Agencies issue 'Kill Notice' for Princess of Wales photo—Does Prince William need Photoshop classes?

Princess of Wales and family
(Image credit: Prince of Wales)

Royal-fans were quick to spot problems with the sweet family portrait of the Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton, and her three children which was taken by Prince William himself and distributed from Kensington Palace with the message "Thank you for your kind wishes and continued support over the last two months. Wishing everyone a Happy Mother's Day. C".

The photo was distributed yesterday (Mother's day in the UK) not just by the family, but through Associated Press, Getty, Agence France (AFP), and Reuters. Afterward it sparked a flurry of attention amongst royal watchers (a not inconsiderable number of whom are conspiracy theorists at the best of times), all the more so because it was the first official photo since Christmas, and since some surgery.

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