Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton will visit the United States for the first time in eight years, but they are unlikely to reunite with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
A source close to the Prince and Princess of Wales told ETOnline on Monday that the couple have “no plans” to meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex during their visit.
William and Middleton, both 40, are heading to Boston, Massachusetts for the second annual Earthshot Awards ceremony. As for the Sussexes, they are likely still in California before they head to the same area next week when they visit New York.The Prince and Princess of Wales will be on Wednesday for her three days of official duties. visit Boston on
Representatives for the Prince and Princess of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.
Prince William plans first visit to US in eight years with Kate Middleton for Global Environment Awards
According to insiders, Prince William and Prince Middleton are “excited” to travel abroad for the first time since earning their new titles as Prince and Princess of Wales. A source said that while the couple “appreciate the history associated with their title, they naturally want to look to the future and pave their own path.” rice field.
During their trip, they hope to “meet the community” and learn how their state is addressing climate change. The trip concludes with a ceremony at the MGM Music Hall, hoping to raise awareness of the innovative efforts being made to protect the environment.
Earthshot will offer £1 million ($1.2 million) in cash prizes to winners in five categories: Conservation, Clean Air, Ocean Restoration, Waste Removal and Climate Change. The winner and all 15 of her finalists will also receive support to scale the project to meet global demand.
In September of this year, Katie Nicholl, Vanity Fair’s royal correspondent, claimed that the rift between the brothers had deepened over the years.
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“William simply can’t forgive [Harry]look at how he behaved and what he did and how he did it, but how much it depends on William right now,” Nicole explained on “Dan Wootton Tonight.”
“He always thought Harry was going to be his wingman,” she said.
In her book, The New Royals, Nicole noted that Harry “raised an eyebrow at the palace” after he spoke about his meeting with Queen Elizabeth on the “Today” show. When he showed up, the 38-year-old said he wanted to make sure his grandmother was “protected” and had “the right people around her.”
“It was not clear whether Harry was referring to his father and William, or to the Queen’s closest entourage: courtier Paul Whybrew,” Nicholl wrote. “Harry’s willingness to try to regain some of his credibility, which was shattered after Oprah, seemed shattered. Also, the question of what Harry plans to reveal in his next memoir. was still there.”
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“For [King] Charles and William Sussex’s situation wasn’t just hurtful and upsetting on a personal level. There was a long-term plan for the brothers to work together and support each other. ”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped down as senior royals in 2020 over what they described as British media interference and racist attitudes towards the former ‘Suits’ star, 41. The couple’s decision was dubbed “Megxit” by the press.
“After Harry announced their departure, William summoned his entourage to deal with the future, dubbed the ‘Annmer Summit’ by some in William’s circle,” Nichol claimed. “However, sources say William and Kate also felt a sense of relief that ‘the drama was gone’ when Harry and Meghan left. William still can’t forgive his brother.”
After stepping down from public duties, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex gave Oprah Winfrey a shocking television interview in which the couple made scathing comments about how dark their son’s skin was before he was born. She also spoke of the intense isolation she felt within the royal family, which led her to consider suicide.
Harry’s long-awaited memoir, titled “Spare,” will be published on January 10th.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.