According to a royal expert, the pandemic has made Kate Middleton more popular than ever before.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge married Prince William in 2011 and became a member of the royal family. She’s been a full-time royal for many years, doing charity work and representing Queen Elizabeth on diplomatic missions around the world.
Because of the pandemic, royal fans have seen a new side of Kate this year. According to one royal analyst, this has helped Kate’s image as a future queen.
What Kate Middleton has been up to since the outbreak
Kate and her family were isolated at their country home, Anmer Hall, for the first few months of the pandemic.
Kate continued to attend engagements while the United Kingdom was under lockdown. She used Zoom to meet with humanitarian organizations and continue to promote their essential work.
Kate also put her photography skills to use by collaborating on a photo book with the National Portrait Gallery. The book, titled Hold Still, contains 100 pictures that depict life in the United Kingdom during the pandemic. It was released on May 7th, with sales benefiting both the gallery and Mind, a mental health organization.
According to a royal expert, the pandemic has increased Kate Middleton’s popularity.
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Kate’s commitment to her work throughout the lockdown has made her more popular with the public.
“I suppose some people may say that the lockdowns that we’ve had here—well, three of them—were the unlocking of Kate in some ways,” royal analyst Katie Nicholl told 60 Minutes Australia. “I believe that the audience saw more of the actual duchess than they have ever seen before.”
“We got to see William and Kate at home at Anmer,” Nicholl continued. During the lockdown, we saw their children clapping for the NHS. We were able to gain access to them in a way that… This is a condensed version of the narrative. I hope you found it entertaining.