Kate Middleton honors 38th birthday celebration with brand new image

Kate and William join the Queen for Sandringham church service

Kate Middleton Joined By Friends For Early Birthday Celebration, Wears Fedora To Church With The Queen

The celebratory message comes just hours after Harry and Meghan announced their decision to "step back as senior members of the Royal Family" on Wednesday, sending shockwaves through the royal family, who were not consulted about the decision to announce the news.

Just a few days ahead of her birthday, Duchess Kate stepped out for her first appearance of 2020 in high style.

The Evening Standard reports that Queen Elizabeth ordered them not to release the statement while they worked out the complicated logistics required to execute their wishes. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex 's official Instagram account - Sussex Royal - dropped a comment on Kate's birthday post.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were still not in attendance though.

A tweet to honour the Duchess was sent from the Royal Family's official Twitter account early on Thursday morning.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also unveiled a new website in which they detailed how they hope to earn a professional income after they give up the £2 million ($2.6 million) a year they earn from public funding.

According to your British The Mirror, many royalty followers don't believe it is fancy that Harry and Meghan brought their development out simply before Kate's birthday.

In the new photo, Kate is seen wearing a Fjallraven Ovik crew neck sweater in frost green, which she's owned for a number of years.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge with Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend the Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham estate on December 25, 2019.

Last year, the Prince William and Middleton's marriage was plagued with infidelity rumors, with some alleging that the future king had an affair with the Marchioness of Cholmondeley.

"[Prince Harry and Meghan Markle] had a brief chat with the Prince of Wales some time ago and he cautioned them to get everything in place before you make an announcement", Arbiter said.

He said Harry and Meghan have dropped a "bombshell" while Prince Andrew's involvement in the Epstein scandal has been "going on for ages".

"This involves taxpayers money and needed to be planned".

"Their step back in this manner harms the monarchy's image".

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