Duchess Kate took the train to Birmingham while William flew in separately

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Tuesday. They brought their daughter Princess Charlotte. The first photos most outlets had of them were from the games, where William, Kate and Charlotte were seated at the aquatic center, watching some swimming competitions. They had several stops throughout the day, not only to watch various Commonwealth Games events, but to stop by the SportsAid House. Kate notably was not wearing her ring. Still, I think most people had the vibe that Kate, William and Charlotte arrived in Birmingham together? Wrong. William flew himself, Charlotte and some staffers to Birmingham in a helicopter. Kate was not on the helicopter:

So… what’s going on. Just like at Wimbledon, William and Kate are arriving at events separately, almost like they’re coming from different places. At Wimbledon, William hugged George like it was the first time William had seen his son in a while. Charlotte waved to Kate in the car like she hadn’t seen her mother in a while too. It’s giving “it was William’s week with the two oldest kids.” It’s giving Separate Vacations, Separate Lives. Adding to the bonkers vibe is this account of how Kate took the train to Birmingham and chatted up a little kid:

A dad who was travelling on a train to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham has revealed how he went to the bathroom – and returned to find his son “chatting merrily” to the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate was with Prince William and their middle child Princess Charlotte at the Games yesterday, where they took in sports including swimming, hockey and gymnastics. And it appears the Cambridges used public transport to get to the event being held in the Midlands – and Kate had an encounter with the father and son on the train.

Matthew Syed, a former Commonwealth Gold-winning table tennis player, had been on the train to Birmingham with his son Ted. Mr Syed, who is now a journalist and columnist with The Times, says he and his son had been minutes from their stop for the Games when he decided to use the bathroom – and asked Ted to wait for him outside.

In his column in The Times today, he says as he used the facilities, he could hear a lady outside asking his son if he was on the train alone, before Ted replied “No my dad is there” – pointing to the toilet. He recalls how as he washed his hands, he could hear his son and the lady striking up a conversation with the boy showing the woman his father’s gold medal before leaving the bathroom.

He writes: “‘Come on Ted,’ I say, ‘we have to get off!’ ‘Oh, and thanks for keeping him company . . . ” I say turning to the woman waiting her turn when I am stopped in my tracks. My brow furrows, my face works. “Kate?”, I blurt out. There are no security guards in the vestibule; no armed guards. But here is the Duchess of Cambridge, chatting merrily with my son.”

When they finally got off the train the former sportsman says he asked his son if he knew who he’d been chatting to, but he says Ted said he had no idea although she was “really nice”.

And Mr Syed added: “The Duchess had no idea she was chatting to the son of a journalist so I take this to reflect her character and sense of duty. The monarchy is in consummate hands.”

[From The Daily Mirror]

I think Mr. Syed probably assumed that Kate was traveling with William and Charlotte but there was no way he could have actually seen Char and Will on the train. Because those two arrived in Birmingham via helicopter. Very strange. It also feels like… Kate wanted people to know that SHE took public transport. Diana played those kinds of games when she was separated from Charles too. The only problem is that we know Kate is just as out-of-touch as William.

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95 Responses to “Duchess Kate took the train to Birmingham while William flew in separately”

  1. Noki says:

    Whatever agreement they got going on Kate seems at peace with it. She looks healthier and not giving him googly eyes just to be ignored anymore. She has her new home, school that she wants and whatever else she agreed to for this new chapter of their lives.

    • Woke says:

      I think the same she doesn’t try to engage with him anymore they all seem fine.

      • Noki says:

        @ Woke and to add, like someone said yesterday William too looks more at ease, way less clenched. They really hashed out whatever was making the last couple of years almost unbearable to watch.

    • Seraphina says:

      Yesterday one post, about her not wearing the ring, had an eagle eyed commenter. @What pointed it out and the thread was a good gossip read. And I agree, whatever the arrangement she looks better. Wonder if she knew all
      Along this would not last and she snapped him to secure her place of wealth and privilege.

    • Emily says:

      I agree, she looks healthier and happier.

      • Wiglet Watcher says:

        I see fresh fillers and that Chris Jackson photoshop package. Let’s see how she looks in a week or 2 after the injections settle.

    • C says:

      I think it’s all a front, because you can look at their kids and see that they’re being pulled between the two and are unhappy.

    • Kokiri says:

      Agreed, Noki

      She looks more at ease, while he looks as awful as ever. So awkward and unattached to his surroundings.
      She’s definitely communicating at separation, no wearing her ring.

      Poor Charlotte in the middle of these two though, just absorbing the tension.

    • BuzzKell says:

      not sure I agree. Firstly, I don’t think anybody would hold out ten years, get the ring, get married and then admit defeat ten years after that, especially not this stalker. IMO, the picture of Charlotte giving Willy the thumbs up (which is kinda perfecto up the ass metaphor) Kate is googly looking at Will and what he’s doing.

      Besides, this whole story is from a journalist at the Times? And Kate was waiting in line for the loo alone? Come on.

      Anyways, to each their own on perspective which is why the comment section is always a good read for me on this site.

      • L84Tea says:

        I don’t know, something tells me that living with William is pretty awful. Between the stories about his temper and the fact that we can clearly see he’s a sulky, miserable man-baby, even Kate might have her breaking points. I don’t necessarily think they will divorce–I go back and forth on that–but I think she is absolutely willing to go along with his nonsense if she is getting something out of it, like a home and security. We all know she wants that crown, but I’m starting to think that Kate is the one who is negotiating the deals for herself in order to stay. That wholesome family man image (HA!) is all William has and she (and Carole) knows it.

      • BuzzKell says:

        @L84 no doubt he must be a horrendous creature to live with. I mean, they are 100% living separately, but I think she’s been fooled to believe that this is a temporary solution until Charles is seated on the throne.

  2. Tessa says:

    Odd that the man just happened to be a journalist lol

    • Harper says:

      Exactly. And The Times, no less, which is Burger King’s go-to mouthpiece. The journalist would have permission to write this, because one would expect a chance encounter with Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge on the way to the toilet would never be turned into an article if one didn’t want to prove some kind of point. How terribly indiscreet, one would say.

    • MeganC says:

      I’m not buying this. Kate didn’t take the train from her hairdresser to the event.

    • Over it says:

      Exactly, and there is regular Kate without security just waiting to use the public toilets and she just happened upon this lonely child. She was so kind it shows she is definitely the right person to stare the nation. Why do these people keep forgetting in their bullshit that she will be queen consort and not queen. Also who in their right mind would leave their little child alone on public transport while they go to the bathroom? I would take my child into that tiny space with me or hold it till I reached my destination.I lasted this long, what’s one more stop. And furthermore we know it’s bs because Kate avoids commoners. I especially love how she hops off her public transport to be whisked away in her chauffeur driven, police escort big ass Range Rover. Aww , the life of the regular public servants. Rolling my eyes.

    • MakeEverydayCount says:

      The entire train scenario is FAKE. Kate happened to be on a train, happened to ask a little boy if he was alone, the little’s boy father happened to be a reporter and the reporter felt freely to write about his encounter with Kate. Oh, and don’t forget that a “Reporter” didn’t notice William wasn’t on the train. IMO Kate wanted to be noticed. She doesn’t like whatever living arrangements William has and wants questions asked so that he will move back. In other words, Kate is being manipulative as usual. William is the person that he showed Kate he was when they dated. He lies and cheats. He treats her like a mattress. Kate is the person that she showed William when they dated. She is manipulative and will do whatever is necessary to secure her place. I feel sorry for those poor trapped children. William chose Kate because she allowed him to be himself (a cheater) now Kate wants to change the rules. It’s going to get messy. I posted that Carole has a plan….she does

      • Moi says:

        My exact thoughts. The whole train scenario screams staged.

      • Nyro says:

        @Makeeverydaycount Exactly. She may appear more at ease these days but clearly that’s as front for her plotting and scheming. She made a point of making herself known to that reporter on the train for a reason. The Middletons are not going down without a fight. IDK what he can do to fight back tho.

      • C says:

        He can use the very shady Middleton finances to fight back, imply they embezzled him of his money when they used his help to buy a home, bring in the antics of Gary Goldsmith, and use the same tactics they did with Meghan.
        William is the heir and has plenty of material to fight dirty if he wants to.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Feels a lot like the Carole-led ‘swimming in pearl earrings’ crap that came out just before the Rose affair news hit.

  3. BlackFemmeBot says:

    Rolling my eyes at the need to mention that the Medicated Mannequin is the monarchy’s safe set of hands but this is a very curious story indeed. Seems like between this story and Kate not wearing her ring she wants there to be speculation about the marriage. Maybe to squeeze W for more perks from the arrangement/settlement?

    • Tessa says:

      She probably would be allowed to keep the engagement ring in the event of divorce

      • C says:

        If it wasn’t Diana’s ring I’d say yes. As it is, I’m not sure.

      • Seraphina says:

        @Tessa, I have to disagree. There is no way Wills will let that ring leave the Royal fold to be in the hands of Kate. He may have put it on her hand but he won’t leave it in her hands.

      • Tessa says:

        Diana got to keep it but perhaps will could insist that Charlotte get it

      • C says:

        I mean, it’s noted for being Diana’s ring, so it makes sense she got to keep it. For the same reason, it doesn’t make sense Kate would get to keep it.

        I do think Will would want it back. Yes, possibly for Charlotte.

      • Harper says:

        Save Charlotte from the burden of wearing that cursed ring! Just put it in a museum somewhere for public viewing and stop passing it around as if it is some kind of good luck charm, which it clearly isn’t.

  4. Tessa says:

    She truly cannot be fully at peace after how she treated Meghan though I do believe Kate feels she did nothing wrong

    • WHAT says:

      Meg has nothing to do with it. Kate will always as long as she’s in that position to try and get her name in the same category as Diana and Meghan. Can someone correct me is Jecca the ex girlfriend that’s now divorced?

  5. Geegee says:

    I don’t get the secrecy here. Sometimes marriages don’t work. IT happens all the time. If anything it might make them more relatable that this fake we are so perfect crap. Kate is not necessary for the future of the monarchy her kids are. She could be free to never have to work again and Will could be free of her. Maybe it would make them happy and less miserable to their relations.

    • Saba says:

      Because, unlike Diana, she wants to be Queen. She feels she earned it. And she can use it as leverage against Will, because he’s already extremely unlikeable. If she leaves, he and Charles will be in deep PR trouble. All the sympathy will go to her. Few will stand for two male kings in a row who are arrogant, out of touch and treated their wives poorly.

      • C says:

        Meghan had a flawless reputation before her marriage and the character assassinations of the royals and the British media did extreme damage to her; thankfully perception is starting to change.

        But if they could do that to her, they could do worse to Kate – who knows if she realizes the things she did to Meghan could be done to her too.

      • L84Tea says:

        I agree and something similar above. I think Kate is definitely doing some negotiating of her own these days.

      • ShazBot says:

        No way – her and her family have set themselves up to be scapegoats in the media *perfectly*. If Will and Charles wanted to, they could obliterate them all in a heartbeat.
        So as long as they cooperate and go along with Will’s plans, she’ll get concessions (house, decisions on schooling, I’m sure there are others), and everyone’s happy.
        But I have no doubt that if the need arose, Kate could be thrown under the bus so fast, she wouldn’t know what hit her.

      • MakeEverydayCount says:

        @ShazBot: Carole has a plan but she has NEVER come face to face with the Royal’s when they are completely DONE. They will destroy Middletons…every single one of them they will destroy. Kate’s not hiding so whatever is going on she and Carole are taking drastic measures. What a mess

    • Athena says:

      This family is very stingy when it comes to settlements. Fergie couldn’t make it on the $5M they gave her and Diana knew she had to find a rich husband because the $20M wasn’t going to go far ( over a lifetime which she unfortunately did not get to live). William since his not yet the Prince of Wales has limited source of income. Kate will leave with a pittance compared to what the women divorcing tech giants are receiving in their settlements.

      • notasugarhere says:

        Fergie didn’t get a settlement because she and the royals were stupid. She asked for the Queen’s good friendship, but the money went in trust to Beatrice and Eugenie. They should have shoved Fergie in a small property at Kensington Palace, assigned her an accountant, and kept her in check for the last few decades. Whatever settlement Kate gets would be based on Willam’s private cash, not any Duchy or POW funds. If he paid for her parents new home, that’s her post-nup right there.

    • Turnawry says:

      I doubt Charles has forgotten the very public campaign to turn the line of succession into a tabloid popularity contest, with Uncle Gary a leading voice calling for Charles’s abdication in favor of Kate and Will. William may have some plausible deniability to involvement in that grossly miscalculated venture, Kate less so, Carole none at all. I further doubt that King Charles will have any regard for the quality of mercy.

  6. C-Shell says:

    “The monarchy is in consummate hands.”

    😂😂😂 Because Kate chatted up a boy on the train while waiting for the lavatory. The big shock for me is that K would deign to USE a public lavatory.

    Something has definitely been worked out in the Lamebridge marriage. Not least is the fact that they haven’t decamped to a long Caribbean vacation as one big happy family.

  7. UNCDancer says:

    That last comment from Mr. Syed? She was nice to a child so the monarchy is saved? Sure. Okay.

    • Miranda says:

      Right? Hell, I’ve got a “World’s Best Teacher” mug sitting on my desk right now. Crown ME! My first act will be to abolish myself and sell all the stolen treasure and use the profits for reparations. THAT is how you do a damn 21st century monarchy.

  8. C says:

    “The Duchess had no idea she was chatting to the son of a journalist so I take this to reflect her character and sense of duty. The monarchy is in consummate hands.”

    What? This makes no sense, lol.

    • Chaine says:

      Her character is that she is an adult who strikes up conversation with random children at public restrooms, I’m not going to go so far as to deem it creepy, but not exactly stellar!

  9. Saba says:

    I still think the Prince of Peg thing was a power move by Kate/Carole. Notice how the story says Kate is too ‘old fashioned and proper’ and she’s happy he get his needs met elsewhere. Then days later, stories about the kids going to a school near Kate/Carole. I believe Kate and Will are still negotiating terms / forcing each others hands through the press.

    • Tessa says:

      I wonder how many future queen Kate stories will be in people magazine this year

      • Blithe says:

        Well, the one that I read yesterday is pretty bizarre. Its sole purpose seemed to be to say that Kate, like the Queen, values “discretion, loyalty and duty.” It ends noting that the Cambridges “represent the Queen impeccably… showing a kind of dedication that she would be proud of. And that probably gives her hope.” It’s gushy, hyper-positive, and odd. The “odd” part is the the focus of the piece is ostensibly a visit that the Queen made to Anmer Hall in 2015, where she: saw their newly renovated kitchen — and made a comment!!!!!! It’s duly noted that the Cambridges “will have more opportunities to invite the Queen over for lunch … as they are planning a move from London to Windsor “. Way riveting!

        I was struck by this latest of many recent Cambridge – focused bits of “news” because the ostensible “story” is a minor encounter that took place some seven years ago. People had to dig WAY deep to find a “reason” to trowel on random good things to say about the Cambridges. All that, and they couldn’t even confirm that a move has taken place or say anything beyond the kids “will start a new school”. People is not what it used to be. Even the pablum is watered down in the service of publicists.

        Sorry to blather on so long, but I was quite shocked by this non-story. I guess it’s sole purpose was to applaud Kate’s “discretion” and “loyalty “? I guess this is where she gets one of those ribbon pin things from the Queen for her “service “?

      • Truthiness says:

        🎯 Yahoo news is showing a People Magazine Cover in the next 2 weeks, proclaiming her as future Queen. What’s Carole been up to lately and how is Camilla not fed up with the Cambridge’s grandstanding?

    • Pix says:

      @Saba – YES! I’ve been thinking the same thing. Kate is the one that benefits most from such a salacious rumor. My spidey senses are telling me that this was a threat fulfilled. I have a feeling there are receipts and that’s why Kate looks so calm and Will so resigned.

    • Qita says:

      That’s an interesting theory. I thought someone sent that to deux moi as a joke, and I don’t believe it, because of the « old fashioned » part. As someone on Reddit said she waited for years her mom likely plotted they have 3 kids (also she’s in shape/athletic) if he wanted her to do some weird sex thing that doesn’t cause her pain in private I don’t think she’s too special or proper to do it. She used to party with him for years, they probably have seen many people doing drugs if they haven’t done it themselves and they mayb have heard about some weird sex stuff. She is not 70, she was partying in the 2000s. He may cheat and go to sex parties idk but it’s not because she’s unwilling. Unless he wants to do some sicker stuff that is very painful/upsetting. My ex when we were breaking up (‘and he had decided to get messed up on drugs and call me) said that he wants to do lots of sick things to me but at the same time doesn’t because I’m the mother of his kids, and thus he cheated on me (I dumped him after this.) since we already had kids i actually would have been somewhat willing to do stuff I didn’t like if he had been a great husband in other ways. So many men cannot stay away from porn and they get odd ideas of stuff many women have no interest in and wouldn’t get pleasure from. Imo this is one big problem in society right now. Anyways the idea of the duchess or her mom leaking this to contrast her cleanness and properness snd traditional values to Williams, I’ll be frank, anus being pleasured, is oddly clever. It still kind of sounds like American fan fiction to me though. I’ll be very surprised if we ever hear more about this from any non blind item source

  10. Zee says:

    I wish they would look at these pictures, see the way their kids get uncomfortable at these things and just let them be kids at home…..but it’s too much to ask from these PR hungry bullies

  11. Kokiri says:

    Totally set up.
    The part about no security gave it away (along with all of it, actually).

    Just happened upon a lone boy whose dad is a journalist? Right.
    And the monarchy is in good hands? Right.

    Stupid of her to do this.

    And yeah, they are totally separate lives.

  12. CidySmiley says:

    It’s smelling like PR to me tbh. It’s too obvious, I think if they were actually separating it would just be more of her smiling like a loon and waving the big blue ring around, we would never know. I bet they have a “we had troubles but we worked through them because we are perfect together blahblahblah” situation within the next year so they can relate to the people. Some bull about marital/home stress during times of world strife (which is real but… not for them).

    • Dee says:

      You might be totally right? She wants some of that Diana sympathy to shake her mean girl image, but she doesn’t actually want to give up PoW like Di did, so instead she’ll cosplay Beyoncé during her Lemonade era and maybe try to finagle some magazine covers out of it. She should be careful though, these games have a way of going awry

  13. Roseberry says:

    What’s even odder is that they flew in on a police chopper, why not their much larger maroon coloured chopper gifted to them fromTQ? It takes just over an hour by train from London to Birmingham, so a fairly easy trip for Buttons, which begs the question-where was he coming from and where were the other kids?

  14. Rapunzel says:

    You know, I wonder if the increase in Meghan copying lately, is because Kate is trying to get a new image for when she’s single again.

    So many on here are unconvinced they’ll divorce. But I don’t think letting that helicopter video and the Wimbledon video out there is a coincidence.

    They could’ve had the helicopter vid taken down, probably. They could’ve met before Wimbledon and gone together if they’d wanted. I don’t think they’re trying to hide the separate lives anymore.

    I mean, they certainly have had their own things since George was born and Wikl was MIA a lot. They can hide this and would hide it previously. I think they know the cat is out of the bag and don’t care. I say divorce after QE2 passes.

    • Julia K says:

      Hard disagree about the divorce. Won’t happen because they need each other, on different levels. He needs the stable daddy/ leader / husband appearance and she wants to be POW with all the power and privilege that the title holds.

      • C says:

        The title of Princess of Wales doesn’t confer power or privilege. She wants it because of its link to Diana.
        The title of Prince of Wales DOES confer some power and privilege, but it has to be granted unlike the automatic title Duke of Cornwall.

        I have no idea if they’ll divorce, but he is making it clearer and clearer that he does not need her. She is repeatedly sidelined and at times even has to walk behind him and their children.

      • MakeEverydayCount says:

        @C: Yes, he is showing her that he wants a life with his children and not her. Kate is desperate. First the outing with Ainsly (trying to make William jealous), the ring and now the train. She’s taking the fight to the public….William ball is in your court.

      • Rapunzel says:

        Kate doesn’t want the Princess of Wales title as much as she wants the Queen Consort title. That’s the real Endgame. As much as she Diana cosplays, she married Will to be Queen, not Princess.

        And that’s honestly another reason why I don’t think the Cambridge marriage will last. Sure, they can just live separate lives and keep up a facade, but it’s gonna look bad if Will is not made PoW when his dad ascends to the throne. And if there’s any problems at all in the Cambridge marriage, I don’t see them giving the Princess of Wales title to Kate if there’s the slightest possibility of divorce. They do not want another divorce associated with that title.

        And honestly, I don’t see why William would want to grant the prestigious titles of Princess of Wales or Queen Consort on a woman he can’t tolerate looking at. Because no matter how much more relaxed either of them might look, he still doesn’t look at her, or walk next to her.

      • MakeEverydayCount says:

        @Rapunzel: Agreed with every word. I would add take a look at how William is treating George and Charlotte. It’s as if he’s trying to not make the same mistakes his parents made when they divorced. IMO it comes down to this…William wants out and Kate is shit out of luck.

  15. SAS says:

    I think they did one more engagement that day (the pictures of the three of them on the bench) so maybe they were on the train together for that. Such a strange little story, I’m getting shades of the crossword puzzle lol.

    Surely an announcement must be coming, how can they expect their kids to lie to their friends if it’s true. Parents of the year!

  16. Zapp Brannigan says:

    Why is this journalist bloke lying about the meeting with Buttons Middleton? Why would he risk his professional reputation by writing this fairy tale of her hanging around outside a public toilet in a train without security chatting with randoms? Are they trying to suggest Kate engages in cottaging to go along with Will’s pegging? But sure the monarchy is safe with Peggings and Jeggings.

    • Harper says:

      Pegging and Jeggings!!!! @Zapp Brannigan that is genius!!!

    • WiththeAmerican says:

      He would be in trouble if anyone sent the video of the chopper and entourage plus security to his editor, because clearly the kids and Billy weren’t with her and clearly she traveled with her make up person and security.

  17. Amy Bee says:

    I think Matthew Syed has unknowingly blown Kate’s cover. Oops. I think William and Kate have separated.

  18. Purley Pot says:

    I call BS on this story. What father in this day and age will leave is young son waiting outside while he uses the restroom. He would take the boy in with him.

    • Amy Bee says:

      @Purley Pot: If you’ve ever read some of his articles or heard some his views, him leaving his son outside is not surprising.

    • MakeEverydayCount says:

      What is unbelievable about the story is that Kate is walking around train cars asking little kids if they are on the train alone. Come on, does anyone believe that this wasn’t a set up?

  19. Eowyn says:

    I find the details in this story odd. Why wouldn’t you just say you were on a train and your child got to speak to the Duchess for a moment?

    • Osty says:

      And isn’t it suspicious that the one person she spoke with was e son of a Times journalist infront of a loo at his ear shot?

  20. M says:

    I wonder how long they think people will buy the charade? Hiding things is way harder in the age of social media. Do they think we are that stupid? And not wearing Big Blue seems to mean Kate wants everyone to know. She’ll play the victim for all it’s worth.

  21. Mooney says:

    But but but… the heirs…. I didn’t know kate was an heir too

  22. Osty says:

    The things they praise this woman for is really sad , the bar is on the ground when it comes to her . She spoke to sme on a public transport so it means she is the good n kind person? It’s the bare minimum and doesn’t deserve applause or articles written about it

  23. BrazenHussy says:

    Since the Lamebridges read this website, cue a new photo of them coming out together in a helicopter in 5,4,3,2,1 & Cntrl + C wearing Princess Diana’s ring.

  24. Truthiness says:

    So riding the train is a nod to the Queen being bothered by the incessant helicopter use? Was it only Kate taking the train, being the ‘better” royal by economizing, I don’t believe she’s larking about alone without security.

    • swirlmamad says:

      I heard this yesterday and I don’t get this explanation at ALL. Kate is not the heir — why the heck would SHE be the one to take the “safer” transport while the true heir and his spare take the helicopter?!? Do they really not hear how desperately STUPID they sound with this crap??

  25. TIFFANY says:

    The only thing I got from yesterday was, those clouds were bad, that copper looked wonky and Baldy was okay with riding it with one of his children.

    I was so happy to see Charlotte’s feet safely land on ground.

    • Harper says:

      For anyone who wants to see Charlotte waving to Kate and disembarking with her pink overnight bag, it’s at minute 3:09 to 3:25 in the embedded helicopter video above.

  26. Beach Dreams says:

    Things have been very weird since *that* trend on Twitter last week. The video of them arriving separately (with Charlotte carrying a duffel bag and rushing to Kate), Kate’s obvious attempt to draw attention to Big Blue’s absence with her posing and hand gestures, the British media’s total shutout of Kate from the front pages (all Charlotte and one photo of William and Charlotte), and now this BS story. Not sure what to make of it.

  27. swirlmamad says:

    This Syed dude blew up his whole spot with that ridiculous line at the end about how the monarchy is in consummate hands because she deigned to speak to his young son not knowing his dad was a journalist. These people are all doing entirely too much and have absolutely no chill. People are NOT stupid — we know when we’ve being fed a load of BS. Obvious is obvious.

    I’m absolutely in the camp that believes Kate knows exactly what she’s doing with these little chess moves. Not wearing Big Blue in a very visible setting, innocently chatting to the kid of a media professional she “just happened” to cross paths with, and not least of all — not even acknowledging the humongous pink elephant in the room. Say what you will but that helicopter video all but confirms they are co-parenting those kids. Once Liz goes we are in for a hell of a good show. Buckle up, guys.

  28. aquarius64 says:

    If the Cambridges are separated BP needs to go ahead and announce it before some compromising pictures of Bulliam (or Keen) come out..

  29. Moderatelywealthy says:

    Kate is no longer pegging William,she tried but the ring got stuck and now she is refusing to wear it unless the maid bleaches it.
    In retaliation, William moved out of the house, Now the scandal is a public matter, William sees no point in ever sleeping in the same house and Kate cannot muster the interest to look at him and fake love.

  30. Kit says:

    Richard Kay was interviewed on C4 before they got engaged, he said that Harry was a open book but William was ‘Sly,’ now he also said that there was an agreement of sorts that de Middleton’s ignore Williams other ‘activities ‘ ……hence they where a cover for him. They where so desperate for marriage that they agreed to this, for their daughter, that’s how hungry they are. !!!!!! .. William was not around for George in his first 6 months, when Kate was pregnant with Charlotte de DM ran a story that William had not seen Kate in over a month, she was with her parents both times !!

    This marriage in my opinion is one of convenience for both. But something is happening. Between Twitter gossip, separate arrivals and today the DM ran a story that their children will be influenced by the Middleton’s, there is no ring ‘on purpose’ for gossip and de same day she travelled by train ,.Kate , de future Queen not by car , something is coming ladies and gents !!

  31. SourcesclosetoKate says:

    Idk I think Kate got what she wanted: to marry Diana’s son, to get fame and attention, and connection to the future heir. Now she can copy Diana/Meghan without the medias attention. All else is icing on the cake. She sees Meghan’s good without the royal family, now she doesn’t want them either

    • Mum says:

      That’s what I’m saying.. she literally has gotten everything now.
      The media praising her for breathing, she’s become more like Meghan, William is on board to fake it, a 4th home, endless clothing budget and no bad press from it, endless vacations with no bad press, affair rumors but no media will touch it…

      She could be miserable behind closed doors but right now things are going her way and they are both fully invested in playing their part in public. Plus they have their kids to rehabilitate themselves…

      They are fully protected and it doesn’t matter what social media is saying as long as no one’s putting it in print.

  32. Dee says:

    OMG! IS this her “the people’s princess” phase?! 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    It’s giving Walmart brand Diana. You can’t fake charisma or charm.

  33. Bex says:

    Conveniently encountering reporters who then turn around and write flattering columns is really an art form when it comes to Kate Middleton. It’s such a coincidence, even down to this father just so happening to decide to use a public toilet on the train right before the stop. So spontaneous!!!

    Must be so incredibly nice to have the press firmly in hand. Must. Be. Nice.

  34. Lizzie says:

    And then everyone on the train clapped.

  35. kelleybelle says:

    Never, ever saw Kate wear all white before Meghan came onto the scene …nor Chanel flats for that matter. Shameless.

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