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Kate was reportedly left “in tears” when Prince William cancelled their “big plans” last minute after having “second thoughts”.
The Prince and Princess of Wales marked their 12th anniversary earlier this year and are one of the most popular royal couples. However, the years leading up to Prince William and Kate’s wedding are believed to have included some major up and down moments for the future King and Queen Consort. Many royal fans might already be aware of the suggestion that Prince William once briefly broke up with Kate over the phone in 2007. But according to royal author and expert Katie Nicholl, the Christmas prior to this wasn’t all that easy either.
As per Daily Mail, she claimed in her 2011 book, The Making of a Royal Romance, that Kate was “in tears” after Prince William cancelled “big plans” last-minute.
Katie reportedly expressed the belief that the now-Prince and Princess of Wales didn’t spend Christmas together in 2006. The royal Christmas tradition Meghan Markle was allowed to break wasn’t something Kate ever did, as generally royal partners were only invited to Christmas at Sandringham once they were married into the Royal Family. Instead, Kate apparently celebrated Christmas 2006 with the Middleton family.
The royal author alleged that Kate and Prince William had made “big plans” to spend New Year together to make up for spending the pinnacle of the festive season apart. However, it was suggested in the book that Prince William supposedly called his future wife on Boxing Day to cancel fairly last-minute.