The Prince and Princess of Wales are back in full swing, carrying out engagements following the coronation of Britain's new monarch, King Charles III.
And though she's got a new title, Kate Middleton is continuing her work in early childhood development, stepping out Thursday at the Foundling Museum in London for her first engagement.
However, as seen in videos shared on social media, a lone protestor stood by with signs that read "#Born Free" and "Monarchy is child abuse" and chanted "born equal".
Kate didn't interact with the protestor, however, and made a smooth, swift exit.
A protester during the visit of Catherine, Princess of Wales at the The Foundling Museum on May 25, 2023 in London, England. The Princess of Wales is carrying out engagements in London to highlight the effects of nurturing relationships in early childhood.
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Leading up to and during coronation weekend, anti-monarchy groups made a notable effort to divert from the celebratory nature of the momentous occasion.
Several arrests were made, including that of the chief executive of Republic, Graham Smith.
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