Royal News Roundup: Prince William Loses It During Outing, Prince Louis Resembles Kate Middleton & More

Plus, a striking new royal Christmas portrait was released

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of December 21, 2023.

  • Kate Middleton posted a rare throwback photo of herself celebrating Christmas in 1983, and fans quickly noticed the striking resemblance between the royal and her younger son, Prince Louis. 
  • A royal fan named Lynda Sneddon posted a photo on X (formerly known as Twitter) of the physical Christmas card her daughter received from the Prince and Princess of Wales in the mail. Inside the festive greeting were the royal cyphers of both the royals as well as a signature from the princess. 
  • In a video shared by a fan on X, Prince William was seen losing it and laughing uncontrollably during comedian Tom Allen’s stand-up routine at the annual Royal Variety Performance.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released their Christmas card for 2023 via their Archewell organization. The photo featured in the card showed the royal couple clapping their hands during the 2023 Invictus Games closing ceremony. 
  • The Duchess of Sussex previously participated in a panel discussion with The After star David Oyelowo and the film’s director, Misan Harriman. At one point, Markle shared that her 4-year-old son, Archie, has found a love for photography—just like his aunt Princess Catherine. 
  • Markle showed off her acting chops in a promo video shared by the California-based coffee company, Clevr Blends, on their official Instagram page.
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  • Prince Edward and Sophie, the Duchess of Edinburgh, unveiled their annual Christmas card for the year. The striking portrait included in the greeting was snapped during the couple’s trip to Edinburgh back in March 2023. 
  • The Duchess of Edinburgh joined over 100 Ukrainian refugees at a Christmas party held at The Lighthouse in Woking, a volunteer-led charity to help those in need.

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