Kate and William ‘hugely touched’ by support since Princess of Wales’ cancer revelations

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By journalsofus.com

London (AP) – Kate, Princess of Wales, And her husband, Prince William, has been “hugely touched” by the public’s warmth and support following her shock cancer announcement as tributes continued to pour in from around the world on Sunday.

after weeks crazy speculation Taking to social media about her health and well-being, Kate said in a candid video message on Friday that she is going through chemotherapy for cancer following major abdominal surgery, The 42-year-old princess said the cancer discovery was a “huge shock” and she was now in the early stages of preventative chemotherapy.

“Both the Prince and the Princess have been deeply touched by the kind messages from people in response to Their Royal Highness’s message across the UK, the Commonwealth and around the world,” a Kensington Palace spokesperson said. “They are extremely touched by the public’s warmth and support and are grateful for their understanding of their request for privacy at this time.”

Support is growing globally, including US President Joe Biden king charles iii Who is also being treated for cancer, which was discovered after treatment for his enlarged prostate. Neither Kate nor the King He has revealed what type of cancer he has or what stage he is being treated for.

Charles’s nephew, Peter Phillips, said the king was “disappointed” that his recovery was taking “longer than he would have liked”, but that he was in “good spirits” and was “pushing” on his staff. So that they can return. His responsibilities after beginning cancer treatment last month.

“I think ultimately he’s extremely disappointed,” Phillips, the son of Charles’s sister Princess Anne, told Sky News Australia. “He’s frustrated that he can’t move forward and do everything he wants to be able to do. But he is very practical, he understands that there is a time period when he really needs to focus on himself.

People continued to flock to the royal’s main London residence, Kensington Palace, on Sunday To Windsor Castle, Where they spend most of their time showing support for the princess, and many people also leave flowers.

As of Friday, officials had said only that Kate’s surgery in January was successful and that the princess would remain away from public duties until April due to recovery. This has caused quite a stir rumor mongering About the “missing” future queen, mixed after Kate admitted that she has changed An official photo was released earlier this month in celebration of Mother’s Day in the UK.

The photo, meant to reassure the public, sparked backlash after the Associated Press and other news agencies withdrew it over concerns of manipulation.

Even a video published by The Sun and TMZ last week, which showed Kate and William shopping near their home, could not overcome the negative coverage.

Criticism of those who reached sometimes strange conclusions continued over the weekend.

Paddy Harverson, previously the official spokesman for Kate and the Prince of Wales, said the speculation and pressure regarding Kate’s health and whereabouts prior to her video statement was “the worst I have ever seen.”

However, he said he thinks Kate would have revealed her cancer diagnosis exactly as she did, regardless of the speculation.

“I’m sure if we didn’t have this madness and social media, if we didn’t have that Mother’s Day photo gaffe, they would still be doing it,” he told the BBC. “They still might have waited until last Friday when schools were breaking to make the announcement.”

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