Royal News Roundup: Prince William Breaks Protocol, Kate Middleton Photographs Camilla Parker Bowles & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of July 7, 2022.


  • This week, Prince William and Kate Middleton attended the 2022 Royal Charity Polo Cup at Guards Polo Club in England and broke royal protocol by showing PDA on two different occasions. Not only did they kiss on the cheek, but they also walked around with their arms around each other.
  • According to body language expert Darren Stanton, their affection is reminiscent of “two teenagers in love.” He said, “There were numerous displays of public affection, which suggests that the couple clearly have no hesitation or reservation in letting the world know exactly how they feel about one another—when they deem it appropriate to do so.”
  • On a recent episode of the Pod Save the Queen podcast, royal biographer Andrew Morton admitted that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had planned their royal exit long before they announced it to the public. He revealed they wanted to go in a “different direction” early in their marriage.

Stay up-to-date on every breaking royal family story by subscribing here.