It has been reported that there is an alleged ‘tension’ between Kate Middleton’s parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, and their in-laws, King Charles III and Queen Camilla. The Middletons are known to be very involved grandparents, maintaining a close relationship with their royal grandchildren. According to reports, this level of closeness has purportedly caused friction between the King and Queen and the Middleton family. It is important to note that these claims have not been officially confirmed or denied by the parties involved.

The dynamics between the royal family and the Middletons have been a topic of discussion among royal experts. In Channel 5’s documentary “When the Middletons Met the Monarchy,” commentators Jennie Bond, Tom Quinn, and Richard Kay shed light on the potential tensions arising from the Middletons’ influence on the younger royals.

According to Tom Quinn, the Middleton family is likely to have a more significant influence on Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis compared to the royal family itself. He stated, “I suspect everyone thinks that in terms of the children, the royal family will inevitably have the most influence, but that is entirely wrong. It will be the Middletons that have the influence, because the royal family is too formal, it’s too stuck in its ways.”

Jennie Bond further elaborated on the potential for tension, suggesting that Kate Middleton may turn to her mother, Carole Middleton, for help, advice, and guidance before seeking input from King Charles and Queen Camilla. “I suppose there is a little tension at times between who gets to see the grandkids the most. Kate will always turn to Carole for help, advice guidance, and just get together and romping around with the kids – possibly before she would get together with Camilla and Charles,” Bond said.

The royal experts highlighted the Middletons’ perceived influence on the younger generation of royals and the potential strain it may cause due to the royal family’s traditional ways and the desire for involvement from the King and Queen.

The relationship between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Middleton family has been highlighted in recent reports. According to Richard Kay’s comments, Prince William values his connection with Kate’s parents, Mike and Carole Middleton, considering them an important part of his family alongside his own children.

Additionally, it has been reported that Carole Middleton played a crucial role in supporting Kate during the early stages of parenthood. In a documentary titled “Kate Middleton: Heir We Go Again,” Channel 5’s royal correspondent Simon Vigar revealed that Carole was very hands-on, particularly when Kate experienced severe morning sickness. Vigar stated that Carole was instrumental in caring for Kate and helping with the upbringing of Prince George during that challenging period, providing invaluable support to the new parents.

These insights shed light on the close-knit bond between the Cambridge family and the Middletons, highlighting the importance of familial support in the royal household.