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Kate Middleton Admits to Editing Family Photo: What Happened?

In a surprising turn of events, Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales, has taken responsibility for digitally altering a Mother’s Day portrait featuring her and her three children. The revelation came after several international photo agencies, including Getty Images, AFP, Reuters, and Associated Press, retracted the photo over concerns of manipulation.

In a statement released on Monday, Middleton admitted to editing the family photo and apologized for any confusion caused. The photo, originally taken by Prince William, depicted Middleton with her arms around Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, and Prince George.

Middleton explained in her statement, “Like many amateur photographers, I do occasionally experiment with editing. I wanted to express my apologies for any confusion the family photograph we shared yesterday caused. I hope everyone celebrating had a very happy Mother’s Day.”

The controversy surrounding the photo arose from discrepancies noticed by eagle-eyed observers, including inconsistencies in the alignment of Princess Charlotte’s left hand and suspicions regarding clothing patterns and missing details, such as part of Charlotte’s arm and the absence of Middleton’s wedding ring.

The image, initially released on Sunday, marked the first public appearance of Middleton since undergoing surgery in January. Despite widespread coverage on national newspapers