When Prince Harry and Prince William had a casual conversation at Prince Philip’s funeral last month, it was the first time the brothers had seen each other in more than a year. Though they reportedly exchanged texts after Meghan Markle and Harry sat down for a conversation with Oprah in March, a family friend told Vanity Fair that the brothers didn’t use the opportunity to heal their years-long rift. Their next opportunity to have a conversation will come in July, when Harry will travel to England for a Kensington Palace ceremony in honor of Princess Diana. Though Harry and William are both planning to attend the ceremony, the Sun has reported that they will not be giving a joint address.
“You might have thought they’d go for a joint statement and speech but that’s not the case. Each has insisted on preparing their own,” a royal insider told the tabloid. “The brothers will be physically together for the ceremony but want to make their own personal addresses.”
The brothers commissioned a sculpture meant to honor their mother’s memory in January 2017, nearly 20 years after her death. “They will both move heaven and earth to be there. They commissioned the statue together. It is very important for them,” the source added. “There is, of course, hope the memory of Diana can repair their relationship but that seems a long way off right now.”
It will be installed on July 1, which would have been Diana’s 60th birthday. Last month, the Sun reported that…