William and Kate have 'no plans' to see Harry and Meghan when in the US to present Earthshot Prize

The Prince and Princess of Wales have no plans to see Harry and Meghan, despite visiting the US east coast.

William and Kate will fly to Boston on Wednesday to start a three-day trip to the US, the highlight of which will be a glittering awards show on Friday, described by an insider as the prince’s ‘Super Bowl’ moment.

Experts have said it is vital that the couple’s first foreign trip since the Queen’s death is to the US as they seek to ‘redress the balance’ after the damage Harry and Meghan have done following their attacks on the royal family in the US media. Will try to ,

And in New York, just 200 miles from Boston, William’s estranged brother and his wife will also be in the limelight, accepting the Ripple of Hope award hosted by Kerry, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, another branch of the Kennedy family in New York. , on Tuesday.

The Prince and Princess of Wales are visiting America this week

There are no plans to see Harry and Meghan despite being in the same part of the world

The Prince and Princess of Wales are visiting the US this week but there are no plans to see Harry and Meghan – despite being in the same part of the world

Kerry Kennedy has controversially said that the Ripple of Hope award partly recognizes the Sussexes’ stance in standing up against institutional racism in the royal family – allegations which have been strongly denied by the royal household. The Queen denied this in a rare statement before she died.

With speculation rife about Harry and Meghan’s upcoming Netflix ‘docuseries’, sources insist Wales ‘not to be distracted by other things’

And according to the Telegraph, citing a Foreign Office source, while the palace team are ‘extremely cognizant’ of Meghan, 41, and Harry, 38, they are ‘not afraid to cast their shadow on it’.

Despite being in the same part of the world – just days apart – multiple sources have said that they have ‘no plans’ to see each other again. Royal experts have repeatedly said the brothers are not close, despite the death of their grandmother in September.

They remained within yards of each other at Windsor before and after Her Majesty’s funeral, but are believed not to have spent time together apart from on formal occasions.

But as much as the royals try to focus on Earthshot, William may face questions about Harry and Meghan, who have repeatedly criticized the royal family.

He accused senior royals of racism and ignoring Meghan when she was suicidal and pregnant, in interviews with Oprah Winfrey and other US media.

Billie Eilish is also supporting the Prince of Wales' Earthshot Award in Boston

Billie Eilish is also supporting the Prince of Wales’ Earthshot Award in Boston

Cate Blanchett (pictured) will take a look at the 2021 winners at the glittering reception

Cate Blanchett (pictured) will take a look at the 2021 winners at the glittering reception

The Netflix series “The Crown” resurrects some of the House of Windsor’s more troubled times, as the royal family tries to show it remains relevant in modern, multicultural Britain after the Queen’s death.

‘You could say the royal family, particularly as far as America is concerned, have been in a bit of a rut in recent times’, said Joe Little, managing editor of Majesty Magazine.

Harry and Meghan to receive Ripple of Hope award

Harry and Meghan to receive Ripple of Hope Award

He has faced a huge amount of criticism because of ‘The Crown’ and the Oprah Winfrey interview, which hasn’t reflected particularly well on the House of Windsor, so I think this is a good opportunity while They in America. … to redress the balance if possible’.

Billie Eilish, Annie Lennox and actor Rami Malik will lead a stellar line-up for the Prince of Wales’s Earthshot Awards as he and his wife roll the red carpet stateside this week.

William, 40, is passionate about the awards, designed to highlight the individuals and organizations developing practical solutions to the global environmental crisis.

Each of the five winners will be awarded £1 million in prize money, so the stakes are high.

Sources say he sees Earthshot as part of his growing ‘global leadership’ role. One said, “It’s a big moment for him on the world stage.”

William and the Princess of Wales – who are making their first overseas trip since the Queen’s death and being given their new titles – are ‘extremely excited’ about the trip and see it as a way to make their way as working royals See it as an important moment. ,

They are keen to meet as many members of the local communities as possible during their visit to a city renowned for its Irish community, sporting heritage and history.

In addition to attending a special event with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, the prince will visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum with the former president’s daughter, Caroline Kennedy.

The Prince and Princess will learn about the work local organizations are doing to reduce the risk of rising sea levels in Boston and visit Greentown Labs in the nearby town of Somerville to gain insight into the development of innovative green technologies.

They will also spend time at Roca, a non-profit organization supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable youth.

It’s a topic Kate will take with her on a tour of the Center on the Developing Child at the world-renowned Harvard University.

In 2021, Kate will launch her own Royal Foundation Center for Early Childhood, working with organizations to help young people between the ages of birth and five.

However, Friday night’s gala awards ceremony is undoubtedly the centerpiece of their trip and William has used his royal star power to reel in a host of celebrity supporters.

Boston was the natural home for the Earthshot in the US as the awards were inspired by the moonshot of JFK, who was born in the city.

Other names set to perform at the MGM Music Hall in Boston include Ellie Goulding and Beyoncé protege Chloe x Halle.

A royal source said: ‘The award has become the Prince’s Superbowl moment of the year, and he looks forward to continuing to use the platform every year to highlight some of the most impactful projects doing amazing things around the world. The future of the planet.

Five category winners awarded £1 million each to 15 finalists, including a cleaner-burning stove initiative in Kenya and a bubble barrier created in the Netherlands to prevent plastic from entering the oceans .

For the first time there are also finalists from the UK, with two British-based entries being selected.

Notpla Hard Materials – a start-up run by Pierre Paslier and Rodrigo García González in London – makes packaging from seaweed and plants as an alternative to single-use plastics, and the firm has already sold over a million Has produced more biodegradable takeaway food boxes. Eat

The other UK finalist – Low Carbon Materials based in County Durham – uses nonrecyclable plastic waste to make traditional concrete blocks carbon-zero.

The royal source said: ‘Inclusivity is an important part of Earthshot’s mission. This year’s nominees are drawn from all corners of the planet, truly showcasing the best of human ingenuity. From Indigenous leadership in Australia to women-led solutions in Kenya, diverse stories and solutions are at the heart of the awards.

‘The inclusion of extensive travel will also be an important part – during our time in Boston, the Prince and Princess will meet with Boston-based Indigenous leaders.’

Sir David Attenborough, a supporter of the Earthshot Awards since its inception last year, will provide the opening voice of the show, while Oscar-winning actress and Earthshot judging panel member Cate Blanchett will take a look at the 2021 winners.

Malek, who played singer Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, will present an award, as will actress Catherine O’Hara, star of Home Alone and Schitt’s Creek, as well as environmental activist and actress Shailene Woodley.

John F. Kennedy’s daughter Caroline and his grandson Jack Schlossberg will also lend their support.

The awards will be broadcast on Sunday at 5.30pm on the BBC in the UK, with other link-ups to be broadcast in the Americas and across Africa. It will also air on YouTube in the rest of the world.

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