Even before his birth, Prince George, who is blowing his ninth candle this Friday, July 22, was already causing a lot of ink to flow. And for good reason, the eldest son of William and Kate Middleton will one day ascend the throne of England. A ready-made destiny for which his parents prepare him while trying to offer him the most normal childhood possible.
The Cambridges make it a point of honor that George feels in no way superior to his sister, Charlotte, and his brother, Prince Louis. “ He doesn’t get special treatment just because he’s the future heir »explains the specialist of the royal family Katie Nicholl in the columns of OK!.
How Kate and William ‘protect’ Prince George
And to clarify: They make it a point to make sure their three children feel equal and are all treated the same even if George, as the eldest son, enjoys a somewhat special status.
“ I don’t think William and Kate insisted on that when they said to George, “One day you will be king”. They want to protect him from this moment, so it’s an idea that is presented to him gradually “says Katie Nicholl.
William ‘treated differently from an early age’
Considering having been deprived of his childhood, Prince William wanted to do things differently for his son. ” When he was a child, realizing he couldn’t become a doctor or a veterinarian if he wanted to weighed heavily on him.“, explains the specialist.
“ Treated differently from an early age “, the Duke of Cambridge believes that this situation has created a certain rivalry with his brother, Harry, largely sidelined.
William and Harry, the enemy brothers
“The role of Prince William has always been defined. (…) Harry, like all spare parts in the royal family historically, had to find a role on his own,” analyzed Katie Nicholl with Vanity Fair.
Once inseparable, the two brothers eventually took different paths. While William second Elizabeth II, weakened by the Covid-19, Harry renounced his royal duties before settling in Montecito, California.