PRINCES William and Harry appear to have put aside their differences to sign off the final design for a statue of their late mother Princess Diana.
It is the first indication of a healing of the deep rift which was opened further by Harry and Meghan’s explosive Oprah Winfrey TV interview.Princes William and Harry as children with their mother, Princess DianaCredit: Getty
Concern has remained over whether the brothers will come together at the unveiling of the Diana statue at Kensington Palace on July 1 — on what would have been her 60th birthday.
But we can reveal the sculptor has sent it to be cast following feedback from the princes.
The Sun on Sunday previously revealed royal officials thought the chances of William, 38, and Harry, 36, reuniting at the unveiling were unthinkable. But sources said both were determined their project, announced in 2017, would be fulfilled despite their personal conflict.
And we can reveal cousin Zara Tindall and her husband Mike have been playing peacemakers between them over the past year.
A source close to sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley said: “It will have been signed off by William and Harry, that much I do know.
“I know he did work closely with the boys and I think it will be incredible.Megxit is said ot have caused a rift between William and HarryCredit: AFP It appears the royal brothers have put their differences asideCredit: Reuters
“We’re lucky to have him as an artist in the UK.”
The brothers set up a working committee to oversee the project and it is thought US-based Harry will have been sent pictures of the design.
Kensington Palace and Rank-Broadley, 69, declined to comment.
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