Harry and William to give separate speeches at Diana's statue unveiling as rift continues
PRINCES Harry and William will give separate speeches when their mum’s statue is unveiled — highlighting their ongoing rift.
Harry, 36, will stand with his brother, 39, when the Diana memorial is revealed in July.
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But in a sign their feud has yet to heal, there will be no joint address.
The Kensington Palace ceremony is a long-term project between the brothers, who fell out over Harry’s decision to quit as a working royal.
Hopes of improved relations were raised after they chatted at Prince Philip’s funeral last month.
A source said: “They will both move heaven and earth to be there. They commissioned the statue together. It is very important for them.
“There is, of course, hope the memory of Diana can repair their relationship but that seems a long way off right now.
“The brothers will be physically together for the ceremony but want to make their own personal addresses.
“You might have thought they’d go for a joint statement and speech but that’s not the case. Each has insisted on preparing their own.
“It is a big concern that their body language will suggest all is not well and they won’t present a united front.”
The statue will be unveiled on what would have been the 60th birthday of Princess Diana, who died in 1997.
Harry’s pregnant wife Meghan, 39, is expected to stay in the US. The Queen is also unlikely to go.
Another source said: “She feels this is William and Harry’s event and would not want to overshadow them.”
Kensington Palace did not comment.
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