Smoothing it. Duchess Kate does what it can to save the relationship between Prince William and Prince Harryreveals exclusively an insider in his new issue Us Weekly.
“There is a glimmer of hope to save the siblings from never talking again: Kate,” the source said. Us of the Duchess of Cambridge, 40. “He may feel that despite everything that has happened, William is still feeling the loss of Harry.”
The Duke of Cambridge, also 40, and his younger brother, 37, have been at loggerheads since Harry and Megan Markle resigned as senior members of the royal family in March 2020. The Invictus Games founder and former military pilot have seen each other several times since, but there is still tension between the duo.
Kate, for her part, “is trying hard to play the role of a peacemaker,” but so far her efforts have been unsuccessful.
“[She] “He had a quiet conversation with the boys separately, even going so far as to call Harry in Montecito and suggest that he contact William for his birthday.” “The thing is, William and Harry are both too stubborn, so there’s not much hope.”
The brothers reunited earlier this month for Queen Elizabeth IIThe Platinum Jubilee celebrations, but the event did not offer many opportunities to repair fences. During Trooping the Color on June 2, William and his family reunited with the monarch, 96, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, while Harry and Megan, 40, watched the parade from the Major’s Office. .
The two couples also did not sit together the next day for the Thanksgiving service at St. Paul’s Cathedral. “The senior members of the royal family were sitting in the front row and the non-senior members in the second row,” said a source. Us at that time, explaining why the brothers separated.
Although the arrangement of the seats was mostly a matter of protocol, the expert added that the palace decided to “keep them on opposite sides” [the] cathedral to avoid any unwanted attention “after the scandal they faced during Commonwealth Day 2020, which was Harry and Megan’s last engagement as senior members of the royal family.
Weeks before the Jubilee, BetterUp CIO and Bench The author made a surprise visit to the United Kingdom en route to the Invictus Games in the Netherlands, but did not see the Cambridges during the short voyage.
“It was purely accidental,” said a source Us at that time. “Harry will be back to visit soon and hopes to see William up close. “They are trying to find things.”
The co-founder of Archewell and the Duchess of Sussex made their first visit to the UK as a family of four for the Jubilee, bringing with them their traveling son Archie, 3, and their 12-month-old daughter, Lili. Elizabeth meets her great-granddaughter for the first time, but royal expert Christopher Andersen claimed that Lily did not have time to see her cousins Prince George, 8, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4.
“William and Kate made no effort to introduce Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis [Lili],” The Brothers and Wives: Inside the Private Lives of William, Kate, Harry and Meghan said exclusively the author Us earlier this month, adding that there is still “a lot of tension” between the brothers. “As far as I know, no one believes they spoke [to one another]. »
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