Prince Charles makes rare public display of affection with Prince William

Publish Date
Thursday, 13 February 2020, 10:01AM

Royal fans are now wondering if Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles, Prince William and Kate Middleton could soon become the new "fab four" after a recent outing demonstrated the strong bond the heirs to the throne appear to be forming in the wake of "Mexit."

Stepping out at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Stanford Hall, the royal couples recently shared their first joint outing in nearly nine years.

But it was a moment between William and Charles that really got royal watchers talking.

Following an invitation from Major Les Reid who loaned the Duke of Cambridge his wheelchair, the father-of-three tried his luck at wheelchair basketball.

As William shot and missed the hoop three times, Charles joked that he would console his son when he missed the baskets.

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Charles then lovingly placed his hands on his son's shoulders during the jovial banter.

The pair appear to have grown closer since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's swift departure after announcing they were stepping down as senior royals.

According to The Sun, the foursome braved the rain and freezing cold temperatures to attend their official engagements together because the Queen needed their support.

Amid the news of Peter Phillip's divorce, Megxit, and the evolving Prince Andrew scandal are said to have pushed the Queen to her limits in recent months.