Prince William and Kate Middleton are benefiting from a slimmed-down monarchy following Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s departure because it gives them ‘space to focus’ on their ‘important’ job, royal expert claims
- Royal commentator Duncan Larcombe claimed Prince William and Kate Middleton, both 38, will benefit from cut down monarchy
- Added Harry and Meghan Markle leaving will ‘give them space to focus on job’
- Said Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are ‘doing very well’ at the moment
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will benefit from a cut down monarchy as it means they’ll be able to focus on their ‘important’ work, a royal expert has claimed.
Royal commentator Duncan Larcombe suggested Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle‘s decision to step back as senior royals may give Prince William and Kate Middleton ‘space to focus on the job they’ve got to do.’
‘Despite all the noise around Harry and Meghan, the reality is William and Kate have got a pretty important job to do,’ he said, speaking to True Royalty TV.
‘This is giving them space, and to some extent the Prince Andrew ongoing Epstein saga, it is giving William and Kate the space to focus on the job they’ve got to do.
‘And I think at the moment, they are doing very well.’
Royal commentator Duncan Larcombe suggested the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 38, will benefit from a cut down monarchy as it means they’ll be able to focus on their ‘important’ work. Pictured, visiting Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn as part of the NHS birthday celebrations on July 5 in Norfolk
Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle, 38, attend the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 9 in London
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex decided to step back as senior royals in January, while the Duke of York was retired from royal duties ‘for the foreseeable future’ following his car crash Newsnight interview with Emily Maitlis last year – surrounding his alleged connection to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Prince William and Kate have since been at the forefront of the Royal Family’s response to the global crisis.
They have continued to operate behind closed doors, conducting virtual engagements via video call, while homeschooling their three children Prince George, six, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, one at their Norfolk Home, Anmer Hall.
In May, the pair video-called volunteers from the mental health text service Shout in May, and marked on Canada Day on 1 July with a video call to healthcare workers at Fraser Health’s Surrey Memorial Hospital, British Columbia.
The body language expert said that the royal, who has always had ‘impeccable’ body language, has dropped formalities over the last few months. (Kate is pictured with Prince William, Harry, and Meghan Markle at the Commonwealth Day at Westminister Abbey in March 2019)
Kate Middleton, 38, helped to pot plants and herbs during a visit to The Nook in Framlingham Earl, Norfolk, which is one of the three East Anglia Children’s Hospices on June 25
And with lockdown restrictions easing, the duo have slowly returned to public engagements – with William raising a pint to pub re-openings in England during a visit to one of his locals in Norfolk last week.
He also visited Smiths the Bakers, in King’s Lynn, where he was presented with a cake ahead of his 38th birthday on June 21.
Meanwhile, Kate has taken a trip to family-run Fakenham Garden Centre mid-June and helped to pot plants and herbs during a visit to The Nook in Framlingham Earl, Norfolk – one of the three East Anglia Children’s Hospices – a week later.
Most recently, the pair visited Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn as part of the NHS birthday celebrations on July 5 in Norfolk.
The Duke of Cambridge, 38, took a sip of an Aspalls cider during his visit to The Rose and Crown pub in Snettisham, Norfolk on July 3