Stop. The. Presses.
Kate Middleton was out and about in London today for Remembrance Day, looking very real. Not impossibly perfect. Not inhumanly glossy. Just…like a tired, puffy eyed, “haven’t had a chance to do my roots and cover my grey hairs” mom. One wearing a gorgeous LK Bennett coat and with Prince William on her arm.
It’s a reminder that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge is a person. Who probably hasn’t slept a lot in the past three months. Who keeps getting trotted out to events where she has to put on a pretty face and smile. Who would likely rather be home bonding with her son (or sleeping).
I don’t feel any schadenfreude glee about this. I want her to sleep, take care of herself, and only re-emerge when she can be sparkly, happy, unicorn Princess Kate. Otherwise, it’s simply a depressing reminder of the fishbowl situation she’s traded away normalcy for.