The claim by Hollywood Unlocked that Queen Elizabeth II has died was seemingly discredited on Wednesday as pictures of Kate Middleton surfaced, showing her continue the royal tour of Denmark in good cheer, Newsweek reported.
Jason Lee, the founder, reportedly said that they did not spread lies when Hollywood Unlocked faced ridicule for declaring that the British queen has died. Newsweek also reported his social media handles standing by the reporting saying he’s never been wrong before and that he always stood by his sources. Lee went on to say they were awaiting official confirmation from Buckingham Palace, as per Newsweek.
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However, the Duchess of Cambridge didn’t show a hint of grief, smiling for the cameras on the second day of her Denmark tour. According to protocol, the members of the royal family have to carry a black outfit on an overseas trip, in the event that someone in the family dies.
Contrary to being dressed in mourning attire, Newsweek reported Kate Middleton wearing a Catherine Walker chic grey coat, rather similar to one worn by Princess Diana, Prince William’s mother.
Further, the outlet reported the Duchess met Queen Margrethe and Mary, the Crown Princess of Denmark, at Christian IX’s Palace in Copenhagen on February 23.
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Hours earlier, Hollywood Unlocked had posted the article that claimed the Queen had been found dead before she was supposed to attend the wedding of the British Vogue editor, Edward Enninful. However, it was quickly pointed out that the Queen does not attend celebrity weddings and is currently isolated at the Windsor Castle residence after testing positive for COVID-19.
The Queen showed mild symptoms of the coronavirus which prompted her to cancel virtual meets, Newsweek reported. According to them, she was also performing light duties before Hollywood Unlocked published their story.
Buckingham Palace informed Newsweek that they usually didn’t dignify rumours, but outwardly, all seems well with the royal family.