- – Reports of discord between Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle surfaced when it was revealed that Meghan and Harry would be leaving Kensington Palace and moving into Frogmore Cottage in Windsor.
- – Rumors of a feud between Meghan and Kate were already disproven by royal correspondent Rebecca English of The Daily Mail, who revealed that the decision to move was purely based on the Duke and Duchess’ growing family.
- – In a rare statement, Buckingham Palace has shot down the idea that Meghan and Kate don’t get on.
Since it was revealed that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be moving to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor in the new year, rumors have persisted regarding family tensions. In particular, multiple reports have suggested that Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle are at odds.
In a rare move to quell the rumors, Buckingham Palace has responded to a story in The Sun which pitted the duchesses against one another. According to The Mirror, Buckingham Palace has outright denied the claims that Meghan and Kate aren’t getting along, and in a rare statement regarding The Sun‘s report said, “This never happened.”
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During an official engagement in Leicester this week, Kate also laid the rumors to rest by warmly discussing the forthcoming arrival of Meghan and Harry’s baby. Kate told members of the crowd during her walkabout, “It’s such a special time to have little kiddies. And now a cousin for George, Charlotte and Louis as well! It’ll be really special.” Case closed.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s Bazaar US.