Kate Middleton underwent abdominal surgery. This was reported by representatives of the British royal family, sharing details of the health status of the Princess of Wales.
"The operation was successful. The Princess of Wales is expected to stay in hospital for 10 to 14 days before returning home to continue her recovery. Based on current medical recommendations, she will most likely return to public duties only after Easter (after March 31 - Ed.),” says an official statement from Kensington Palace on Instagram*.
Now Kate is recovering, Prince William and their children - Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis - are always with her. Kate herself, as stated in the official statement, is upset that she had to postpone all her meetings and is “looking forward to returning to work.”
Separately, in a public address they touched upon privacy, asking the media and people on social networks not to disturb the royal family: “The Princess of Wales understands the interest that this statement may cause. She hopes the public will understand both her desire to protect her children from gossip as much as possible and her desire to keep personal medical information confidential."
It is known that Kate Middleton was hospitalized on January 16, a week after her 42nd birthday. The operation was planned, but what kind of operation was not reported.
The fact that Prince William's wife has certain health problems has been gossiped about for many years: people discuss her “unnatural thinness” and they suspect she has anorexia. Representatives of the British royal family have always sharply denied such rumors.