‘Deeply caring’ Prince William is ‘a safe pair of hands’ for the Royal Family, expert says
Prince William is “deeply caring” and will be a “safe pair of hands” for the Royal Family when he takes the throne, an expert has claimed.
Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams made the comments ahead of the Duke of Cambridge celebrating his 40th birthday tomorrow (June 21).
In gushing praise for the future king, Fitzwilliams referenced his visit to Israel and Palestine in 2018, during a politically sensitive four-day tour.
At the time, then-Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hailed William as a “prince and a pilgrim”.
He was also referred to as “Prince Charming” by the British Embassy in Tel Aviv.
Fitzwilliams exclusively told the Daily Star: “He is a safe pair of hands and was the only member of the royal family to make an official visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, such a politically sensitive region.
“He acknowledges that there have been glitches in their recent Caribbean tour, some of them however were unpredictable.”
Despite the difficulties of the Caribbean tour, which saw Jamaica and Belize announce their intention to withdraw from the Commonwealth while William and Kate Middleton were there, Fitzwilliams thinks it is best for the Duke of Cambridge to become also at the head of the association of nations.
He added: “Although it is not, as he said, automatic, he is likely to become the leader of the Commonwealth after Charles.
“As a rotating leadership would be madness and the organization needs the cachet that the link with the monarchy gives it, which a bureaucrat would not have.”
Fitzwilliams went on to draw parallels between William and his mother, Princess Diana.
William’s support for important causes, like his Earthshot Prize initiative, has been compared to the efforts of his father, Prince Charles.
“He’s deeply caring like his mother was and he’s deeply committed to charitable causes like his father,” Fitzwilliams said.
Rumor has it that William and Kate are moving to Windsor to be closer to the Queen after her birthday.
The Cambridge family appear set to move from fully refurbished Kensington Palace to Adelaide Cottage on the Queen’s Berkshire estate.
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