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Princess of Wales addresses ‘digitally altered’ image: Tech & Science Daily podcast

Kate, the Princess of Wales with her three children celebrating Mother's Day (Kensington Palace)
Kate, the Princess of Wales with her three children celebrating Mother's Day (Kensington Palace)

The Princess of Wales has released a statement after the controversy over an official image of her and her children that was released on Mother's Day.

The image was withdrawn by international picture agencies because of concerns that it had been manipulated.

The statement from the princess said: "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.”

Concerns over the image were raised after signs of editing to the left sleeve of Princess Charlotte’s cardigan were noticed, as well as other areas of the picture.

The confusion has further fueled conspiracy theories about Kate, which have swirled online since her surgery.

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