Carole Middleton left 'incredibly hurt' by Prince Harry's repeated attacks on Kate in book

Carole Middleton will not publicly complain according to her brother
Carole Middleton will not publicly complain according to her brother

The Duke of Sussex made reference to the frosty relationship between Kate Middleton and his wife, Meghan Markle

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Carole Middleton will be “incredibly hurt” by Prince Harry’s book, ‘Spare’, according to the Princess of Wales’ uncle.

The Duke of Sussex made reference to the frosty relationship between Kate and his wife, Meghan Markle, revealing an alleged series of tense texts about the bridesmaid dresses for Harry and Meghan’s 2018 wedding.

Kate is said to have complained that Princess Charlotte’s dress was “too big, too long, too baggy” and “she cried when she tried it on at home”.

Harry then claims that Kate called for “all of the dresses” to be “remade”, something which the Princess of Wales’ wedding dress designer is said to have agreed on.

Kate’s uncle, Gary Goldsmith, has expressed his scepticism over the nature of the alleged complaints, saying Kate would “never have caused a fuss”.

He told the Daily Mail: “She’s not a drama queen, she’s not confrontational, as the book suggests.

“She’d never pile more pressure on a bride. After all, she knows the tensions involved when you marry into the Royal Family all too well.”

Mr Goldsmith says Kate’s mother, Carole, will be “angry” about the comments made in the book.

Kate's uncle, Gary Goldsmith, said Carole Middleton would be 'angry'
Kate's uncle, Gary Goldsmith, said Carole Middleton would be 'angry'

He said: “Carole will be incredibly hurt and angry about the slights and calumnies heaped on William and Kate this week, but you won’t hear a peep from her.

“When your eldest child becomes the future Queen, you don’t get a manual on behaviour and etiquette, but Carole and her husband, Mike, know instinctively what to do.”

Kate’s uncle added that her niece will be “hurt” for members of her family who have found themselves to be targeted for criticism by the Duke of Sussex, including William, King Charles and Camilla.

He said: “She’ll be quietly getting on with her job as her mum taught her, looking after her husband and family.

“At her core is the Goldsmith way: Family means everything. Kate will, of course, have phoned Carole, who will protect her like a lioness, but for both it will be business as usual.”

Prince Harry's memoir has caused 'hurt', according to Kate Middleton's uncle.
Prince Harry's memoir has caused 'hurt', according to Kate Middleton's uncle.

During a series of interviews to promote Spare, Harry defended himself against strong criticism, following his revelation in the book he killed 25 Taliban members during the Afghanistan war.

He denied boasting about the killings, when interviewed by Stephen Colbert on CBS’s The Late Show, and claimed members of his family are in an active campaign to “undermine” his autobiography.

A YouGov poll has found the popularity of Harry has fallen since his book was published with 68 per cent of 1,691 adults, polled on Tuesday and Wednesday, having a negative opinion about him while 24 per cent thought positively.

The online research data group said the figures meant the duke had his lowest ever net favourability rating of minus 44, down from minus 38 last week, which had been his previous record low.