Introduction: As Prince William and Kate Middleton made their first public appearance after the publication of Prince Harry’s memoir, their visit to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital sparked much controversy and speculation. The absence of Kate Middleton’s £400,000 wedding ring on her finger raised questions about the state of the couple’s relationship. While the ring’s removal has been linked to the rumors of Prince William’s extramarital affair, the true reason for its absence is more mundane. The Princess of Wales was advised to take off her jewelry for health and safety reasons. The couple’s dignified silence in response to questions about Prince Harry’s book has led many to wonder if the palace will ever comment on the allegations made in the memoir.
Prince William and Kate Middleton tried to make a statement following the publication of Prince Harry’s memoir by visiting Liverpool. The Prince and Princess of Wales beamed with joy during their first post-book bomb walk at the opening of Royal Liverpool University Hospital. However, the fast tour became famous for all the wrong reasons. The absence of a £400,000 wedding ring on Middleton’s finger has sparked much controversy and speculation.
An elderly woman took Prince William’s hand, saying “Go on, Scousers love you” as hundreds gathered to see the Prince and Princess of Wales open the new Royal Liverpool Hospital, their first royal visit since the publication of Prince Harry’s book. https://t.co/Pyluc5I0mk pic.twitter.com/BtvD6uSzeD
— BBC North West (@BBCNWT) January 12, 2023
Asking an important question in 2010, Prince William gave his beloved a 12-carat oval sapphire ring to his late mother Princess Diana. The sentimental jewels are very precious to the Welsh couple, so the princess is unlikely to be seen without them. Royal fans were quick to link the absence of the ring to the news of Prince William’s extramarital affair that had appeared in the media. Is there trouble in paradise?
Why did Kate Middleton take off her wedding ring?
Last month there were strong rumors about prince of wales affair with Rose Hanbury. The model and the future king maintain good friendly relations with each other, as they are part of the same social circle. Although there was no reaction from the palace, Prince William’s solo visit to his ex-girlfriend’s wedding in December added fuel to the fire. However, contrary to speculation, there is no connection between Prince William’s alleged affair and the removal of Kate Middleton’s engagement ring.
Prince William and Catherine are getting all the love today 💖💕💕
Royal Liverpool Hospital staff and crowds gather to catch a glimpse of the Prince and Princess of Wales during their visit today. The hospital visit was only announced today.#PrinceandPrincessofWales pic.twitter.com/urmWJ2LJsT
— Oh kingdom 🎊🤍🎊 (@omabelllll) January 12, 2023
The Princess of Wales briefly ditched her jewelery during the tour for health and safety reasons. The future queen is not advised to wear the ring to the hospital. Meanwhile, along with the engagement ring, Middleton also took off an 18-karat white gold eternity ring.
Prince William and Kate Middleton the trip to Liverpool was a success, they chatted with staff and also delighted fans with selfies. Meanwhile, the couple have kept a dignified silence in response to questions about Prince Harry’s bombshell book.
During the trip, one of the reporters asked a question like Express mentioned, “Do you ever plan to comment on Harry’s book, sir?” The Prince and Princess of Wales ignored the reporter, continuing with their official duties.
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