Prince William and Kate Middleton’s new privacy measures are a little extreme

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Prince William and Kate Middleton are one of the most talked-about couples in the world, especially in recent months with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge falling victim to the dreaded rumour mill.

From a reported fallout with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to rumoured feuding with their country neighbours, Kate and Wills have been surrounded by speculation.

In fact, the online backlash and bullying against both Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle grew so loud that the royal family had to issue a set of social media guidelines.

Considering the past few months therefore, it’s hardly surprising that Prince William and Kate Middleton are ramping up their privacy measures – especially considering they are trying to raise their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, in as much of a normal way as possible.

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But what are the privacy measures in question? Hedges.

Yes, really. Kate Middleton and Prince William have erected a 950-feet-long hedge around the garden of their Kensington Palace 1A apartment.

But while the laurel hedges have been planted, they are not expected to be a quick fix, taking some time to grow.

In fact, the hedges should only grow two feet in the next year.

Still, as Prince William and Kate Middleton prepare to be King and Queen a long way in the future, their laurel hedges will reach full height.

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