Kate Middleton is no Princess Diana, according to royal biographer Andrew Morton. That’s because the Duchess of Cambridge has struggled to shine in the spotlight the same way Princess Diana did when she was still married to Prince Charles. This of course leaves her husband Prince William rather frustrated with his wife’s commoner behavior.
In a new interview with Sky News, Andrew Morton pointed out that Kate Middleton isn’t as outspoken, charismatic or even as passionate about her charity work the same way Princess Diana once was. Princess Diana often went on charity trips on her own while Kate Middleton is used to having Prince William by her side. In other words, she’s yet to do anything on her own.
Andrew explained, “Poor old Kate has always been compared with Diana. She’s very different. Her and Prince William act much more as a team (than Charles and Diana), and she married into the royal family a decade older than Diana did. She’s effectively lived with William for seven or eight years and she was introduced very gently into the royal family, unlike Diana who was thrown in the deep end and expected to swim.”
He also pointed out that Kate Middleton hasn’t taken on any difficult, dramatic issues of her own. Her mental health awareness campaign was done alongside Prince William and Prince Harry. Plus, the Duchess is yet to speak out on any causes that are near and dear to her heart.
In other words, Kate is acting more like a commoner than a real member of the royal family. Many critics aren’t surprised that she’s struggling to follow in Princess Diana’s footsteps. That’s because many royal fans believe that the Duchess simply doesn’t have the aristocratic personality or the same approach Diana had as the future queen of England. She even brought a new life to the Monarchy.
Kate, meanwhile, hasn’t done much in her role as the Duchess of Cambridge. The only reason why she makes headlines is for her hairstyles and fashionable outfits and nothing more. It’s no wonder that Prince William is often embarrassed of her behavior.
Of course, Kate Middleton still has plenty of time to prove her critics wrong by changing her attitude towards her royal workload. In the meantime, don’t forget to check back with CDL for all the latest news on Prince William and Kate Middleton along with the entire royal family right here.
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