Kate Middleton and Prince William have made their split from the ‘Fab Four’ official, after erasing Meghan Markle and Prince Harry from their website.
The Royal Foundation, which was set up by Prince William and Prince Harry almost a decade ago, is now run solely by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The Sussexes aren’t mentioned anywhere on the site, after it was revealed last June that Harry and Meghan were parting ways from their in-laws and their charitable projects to set up their own site, just 14 months after the charity’s name was amended to include the Sussexes in the title.
The ‘Fab Four’ split
In a statement released by Kensington Palace at the time, a spokesman said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are incredibly proud of what they have achieved together through The Royal Foundation.
“They are especially proud to have established a charity that has had, and will continue to have, significant long-lasting impact, changing lives for the better.”
They added that Kate and William “wish to build on The Foundation’s past successes.”
Despite no mention of the Sussexes on the official website bio, Harry and Meghan are still present on the site, with the Duchess of Sussex’s cookbook still featured and the Duke of Sussex still listed as the leader of the Endeavour Fund and the Ministry of Defence partnership.
The ‘fab four’ first appeared together in February 2018 in an official appearance at the Royal Foundation forum, just four months before Harry and Meghan tied the knot.
Rumours of a ‘feud’ in the palace cast a shadow over their tight bond and by March this year, the Queen announced the creation of a new Household for Harry and Meghan, away from Kensington Palace.
The Sussexes moved to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, while William and Kate stayed put at Kensington Palace.
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