Queen Camilla Just Gave a Rare Update on Kate Middleton Following Cancer News

The queen was at a royal engagement

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Keep calm and carry on—that’s been Queen Camilla’s approach as the royal family navigates unprecedented times with both King Charles and Princess Catherine battling cancer at the same time.

Today, the wife of the monarch stepped out at the Shrewsbury Farmers’ Market for a tour, chatting with members of the public for the first time since Kate’s video announcement on Friday afternoon where she announced that she had been diagnosed with cancer.

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While there, Queen Camilla encountered two young girls, ages 6 and 10, who had made posters for the Princess of Wales that read, “Send our love to Kate,” according to royal reporter Rebecca English. The queen responded with a promise to deliver them, but also shared a brief update on the Princess of Wales: “I know that Catherine is thrilled by all the kind wishes and support,” she said.

Matt Wilkinson of The Sun also shed more details on the encounter. He shared a video of Queen Camilla not only accepting the art, but adding: “I shall send these on to Catherine, she will be thrilled.”

In the wake of Kate’s news, Queen Camilla’s warm response to well wishes directed her way is lovely to hear.

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