MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry surprised Kate Middleton with “thoughtful gifts” on her 39th birthday, a source has revealed.
The Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed “low-key” celebrations at her home of Anmer Hall in Norfolk with husband Prince William and their three childre, George, Charlotte, and Louis last weekend.
And according to sourced Kate received a special package from across the pond from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son Archie in their Santa Barbara mansion in California.
The Sussexes are thought to have sent over a thoughtful card, as well as gifts to their sister-in-law.
A source told US Weekly: “It was a nice surprise. Kate wasn’t expecting anything from the couple.”
The magazine also claimed that Kate had been “showered with gifts” by William, including a pair of diamond earrings.
It comes in stark contrast to Kate's 38th birthday, which was said to be "ruined" by Meghan and Harry's decision to step down as senior royals.
Royal author Phil Dampier said that Kate's special day has undoubtedly been ruined by Meghan and Harry's news.
He told Fabulous Digital: “Apart from anything else Harry and Meghan’s announcement has overshadowed Kate’s 38th birthday."
Kate is believed to be with her family at their Norfolk home of Anmer Hall on her 39th birthday, where the Cambridges spent Christmas after the Queen decided to have a quiet festive period at Windsor Castle.
Her birthday celebrations are likely to be a private affair, due to lockdown restrictions, with William and their three children – seven-year-old Prince George, Princess Charlotte, five, and two-year-old Prince Louis.
But despite the distance, the Royal Family still sent their best wishes to the duchess.
The Royal Family social media account shared a message from the Queen, writing: "Wishing The Duchess of Cambridge a very happy birthday today!" – with the message complete with a cake emoji.
In other royal news, Princess Diana shyly smiled before stunning with piano recital in unseen footage during Royal Tour with Charles.
And Prince William ‘will be unhappy’ Prince Harry is ‘exploiting Princess Diana’s status’ on Archewell website, an expert has claimed.
Plus Meghan Markle wants to ‘follow in Prince Charles’ footsteps & write a novel’, an insider has claimed.
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