Royal Family need to be ‘unified’ going forward says expert
The event, outside Kensington Palace, is scheduled for July 1 on what would have been Diana’s 60th birthday. It is being organised by a committee led by Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, former private secretary to the two princes.
However, speaking to the Daily Mail one insider claimed William and Harry haven’t discussed the unveiling for months.
They said: “It’s a very sad situation but the relationship is so strained that they haven’t even been able to pick up the phone to discuss matters. That’s the sad truth.”
On Wednesday the Duke of Cambridge was forced to deny the Royal Family is racist whilst visiting a London school.
It followed Meghan Markle’s claim in an incendiary Oprah Winfrey interview that before Archie was born there were “concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be”.
“They haven’t even been able to pick up the phone to discuss matters”
William and Kate pictured visiting a London school earlier this week
The plan to install a statue commemorating Diana in the grounds of Kensington Palace, her former home, was announced by William and Harry in 2017.
However, it’s unveiling was repeatedly delayed until the date of July 1 2021 was settled on.
Sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley is preparing the sculpture with Lady Sarah McCorquodale, Diana’s sister, taking a role on the organising committee.
Ms Winfrey’s interview with the Sussexes was broadcast on…