EntertainmentDuchess Kate prioritizes family over duty during hospital stay, royal 'crisis' unfolds

Duchess Kate prioritizes family over duty during hospital stay, royal 'crisis' unfolds

What about Kate Middleton? Is it known when the Duchess will return to work?
What about Kate Middleton? Is it known when the Duchess will return to work?
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6:42 AM EST, January 21, 2024

Recent news from Kensington Palace about the royals over the past few days is not particularly encouraging. It has been announced that Kate Middleton is still in the hospital, where she's recovering from a planned abdominal surgery. The 75-year-old King Charles, who's grappling with prostate problems, will also soon need to be hospitalized. During this challenging time, the Duchess of Wales can count on the support of William, who frequently visits his wife in a private ward at a London clinic in Marylebone.

The health issues of Charles and Kate have put the royal family in a challenging situation, as both will be sidelined from their duties for some time. Moreover, Prince William will significantly limit his public activity. The British media has already reported a kind of "crisis" in the monarchy.

According to recent reports by "OK!" magazine, the Palace has held special meetings on managing the current situation. In these exceptional circumstances, the role of public representation of the crown has fallen onto one of the daughters of the estranged Prince Andrew, Beatrice.

Kate Middleton was admitted to the hospital. It's known who will stand in for the duchess amidst a "crisis" in the monarchy.

What's the state of Kate Middleton's health? New information is available

So, how is Kate's convalescence going? Reports from a Daily Mail source suggest it's going quite well. The 42-year-old Duchess of Wales is doing so well that she wishes to take on new projects to the extent her health allows. The "steadfast commitment" shown by the Duchess to the nation motivates her to continue to work from her recovery bed after her serious surgery.

It is expected that Prince William's wife will spend another week in the hospital, after which she'll be transferred to Adelaide Cottage in Windsor to fully recover after the medical procedure in the comfort of her home. It's also been reported that Kate has cleared her calendar for the upcoming months and plans to return to her daily duties only after Easter.

An insider states that the recovering royal wishes to return to work "as soon as possible", but for now, she is trying to balance raising her three children with her husband, Prince William. A royal source reported that at this moment, Kate and William "prioritize their family over their work," aiming to maintain a sense of "normalcy" for 10-year-old Prince George, 5-year-old Louis, and 8-year-old Charlotte.

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