Prince William, Kate Middleton NOT Having King And Queen Coronation, Despite Report
For the third time this year, OK! is wrongly claiming Queen Elizabeth is leaving the throne, and her grandson is taking over the monarchy. All the covers are deceptively similar, falsely announcing a coronation. This one even touts “Palace Confirms,” even though it’s done no such thing.
Inside the magazine, the story says, “At 90, Queen Elizabeth has finally decided to give up the crown. But in a surprise move, she’s planning to pass it straight to Prince William!” It’s said the queen will “step down from the throne early next year,” and it’s especially “extraordinary” because “she’s arranged for the crown to skip over the next in line, Prince Charles, in favor of his son.”
“No one was more shocked than William and Kate,” a so-called “insider” tells the outlet. “They didn’t think they’d become king and queen for another 30 years.” That’s funny, considering OK! has been (falsely) alleging such a transition is imminent for more than a year now.
In fact, the publication asserted in September 2015 that Queen Elizabeth was giving up the throne for Prince Williams and Middleton in April, but of course that didn’t happen. Now it’s claimed the coronation “is to be held next summer in Westminster Abbey,” with a cost of “nearly $100 million,” and “everyone from President Obama to the Pope, as well as a smattering of celebrities”will be in attendance. Among those named are Elton John, Angelina Jolie, and David and Victoria Beckham.
But like the previous cover stories on this very subject, the article is entirely fabricated. It’s actually pretty galling that OK! thinks it can get away with publishing practically the same false cover claims every couple of months (see photos below). But that’s why Gossip Cop is here.
The Palace assures Gossip Cop exclusively it did NOT “confirm” any coronation, as wrongly claimed on the new cover. “The Queen remains the Queen,” we’re told. And if and when that changes, don’t expect a U.S. tabloid to break the news.