Duchess Catherine is obsessed with Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
The 31-year-old royal - who was known as Kate Middleton before her marriage to Prince William - has begun tuning into the show after she learned Kim Kardashian, who, like the duchess, is expecting her first child in July, is a big fan of hers.
"Ever since Kim started mentioning Kate a lot in public, she has started watching Keeping Up With the Kardashians religiously. She thinks the family are hilarious. People forget Kate is just a normal girl who married into royalty and enjoys the same trashy TV shows most people do," a source said.
However, Catherine hasn't been able to get her husband to watch the show with her and he has been "making fun" of her new obsession. "Will doesn't watch the show with her and makes fun of her for liking it so much. It doesn't bother Catherine though. She finds it relaxing and is flattered Kim keeps speaking so highly of her," the source added.
Duchess Catherine hopes she is pregnant with a boy.
The royal is expecting her first child later this year and while handing out symbolic shamrocks to members of the Irish Guards at the annual St. Patrick's Day ceremony on Sunday, Catherine revealed she wants a son while her husband Prince William is hoping for a daughter.
"I asked her do you know if it's a girl or a boy and she said not yet. She said 'I'd like to have a boy and William would like a girl.' I asked her if she had any names and she said no," said Guardsman Lee Wheeler. Catherine - who was known as Kate Middleton before her marriage - also told Sergeant Thomas Laven she is prepared for many sleepless nights.
It was recently claimed the couple are expecting a girl, after a well-wisher presented her with a white teddy bear during an official visit to Grimsby, north England and she said, "Thank you, I will take that for my d... for my baby." Sandra Cook, who was standing next to a woman who gave Kate the cuddly toy, said, "As she handed it over I distinctly heard Kate say, 'Thank you, I will take that for my d...' Then she stopped and corrected herself to say, '... for my baby.'"
Whether you're a popstar-turned-reality star or a royal, it seems that keeping mum on your unborn baby's gender is hard to do. Duchess Catherine seems to have spilled the beans on which sex she's expecting during a recent visit to the English town Grimsby.
According to 67 year-old Sandra Cook, Mrs. Prince William - upon receiving a teddy bear from someone in a crowd outside the town's fishing museum - said, "Thank you, I will take that for my d-..."
"I said to her: 'You were going to say daughter, weren't you?'" Cook added. To no one's surprise, Kate tried to save face by claiming that neither she nor William know the sex of the baby and added, "We're not telling."
Unless the duchess slips up in a more prominent manner or decides to announce the gender publicly, it looks like we'll all have to wait until the baby is born in July to find out whether Ms. Cook truly does have a sharp ear!
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Britain's Prince William is reportedly studying videos of how to change diapers. The prince and his wife Duchess Catherine are preparing for the arrival for their first child in July, and William is determined to be a hands-on dad.
"He's even been checking out nappy-checking videos on YouTube. His brother Prince Harry thinks it's hysterical and can't stop making fun of him but it's all good spirited," a source said.
William is also keen to interact with his unborn child and tries to make time every day to sing to it. The source added to Now magazine, "He read somewhere it's never too early to start talking to your baby and he's taken the advice to heart even though it's not due until July. Kate thinks it's adorable. He's even been telling their bump some of the old stories his mother Princess Diana used to make up for him and Harry when they were kids. It's become an almost daily ritual for William to chat to her bump and sing a lullaby or song."
Holly Madison has revealed she has been suffering from severe morning sickness.
The reality TV star - who is expecting her first child with her boyfriend Pasquale Rotella in March - was hospitalized on Monday because she is suffering from a similar illness to Duchess Catherine despite being in the late stages of her pregnancy.
"When it started happening really late [in my pregnancy] and I was really vomiting a lot during the day, it freaked me out. I was told to go to the doctor and get an IV and everything. So, that was kind of scary to me just because it seemed like something so unusual, something that I hadn't read about. But everything's OK so far, so that's good," the former Girls Next Door star told Entertainment Tonight.
Snooki has some tips for expectant parents Prince William and Duchess Catherine.
The royal couple announced on Monday that the duchess is expecting their first child and Jersey Shore star Snooki - who gave birth to son Lorenzo Dominic LaValle in August - advised the couple to enjoy every minute. "It's hard, but don't stress out. Enjoy your pregnancy and be excited. Enjoy your time at home - or the castle, in her case - with the baby. Especially the first few months," she told New York Daily News.
The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant. The beautiful royal and her husband Prince William - who is second in line to the British throne - announced today they are expecting the first child together.
A statement released by Buckingham Palace on the couple's official website read:
"Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry and members of both families are delighted with the news. The Duchess was admitted this afternoon to King Edward VII Hospital in Central London with Hyperemesis Gravidarum [morning sickness]. As the pregnancy is in its very early stages, Her Royal Highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter."
Duchess Catherine is said to be begging Prince William for forgiveness.
The mortified Duchess of Cambridge is reportedly terrified she has ruined her reputation and embarrassed her husband after she was completely exposed in a new series of intimate photos.
"Kate is mortified. Since she and William met, she's constantly been on guard against embarrassment. When they used to go away with William's friends, Kate would lecture everyone on what not to do in case there were photographers," a source told OK!.
The 30-year-old future Queen is devastated at the thought of upsetting him and the rest of the royal family and can't stop apologizing since the photos of her sunbathing topless hit newsstands earlier this month. But there could be some good news for Kate as a Danish magazine has denied publishing "bottomless" pictures of the Duchess in recent days.
Britain's Duchess Catherine is putting her latest embarrassment behind her.
The Duchess of Cambridge - who was completely exposed in a new series of intimate photos - stepped out to attend a close friend's wedding today. The 30-year-old reportedly looking happy and relaxed as she watched her father walk bride Thierry Kelaart up the aisle at St Bartholomew's church near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
"The wedding was lovely, absolutely lovely. I don't know why Michael Middleton was chosen to give the bride away but I know her father has passed away," a wedding guest told The Daily Mail.
Her glamorous appearance came just hours after Danish celebrity gossip magazine Se Og Hor printed a 16-page special of candid shots of her on holiday in the South of France with her husband, in three of which she is seen taking off her bikini bottoms. The new images appear to be part of the same set as the topless photographs published in French magazine Closer, before Italy's Chi newspaper and the Irish Daily Star went to press with them.
Kanye West has urged Kim Kardashian to take style tips from Duchess Catherine.
The rapper believes his girlfriend of six months - who shot to fame after making a sex tape with her then boyfriend Ray J - could learn a lot from the British royal's "poise and sophistication" along with her conservative style.
Speaking about the duchess - who was previously known as Kate Middleton - a source told the Daily Star newspaper, "Kanye has been urging Kim to tone down her make-up and style her hair in a more conservative style, like Kate. And it's not just Kate's regal look that Kanye wants Kim to mimic. He's also told her that she could learn a thing or two about poise and sophistication from Kate."
Kim recently revealed Kanye has managed to convince her to live her life at a slower pace and focus less on her work and more on her personal life.
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