Conspiracy theory suggests Instagram rivalry between Prince William and Prince Harry

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There's a new conspiracy theory surrounding Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Megan Markle.

Cosmopolitan reports there's talk that William and Kate are buying Instagram followers to keep up with Harry and Meghan

That chatter began not long after the New York Times pointed out that as Harry and Megan's relatively new Sussex Royal account gained masses of followers, Kensington Royal, which serves as William and Kate's, always manages to top or match the number.

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Representatives for both royal houses denied strenuously any suggestion that their social media teams have manipulated follower numbers.

That said, many are having a very tough time believing the situation is simply a coincidence.

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