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World

Web Desk
February 18, 2019

Royal Household to be split within weeks!

World

Web Desk
Mon, Feb 18, 2019

LONDON: The royal household of Prince William and Prince Harry will be split within weeks, said a source.

For a significant time now, rumours were rife regarding a tiff between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton resulting in a division of the royal household based at the Kensington Palace.

A report published in Sunday Times in October last year also mentioned the creation of separate courts to reflect their "increasingly different responsibilities."

Now, a source has told E! News that Prince William and Prince Harry are all set to split their household within weeks, thus confirming a new Sunday Times report about the same.

According to the report, the families will go for a split before the birth of Meghan and Harry's first child in April.

The source also told E! News that it is hoped that the split will help ease the tensions between the brothers and their wives.

The source added that the first major division of the royal household will be of their media teams as both the princes are "working together" the plan. Additionally, the two courts will also have separate staff.

"When William becomes the Prince of Wales, he will take on a lot of extra responsibility, including the Duchy of Cornwall. Harry and Meghan have none of that, and seem ambitious about forging their own paths," a source told Sunday Times.

However, Prince William and wife Kate will continue to work with Prince Harry and Meghan on charitable causes headed by the quartet's Royal Foundation.

Meanwhile, an official statement from the palace is still awaited in this regard. However, a statement had earlier confirmed the news of Prince Harry and Meghan moving out of Nottingham Cottage of the Kensington Palace complex.