Prince William is standing by his brother!
After one report claimed the Duke of Cambridge was displeased with the way Prince Harry confirmed his relationship with Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton‘s husband issued his own statement to shut down any notion that he isn’t supportive of his baby bro. LOVES it!
As you may recall, the ginger prince addressed his budding romance with the Suits actress in a rare statement as he begged internet trolls and the press to stop harassing his love. While tabloids hinted that Will may’ve thought the letter to the public was a “mistake,” the father-of-two noted in a comment to the Telegraph via Kensington Palace:
“The Duke of Cambridge absolutely understands the situation concerning privacy and supports the need for Prince Harry to support those closest to him.”
Still we wouldn’t be shocked if (privately) Prince George‘s poppa was against the note as he RARELY commented on his love life to the public when he was a bachelor. Prior to his marriage to the Duchess of Cambridge, William only commented on his personal life once — when he denied dating pal Jecca Craig.
Nonetheless, we doubt Harry would’ve released the statement if his brother was vehemently against it. One insider helpfully explained:
“They don’t issue statements like that without talking to each other, and they talked about the Meghan Markle statement extensively in advance of it being put out.”
Good point! The source continued:
“The Duke was as alarmed as anyone about what was happening with Meghan. No-one wanted to have to put that statement out, including Prince Harry, and there was concern about confirming the relationship. But over the course of one weekend things escalated to the extent that Prince Harry felt he had to act.”
Poor thing! Regardless, we’re just happy to hear that Prince William is being supportive of his brother and Meghan’s relationship.
We wonder if Miz Markle will make it into the royal family’s holiday card?? We guess we’ll just have to wait and see!
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