Fallout from Fab 4’s break up: Duchess of Cambridge’s loyal aide falls sufferer to William and Harry’s break-up as Kate makes the newlywed redundant after she returns from her honeymoon following seven years’ service
- Sophie Agnew, 32, had labored for Duchess of Cambridge for seven years
- She had just lately married insurance coverage director and returned for her honeymoon
- Function made redundant after royal households break up, a senior supply confirmed
- The aide is alleged to have liked her job and made a number of sacrifices for the Royals
The Duchess of Cambridge has made certainly one of her most loyal aides redundant after the newlywed returned from her honeymoon.
The Duchess of Cambridge and Sophie Agnew on the opening of 42nd Avenue in London
Sophie Agnew, 32, had labored for Kate for seven years and her function has been made redundant following the break up of the Sussex and Cambridge households, Palace sources declare.
Like Kate, Sophie is a St Andrews historical past of artwork graduate, and was put answerable for the Duchess’s private assistants.
She just lately tied the knot to insurance coverage firm director Stuart Hill and the timing of the choice has created additional unease.
‘Sophie labored so arduous for Kate,’ certainly one of her pals informed the Each day Mail.
‘She liked her job and made a number of sacrifices.’
‘The timing of the redundancy is alleged to have added to the disquiet. ‘Sophie has solely simply obtained married and returned from her honeymoon,’ the buddy added.
The Fab 4: Prince William with Kate Middleton and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle through the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in March
Sophie Agnew accompanying the Duchess of Cambridge to Farms for Metropolis kids in Gloucestershire
Sophie Agnew was usually noticed alongside the Duchess of Cambridge and was stated to like her job (left). The aide leaving the Portrait Gala at The Nationwide Portrait Gallery carrying flowers from the occasion (proper)
Sophie Agnew carrying a Longchamp pilage bag and go well with cowl because the Cambridges arrived for his or her one-week tour of India and Bhutan in 2016
The aide, by no means against menial duties, was noticed carrying a Longchamp pilage bag and a go well with cowl, bearing William’s cipher, because the Cambridges arrived for his or her one-week tour of India and Bhutan in 2016.
She additionally joined the couple on their 2014 journey to Australia and New Zealand and has usually been noticed by Kate’s facet.
The brothers and their wives had been anticipated to type a ‘Fab 4’, however that every one modified quickly after Meghan married into the Royal Household.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex left Kensington Palace for a brand new house at Frogmore Cottage, Windsor, and their charitable foundations additionally parted methods.
The Duchess’s personal secretary, Rebecca Deacon, stop in 2017. Usually seen standing discreetly behind her royal boss throughout engagements, Miss Deacon performed an necessary function through the Duke and Duchess’ marriage ceremony.
‘It’s true that Sophie has left after seven years of service,’ a senior supply confirmed.
The Duchess’s personal secretary Rebecca Deacon, left, stop in 2017 after enjoying an necessary function through the Duke and Duchess’ marriage ceremony. She is pictured alongside Sophie Agnew (proper) throughout a go to made by the Duchess to Luxembourg
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham property final 12 months
‘Her function has been made redundant on account of the break up of the households.
‘She is not going to get replaced.’
A Kensington Palace spokesman and Sophie Agnew declined to remark.