Not long ago Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were smiles every time they were seen together and even dubbed "Fab Four" or "Core Four" of the royal family. But then came rumors of a rift between them.
First there were reports that the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex were at odds, which the palace denied. Then there were allegations that the relationship between the princes had become violent and that is the reason why they will have separate courts and not a joint office as they did in the past. Now a video that came out of the family on Christmas morning did not help calm those reports. Instead, many are convinced that there is certainly some tension as it seems to show Prince William completely ignoring his sister-in-law.
Here's more in the video that everyone talks about and if the future king of England really despised his brother's wife.
The video seen around the world
The internet was buzzing after a family video out of church on Christmas Day showed what some thought was Prince William intentionally snubbing Markle.
Right at the beginning of the clip, William is adjusting the handkerchief and looking directly at the Duchess of Sussex, who seems to try to talk to him. However, he does not offer any reaction or recognition that she is about to say anything. Markle looked a little stunned after that, prompting many to believe he was ignoring her.
What is really happening?
As royalty fans continue to draw conclusions from the video, body language expert Judi James told The Express that there may be more in the story.
"This sense of detachment can be caused by tensions, but it can also be motivated mainly by William's aversion to real soap operas," James explained. "After the tragic dramas of his parents' marriage, William always seemed eager to avoid any public emotional outburst that could draw much attention from the press and could easily be that, rather than Meghan herself, whom he was willing to avoid."
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– H & M (@TheSussexes) December 26, 2018
James also noted that Markle may not even have tried to speak to the Duke of Cambridge.
"The moment between William and Meghan depended on his closeness and his gaze," James said, adding, "On the surface it looked as if she turned to smile at William as he kept busy putting his scarf on his The coat and her face seemed to have fallen when she turned around, but she could be smiling at Kate instead of William, which means he could be genuinely out of the conversation cycle at that particular point. "
Of course, there is always the other possibility that the prince has not heard it, which is certainly not an intentional scorn.
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