A royal expert said that Prince Harry and Prince William united the front at the unveiling of Princess Diana’s statue, instead of giving speeches separately, it was the right move for this event.
Although it was initially speculated that the brotherhood would give a speech on this occasion, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex issued a joint statement in memory of their late mother when they reunited at Kensington Palace in London on Thursday. 60th birthday.
In the interview peopleRoyal historian Robert Lacey praised the princes’ decision and said that he did not think it was a good idea to give a speech alone.
“Not giving a speech is a very wise decision. The idea of a competitor’s speech may be disastrous, but a well-thought-out joint statement is perfect and points the way forward,” said the royal writer who has written about the prince. . The rift between Harry and Prince William in his book “The Battle of Brothers”.
Prince William and Prince Harry issued a joint statement on Thursday through the official Twitter account of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. They remembered their mother’s strength and character, and thanked those who helped them make the activity possible.
“Today, on the occasion of our mother’s 60th birthday, we remember her love, strength and character-qualities that made her a force for good in the world and changed the lives of countless people,” they said wrote.
“Every day, we hope that she will still be with us, and we hope that this statue will always be regarded as a symbol of her life and heritage,” they said Add to“Thanks to Ian Rank-Broadley, Pip Morrison and their team for their excellent work, to the friends and donors who helped to achieve this goal, and to all the people in the world who keep our mothers fresh.”
Lacey also acknowledged how the brothers put aside their differences and paid tribute to their late mother, noting that their restraint “showed their own and personal public style.”
“They showed a constructive way of dealing with differences,” he told People. “[They were] Not sweeping [their differences] Under the carpet, but acknowledge the more important things and do it in a way that warms everyone’s heart. “
At the same time, Princess Diana’s friend and former voice coach Stuart Pierce also pointed out that Prince William and Prince Harry looked relaxed during their recent reunion. The royal expert said that he felt that the interaction between the brothers at the unveiling of the statue “detonated the essence of peace.”
“It eliminates any commotion due to the existence of rifts,” the royal writer tell Our weekly. “I don’t believe there is a rift. There is a slight disagreement, but I mean, who disagrees with his brother? But [it’s] It was blown out of proportion, it was over-dramatized. Both of them are relaxed. “
Nevertheless, Prince Harry did not seem to spend more time with his brother and family when he was discovered To the airport The day after the event.