty to talk about

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