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Kate Middleton: Blake Lively apologizes for the jokes

Kate Middleton: Blake Lively apologizes for the jokes

KPrincess of Wales Middleton announced on Friday that she had been diagnosed with cancer, ending weeks of scrutiny over her health and whereabouts, and prompting some to express remorse for past jokes amid media and public frenzy.

In January, Kate was hospitalized for two weeks for a planned abdominal surgery, after which post-operative tests revealed the presence of cancer. She began undergoing “preventive chemotherapy” in late February, but didn't tell the world until March 22. Meanwhile, in the UK, she edited a Mother's Day photo of herself and her three children that was posted on social media and later retracted from the news. agencies, sparking further speculation and prompting her to apologize “for any confusion” caused.

Actor Blake Lively was among many online who mocked the photo editing saga During promotion new flavors for her Betty Buzz drink line, by sharing an adorable edited photo of herself modeling her product. Kim Kardashian too She posted a photo on Instagram It shows herself standing next to a car, with the caption: “On my way to find Kate,” referring to “Where's Kate?” direction.

After Kate's cancer diagnosis was revealed, some issued public apologies. Vitality she posted on her Instagram Story that she posted a “ridiculous post about the insanity of 'Photoshop fails', and oh my god, that post gave me the creeps today. I'm sorry. Sending love and well wishes to everyone always.”

British political commentator Owen Jones also expressed remorse. Writing on X, formerly Twitter, After Kate announced: “As someone who speculated on this without considering that it could be a serious health condition, I'm very embarrassed to be honest. All the best to her.”

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Some on social media have urged other celebrities and online conspirators who participated in the rumors about Kate during her public absence to apologise.

Royal commentator and journalist Jenny Bond criticized conspiracy theories and the mainstream media for their role in the rumor mill in an interview with PBS Newshour.

“I think we as a society have to take a long look at ourselves, because internet trolls are constantly spreading the most ridiculous conspiracy theories, and we, in the media, have actually given some of these theories air time, and my thinking is completely wrong,” Bond said.