Prince William has been criticized online for praising Duchess Kate’s “Filipino nurse”, with social media users insisting ethnicity is irrelevant.
The Prince of Wales presented Patricia Spruce with the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) on Wednesday in his first public appearance since returning from hospital following abdominal surgery.
“It was an amazing experience. The castle was breathtaking and everyone was so nice.” [sic] We were in awe of everything.” Spruce I wrote it in a public post on LinkedIn..
“Prince William said this to Duchess Kate. [sic] Two Filipino nurses took care of her and they were wonderful and kind. ”
Royal watchers were quick to accuse Mr William, 41, of playing into the nurses’ ethnic backgrounds.
“What does their race have to do with it??” one reader tweeted.
“It’s very important that Kate’s nurse was Filipino. Why? Ask Will if I know.” I wrote something else. “He brought their race into focus in a room full of white people.
Citing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s claims that members of the royal family had doubts about their son’s skin color, a second It’s very clear what happened.”
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“William said that Kate has two Filipino nurses. Why was it important for him to say that they were Filipino nurses and not just any nurses? Is not it?” asked the third question.
The future monarch had defenders, some praising Nurse for identifying her ethnicity.
“I love that Filipino nurses and healthcare workers are always known for their greatness around the world.” The Filipino national tweeted.
“But I hope they don’t have to go abroad to earn the amount they deserve. Here their salaries are very low.”
I wrote something else“Filipino nurses are kind and very caring. In my opinion, they are the best in the field, very protective, I have a lot of Filipino friends, and their food is… I’m really happy about this because it’s delicious.”
Middleton, 42, returned from a clinic in London at the end of January after a two-week stay. Her public appearance is not expected until around Easter, but reports suggest she has resumed some of her duties from bed.
The reason for her surgery was not disclosed, but Page Six was told it was unrelated to cancer.