Royal News Roundup: Kate Middleton Launches New Project, King Charles Hosts Celebration & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of February 2, 2023.

  • Kate Middleton teased her new project, Shaping Up, on her official Instagram page. The video featured her finely manicured hands flipping through a book.
  • Princess Catherine debuted a new Instagram page (which is separate from the one she shares with her husband, Prince William) for The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood. And for her first post, the royal celebrated the launch of Shaping Up.
  • During a trip to Leeds, the Princess of Wales proved that the royal family’s “no selfie” rule no longer applies to her. The duchess happily posed for a photo while chatting with someone in the crowd.
  • Last week, Princess Catherine hosted an event at Windsor Castle with experts who specialize in early childhood development. The duchess wore a pair of pearl earrings that paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth.
  • Australia’s Reserve Bank announced that Queen Elizabeth II will be removed from the country’s five dollar bill. (And no, King Charles won’t replace her.)

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