When most people meet royalty like Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, they offer some sort compliment, or ask a super soft question. “How are you?” or, “OMG, I love your shoes! Where are they from?”
But when New Delhi political science professor, Bulbul Dhar-James met the Duchess of Cambridge at a recent function, she skipped the pleasantries and moved straight to the good stuff, asking all the questions we’ve all wanted to know, but never had the cahones or the opportunity to ask ourselves.
“‘How do you lose all the weight after having two kids?” asked, Dhar-James. Talk about being blunt.
Without skipping a beat—and this is just another reason we love Kate so much—she responded with, “I am running after my kids.”
Good answer! And, as most moms can attest, absolutely true!
The professor pressed on with, “aren’t you tired of smiling?” Fair question—Kate is almost always smiling, at least in photos.
Again, Kate had the best answer seemingly cued up: “I’m just reciprocating. Everyone is so warm.”
Her life is just one continual loop of kind intentions, paid forward again and again.
Of course, there really is no answer to Dhar-James’ statement, ‘You look much better in person than in your photographs.’ But we’re sure Kate was gracious.
The royal couple has been on tour in India and Bhutan, with the somewhat invasive questions coming during some pre-birthday celebrations in New Delhi for the Queen’s birthday (Happy Birthday Month, Your Majesty!).
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