Royal News Roundup: Kate Middleton Video Gets a Disclaimer, Princess Charlotte & Prince George TikTok Goes Viral & More

Plus, Japan’s royal family joins Instagram

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for April 2, 2024. 

  • Princess Diana’s younger brother, Charles Spencer, shared an extremely rare video featuring his youngest daughter, Charlotte Diana. The clip showed Charlotte hunting for Easter eggs via horseback. 
  • Following Kate Middleton's Photoshop controversy, Getty Images added an editor’s note to the duchess’s cancer announcement video. It read, “This handout clip was provided by a third-party organisation and may not adhere to Getty Images’ editorial policy.” However, before royal fans get too mad, Getty noted that this disclaimer is standard practice for a third-party such as Kensington Palace.
  • The Swedish royal family celebrated Prince Julian's third birthday by sharing a heartwarming photo on social media. The pic featured the young royal posing with his birthday cake.
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  • Lady Amelia Spencer (aka Princess Diana's niece) posted a photo on her Instagram Story to document her vacation with her husband, Greg Mallett. The caption read, “The happiest few days.”
  • Japan’s royal family has finally joined Instagram. The account, @kunaicho_jp, already has 575,000 (and counting) followers.

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...