According to The Sun, there are still questions about whether William and Harry will actually come together for the statue’s unveiling, with royal officials previously thinking the chances of them reuniting in the wake of Harry’s bombshell Oprah interview were slim. But the brothers are said to be determined not to let personal issues get in the way of their commitment to honor their mother’s memory.
“It will have been signed off by William and Harry, that much I do know,” a source says. “I know he [sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley] did work closely with the boys and I think it will be incredible.”
The Sun also reports that William and Harry’s cousin Zara Tindall and her husband, Mike Tindall, have been “playing peacemakers” between the brothers over the past year. That said, there are continued reports that these two aren’t in a great place, with an Us Weekly source most recently saying “William was left reeling” after Gayle King told CBS This Morning that conversations between him and Harry weren’t productive.
“He says it was a cheap shot to leak details of their private call and that he twisted the truth,” the source said, adding that William “now feels uncomfortable” talking to Harry on the phone because “he’s putting himself at risk of the same thing happening again.”
Meanwhile, the Queen reportedly wants to keep fallout from Harry and Meghan Markle’s bombshell Oprah interview in the family, but William is itching to address the Sussexes’ claims.
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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.
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