Only death brings them together again. Prince William and his wife Kate stand together in front of a sea of flowers and cards at Windsor Castle on Saturday. By her side: Harry and Meghan. The brothers, who cried together for their mother Diana 25 years ago, are now mourning their grandmother – together. Pictures that many didn't think were possible. Heir to the throne William took the decisive step – a gesture for eternity.
What the brothers didn't manage or didn't want to do during the Queen's lifetime, they did on Saturday in Windsor in front of thousands of people live and millions of people in front of the TV screens: a joint performance. Side by side. Without discord. These are images that give Royal fans hope. Hoping that quarreling brothers William and Harry can put all disagreements aside. If they want. On Saturday they wanted.
It was probably the heir to the throne who made the peace offer: 'The Prince of Wales [William/editor's note] has invited the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to join him and the Princess,' says a palace spokesman.
The two couples speak to mourners and onlookers for 40 minutes, accepting condolences and shaking hands. It's the first public appearance for Kate and William since they got their new titles. The two are now Princess and Prince of Wales. And you can be sure: you have the people on your side.
For a long time, the two couples Willam and Kate as well as Meghan and Harry were considered 'Fab Four' (freely translated: The perfect four) - based on the Beatles. But that was at the latest since Meghan and Harry's departure from the royal family and that Interview with Oprah Winfrey Ending. The Queen's death changes everything. (with cba)