Harry and William’s speech plans imply ‘all is not well’ ahead of Diana ceremony

Prince Harry and Prince William have both "insisted" on giving separate speeches at the reveal of their mother’s statue in July, a source has claimed.

The Duke of Sussex and the Duke of Cambridge will reunite on Princess Diana’s 60th birthday and unveil a memorial statue that will sit in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace.

Diana’s ceremony is a long-term joint project commissioned by the pair before the brothers fell out over Harry’s decision to step down as a senior Royal.

Prince Philip’s funeral sparked hope of reconciliation, but a source told The Sun the pair have not fully repaired their relationship and William and Harry will give separate speeches on Diana's day.

The source said the pair will "be physically together for the ceremony" but will make "their own personal addresses."

It was thought the brothers would make a "joint statement" but "that is not the case" and "each has insisted on preparing their own."

An insider said: "They will both move heaven and earth to be there. They commissioned the statue together. It is very important for them.

"There is, of course, hope the memory of Diana can repair their relationship but that seems a long way off right now. The brothers will be physically together for the ceremony but want to make their own personal addresses."

A big concern of organisers is reportedly that William and Harry's body language will "suggest that all is not well" and they won't show a "united front."

"You might have thought they’d go for a joint statement and speech but that’s not the case. Each has insisted on preparing their own.

"It is a big concern that their body language will suggest all is not well and they won’t present a united front," the source added.

Representatives for both Harry and William have been approached for comment.

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Kate Middleton is expected to attend the event, but it is thought Meghan Markle will stay in the U.S. as she is heavily pregnant.

It is understood the Queen is unlikely to go, but a decision has not been made on Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

The source said Her Majesty made this decision because she "doesn't want to overshadow" Prince William and Prince Harry as it is "their event."

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