Prince William and Kate Middleton have hired Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's social media manager 6 months ago

Prince William and Kate Middleton have hired Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's social media manager

Prince William and Kate Middleton have hired Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's former social media manager.

PEOPLE report that the Duke and  Duchess of Cambridge have hired David Watkins to work on their Kensington Royal social media accounts.

He previously worked with the Sussexes, who stepped back from their roles as senior royals last week - and said farewell to their @sussexroyal account with a final post.

It isn't clear when Watkins began working for the Cambridges. However, his LinkedIn account seemingly confirms the move.

 

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It comes as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently surprised students and teachers at Casterton Primary Academy via a video call.

The royal couple spoke to the students about what they've been getting up to over the last few weeks - and thanked staff "for their hard work and dedication - and to wish the children a very Happy Easter".

 

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As they started signing off, the couple briefly shared their Easter plans with the staff (as well as their followers).

"There will be a lot of chocolate being eaten here, don't worry," William said, before Kate jokingly replied: "You keep eating it!"