Every Photo of Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle That Disproves Those Feud Rumors

Once and for all: They like each other!

People, Fashion, Street fashion, Event, Headgear, Smile, Photography, Dress, Recreation, Crowd,
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Though they've been in-laws for less than a year, Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton have had to face an onslaught of rumors that they're "feuding." Even the Palace went so far as to issue a rare statement about a particularly nasty rumor of a fight between the two—"This never happened," it confirmed—but, luckily, the whole shebang doesn't look as though it's affected the friendship between the two Duchesses.

There have been a number of sweet moments between the two, and it looks like each of them to go out of their way to be kind to one another, especially in public. Behind closed doors, there's no reason to think that things are any different—Kate has reportedly been comforting Meghan during the new royal's family drama with sister Samantha and father Thomas Markle. Plus, a body language expert has confirmed that Kate and Meghan are actually pals in real life. So let's examine the evidence of the growing relationship between the two duchesses, shall we?

February 2018, The Royal Foundation Forum:

Sitting, Event, Photography, Smile, White-collar worker,

(Image credit: Chris Jackson)

March 2018, Commonwealth Day:

Fashion, Event, White-collar worker, Street fashion, Suit, Formal wear, Dress, Ceremony, Tourism, Coat,

(Image credit: PAUL GROVER)

June 2018, Trooping the Colour:

Event, Ceremony, Dress, Photography, Wedding, Fashion accessory, Gesture,

(Image credit: Yui Mok - PA Images)

July 2018, Wimbledon:

Fashion, Event, Dress, Footwear, Championship, Street fashion, Coach, Competition event, White-collar worker, Fashion accessory,

(Image credit: NIC BOTHMA)

Event, Gesture, Audience, Student,

(Image credit: Steven Paston - PA Images)

July 2018, RAF Centenary:

Event, Uniform, Military officer, Military rank, Official, Ceremony, Gesture,

(Image credit: Chris Jackson)

October 2018, Eugenie's Wedding:

Event, Official,

(Image credit: DANNY LAWSON)

November 2018, Armistice Centenary:

Suit, Event, Formal wear, Uniform, White-collar worker, Gesture, Tuxedo, Ceremony, Tourism, Businessperson,

(Image credit: PAUL GROVER)

December 2018, Sandringham:

Fashion, Street fashion, Headgear, Event, Uniform, Recreation, Headband,

(Image credit: Mark Cuthbert)

Can we just agree once and for all that they clearly like each other?

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Katherine J. Igoe
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