Kate Middleton cancer diagnosis latest news: Live updates as King Charles supports Princess while the world reacts to diagnosis and Prince Harry and Meghan reach out after her illness was announced

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Jamie Lee Curtis DEMANDED end to ‘bull**** conspiracy theories’ about Princess Kate

We all know American actress Jamie Lee Curtis for her roles in hit films such as Halloween and Freaky Friday.

But it appears the 65-year-old is also a staunch defender of Kate Middleton following the wild conspiracy theories that circulated following her absence from the limelight.

Shortly before Kate made the announcement yesterday, Curtis took to Instagram to ask people to stop making theories about her and her whereabouts.

How the world found out about Kate’s devastating cancer diagnosis

In a jaw-dropping revelation, the world was shocked to discover the news about Kate’s cancer.

Shortly after 6pm yesterday evening, every major news channel broke the news.

After the announcement on BBC News, viewers rushed to social media following the announcement to wish the Princess of Wales well.

MAUREEN CALLAHAN: To anyone who would doubt Kate’s strength… doubt not

Maureen Callahan asks the question as to whether Kate Middleton should have been made to tell the world about her illness.

Following months of speculation, wild conspiracy theories, scurrilous rumors and jokes about her condition, an emotional Kate delivered a brave message of hope, Callahan argues.

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What next for the Princess’s cancer recovery?

The Princess of Wales is undergoing ‘preventative chemotherapy’ after having major abdominal surgery in January.

Discovering cancer after an operation is ‘not uncommon’, a top doctor has said.

For more information on what is preventative chemotheraphy and whether it is the same as traditional chemo, read below.

A look at the messages of support for Kate

The reason behind Kate’s decision to choose Friday to release her cancer announcement

After weeks of rumours and theories, the Princess of Wales ultimately put her children’s wellbeing front and centre when she announced that she has cancer.

Choosing the first day of the Easter Holidays could well have been a deliberate decision to avoid the media’s furore.

Read below to find out what the real reason was.

RICHARD KAY: Stripped of its two most charismatic stars, the monarchy is facing a profound crisis

Richard Kay has taken a look at the crisis facing the monarchy at the moment following Kate’s Diagnosis.

He has said as all those close to Prince WIlliam know, he has never shied away from adversity as shown when the gaze of the world descended on him after the death of Princess Diana.

He argues that the monarchy will survive, because it always does…

REBECCA ENGLISH: William has the weight of the world on his shoulders…

MailOnline’s Royal Editor Rebecca English looks at what a class act Prince William has been.

Time and time gain over the years, Prince William has made clear that while he takes seriously the burden of his future role as king.

However, he has shown that he will never put them before his wife and family.

Public show support for Princess of Wales in emotional video

The nation has united behind Princess Kate after her shocking cancer diagnosis, with people taking to the streets to share their thoughts.

One woman appeared to be wiping a tear from her eyes as she was looking at her phone as the news broke.

Another said the news was ‘incredibly sad’. ‘Whenever anybody gets cancer it’s a horrible thing to hear and I can only imagine what her family is going through right now’

Rishi Sunak leads politicians in messages of support

Rishi Sunak has praised Kate’s ‘tremendous bravery’ after she revealed that she had been diagnosed with the disease and was in the early stages of chemotherapy following mounting speculation about her health.

In a statement released shortly after Kate’s announcement, the PM said: ‘My thoughts are with the Princess of Wales, Prince of Wales, the royal family and in particular her three children at this difficult time.

‘The Princess of Wales has the love and support of the whole country as she continues her recovery.’

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Thomas Krych/ZUMA Press Wire/Shutterstock (14395333b) UK Prime Minister RISHI SUNAK departs 10 Downing Street ahead of the Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) session in the House of Commons. Rishi Sunak Departs Downing Street Ahead of PMQs, London, England, United Kingdom - 20 Mar 2024

Left-wing activist apologises for making jokes about the Princess

Left wing activist and journalist Owen Jones had previously taken to X to join in with the speculation surrounding the Princess of Wales.

He is the latest to say sorry, in a post on X he wrote: ‘As someone who speculated on this without considering it could be a serious health condition, I’m very ashamed to be honest, and all the very best to her.’

Blake Lively makes groveling apology for Kate Middleton ‘Photoshop’ jibe

Blake Lively has made a groveling apology for making an ill-advised Kate Middleton joke days before the Royal announced she has cancer.

The actress, 36, was slated by fans after she plugged her drinks range on March 13 – and took aim at the photo-editing controversy around a family shot of the Princess of Wales, 42, and her children released on Mother’s Day in the UK.

She wrote: ‘I’m so excited to share this new photo I just took today to announce our 4 new @bettybuzz & @bettybooze products! Now you know why I’ve been MIA.’

In the wake of Middleton’s announcement of her health crisis on Friday, Lively wrote on Instagram: ‘I’m sure no-one cares today but I feel I have to acknowledge this.

‘I made a silly post around the ‘photoshop fails’ frenzy and, oh, man, that post has me mortified today.’

Harry and Meghan reach out to Kate following announcement

Harry and Meghan have reached out to Prince William and Kate after her shock cancer diagnosis.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were understood to have made contact with the Prince and Princess of Wales ‘privately’ last night.

It is not clear if the contact was a phone, video call or some messages of support. The possibility of whether Harry would fly back to the UK is not known.

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