Star: Poor Duchess Kate ‘feels sexy despite her bigger pregnancy butt’

I just thought you’d like to see the big Star Mag cover for The Great Waity Pregnant Bikini Photo Scandal of 2013. Here you go! I can’t jack the inside images, but it’s not really necessary because Star put the best ones on their cover anyway. You get the idea – Kate, in profile, with a small baby bump and slightly larger boobs. There is one photo inside where there’s another angle and her bump looks a little bit bigger, but that’s about it. As for the “photo flap” which “riled the royals” – I’ve been pleased to see that there has been some push-back against the royal family for their hissy fit regarding these pics. The general consensus – amongst even the more conservative and pro-monarchy UK papers – is that the royals are making a mountain out of a molehill and that the whole trumped up controversy is too “precious” and William in particular needs to “stop fussing”. Well done!

As for this Star Mag cover story… here are some highlights:

*The first lines of the story includes the phrases “after months of excruciating nausea and debilitating weakness” and “much-deserved vacation”. Sigh.

*A source claims: “Kate really wanted to get away one last time before the baby is born and Willian agreed that it would be a great idea.” They act like this is their last vacation ever. What do you think it going to happen when Kate gives birth? She’s going to need a full year off to shop and go on vacation!!!

*A friend: “This holiday was just the tonic she needed.” Poor Waity!

*William and Kate stayed at $7.8 villa in Mustique while Carole, Michael, James and Pippa Middleton stayed at a “separate estate”. That’s interesting, isn’t it? It adds a wrinkle to that whole “the Middletons pay for Kate and Will to vacation so much” thing.

*A source claims: “Kate said she loved the feeling of being pregnant and how it’s transformed her body. She even joked about how the pregnancy is making her butt bigger but despite that, she feels sexy!” What, Kate can’t feel sexy AND have a big butt?!

*A friend reveals: “William keeps telling his wife how amazing her new curves are. They are really making an effort to reconnect on this trip and go back to being just a normal couple for a while.”

*An onlooker: “What’s shocking is how passionate they still are… William joined Kate for an early morning swim, they were touching and kissing in the waves, and when they came out of the water, he got down on his knees in front of Kate and kissed her baby bump. He then hugged her and held her as they watched the sunrise together. You could tell it was a magical moment for them.” Aw. That’s actually really sweet.

*Poor little Waity, can’t do anything for herself, wanted to vacation with her whole family because “this way she can really relax, knowing her whole family is taking care of her.” And William is fine with it because “he loves his in-laws.” He has become William Middleton, hasn’t he?

Cover courtesy of Star, additional photos courtesy of Fame/Flynet.

 

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  1. Eleonor says:

    She can’t be on vacation, because vacation is when you have your time off and don’t work. And after the vacation you go back to your office, or whatever it is. She has never worked a day in her life.

    • SISI says:

      Actually, it’s been reported that the reason they went to Mustique is house-hunting. – William wants to buy Kate a Villa in Mustique, as a present – paid from his own money. The ones he likes cost 10 million pounds.
      He is also commissioning a new set of crown jewels (tiara, rings, bracelet & earrings) specially for Kate, to own herself and use on very special occasions, incl. his coronation as king

      • LAK says:

        You take NOW magazine as gospel????

        That is too funny for words. You’ve literally quoted them word for word.

        They make Grazia look like The New Yorker!!

      • bluhare says:

        I wonder if they’ll sell the old set on eBay. I’d be up for those.

      • babykaos says:

        @Sisi now magazine scrapes the bottom of the barrel for stories – ie their stories are easily debunked

        But more importantly with what money do they plan to buy a villa there? William’s inheritance – which if we’re to believe the reports he’s already spent half on the house on buckleberry or the party pieces business – that common sense would dictate cannot possibly churn out enough revenue to fund the purchase of a house on mustique.
        Common sense people. Common sense.

      • SISI says:

        Hey! I said “it’s been reported ….”
        That’s NOT to say I took it as Gospel!?!? …Geez (plse don’t put words in my mouth)!!
        ALL tabloids & gossip magazines MAKE-UP news, and LOVE to STIR-UP their readers!! – Kate is their PERFECT target, people love bitching about her (justifiable or not)
        Back to the subject …She’s bound to have a Tiara at some point?, and it’s customary for European RFs to shower the mother with lavish gifts (usually the finest jewerly & a country home) after giving birth to an heir.
        But, what if it’s true??
        BTW, William giving part of his inheritance to the Middletons is just another (wild) unconfirmed rumour (!?)

      • bluhare says:

        SISI: Yes, you said “it has been reported”, but when your source was shown to be not too reliable, then you get on your high horse? And your post sounded very casual, not like someone who was reporting a “guess what the latest piece of fluff is” type post.

      • LAK says:

        SISI: your comment was written as fact and in a tone that absolutely rebuked @Eleanor for daring to suggest that they were on Mustique for a vacation. Plus you then supplied additional information as fact to tie in with the spending spree you say they are on.

        Whether or not Monarchy has participated in certain traditions, it’s always a good idea to check the source of these reports and to do further research to acertain credibility of the information they are reporting.

        Further, what European rf do doesn’t apply across all the families as a cast iron rule. They all have their own traditions of rules and etiquette. For the BRF, there has never been such a tradition.

      • SISI says:

        LAK: I suggest you check again your sources… How can my comment be written as a “fact” or be “my saying” when I wrote “reportedly” from the start? Going to Mustique on vacation and house-hunting are not mutually exclusive. Eleanor categorically said “she can’t be on vacation” (opposite to what you said). So, I could NOT have “rebuked” her?? I merely pointed out another bit of gossip which may turn out to be true (or not).
        Every royal family (any time/place) acknowledges the importance of having a new Heir, especially if the last heir was born many decades ago. Both the royal wedding and royal birth are given special significance, and the special day is marked in various ways according to rules & traditions, some of which go back into the mist of time – the bearing of special gifts, especially to the mother & child is a very ancient tradition predating Christian times
        On Kate’s birthday, HM the Queen announced that ALL children of W&K will (automatically) become Prince/Princess. She most certainly will bestow gifts on this historic occasion, some of great symbolic significance. There’s also Charles (grandfather) & William himself… We Shall See!?

    • Priya says:

      Any day not spent padding around in pajamas with a Netflix marathon is work. Go meet a bunch of boring people here and there. Go with Queen Granny and make conversation. When do you get to install a flat screen over a gigantic bathtub and soak and watch Mary Poppins? When do you get to lie on the couch in your favorite fleece jammies? Kate looks like she has to wear pantyhose.

    • Addison says:

      No, vacation is going somewhere to relax that is not your home. Plus I know a few women that don’t work. They have people to help them with their domestic duties. (I don’t know why they don’t do it themselves, but whatever). You know it’s their life. So what. Good for them.

      Already, all the time it’s the same thing. Yawn. I think Kate is doing just fine.

      • SISI says:

        I agree!!!
        Since when royals (or anyone) need to have “worked in an office” to have a vacation?? W&K do NOT need to do *Anything* in order to join her parent’s regular vacation in Mustique, which they do every year to celebrate Kate mum’s birthday (31 January)
        It’s well known that the Middletons pay for their own vacations (incl. flights). It’s their own money – not taxpayer’s funded.
        Besides, William is independently wealthy, and the UK taxpayer does NOT pay for RF vacations/leisure time

  2. LadyMTL says:

    ITA that the Royals went way overboard with this whole “OMG leave us alone!” shtick. Maybe now they’ll calm down a bit and untwist their panties?

    That said, I think it’s hilarious that the in-laws are staying at a separate estate. Wills might like them but…not enough to stay at the same resort? This makes me laugh. :P

  3. Mitch Buchanan Rocks! says:

    It seems like they go on vacay as much as Nick and Vanessa seem to – with this life why does Wills always look so constipated? Perhaps it is the British Diet – not enough fibre. In the second photo Kate looks like a mix Bethenny Frankel and the redhead from Private Practice.

  4. Hope says:

    Omg, I forgot what Kate looks like with a real figure. She looks so much better with some meat on her thighs. And I totally believe William likes her thicker self, this is very close to how she was built for years when they first got together. That and I have yet to meet a man who prefers super skinny over a little bootylicious.

  5. Gine says:

    Everything else notwithstanding, after the disaster that was Charles and Diana, it’s nice that these two seem to be genuinely hot for each other.

  6. mel2 says:

    IMO she looks healthier and glowy.

  7. Lulu says:

    Why is it shocking that they are passionate and she feels sexy while pregnant? How stupid and archaic.

  8. T.C. says:

    What bigger pregnancy butt? She looks the same except for the little baby bump in front. You want bigger pregnancy butt go find Kim Kardashian. Lol. I like the UK papers laughing at their hissy fit over the vacation pics. Get over yourselves Wills and Kate.

  9. Bored suburbanhousewife says:

    I’m more fascinated by her natural hair texture.

  10. L says:

    I mean, other than the lone comment from the palace (which I pretty much expect as standard from any pr office)-has there really been any kind of blow up like last time? No official statement from Duke and Duchess, no lawyers getting called. I don’t know if Will and Kate really care other than the initial ‘that’s a bummer’.

    I do like that they by nearly all accounts that they are really hot and into each other. It’s a refreshing difference from Charles/Diana or even Charlene/Albert.

  11. Simple Red says:

    Love the chemistry btw them…
    As for the pics- oh well, they will be alright

  12. M says:

    William thinks that Kates curves are sexy? Please, that man has a type, and he clearly likes bony girls(look at his ex,Jecca Craig as well as Isabella Calthrope. Kate altered herself to look like Jecca after she figured out that Wills had feelings for Jecca). He probably finds preggers Kate revolting but hes just being nice about it. Honestly, I dont think they have even had sex since they found out that Kate is pregnant, I feel like William is that douche who refuses to until Kate is back to her pre-pregnancy self. Man, Im actually making myself feel bad for Kate. Oh well.
    I guess this vacation also proves that Kate had Norovirus and not HG, right?

    • Merritt says:

      For many patients HG symptoms taper off around 15 weeks. Every patient is going to be different. People seem to feel the need to conclude she didn’t have HG. But a patient with HG won’t necessarily have it the entire pregnancy.

      Something was clearly serious and wrong for them to announce as early as they did. Otherwise they would probably have waited.

      • Bella says:

        British tabs/gossip sites have fan-taken photos of her at Starbucks and out shopping in Berkshire well before 15 weeks. No way did Waity have HG or any serious complication of pregnancy — otherwise she would never have been cleared to fly 8 hours to Mustique where there is no hospital on the island.

      • T.C. says:

        No doctor said she had HG. It could have been just regular morning sickness combined with an eating disorder.

      • Merritt says:

        @ T.C
        Why are you expecting a doctor to confirm it? Does the RF typically send out their doctors to confirm medical conditions of family members? It seems that usually there are statements from the palace.

        All any doctor who hasn’t treated her can do is speculate on her condition.

      • emmie_a says:

        Give it a rest already. She did not and does not have HG! End.of.story.

      • SISI says:

        Merrit, I agree with both of your statements above. HG symptoms, severity, treatment and speed of recovery vary with every patient. It’s good to see Kate doing well, and enjoying her pregnancy.
        ALL statements regarding Kate’s state of health would be made by the Palace, NEVER by the doctors treating her. The palace official statement that Kate was suffering from HG is AS GOOD AS the hospital saying so.
        Truth is, all we know is what the palace has said. – We do NOT know the details of Kate’s past/present condition, type of medical treatment & nursing care received in hospital or now, or how well she is responding to her treatment for hyperemeses.
        I have no doubts that she was admitted to hospital because she needed hospitalisation. I have no reasons to doubt the palace’s official statement.

    • Lucrezia says:

      Thank you Merrit and SISI. It drives me nuts when people say “we didn’t get a statement from the doctors” as if that means it’s a lie.

      An ethical doctor would never make a statement like that due to patient confidentiality.

      Believe what you like, but don’t try to use the non-existence of a doctor’s statement to back it up. It ruins your argument.

      • bluhare says:

        While I agree with your basic point, Lucrezia, I do not think absence of doctor statements ruins an argument. Doctors and hospitals make statements all the time. None were released in this case, so all we have is the statement from St. James Palace, which is WC’s office. They would never put out a statement that would put either of them in a bad light. That doesn’t mean what they said isn’t true, but it also doesn’t mean that they didn’t play a little fast and loose with a fact or two either.

      • Lucrezia says:

        Really bluhare? Where do you live? (The difference might be a country-specific thing). The only doctor/hospital statements I’ve EVER heard are things like “X has been admitted”, “X is in a stable/critical/satisfactory condition” or “X had been released”. Never ever anything like “X had Y disease”.

      • SISI says:

        When are some people going to accept that Catherine (Kate), Duchess of Cambridge, IS a member of the Royal Family, married not just to any prince but to a future British Monarch?!!. JSP is where William, Kate and Harry have their offices (until they move permanently to KP) – All official announcements regarding them (particularly wrt Kate’s pregancy) will normally be made from there, not from Clarence House or BP. – Unlike before, there’s no rift between BP & Charle’s office, and SJP has always been in sync with both of them.
        The “it’s a lie” argument is simply baseless.. as are so many conspiracy theories flying about, regarding W&K

      • bluhare says:

        Lucrezia, I did not say doctors say so and so has a specific disease, they release statements as you said. They only disclose conditions with the permission of the patient. William and Kate’s office released the statement about her condition which, frankly, given William’s obsession with privacy (vis a vis these bikini photos) seems a bit odd.

      • bluhare says:

        SISI: I think you have hit the crux of the issue. People do regard her as a member of the royal family, as the future queen consort of William, and the mother of the third in line to the throne. Snobbery is rife when it comes to Kate, and I feel for her that way, but people have expectations for their future leaders, figureheads or not.

        It is not the public’s obligation to support WC no matter what. It is WC’s obligation to the people that matters. So far, they don’t seem to think much about that.

      • Lucrezia says:

        @ bluhare: I totally misunderstood what you were saying – sorry! (My bad for posting pre-coffee.) I think we agree. No doctors statement = can only rely on what the palace says = may or may not be true.

        To clarify: I definitely wasn’t trying to say “no doctor’s statement” = you must accept Kate has HG, no other argument is possible. I was just trying to say it’s a random fact that doesn’t support any argument at all. Regardless of whether she has/had HG or just morning sickness, doctors aren’t going to make a statement pinpointing her specific illness. It’s like saying “it didn’t rain on Tuesday, therefore Kate doesn’t have HG”, it makes me go: “Huh???? What?? That’s not sound logic!”

        IMO, a much better argument against Kate having HG is that it’s unusual to diagnose HG so quickly. It doesn’t totally prove the point, because it’s “unusual”, rather than “completely impossible”, but at least there’s some valid logic going on.

      • LAK says:

        Lucrezia/SISI: the palace has been caught out lying for these two on quite a few occasions including this one.

      • bluhare says:

        Lucrezia: I think we do agree.

        Perhaps, it’s unusual to diagnose it so early and unusual for it to go away so quickly would be a better statement.

      • SISI says:

        Kate had been pregnant for at least 6-8 weeks before being admitted into hospital, so she already was under the care of her doctors and her pregnancy been monitored BEFORE. So, very possibly she’s been having bad episodes of morning sickness before, which became CRITICAL that day, requiring hospitalization for 3 days!
        Some people just seem to want to believe she never had/has hyperemesis, no matter what!!!?
        In the vast majority of cases HG symptoms improve/lessen with time and will largely dissappear half-way through, this will happen sooner (straight away in some cases) with the right medication/nursing care.
        There’s no doubt Kate needed hospitalization. We do NOT know how sick or how often she had been before she went into hospital, or how many times she IS vomiting in a day, NOW! …. Geez!

  13. KJ says:

    I’m always really amused by what nearly emaciated women consider “curves” and “big butts.”. I see barely any change in her shape, certainly no real curves. Just like I was amused by the furor over Pippa’s “butt.” Like really? Call me when these chicks find some ass cheeks. Right now all I see is legs and back.

    • charlie says:

      KJ, I have to defend some of us here. I am by no means emaciated, but have absolutely no butt. No matter how much hiking and walking I do, I can’t grow a butt. It’s completely flat. Waity’s butt looks nice to me here; before, she was bordering on a non-butt like mine.

  14. DeltaJuliet says:

    Well, I’ll be the first to admit I’m in a pissy mood this morning, but that whole story annoyed the hell out of me. Cry me a freakin’ river rich people.

  15. Suze says:

    LOL that butt is NOT big. Say what you will about Kate, but even pregnant, her butt is no podunk a dunk.

    I believe that they are “still” passionate (for heavens sake, it’s not that unusual in people together for ten years) but I doubt that they are letting “onlookers” watch as they kiss and cuddle. They’ve been burned a few times with that lately…

  16. Micki says:

    Kate posts lately make me feel for every pregnant woman, who suffers morning sickness but has to go to work nonetheless and that till at least 7th month.
    And I used to think for some weeks around the wedding that she’ll do William some good…Feel ashamed…

  17. shelley says:

    Curves? Big Butt & boobs?? “Transformed her body”???? Are we looking at the same picture?

    Kate DID undergo a transformation – as has already been pointed out – from slim, healthy & athletic to emaciated and scary skinny. Pregnancy notwithstanding, I do not see a big butt, curves or other evidence of healthy weight gain. The bikini top is clearly too big — the padded bras she always wears are hidden by her clothes.

  18. inthekitchen says:

    *An onlooker: “What’s shocking is how passionate they still are… William joined Kate for an early morning swim, they were touching and kissing in the waves, and when they came out of the water, he got down on his knees in front of Kate and kissed her baby bump. He then hugged her and held her as they watched the sunrise together. You could tell it was a magical moment for them.”

    Riiiiiight. There is NO way that is true or else there would be a picture because THAT would be the million dollar shot. WillyBoy is hardly ever affectionate toward Waity. All the love is from her to him as you can see by the one where she’s got her arm on his neck and looks like she’s hanging on for dear life…

  19. Izzy4ya says:

    Is anyone else NOT seeing this chemistry? Every pic we get it’s HER showing affection and if we’re lucky, he doesn’t look annoyed by it. At worst he seems completely uninterested.

  20. Cathy says:

    Wish I had the money, to go on vacation as much as those two do. Not bitching, just jealous. I’d do it to if I had the money.

  21. kitkerenina says:

    I’m an aid of sorts, out of peoples’ homes. My clients and their families really need help. And strange requests are common. But Kate’s constantly asking her family to look after her while on vacations and in fully staffed palaces? When she’s obviously young and healthy? That really takes the biscuit to me.

  22. karmasabiatch! says:

    As prim and proper as Kate and the Royals are, I totally doubt Kate would be waxing eloquent about how “sexy” she feels, lol. I call bullsh*t on this whole contrived article.

  23. truthful says:

    you ladies NEVER let up off of Kate, smdh.

    just what has she done to make folks dislike her???

    maybe I missed something, I think she’s gracious and perfect for her husband..he’s not a hunk or anything to me.

    IF I were royalty, I would NOT be working hard, just a few charities.

    My Prince Charming would be taking total care of me.

    He’s lucky, he could have gotten a prettier wife, that was hell on wheels, once the ring was slipped on her finger, trust.

    awwww, I think she’s a cute to be mom

    • grace says:

      Is that you, Pippa? Ma Middleton??

    • Mich says:

      Pray tell, why on Earth should we think any higher of her/them now than we did a year ago? Two years ago? Five years ago?

      If the Cambridges want a more favorable public opinion they are well aware of what they need to do. The fact that they know and continue to carry on as they do means I get to carry on disliking them.

    • Lala says:

      every time I hear/read someone saying “oh, dear! If i were dutchess, i wouldn’t work hard neither!!!”
      This just tells me straight away how bias these peoples are!!! Just few charities? Working hard??? Nobody expects her working hard. People expect her just work and fullfil the role of a royal. The bar was set originally quite low for her, so some psycophats think that having four charties on board and gisiting them each once in a year for 45 min is a sign of a true role model. Those once who are freaking out because of her style, have to work their asses off to afford at least high street clothes katie wears. So what is exactly here about being a role model?!
      Another point, after all cheating and bugging kate off, will can play a nice husband in front of her parents, otherwise no vacation to mustigue will ever be paid by them again.

      • Alexandra Bananarama says:

        Lala I agree with you for most. However, the part where William needs to play nice or there’s not vacation paid for by the inlaw’s part is bs.

        Don’t you think with how close Kate is with possibly her only friends and people she can trust (pippa and carol) She’s told them how horrible willam is? How he’s cheated, broken up with her and how to get him back? The Middletons will never say no to William and will treat him like he’s made of solid gold. Plus, Kate always stays with her mother when William is constantly away on a no wife allowed vacation.

  24. MyLittlePony says:

    Ouch! I think Waity really knows how to push William’s buttons… Which btw cannot be very demanding since William is not exactly the sharpest pencil in the box, but this probably simply makes them well suited for each other since Waity does not exactly stand out in the intelligent, interesting and witty department either plus seems to have no friends of her own. Good to see they are doing fine now though, but personally I think that unlike his wife the prince yet has to experience what “head over heels in love” means, and out goes Waity…

  25. molly says:

    Don’t know what all the fuss is about stupid photos in a bikini showing her baby belly. First of all it was a very PUBLIC beach so what did they expect and secondly if they are that pi**ed off about it why didn’t they pick the UK for a holiday where they could wrap up in clothes and not spend as much of the taxpayers money.

    Wake up Waity and smell the coffee, you chased William for 10 years coz you wanted this life, photographers come with the territory, get used to it love !!

  26. Jazz Fabulous says:

    What butt? She doesn’t even have a flat butt. I find it so weird that some women get freaked out over having a “big butt.” A lot of men LOVE big butts. I wish my butt is big.

  27. Thinker says:

    Work builds character. Community or public service builds character. Nobody really likes these two because they refuse to show any character.

    The chemistry comments are surprising because, in my opinion, Kate’s body language is very submissive to William with him rarely showing affection. He’s a Windsor, through and through. Neither Charles, nor the Good Queen are known for their warmth and personable qualities. I think William’s personality is probably aloof, cynical, and untrusting, with obvious shades of control issues.

    I want Tatler or one of these other British tabs to do a well researched piece on MiddMama Carole. That’s the real story! Yet Carole Middleton remains a mystery wrapped in a PartyPieces enigma. Carole, Carole, Carole… How doth thou wisteria grow?

    • Another K says:

      Tatler magazine. The editors there are so busy bending the knee to the uppa classes, I doubt they would do any serious investigating of William’s inlaws. ;)

      • LAK says:

        Speaking of Tatler, I can’t wait for the april fools article in the april edition (out in March, so very soon!!)

        I think the Haagen Daz family is still the best one since they started doing them.

      • Thinker says:

        I would settle for a toung-in-cheek fluff profile piece from the DM on Doors to Manual to Countess Carole ASAP! Seriously, that’s where the family is interesting. Carole is complicated. there is this awesome combination of traits happening in her. A good old fashioned Monarchist. Yet- Really modern and frankly American spirited of Carole – the whole pulling oneself up by the bootstraps thing. I’m just curious what she’s like. Somehow I think she’d have more to say than just “how best do u make tea?”

    • bluhare says:

      I would be willing to bet that eventually a biographer write something about the Middletons and William/Kate. There’s too much public interest for it not to happen. Like Charles and Diana, I think it won’t be immediate, but something will come out eventually.

  28. s says:

    I wish I could look like that normally, never mind when I was four months pregnant.

  29. KellyinSeattle says:

    I don’t think women gain weight so much in their butts as they do in their boobs and of course tummy when they’re pregnant. At least, not the people I know…

  30. LAK says:

    Has anyone ever noticed that whenever Kate tries to explain her relationships with people eg William, her family etc she always says that ‘they look after her’.

    It’s no wonder we can’t see a dynamic individual. She’s completely infantilised to point she can’t see beyond her own needs.

    One of her cousins said recently that she has a hard time showing interest in the people she meets.

    I think speculatively that’s all down to entire family and William treating her like an infant. She’d never had reason to develop beyond the teenager she was when she met William. I actually think she’s regressed going by snippets of her conversational skills.

    Not to mention the disney princess curls and presentation of herself.

    Her media persona may be right on the money. She is a child, with childlike skills of coping with stuff. And like a child, she’s to be commended for being brave at her endurance.

    Let’s hope this baby, even with the army of nannies, will make her grow up.

    • LAK says:

      Just to add that i also think that’s why she is so calm when there is a storm around her. William can lose his rag, parents may have to smooth the way etc either way, it isn’t cause for her to worry AT ALL. Her family and or William take care of it. She’s never had to solve or find a solution to ANY problem in her life.

      Which also ties in neatly with how her emotions are described, if indeed they are her emotions. They tend to use infantile descriptions of her emotions that are always OTT in the way children feel things. Never in a nuanced complex adult way.

      Given they are looked after by a team of professionals [we hope!], it’s just strange that they can’t find a more nuanced way to describe her so that she lives up to the modern independent woman they tried to sell us pre-engagement.

    • Bored suburbanhousewife says:

      Too right. And I think he is dull but she is duller.
      She is also more into him than he is into her.

    • emmie_a says:

      LAK: Great synopsis of her personality. It actually reminded me of my own mother and made me feel a little sorry for the future heir bc having children did not make my mother grow up. To this day she still expects everyone to take care of her. She is an excellent manipulatir to ensure that she is taken care of and to enusure she gets her way. And nothing is ever her fault – I’m wondering if the same applies to Kate??

    • ray says:

      and also beacuse she WANTS to be this princess-y (pun intended), delicate flower that is naive, ultra feminine who is looked after by people she wishes to be loved by (william).

      She is far from that.

    • JulieM says:

      LAK: Just to add to the chorus here. Your description of Waity’s character is the best I have ever read. Bravo! I really don’t want to feel sorry for her, because she had and still has the opportunity to learn to contribute to society, but…..

    • bluhare says:

      But what if having a baby doesn’t make her get out of herself and think of someone else? The poor baby. That’s one thing I’ll give Carole. I do think she was a doting mother.

  31. dahlianoir says:

    A thought for all working pregnant women all over the world who can’t have even a day to themselves.

  32. Patrice says:

    Three things I loved:
    1. “This holiday was just the tonic she needed.” I don’t know about any other fmr/current true HG sufferers, but mine certainly didn’t magically come and go in time for me to take off of work and go on vacation(s)…Nevermind that, the very thought of being anywhere near moving water/heat/the sun would have just made me vomit even
    more!

    2. It’s “shocking how passionate they still are.” Uhhh, aren’t they technically still sort of newlyweds?

    3. And my FAVORITE quote from the article by far: “They are really making an effort to reconnect on this trip and just go back to being a normal couple for a while.” Hahahaha :D Umm, what exactly have they done in the past two years that has been so all consuming and out of the ordinary that they need MORE vacations away from it in an effort to going “back” to normalcy?!? I know the Waity/William defenders love to squawk on about the fact that they “Aren’t full time royals yet!!!” but that’s the whole point: William and Kate aren’t full time ANYTHING right now and haven’t been since the start of their marriage!
    The article essentially spelled it out for us: constant vacations and doing a whole bunch of nothing IS their “normalcy”. Lol. I just wish the defenders would face facts and admit the obvious. (Something tells me the other RAF pilots just get to take time off to jet off to exotic locales whenever the mood strikes…)

    • LAK says:

      Should we start an e-petition on the government website for the other pilots to go on extended holidays to exotic locations everytime they have to cover for William….PAID FOR BY WILLIAM!!!!!

      • Alexandra Bananarama says:

        You bring up a good point. Didn’t William’s RAF superiors give him an ultimatum on either becoming a true full-time pilot with no special treatment or leaving outright? I think the deadline is coming up in April?

        The article left the impression that his peers and superiors all want him gone as he makes everything more difficult and expensive.

        Right now his only excuse to not be a full-time royal is that he is also a search and rescue pilot. So maybe this will lead to a shake up and taking on more duties?

      • Mich says:

        An e-petition would be hysterical. How does it work in the UK? Does the government respond if a certain number of signatures are received?

      • LAK says:

        @Mich – In theory, yes. And if your petition receives 100k signatures, the issue is debated in parliament. allegedly.

        you can petition for anything. you just log on to the site and follow instructions. you give a rational reason [so it's not deleted] for why you are petitioning, i think each petition is given 6mths-1yr to collect the signatures.

      • LAK says:

        @Mich: On a different, but related note, the e-petition for Richard III to be buried at York Minster is at 22,555 signatures. It’s been up since 14 Feb 2013. That is a really good result. Let’s hope they listen.

  33. Patrice says:

    I mean’t to say the other pilots ***don’t*** just get to take time off…

  34. lisa2 says:

    The really interesting thing about it all is I don’t see that much interest in the story or the pictures. There really does seem more buzz with Kim/Kanye (ugh, I hate that I said that)

  35. blonde on the dock says:

    I think she has a fabulous figure pregnant or otherwise. As for her ass….perfection. I dont blame them for being pissed about the photos. They deserve privacy too. Afterall look what happened to William’s Mother. She was hunted until death.

    • Alexandra Bananarama says:

      Blonde Diana played the media game like a champ. She was by no means shy about having them around during her last years. And her death was the result of a drunk driver and no seat belt. Though the paps were chasing them it was nothing new. There were numerous reports William has always been a brat and bringing up his deceased mother’s name is just another way for him to raise a fit.

      Also, They’re pissed about the photos? William is probably upset, but if Kate was shy she’d wear weights in her hem line…

    • bluhare says:

      One of Diana’s phone calls on the night she died was to Richard Kay of the Daily Mail. Hardly the act of prey trying not to get killed by the hunters.

      • LAK says:

        Not to mention comment she made to waiting Journalists and paps in the south of France that she would reveal a big surprise thus increasing their numbers exponentially until the reveal of Dodi. And then she paraded him for the rest of the summer. Which in turn drew MORE paps to her.

        And as many people have told the world, William quarreled with her about her indiscreet behaviour that was drawing MORE paps to her.

        It’s too bad for William that accurate technology/newspapers/ books etc are available to poke holes in HIS version of events that recasts his mother as a victimised hunted doe.

      • blonde on the dock says:

        Wow! I can’t believe you guys are so insensitive. Sure maybe Diana played the media but they still made her life hell…..and she’s dead because of it. William lost a Mother at fifteen because of the press. He doesn’t want to relive that nightmare with his wife.

      • LAK says:

        Blonde: We are not being insensitive. We are merely pointing out little factoids that are frequently left out of the narrative that William presents as the truth i.e that his mother was the helpless victim of the paps.

        Fact: She removed her RPOS who ARE better at preventing pap harrassment than your average bodyguard. For a start they don’t allow or tolerate the paps to get close. Since they are working police, they retain the powers to arrest anyone they deem is harrassing their charges and can confiscate any photos that are taken. That is why Kate is not surrounded by paps as she was pre-engagement.

        Fact: The Palace sought to give Diana her RPOs back when the harrassment reached unbearable levels, and she refused to have them back.

        Fact: It is a HUGE mitigating factor that she deliberately teased and promised the paps/journos some huge revelation in what happened that summer as far as the harrassment.

        Fact: She was just as guilty of calling the paps.

        It’s sad that she lost her life, but let’s not position her as some helpless victim.

  36. mimi says:

    She had no butt at all, so “big behind” would be just a very small one.

    She sounds as if she has some sort of an eating disorder and they both sound really weird and out of touch: what is she taking a vacation or time off?

    She doesn’t work and they are always either resting in fancy places or traveling.

    Her life IS actually one long vacation.

  37. christinne says:

    Ok! I had enough of her stupid boobs or ass! Enough! The woman is an idiot!

    From the whole royal family all we focus on is this stupid vapid woman who can’t speak, can’t stand straight and can’t do anything else but look boringly proper.

    While kate shows off her bump, Princess Beatrice does charity work in Berlin, wears wonderful clothes and yet we talk about 2 blurry pictures of kate and her bushy wig!

    http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/wJrV1_ysY5r/Princess+Beatrice+Princess+Eugenie+York+Launch/BsV367xoXEN/Princess+Beatrice

  38. charlie says:

    Why does she have a tan, when we were told she’d laid off fake tanning for her pregnancy? Also, who wears their hair down at the beach? Wouldn’t most of us with long hair wear a ponytail? Is this just the ultimate of Waity’s vanity? Also, doesn’t she ever actually go in the water? Like, I mean, swim? And get her hair wet? Something seems suspicious to me about these photos — staged, as though they are expecting to be papped.

    • Loira says:

      I think you are exagerating a little there…

      • charlie says:

        No, I’m not exaggerating. Okay, maybe the photos are not staged, but I still think Waity is thinking, “Maybe there are cameras around, so I’d better not get my precious locks wet. I’d better put my hand on Willy’s shoulder to make it look like we’re in love, and I’d better stick my tummy out so everyone can see it and keep my shoulders back. Just in case!” I’m surprised she’s not gurning at the camera — Ms. Camera-Hungry Eyes.

  39. mimi says:

    Is her natural hair curly?
    Looking at the last picture from behind seems like she had curls.