9 Things To Know About William and Harry's Cousin, Peter Phillips
"They will make great parents and it’s great to be able to welcome another child into the family, if not from a selfish perspective for my two girls to be able to grow up with a playmate," he added.
Princess Ann made it a point to raise her children as private citizens, so they would not grow up under the same magnifying glass their royal cousins did.
"He or she will be under a great deal of scrutiny,"Phillips added. "That being said, both of the baby's parents are used to that and I think there is the structure and infrastructure around them all to be able to protect them to a certain extent.
"Sure, the baby's going to be in the limelight, just like William was from a very early age."
Phillips, who was with William and Harry at Balmoral castle when Princess of Diana passed away, has been a strong figure in the boys' lives. Watch the below video of 2-year-old William playing with Peter and Zara at Harry's 1984 christening.
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