For royal baby watchers, this latest news will make your month – Prince George will be making his official debut performance in New Zealand, ensuring that the whole world will tune in to Kate Middleton‘s and Prince William‘s royal tour down under.
Although this news has been rumored ever since it was announced that George would be accompanying his parents on the tour, many assumed that George would just be with a nanny the entire time. But alas, Kensington Palace confirmed the reports this morning, explaining that George would be ‘unveiled’ on the trip. Actually, they didn’t say that – but I’m saying it. There’s a reason that George has been kept under wraps for so long, not counting the pictures right after Kate gave birth and then the Christening [and those extremely blurry and unclear pictures from the tarmac in Mustique]. Why keep the boy hidden for so long, especially since the media had already seen pictures? Well, keep them wanting, of course. And now, the value of George’s pictures in New Zealand have skyrocketed, and the media’s started scrambling to get enough coverage from the tour, whereas their previous feelings might have been just asual interest.
Kate and Will will reportedly spend 10 days in each country, and the only time they’ll be separate from George is the two days that they’ll be visiting Uluru in Australia and Queenstown in New Zealand. Plus, Will and George will be traveling together thanks to the Queen’s special permission, since direct heirs to the throne are reportedly not allowed to travel together in case of an accident or emergency.