When Britain's Prince George was born in July 2013, Prince Charles was thrilled to welcome his first grandchild into the royal family.
But now, the heir apparent, 66, has become increasingly frustrated with the little amount of time he gets to spend with 20-month-old George compared to the tot's other grandparents, Carole and Michael Middleton, according to a new report.
William, Kate and George in July 2014. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Charles is allegedly so perplexed by what he calls "The March of the Middletons," that he recently complained to friends that his son, Prince William, and pregnant daughter-in-law, Kate Middleton, "never" let him see his grandson, a source revealed.
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"Carole has rather taken over, dictating when George naps, when and what he eats. All in all, behaving like she’s Queen Carole," an insider confessed of the grandmother's time with George.
Prince George's grandparents, Carole and Michael Middleton (top), and Prince Charles and Camilla (bottom). (Photo Credits: Getty Images)
The act of distancing George from Charles and his wife, Camilla, 67, may be a deliberate move on William's part to protect his family from the stiff and often unhappy upbringing he endured during his own childhood, the report states.
When recently asked about the last time Charles had seen his grandson, a spokesman for Clarence House allegedly replied, "We would not comment on the specifics of private arrangements. His Royal Highness enjoys an excellent relationship with his grandson."
'The Daily Mail' first reported this news.
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