Kate says she ‘can’t wait to meet’ Lilibet despite Meghan and Harry tension

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Kate Middleton has said she "can't wait" to meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby daughter – but hasn't yet Facetimed the couple.

Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born on Friday, June 4, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge afterwards expressing their "delight".

Kate, 39, made the recent comments as she was quizzed during the G7 summit in Cornwall.

She said: "I wish her all the very best, I can’t wait to meet her."

The royal added: "We haven't met her yet but hopefully that will be soon".

A source told People that Harry and Meghan had already introduced Lilibet to the Queen during a video call.

However, William and Kate have not yet got a glimpse of their niece.

Tensions between the departed royals, Kate, and Prince William have been high since 2019.

They only seem to have increased in the wake of Megxit and the broadcast of Harry and Meghan's explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey.

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In it, Meghan responded to reports that Kate had made her cry – and insisted the opposite had happened during a row over bridesmaid dresses.

A royal insider afterwards told the MailOnline: "William cannot countenance the way Meghan has treated his wife…. to name Kate so publicly during the Oprah interview as the person who made her cry was beyond the pale.

"Meghan would have been acutely aware that Kate is powerless to fight back.

"Despite her growing confidence in public, Kate is a deeply sensitive woman who likes to stay behind the scenes as much as possible to support her family and the country.

"William thinks the way she has been treated is unfair."

Harry and Meghan paid tribute to the Queen with their daughter’s first name, one of Her Majesty's childhood monikers.

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However, royal expert Richard Kay claims sources are confused by the selection.

He wrote in the Daily Mail: "[An] aspect baffling courtiers was why, having chosen the name Lilibet in honour of the Queen, the couple intend to call their daughter Lili – something Harry's grandmother was never known by."

  • Meghan Markle
  • Prince Harry
  • Kate Middleton Duchess Of Cambridge

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