Prince William and Kate Middleton are expected to make a low-key visit to Santa Barbara to visit Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for "peace talks".
- Prince William and Kate Middleton are expected to take the kids to visit Uncle Harry and new cousin, Lilibet—who was born earlier this month.
- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are currently enjoying parental leave in the US.
- This follows royal news that Kate Middleton’s title will be completely different when Prince Charles becomes King.
After months of being locked in a "bitter feud" following Prince Harry and Meghan's bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry and Prince William are expected to try and work things out during an upcoming reunion trip.
According to US Weekly, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are planning a secret trip to America to meet their new niece, Lilibet, and embark on "peace talks" with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
A palace insider said, "There’s a shared desire to move on. William and Kate want to meet Lili, and they agree it’s only fair that they visit Harry and Meghan on their home turf."
While royal watchers will no doubt be desperate to see how the reunion goes, there's a mutual desire for it to be kept under the radar.
"There won’t be a lot of fanfare and you won’t see pictures of them building sand castles on the beach in Santa Barbara," the insider added.
With Prince Harry now permanently based in Santa Barbara and the ongoing effects of the global pandemic, it's been difficult to get together for a proper heart-to-heart in recent months.
Although the brothers came face-to-face at Prince Philip's funeral back in April, the reunion was short-lived as the Duke of Sussex had to return to America shortly after the event ahead of Lilibet's arrival.
But now US Weekly reports that there's a mutual understanding that more can be resolved during a face-to-face meeting than over the phone. "The view is that it will do them a world of good to talk things out in person".
Despite having always shared an incredibly close bond, the brothers have drifted in recent months—with Harry publicly claiming William is "trapped" in the institution, as well as criticising their father Prince Charles' parenting skills.
While there is still a long way to go in healing their rift, with the upcoming unveiling of Princess Diana's statue in the Sunken Gardens at Buckingham Palace, there is a general feeling that the brothers need to put their differences aside.
"At the end of the day, William and Harry both realise blood is thicker than water. It's not doing anyone any good to be locked in this bitter feud. They're all committed to finally making the peace."
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