LONDON (NEWSnet/AP) — Support poured in from around the world Saturday for Kate, Princess of Wales, after she revealed she is undergoing chemotherapy.

The princess released a video, speaking about the “huge shock” and “incredibly tough couple of months” for her family after her diagnosis.

Kate, 42, did not say what type of cancer was found during surgery. 

Hashtags including “WeLoveYouCatherine” and “GetWellSoonCatherine” were trending Friday on X, formerly Twitter, while political leaders, celebrities and cancer survivors sent messages of support.

“She has been subjected to intense scrutiny and has been unfairly treated by certain sections of the media around the world and on social media,” Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said. “She has shown tremendous bravery with her statement.”

U.S. President Joe Biden posted on social media that he and first lady Jill Biden “join millions around the world in praying for your full recovery, Princess Kate.”

Until Friday, there had been little information about Kate's condition, and a months-long disappearance from public view fueled rumors that she had gone missing.

Many of March 23 newspaper pages featured empathetic headlines. The Sun proclaimed: “Kate, you are not alone.” The Daily Telegraph featured an opinion piece: “Sickening online trolls revelling in Princess's misery ought to be ashamed.”

Well-wishers and royal fans visiting Windsor and Kensington Palace expressed support for Kate and the royal family.

“I hope that they can find hope and some togetherness in their family,” said Andrea Stunz, who was visiting London from Texas when she heard the news. "We’ll be praying for them. We will be praying for the family.”

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