The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge usually mark their children’s birthdays by releasing adorable pictures, showing their royal trio doing fun and exciting things like riding bikes or doing crafts.
But one royal expert has claimed they might not do this for Prince George ‘s eighth birthday, which is next week.
The youngster who made an appearance at Wembley on Sunday with his parents for the Euro 2020 final received a lot of attention on social media – with some making cruel comments about how he was dressed in a suit and tie.
And royal biographer Angela Levin says there are rumours this could put William and Kate off releasing a new photo of him.
She told True Royalty TV’s The Royal Beat : “There are rumours that we might not see the photograph [of Prince George] when he’s eight, because they’ve been so upset by the rudeness of people mocking a little boy aged seven, and I hope they can overcome that.”
However, Sunday Times Royal Correspondent Roya Nikkhah, who also appeared on the programme disagreed.
She added: “I reckon they will put one out.”
Earlier this week, another royal expert claimed that Prince George will be kept “out of the limelight” after an onslaught of “harsh” social media criticism.
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Robert Jobson, who co-authored Diana: Closely Guarded Secret, spoke to the Sunrise TV show in Australia and said: “With George, he got quite a lot of social media attention.
“Some were critical about him wearing a shirt and tie like his dad, which I thought was very harsh.
“He has been very popular, but I think they are going to try and keep him out of the limelight a little bit.”
“They are very conscious of that. The pictures were great with his dad when he was celebrating for that all too brief moment.”
During Sunday’s night’s final, P rince George was pictured experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions.
He was seen proudly celebrating with his parents when Luke Shaw put England ahead just minutes into the game against Italy.
But after Italy equalised and England went on to lose a penalty shoot-out, the young prince looked gutted and summed up the mood of the country as the Three Lions fell at the final hurdle.
The Royal Beat is available on True Royalty TV.