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It’s time to discuss the elephant in the room — or in this case, the rekindled royal feud in the room. After a series of public, potentially derogatory statements against Prince William and Kate Middleton, there’s a rumor going around that the couple is pointedly avoiding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle so they don’t say something they might regret.

Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry
Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry | Stefan Wermuth – WPA Pool /Getty Images

This all comes after royal fans assumed the big, messy feud between the brothers was over. The original fight started when Prince William warned his little brother to slow down and carefully consider who to marry before jumping in and getting engaged to Meghan. Rather than heeding his brother’s advice, Prince Harry reacted by getting offended and shutting him out.

Only a few palace insiders know the extent of the original fight. But these latest barbs against the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge? We have all those in writing, and they’re not exactly flattering.

Prince Harry made a comment about only wanting two kids

It seems that Prince Harry is more interested in environmentalism than ever these days, and he’s not the only one. The Duke of Sussex’s father Prince Charles has also taken up this important cause, though most royal followers insist it was Meghan Markle’s influence that made Harry get so involved.

Either way, Prince Harry recently met with chimpanzee expert and climate change crusader Jane Goodall to discuss some of the issues. During their conversation, Prince Harry revealed that he and his wife would have “two children, maximum” for the sake of the planet.

The awkward thing about that? Prince William and Kate Middleton currently have three children and there are even rumors of a potential fourth. It wasn’t an outright dis, but it was pretty close.

Meghan Markle subtly insulted Kate Middleton, too

Meanwhile, Meghan Markle spent a good amount of time guest editing the latest issue of British Vogue. The magazine featured 15 women chosen by the Duchess herself and was dubbed “Forces for Change.” As expected, Markle is facing some criticism for who she chose to include — and who got left out. Many say Queen Elizabeth could have easily made the cut and even Kate Middleton could qualify for the honor.

That’s bad enough. But when asked why Markle chose not to appear on the magazine’s cover, Markle explained that doing so would appear “boastful.” However, royal fans couldn’t help but notice that Kate Middleton was on the cover of British Vogue in 2016. Did she basically just call Middleton’s decision to sit for a cover shoot boastful? Kind of.

The Cambridges might be avoiding the Sussexes

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, Kate Middleton
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, Kate Middleton | Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

There’s a chance that all these little digs are just coincidence, but that doesn’t change the fact that Prince William and Kate Middleton were allegedly delaying their trip to Balmoral, the queen’s summer retreat, so their days don’t overlap with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Besides that, it should be easy for these two couples to avoid one another during day-to-day life since Prince Harry and Prince William officially split offices. But they’ll need to make peace with each other soon or there will be a lot of awkward royal events in the future.

Can’t everyone just get along? It’s time for these four to work things out once and for all!