Did Kate Middleton and Prince William snub Meghan Markle in this photo?

The internet seems to think so...

Words by Maisie Bovingdon

Kate Middleton and Prince William have sparked a lot of speculation around their relationship with Meghan Markle this week and the internet isn’t happy.

Rumours of a feud between the Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Sussex have been circling for months, although this was put to bed when it was claimed brothers William and Prince Harry were actually the ones at loggerheads.

But now claims have reemerged that the Fab Four aren’t so chummy.

Here’s why…

As a tribute to Queen Elizabeth, who celebrated her official birthday on April 21, Kensington Palace shared a sweet picture of the couple with the 93-year-old monarch on their Instagram account, which Harry and Meghan have recently split from and created their own site Sussex Royal (that Meghan is said to be secretly running).

The post read: ‘Wishing a very happy 93rd birthday to Her Majesty The Queen!’

But it was the photo of choice that sparked uproar amongst fans.

The image saw Kate, holding Princess Charlotte, stood beside husband William and their son Prince George, as well as Harry, Prince Philip and the Queen at Trooping the Colour, but the former Suits actress was nowhere to be seen.

This didn’t go unnoticed, as eagle eyed fans wrote: ‘I just noticed Meghan isn’t here’, while another commented: ‘Why deliberately leave Meghan out?’

However, the image was from the 2016 ceremony, which Meghan did not attend.

Plus, Meghan is not the only one absent from the shot, as Prince Louis isn’t there – as he was only born last year, as well as Duchess Camilla. While Prince Charles has been cropped out of the Instagram post, he can be seen on their Twitter upload.

Fans of the Cambridges jumped to their defence, writing: ‘People complaining that MM is not on the picture, Prince Louis is not on the picture either!! It’s an old picture, why the drama?! #LoveMore #complainless’.

Amen to that!

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