Not a good choice. Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s official Instagram account celebrated Father’s Day on June 16, 2019, with a sweet post for William. But royal watchers were not pleased with the photos that were chosen for their tribute because Kate’s dad and two of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s children were left out of the post.
“Happy Father’s Day!” the caption read. Two photos were shared using the carousel option on Instagram, and the first photo features William with his youngest son, Prince Louis. The second photo featured Prince William with his father, Prince Charles. Fans flooded the comments to point out the issues.
“Sorry, I don’t agree with the photo’s choice. Where are Charlotte and George? Where is Kate’s father?” one fan wrote, and another commented, “Apparently Kate doesn’t have a dad and William only has one child 🤣 Happy fathers day! ❤️”
Another fan noticed something else that seemed off about the activity on the Kensington Royal Instagram account. “It’s strange that there was no post for Mother’s Day 🤔 maybe there’ll be one next year. Perhaps they were too busy with the brothers splitting their Instagram accounts 💕,” the follower mused.
While it’s true that the Instagram account did not share any photos of Kate, 37, on either the U.K. date the U.S. date for Mother’s Day, it’s doesn’t mean that William, 36, and Kate didn’t celebrate her on Mother’s Day offline. Plus, the couple was all smiles during a joint royal outing to the Cumbria in northwest England earlier this month.
During the trip, William and Kate visited a traditional mountain sheep farm in Patterdale where they helped shear the sheep, helped to repair a dry stone wall at the farm, and also stopped by the market town of Keswick. While in the area, they also joined a celebration that honored many different local organizations and people who helped the community in Cumbria.
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