18 Times Prince William & Kate Middleton Stole a Moment Together

Amy Goldman | Apr 26, 2016 Celebrities
18 Times Prince William & Kate Middleton Stole a Moment Together
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When a couple has as many staged photo shoots as Kate Middleton and Prince William do, it's refreshing to see them share a candid moment together. On the rare occasion when they aren't aware that a photograph is being taken, we get the chance to witness Kate and Will's charming dynamic as a couple. Sure, we love seeing official photos of the duke and duchess, but there's nothing better than seeing a truly organic moment between the two of them. 

Between admiring glances and whispered conversations, this is one couple that shares plenty of adorable, unplanned moments. Being in the spotlight whenever they leave their house (well, palace), it can be difficult for a couple to maintain intimacy and closeness with their partner -- but not for Will and Kate

These two bear being in the public eye 24/7 with so much grace and class, and it's amazing to see their relationship flourish underneath so much scrutiny. 

Unlike most couples, there will always be a camera to catch these private moments between Kate and William -- one of the downfalls of being royals. We've rounded up some of our favorite unposed photographs of the royal couple. Here are some of William and Kate's most candid moments together.

  • Power Poses


    Image via James Whatling/Splash News

    We can just imagine Wills asking Kate, "Is it a terrible idea to challenge Michelle to a push-up competition, darling?" Kate gives him the most apprehensive smile in modern history. "I'm not sure we need that headline splashed across the Huffington Post homepage, muffin."

  • Blues Bothers 3000


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    We'd like to think they're reveling in the fact that they both look cooler than Ferris Bueller in their dark shades. Who needs to pose for the cameras when you naturally look that chic?

  • New York Minute


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    The duke and duchess shared a sweet candid moment during a 2014 event at the Metropolitan Museum. They looked glam enough to give any Hollywood it-couple a run for their money.

  • Mission Accomplished


    Image via Gillis/Macpherson/Splash News

    Just look how at how carefree these two look when they aren't giving a thought to the paparazzi. Will looked so proud of Kate after she participated in a dragon boat race while they visited Canada.

  • The Old Reach-Around


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    Kate put her arm around her prince charming in a rare display of PDA during their recent trip to Bhutan. It was refreshing to catch a glimpse of a more affectionate side of a couple who normally looks so reserved.

  • Bonding in Bhutan


    Image via James Whatling/Splash News

    Kate and Wills looked awfully happy to be spending time together during their tour of Bhutan and India. This photo was taken right before Kate channeled Katniss Everdeen and stunned everyone with her archery skills. 

  • Shiny Happy People


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    Unlike a large portion of the Internet who reacted negatively to Chrissy Teigen enjoying a dinner without her newborn, we think it's more than okay for a mom to enjoy some time away from her kids. Just look at how happy Kate looks!

  • Slay, Future Queen


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    "Prints rather suit you."

    "That's very flattering coming from a prince. Haha."

    "Oh, you." 

  • That Hat, Though


    Image via Anthony Devlin/WPA-Pool/Splash News

    William is either enamored with that hat or with the woman wearing it. We'd bet good money on the latter.

  • How You Doin'


    Image via MK/Splash News

    With a wife so pretty, William wasn't interested in posing for any photo. He was too busy admiring Kate in her adorable pink frock.

  • A Couple Who Reads Together


    Image via Peter Byrne/WPA-Pool/Splash News

    Will looks like he's in the middle of making a pithy comment to Kate about something in that brochure. Then again, any reading material is probably a welcome change from George-approved picture books like Dig Dig Digging

  • You Talkin' to Me?


    Image via James Whatling/Splash News

    The candid glances Kate and Will exchange during public appearances always make it seem like they're sharing a secret or a corny joke. If only we could read minds (we'd be Professor X).

  • It's All in the Wrist


    Image via Chris Jackson/WPA Pool/Splash News

    We all know Kate is a tough cookie, but she looks like she's commenting on a sore wrist after her adventurous climbing and abseiling date with Will. She should have those wrists insured -- you know, for all of those (potential) future queen waves.

  • A Center for Ants


    Image via Splash News

    "Kate, don't they all look like ants from up here?"

    "Oh, no. I think it's time to update your distance prescription."

  • Nothing Compares 2 U


    Image via Arthur Edwards/NMA-Pool/Splash News

    If the way these two are looking at each other in this photo doesn't make you think "relationship goals," we have to wonder if you're a little bit dead inside. 

  • Some To Conspire


    Is it just us, or do Kate and William look like they are plotting some secret plan together?

  • Fun in Germany


    Even though there were probably several cameras on the couple, Kate and William feel comfortable enough with each other to just let their hair down and have some fun!

  • Hats On High


    Is Kate admiring her handsome husband or smiling at his super tall hat? It's hard to tell. 

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