How did Kate Middleton’s husband Prince William get into a nasty cheating scandal rumor?

Cosmopolitan shared a timeline of the controversial affair involving the Duke of Cambridge and a family friend Rose Hanbury. Here’s how the rumored affair started.

March 22, 2019

The Sun published a report claiming that Middleton had a falling out with Hanbury. The Duchess of Cambridge reportedly asked her husband to have her “phased out” from their inner circle of friends.

March 24, 2019

Daily Mail claimed that Middleton was super pissed of the previous claims about her wanting to phase out the Marchioness of Cholmondeley. According to Richard Kay, both parties “considered legal action.” None of the reports offered evidence about the alleged dispute.

A source told Kay that the “hurtful rumors” about Middleton and Rose’s falling out were false. In fact, on that weekend their husbands Prince William and David were in touch. The two couples had future events for their charity.

Marc 26, 2019

Due to Middleton and Rose’s alleged rivalry, there were rumors linking Prince William to Rose. The issue intensified when writer Giles Coren confirmed it in a tweet by writing “yes. it is an affair.” He also pointed out that he knows about the affair and everyone knows about it, as well. However, he deleted the controversial tweet shortly but not before eagle-eyed netizens were able to grab a screenshot of it.

March 30, 2019

Writer Nicole Cliffe shared her opinion about the rumored affair in a series of tweets. According to her “personal editorializing,” Prince William and Prince Harry’s frosty relationship had nothing to do with Meghan Markle but the Duke of Cambridge’s infidelity. She alleged that Prince William told his younger brother about the affair, but Prince Harry didn’t support him.

April 4, 2019

In Touch published a report claiming that Middleton and Rose’s rumored feud was a direct result of the latter’s affair with Prince William. The duchess reportedly confronted Prince William but just laughed it off. The source said that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are not splitting but the rumor “has rocked the palace and their marriage.”

April 9, 2019

The Daily Best publishes an article claiming that Prince William’s lawyers have issued legal warning to one tabloid that released details of the rumored affair that was deemed “false and highly damaging.

June 3, 2019

Middleton, Prince William and Rose had an awkward reunion at the state banquet that Queen Elizabeth II hosted for U.S. President Donald Trump. The trio were seated in different tables and weren’t seen chatting during the event.