Kate and William snubbed as Duchess reveals Prince Harry yet to introduce them to Lilibet | Royal | News
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge met with First Lady Dr Jill Biden at the start of the G7 summit in Cornwall and spoke with several school teachers and staff about education and what can be done to support them. But US media fielded several personal questions to the Duchess of Cambridge asking whether she has seen Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor yet. Kate tried to remain upbeat when asked and revealed she had not and have not FaceTimed yet but could not wait to eventually see her.
The Royal Family have been sent to Cornwall for the G7 summit in an attempt to bolster the UK’s diplomatic power over the weekend event.
While Prince Charles is set to sit with CEOs to discuss the climate emergency, the Duchess of Cambridge has already met with Jill Biden.
The pair visited Connor Downs Academy where they spoke with staff and fielded questions from reporters.
During the afternoon, she visited Connor Downs Academy with US First Lady Jill Biden.
Kate was asked by a US reporter her thoughts on Lilibet’s birth and replied: “I wish her the very best. I can’t wait to meet her.
“We haven’t met her yet, I hope that will be soon.”
Kate then clarified that she and Prince William have not seen her on FaceTime either.
The Cambridges wished Harry and Meghan well in a public statement following Lilibet’s birth and have reportedly sent several gifts to the couple.
Prince Charles also broke his silence earlier this week on the new birth during a tour of a car factory in Oxford.
He told staff: “For a large part of my life, I have been trying to draw attention for the need to operate as sustainably as possible so it really is very encouraging to see the breath of the sustainability measures that are being implemented across the company.
“The development of technology like electric vehicles is vital for maintaining the health of our world for future generations, something I am only too aware of today, having recently become a grandfather for the fifth time.”
Lilibet was born on June 4 at 11:40am local US time but was her birth was not publically announced until June 6.
The decision appears to be a deliberate attempt from Harry and Meghan to make a statement about privacy.
Meghan Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, is staying with her at their Californian home and is helping out with chores and childcare.
The Queen is also set to meet with US President Joe Biden on Sunday as the summit comes to a close.
She is also celebrating her birthday on Saturday with a scaled-down trooping of the colour.