October 27, 2020

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Princess Charlotte looks identical to a young Diana in the latest Royal photo release

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  • The Royal poses alongside father Prince William and brothers Prince George and Prince Louis.

    Another day, another Royal photo release—this time, of Prince William and his children Prince George, six, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.

    The family are snapped sitting on a rope swing in celebration of Prince William’s 38th birthday, which was last weekend.

    What makes this photo any different to the last, we hear you ask?

    Well, eagle-eyed fans have flocked to remark on how similar one of the youngest members of the Royal family, Princess Charlotte, looks to William’s late mother, Princess Diana.

    Wearing a striped t-shirt, denim short dungarees and her hair down, Charlotte is pictured leaning endearingly against her father and smiling into the camera.

    The five-year-old girl, who celebrated her birthday in May, appears uncannily like her late grandmother Diana in one particularly photo from the archives of 1969.

    There are several resemblances. In both images, the girls tilt their heads towards the camera and wear the same warm smile. Their facial expressions are similar, and both wear their hair down but pulled back.

    Princess Diana at eight years old

    Princess Diana was just 36 when she died in 1997, leaving behind William, then fifteen, and Harry, twelve. Despite the 23 years since she passed, she’s a large part of both boys lives, according to Royal expert Katie Nicholl.

    She told OK! magazine last week: “William misses his mother. It must be emotional for him that she’s not here to share this.

    “She’s still a significant part of his life so inevitably, on his birthday, his thoughts will be with her.”

    Katie added: “William is keeping his mother’s memory alive. They have photos of Diana around the house, very deliberately so, and he speaks about her to the children. He and Kate share stories with them about how Diana helped people. They tell the children how much they would have loved their grandmother.”

    What do you think? Can you see the uncanny resemblance?