Prince William news LIVE – Birthday boy plots to make Prince Andrew ‘VANISH’ as he celebrates 40th with Kate


PRINCE William has been praised by fans for pushing his shamed uncle Prince Andrew out of the public eye.

After Prince Andrew failed to make an appearance at the Order of the Garter ceremony on Monday 13 June, following a “family decision” it has been speculated if Prince William, 40, was the force behind it.

According to reports, Prince William even threatened to pull out of the day’s celebrations if his uncle showed up to the public festivities, thus handing his family the ultimatum, which clearly worked in his favour.

The disgraced Prince, 62, has been kept out of the lime light ever since his shock court trial against sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre that ended in a settlement in February earlier this year.

Prince Andrew has always vehemently denied sexual abuse claims but has seemingly been shunned by the rest of the family, except for his mother, the Queen who invited him to join her at Prince Philip’s memorial service in March.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, a source claimed Prince William feels Prince Andrew’s behaviour is “dangerous.”

The source told the Daily Mail: “He has strong views on the Duke of York and believes his insistence in trying to cling on to a public role is highly dangerous for the institution.”

One fan praised Prince William on Twitter for his stony stance on Andrew: “Prince William telling the palace that he wasn’t going to attend The Order of The Garter procession if Andrew went is just perfection.

“He’s not a fan of him & knows the public aren’t either, very bold move that’s paid off where Andrew can’t be seen publicly.

Well done William.”

Another wrote: “Go Prince William!”

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