Kate Middleton skipped the reception after attending the Commonwealth Day service.

Royal expert Daniela Elser criticized Kate's absence and called it a "bad look".

King Charles, Camilla, Princess Anne, Sir Tim Laurence, Prince William, and the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh all attended the reception.

Kate was listed to attend the reception but was absent.

Some Suggeted that, Kate may have picked up her kids from school, but they had a nanny.

Since it was his first Commonwealth function as King, the expert argues Charles should have prioritised the reception above picking up his kids from school.

The intersection of the British monarchy and race has been a sensitive issue for years.

The expert listed Prince and Princess of Wales' disrespectful remarks to indigenous tribes.

The expert deemed Kate's behavior as "textbook princess-ing".