Kate Garraway says Prince William could relate to her two children over having an ‘absent parent’

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Kate Garraway has said that Prince William was able to relate to her children about having an absent parent because of his own experiences with losing his mum.

The Good Morning Britain presenter talked about having met William and wife Kate Middleton as she and her co-stars discussed the couple's 10th wedding anniversary on Thursday's show.

Kate's husband Derek Draper has recently returned home after a long stay in hospital recovering from coronavirus.

Talking about how she and her children, Darcey and William, had met Will and Kate, she said: "They related very much to the children and what it was like to have a father that was absent and sick.


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"Of course, William knew all about what it was like to have a parent who was not there."

William was 15 and his brother Prince Harry was 12 when their mother Princess Diana died in a car crash in Paris in 1997.

Today, Will and Kate celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary and have released a series of relaxed, happy photos of themselves hugging and laughing to mark the milestone.


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Talking about how they seemed as a couple, Kate revealed: "Actually, watching them when they were just talking to each other and getting ready for things, and her sort of dusting off his shoulder, I thought gosh, what a lovely team you two are.

"They felt very supportive of each other and that was nice to see, because you sometimes read differently about couples."

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