Kate Middleton “can’t wait” to meet the most recent member of the royal family, niece Lilibet “Lili” Diana.
“I wish her all the very best. I can’t wait to meet her,” Middleton responded. “We haven’t met her yet, so hopefully that will be soon.”
On Sunday, Harry and Markle — who are currently residing in a $14 million Montecito, Calif., mansion post-Megxit — introduced the delivery of their second baby.
Baby Lili is named in honor of Harry’s grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, whose childhood nickname was “Lilibet.” Lili’s center identify, Diana, is a nod to Harry’s late mom, Princess Diana.
Middleton and husband Prince William have been among the many first members of the royal household to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the most recent addition to their household amid rocky relations within “the Firm.”
Harry, 36, and Markle, 39, split from the royal family in early 2020. In March of this yr, the couple, who additionally share 2-year-old son Archie, aired their grievances about royal life in a bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Harry returned to the UK in April following the death of his grandfather Prince Philip, the place he was joined on the funeral providers by Middleton and William, 38.
Outside of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, Harry was spotted speaking amiably to William with Middleton close by. The Duchess of Cambridge, who shares three youngsters with William, was reported to have played “peacemaker” between the feuding brothers at Philip’s funeral.
Markle, for her half, remained stateside as she was far alongside in her being pregnant when the service happened.