Fans Think Kate Middleton’s New Secretary Looks Like This Famous Sports Star

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She’s still recuperating after planned abdominal surgery, but Kate Middleton’s secretary is the topic of the day because fans think he looks like a famous sports star. Lieutenant Colonel Tom White was just appointed to the Princess of Wales, filling in a role that’s been vacant for over a year.

Photos of White began circulating online after the news was announced, with some fans observing he looked like tennis legend Roger Federer. “I thought it was Roger Federer,” tweeted one. Another echoed: “Oh my he looks like Roger Federer.” Another said: “He’s very handsome.”

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White was an equerry (officer of honor) for Queen Elizabeth II up until her death in September 2022 and before that, he was a Royal Marines officer who served in Afghanistan in 2009.

Catherine’s last public outing was at the annual walk to church on Christmas Day 2023. She walked with Prince William and their three children — Prince George, 10, Princess Charlotte, 8, and Prince Louis, 5.

Kate middleton's secretary looks like Roger Federer
Kate middleton's secretary looks like Roger Federer

Kensington Palace announced that the Princess had a “planned abdominal surgery” at The London Clinic on January 16, 2024. “The surgery was successful, and it is expected that she will remain in hospital for ten to fourteen days, before returning home to continue her recovery,” the statement said. “Based on the current medical advice, she is unlikely to return to public duties until after Easter.”

“The Princess of Wales appreciates the interest this statement will generate. She hopes that the public will understand her desire to maintain as much normality for her children as possible; and her wish that her personal medical information remains private,” the statement continued. “Kensington Palace will, therefore, only provide updates on Her Royal Highness’ progress when there is significant new information to share.”

“The Princess of Wales wishes to apologise to all those concerned for the fact that she has to postpone her upcoming engagements. She looks forward to reinstating as many as possible, as soon as possible,” they added.

Many Royal fans took to the comments on Instagram to express their concern and wish a speedy recovery to the Princess of Wales. One top comment read, “That’s very concerning. That’s a looong hospital stay and longer recovery. As a surgical nurse, I know this must’ve been a very serious medical procedure. Hoping for a full recovery for this young mom. ❤️” Another read, “Gosh…this writing format gave me a heart attack for a second. Wishing the Princess a quick recovery.”

On her long recovery time, a source close to the royal family told People: “It is sensible to take the time. That is a great example to the rest of us, as you’re often told to get back to work as soon as possible, which can be damaging,” they said. A former patient at the London Clinic sung the hospital’s praises. “The physical therapists are amazing, helping you recover and get back on your feet. After abdominal surgery, you need a lot of patience, and it’s a bit scary at first.”

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