Princess Diana’s Siblings Have Officially Arrived at Her Statue Unveiling
Princess Diana's statue unveiling ceremony is officially underway and her family members are beginning to arrive.
Today’s event, which marks what would have been Diana's 60th birthday, is taking place at the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace. And while we were happy to see Prince Harry and Prince William attend the special event, the Princess of Wales’s brother, Charles Spencer, was one of the first to be spotted making his way to Diana’s former home.
The 9th Earl Spencer was joined by his other sisters, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Lady Jane Fellowes, as they flocked through fans who were leaving flowers and cards at the gate of the palace. For the occasion, Spencer looked sophisticated in a suit, light blue shirt and a patterned tie. See Charles’s arrival below.
The piece was commissioned by the princes in 2017 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Princess of Wales’s death and as a way to “recognize her positive impact” on the world. The unveiling was subsequently postponed due to COVID-19. The piece was created by artist Ian Rank-Broadley, a British sculptor whose portrait of Queen Elizabeth appears on all U.K. coins.
As we mentioned above, Charles and his sisters aren’t the only members of Princess Diana’s family in attendance. Her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry also made an appearance. In fact, the Duke of Sussex flew across the pond last week and has been quarantining at his old home Frogmore Cottage in advance of the unveiling. Unfortunately, Meghan Markle elected to stay back in California with the couple’s kids, Archie and Lili.
We love seeing the princess’s family back together.
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