Even the King of the Netherlands Has an Opinion About Kate Middleton’s Photo Editing


The world can’t cease speaking in regards to the controversy over Kate Middleton’s Mother’s Day picture enhancing debacle—together with different nations’ royals.

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has, as the youngsters say, entered the chat. On Tuesday, the Dutch royal was caught on video (later shared to X, previously Twitter) showing to poke enjoyable on the scenario.

As the 56-year-old king greeted a crowd of kids carrying paper crowns, one teenager might be heard making a remark about “a photo with your whole family” to which Willem-Alexander laughingly replied, in response to Dutch royal correspondent Rick Evers‘s translation to English, “Really? That was not Photoshopped, apparently!”

We can solely think about the awkward silence within the hypothetical worldwide royals group chat (completely plagued by inexperienced textual content bubbles) proper about now. Go off, Kings?

Speculation and concern surrounding Kate the Princess of Wales, continues to swirl, as she has not been seen in public since Christmas Day. Kensington Palace issued an announcement in January that she had undergone a “planned abdominal surgery” and can be recovering privately till the Easter vacation. Last week, Kensington Palace launched {a photograph} of Middleton and her three youngsters to mark the UK’s Mother’s Day, with a caption indicating that Prince William himself had taken the picture this yr. Several wire providers issued a kill discover for it quickly after, citing proof that it had been manipulated, and Middleton then issued an apology on social media, signed “C.” 

“Like many amateur photographers, I do occasionally experiment with editing. I wanted to express my apologies for any confusion the family photograph we shared yesterday caused. I hope everyone celebrating had a very happy Mother’s Day. C,” the message posted Monday learn.

Though Middleton’s projected Easter return remains to be weeks away, the hypothesis has mounted. Even British information persona Piers Morgan has chimed in, stirring the pot by positing in an interview with OK! Magazine Thursday that “it could be that they’re [the palace] hiding something.”

“Why is Princess Catherine, who is recovering from abdominal surgery, spending time hunched over Photoshop, making amateur edits of official portraits when they literally have servants to do that?” he requested. “Most baffling of all, why not edit in the missing wedding ring?

“I’ve been told some stuff that, if even half of it is true, it’s pretty alarming what is happening. I don’t know what to believe, nor do any of us—we’re not there.”


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