30 Times Kate Middleton Was So Over the Whole Royal Thing

30 Times Kate Middleton Was So Over the Whole Royal Thing
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As the Duchess Of Cambridge, Kate Middleton attends one glamorous event after another. But just because she gets to hang with the queen (and her husband Prince William) or meet some of the most famous Brits out there doesn't mean she isn't tempted to crawl into bed with a pint of ice cream and turn on the TV. She is human, after all. So, we're here to tell you, that even the classy and poised Kate Middleton gets sick of it all sometimes. 

Being a duchess sounds like a sweet gig, but sometimes Kate seems totally over it. Endless events, dinners, and luncheons would get old after a while, so can we really blame her? Absolutely not. Belonging to the royal family means that you're pretty much always on the job, so when does our poor Kate get a break?

Well, we hope she and William get a little time to themselves, but by the look on Kate's face at some of their royal events, it seems unlikely. 

Sometimes it's tough to even force a smile, and we understand, Kate. We really do. Unfortunately, since she's a duchess and married to one of the most famous princes in the world, there are cameras everywhere to catch Kate's most "done" facial expressions. So, enjoy all of the moments our duchess Kate looked so over this whole being a royal thing. 

  • Belle of the Bond


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    Sure, the Spectre premiere is a girl's dream come true, but Kate looks like she's dreaming of sweatpants and a pint of Haagen-Dazs.

  • Flat Footed


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    Flats. Kate's totally dreaming of flats here.

  • State Dinner


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    The tiara is starting to get heavy. The tiara is starting to get heavy!

  • The Little Prince


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    Chasing a toddler through a park is no fun, even if that toddler is the future King of England.

  • Hats Off


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    Yoga pants or a giant hat that probably hurts your head? Yup, yoga pants always win.

  • Hairy Situation


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    Even Kate Middleton has moments when she's not picture-perfect.

  • Eyes Wide Open


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    Bored still looks glamorous on Kate Middleton.

  • Going Nuts


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    While visiting a children's center, Kate looks like she's just one smile and wave away from losing it.

  • Take a Seat


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    Is Kate taking her own pulse, or just wondering when she gets to sit down?

  • Domestic Bliss


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    Kate looks annoyed. Possible sources of her annoyance: William left the seat up on the royal throne, William can't remember where he left his keys to the castle, or William went to Costco and came back with nothing on the list. 

  • She's Got Balls


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    Sure, meeting Jay-Z and Beyonce was fun, but Kate's probably wondering why she has to stay for the whole basketball game as well.

  • Heat Wave


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    Hey, what pregnant lady wouldn't want to stand in the hot sun wearing a dress and heels to watch tennis? Actually, none.

  • She's Got the Blues


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    The dress and the shoes are gorgeous, but not as gorgeous as a pair of sweats and a comfy chair. Right?

  • Four Eyes


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    Sunglasses are the perfect way to hide that fact that you're actually napping at Wimbledon. Genius!

  • Flower Girl


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    Only 4,000 more flower bouquets to go.

  • Child Antics


    Kate isn't finding her daughter's behavior as cute as we do. 

  • Safety First


    "Remind me why I have to wear this hard hat again??" - Kate

  • Family Love


    That moment when you're stuck at a royal event and both your husband and brother-in-law are ignoring you. 

  • Walking Solo


    Another day, another uncomfortable hat. 

  • Easter at Windsor

    Kate Middleton
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    Considering that she's a mom of three littles, we bet she's wondering how crazy the kids are going to be later from all the Easter candy they likely consumed. 

  • A Somber Occassion

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    We can't blame Kate for being solemn during the 2019 ANZAC Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey. It's a day in honor of Australians and New Zealanders who died during war and conflict. 

  • Just Keep Smiling

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    Sorry Kate, that looks a bit more like a grimace to us!

  • Can't I Stay in the Car?

    Kate Middleton, Queen Elizabeth
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    During a solo outing with Queen Elizabeth in 2019, Kate looked like she briefly contemplated just staying in the back seat. 

  • They Could Both Use a Drink

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    Hey, royal life is tough. Even Queen Elizabeth reportedly drinks four alcoholic beverages a day. Drink up, Will and Kate. 

  • Not Helping Those Feud Rumors

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    Kate clearly was not feeling it while standing near her sister-in-law Meghan Markle during the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in March 2019. 

  • This Meeting Should Have Been an Email

    Prince William, Kate Middleton
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    Kate looks like she's counting the minutes until she can get out of this meeting and back to the palace for tea. 

  • The Eyebrow Say It All

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    Kate's lifted eyebrow has us wondering if she's thinking, "What the heck am I listening to right now?"

  • Scotland in January

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    She's probably asking herself if royal duties are really that important, or if she can disappear to the Maldives for the entire winter. 

  • Stepping Out at Christmas

    Kate Middleton
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    Kate would clearly rather be home by the Christmas tree and a cozy fireplace, than stepping out for church at the Sandringham estate.

  • Totally Over It

    Kate Middleton
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    We're sure Kate actually loves her life as a member of the royal family, but it's got to be exhausting at times. We don't blame her for being over it from time to time. 

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