Rift Or Peace? Prince William & Prince Harry Come To An Agreement, Give Approval For Princess Diana Statue

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Apr. 5 2021, Updated 11:48 a.m. ET

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The memory of their late mother may be what brings Prince William and Prince Harry back together.

Though there's currently a divide between the brothers, it's been reported that the two have both given their seal of approval to a statue being erected in their mom Princess Diana's honor.

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The plans for the monument have been in the works since 2017, and it's set to debut at Kensington Palace's Sunken Garden on July 1, which would have been Diana's 60th birthday. The two will be in attendance for the occasion.

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Last summer, the palace shared an update on the statue, stating it was "commissioned to mark the twentieth anniversary of [Diana's] death and recognise her positive impact in the UK and around the world."

"The Princes hope the statue will help all those who visit Kensington Palace to reflect on their mother's life and her legacy."

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Now, a source close to sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley has told The Sun that the artist has received their final feedback before the unveiling.

"It will have been signed off by William and Harry, that much I do know," the source shared. "I know he did work closely with the boys and I think it will be incredible. We’re lucky to have him as an artist in the U.K."

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After Harry and Meghan Markle stepped down from the royal family in 2020, the former's relationship with his older brother suffered — and during his tell-all with Oprah Winfrey, he revealed the two were still not on good terms.

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"I love William to bits. He's my brother. We've been through hell together. But we are on different paths," Harry explained. "The relationship is space. Time heals all things, hopefully."

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Prince Charles, Prince William, Princess Diana and Prince Harry (L to R) in 1995.

Since the interview aired on March 7, TV anchor Gayle King revealed that the siblings had been in touch — but their rift was far from healed.

"I did actually call them to see how they were feeling, and it's true, Harry has talked to his brother and he has talked to his father too," she revealed on CBS This Morning.

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"The word I was given was that those conversations were not productive," she added. "But they are glad that they have at least started a conversation."

Royal biographer Andrew Morton stated that he thinks Diana would be devastated over her sons' feud. 

"What Diana would say was what she said to me," he told HollywoodLife. "She always saw Harry as a wingman, as a backup for William and she’d have been extremely disappointed to see this public conflict between the two brothers."

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