The rumors that spread in some gossip outlets that Prince William and his Norfolk neighbor Rose Hanbury had an affair truly changed his and Kate Middleton's relationship-but for the better, Us Weekly is reporting in its cover story this week. The outlet spoke to a Middleton family friend, who said that the rumors "turned out to be a good thing for them in the end. The Duchess of Cambridge of course was not happy about the talk her husband cheated. A second source told the outlet that the affair speculation "didn't go down well" with Kate, but she and William were committed to pulling through it. Regardless of their ups and downs, they love each other dearly and their kids are the most important thing in their lives. The affair murmurs first started in March, when The Sun reported that Kate had a fallout with Hanbury , her "rural rival.