Here Are The Celebrities Who Showed Support For Kate Middleton Following Her Cancer Announcement

    "Being a public figure does not mean the public owns that person."

    Celebrities and notable figures are showing support for Kate Middleton.

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    After months of speculation and wide-ranging conspiracy theories due to her absence, Princess Catherine confirmed she had been diagnosed with cancer.

    On Friday, in a video statement shared across networks and social media, Kate confirmed that during her successful "major abdominal surgery," it was found that "cancer had been present."

    kate in striped top sitting on a bench with trees and flowers in the background

    She began "preventative chemotherapy" and said she and Prince William did "everything we can to process and manage this privately for the sake of our young family."

    kate and william walking with their children at a royal event

    Kate assured viewers that she was "getting stronger every day" as she will focus on making a full recovery, and the public's "love, support, and kindness" serves as "a great source of comfort and reassurance."

    Here are some of the celebrities and notable figures who have spoken out in support of Princess Catherine's announcement:

    King Charles and Queen Camilla

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    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle seated, clapping, Meghan in a strapless top

    President Joe Biden and Jill Biden

    Joe Biden and Jill Biden standing together, Joe in a suit with a tie and Jill in a green dress and jacket

    James Middleton

    james walking alongside kate

    Gwyneth Paltrow


    Woman with short hair and tattoos wearing a tank top and jeans, holding a glass, at a sports event

    Olivia Munn

    Jamie Lee Curtis

    Jamie Lee Curtis wearing a long-sleeved black dress, standing confidently on the red carpet

    Shannen Doherty

    Katie Couric

    Hoda Kotb

    Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Billie Jean King

    Mia Farrow

    You can watch Kate Middleton's complete statement here.