Kate Middleton is the ‘queen bee’, according to royal insider
The Duchess of Cambridge, who is celebrating her 40th birthday today, has become an important member of the royal family over the past decade. Particularly over the past 12 months, Kate has received a lot of praise for taking the lead in taking on additional responsibilities and tackling some high profile projects and campaigns.
Cele Otnes, co-author of Royal Fever, claims the Duchess is a crucial and ‘admired’ member of the monarchy.
She added that this is “mainly due to her ability to identify with a younger demographic and which allows her to raise her family and stay healthyly connected to her original family (her parents and siblings). ) “.
Ms Otnes, who is an expert on branding the Royal Family, particularly praised Kate’s commitment to the monarchy, before describing her as a “constant force”.
She also claimed that the future Queen Consort had a trait that other cabinet members lacked, including Princess Diana and Meghan Markle.
Kate’s key ability that Meghan, Diana and Fergie lacked was crucial to the royal family’s future
Kate’s commitment to the firm was praised by Cele Otnes, who described her as a “constant force”.
Cele told Express.co.uk: âShe understands her duty is to support William, the Queen and the business as a whole.
âConsider how drama-free her story and her character have been, compared to Diana, Sarah Ferguson and Meghan. “
Ms Otnes went on to note that the Duchess exuded a “calm and appropriate” glamor.
She said: âKate projects calm and appropriate glamor. She has no interest in being a celebrity.
“She is not trying to manipulate the media. They are helping her to be a stabilizing force in the monarchy.”
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Cele Otnes said Kate exudes a “calm and appropriate” glamor.
Fergie saw her fair share of scandals after her marriage to Prince Andrew in 1986.
Namely, their subsequent divorce ten years later, but also the Duchess of York was also pictured with her toes in another man’s mouth while still married to Andrew.
The compromising photos were published in the Mirror in 1992 and were taken at his holiday villa in St Tropez.
While Meghan Markle, 40, and her husband, Prince Harry, 37, have deeply shaken the royal family by announcing their retirement from their functions in 2020.
The couple gave up their roles as royals and moved to the United States to pursue a “financially independent” life.
After moving to the United States, the couple participated in an explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey where they made a series of seismic statements about their time as royals.
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Princess Diana caused huge controversy for her interview with Martin Bashir
Buckingham Palace responded to the claims saying “memories may vary” but the issues would be discussed privately as a family.
While Princess Diana caused huge controversy for her interview with Martin Bashir when she opened up about our marriage to Charles.
In the interview, which was watched by over 20 million people, the Princess of Wales also admitted to having an affair and said that Prince Charles’s affair with Camilla (now his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall) l ‘had made him feel worthless.
In contrast, since the Duchess of Cambridge joined the royal family in 2011, she has rarely been involved in scandals – except for one case ten years ago when topless photos of her were revealed. published in the French tabloid Closer.
According to royal journalist Camilla Tominey, “William” reached the roof “when paparazzi photographs emerged of his wife sunbathing topless on a private vacation in the south of France in 2012, but Kate greatly shrugged them off. shouldersâ¦ the Duchess remained relatively unfazed by the picture. “
Meghan and Harry now live in the US with their two children
Additionally, the Duchess is a regular hit with royal watchers, and royal author Katie Nicholl says she became more popular during the pandemic.
She told 60 Minutes Australia: “I think the audience got to see more of the real Duchess than they’ve ever been able to see before.”
According to YouGov, Kate is liked by 60% of the population, and 43% of those polled in an April 2021 poll also believe that she will “definitely make” a good queen consort when her husband William, 39, steps up. on the throne.
While a third said she “probably will.”
Last month, the Duchess wowed royal fans by making her debut with her musical talent after giving spectators a piano performance during her festive Christmas carol concert broadcast on ITV.
Georgie K wrote: “Is there something Kate Middleton can’t do? While Aideen Cooney described her performance as “absolutely magnificent”.
Another royal fan, @ Reashelby1, wrote: “The Duchess of Cambridge always reminded me of Mary Poppins because she is practically perfect in every way. What an exemplary woman.”