Young Princess Charlotte is very fond of all of her family, but holds a special fondness for the Duke of Sussex and sees him as a “role model”, a source has claimed.Princess Charlotte has many reportedly has many role models but one of hers is former royal and uncle Prince Harry, according to an insider.
The seven-year-old daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton is already well on the way to becoming a fully-fledged working royal. She has already undertaken her first overseas tour, accompanying her parents and her big brother on an official visit to Canada.
Charlotte, who celebrated her birthday earlier this month, “very much” views Harry as one of “her role models,” a source told Us magazine.The source continued: “She adores [Queen Elizabeth II] and her grandpa [Prince] Charles dotes on her in a big way. They’re very proud of the person she’s developing into, just as they are with George and Louis.”
As the second child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Charlotte is fourth in line to the throne – ahead of Harry who is currently sixth.
Charlotte is likely to see her beloved uncle next month. Harry and Meghan Markle have confirmed that they will be returning to the UK with their children Archie and Lilibet for Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
“Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are excited and honoured to attend The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this June with their children,” a spokesperson for the couple said.
It will be the young Princess’s first opportunity to spend time with her cousins.She’s clearly very close to all her family. Charlotte “adores” Her Majesty the Queen, the source revealed, “and her grandpa Charles dotes on her in a big way”.
On birthdays, and at Christmas “Charlotte will send everyone in the family thoughtful gifts and cards, and at the very least they’ll call as a family to sing happy birthdays and so on,” the insider said.
Royal expert Katie Nicholl told OK! that Charlotte also “has a special bond with her Aunt Pippa, and is surrounded by positive female role models including her grandmother Carole Middleton – a strong, loving and loyal matriarch who has a very active presence in her granddaughter’s life.”
The Queen and her son Prince Charles are “very proud of the person she’s developing into, just as they are with George and Louis,” a palace source said.