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Prince William vows to protect Kate from paparazzi

Prince William has vowed that his wife, Duchess Catherine, will not suffer the same press intrusion as his late mother Princess Diana did. William believes that paparazzi contributed to his mother's death in a car...

entertainment Updated: Sep 16, 2012 14:29 IST
Kate Middleton,Prince William,Princess Diana

Prince William has vowed that his wife, Duchess Catherine, will not suffer the same press intrusion as his late mother Princess Diana did.

William believes that paparazzi contributed to his mother's death in a car crash in Paris in 1997, reports

The Duke of Cambridge was left furious after pictures of his spouse sunbathing topless while holidaying in a private chateau in France were published in French magazine Closer. He now wants to do all he can to protect his wife's privacy.

"He lost his mother to the foreign photographers, he will do absolutely everything in his power to prevent the same thing happening to Kate," Vivienne Parry, a close friend of Diana's, told the Daily Mirror newspaper.

"Don't imagine for a minute that William, who puts a huge amount of effort into protecting Kate, will take this lying down. He made sure she was surrounded with a great team and they had time alone together in Anglesey to help her adapt to the storm ahead,” she added.

A man holds a copy of the French magazine Closer showing pictures of Kate Middleton and Prince William (Reuters Photo)


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The duchess has a close bond with Harry and told her husband Prince William they should pledge their full support to him following the incident, which saw him pictured nude following a game of 'strip billiards' in his Las Vegas hotel suite.

"William called Harry straight away and gave him a bit of a telling off. But Kate pointed out he had already been through the ringer and deserved their sympathy," quoted a source as saying.

"She's promised to support him as much as possible and offered to help him come up with a recovery plan to get his public image back on track," the source added.

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“We kissed, he was naked at the time, and pretty open. It was a drunken fumble. It wasn’t romantic, just fun,” the Mirror quoted Reichert as saying. FULL STORY

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Wills-Kat to embark on second honeymoon
Unlike most couples who can’t hope to manage a second honeymoon until retirement, it has come around rather quickly for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – the couple are again heading to a deserted paradise island but this time in the South Pacific.

Nude Prince Harry

Only 18 months after their honeymoon on the exclusive North Island resort in the Seychelles, they will be spending a night on privately owned Tavanipupu island, famed for its crystal waters and luxury hand-thatched bungalows, as part of their first official tour on behalf of the Queen.

Before that the couple will be travelling to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Borneo and the Solomon Islands, ending their nine-day trip on the South Pacific realm of Tuvalu, the fourth smallest country in the world.

They’ll get up close and personal with wild orangutans, have an orchid named after each of them and face the challenge of being carried from a plane in a garlanded canoe.

This will supposedly be the biggest test yet of the Duchess’ much-praised fashion sense, as she will need up to 30 different outfits, including one for a trek to the jungle, the Daily Mail reported.

Her famous locks will be also well cared for as Prince Charles is privately footing the bill for a freelance hairdresser to travel with them and the couple have hired a private jet – paid for by the taxpayer – for part of their trip.

The tour has been organised to mark the Diamond Jubilee and many of the stops were chosen personally by the Queen. STORY INSIDE

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With additional inputs from agencies

First Published: Sep 16, 2012 14:07 IST