Kate Middleton's 'Plain' Personality Is Just Fine ... She’s a Duchess, Not a Reality Star!

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Kate MiddletonKate Middleton is just about one of the biggest public figures out there. Along with that whole Duchess of Cambridge title comes a lot of criticism, though. Harsh criticism. No, it's not about her wardrobe, either. Apparently people in Britain are slamming Kate's personality all the time.

Take radio host Sandi Toksvig, for example, who has no problem proclaiming her true feelings about Middleton, saying that she's plain and "not enough for her." Oh, and Toksvig is bothered because she can't think of a "single opinion [Kate] holds."

OK. I'll confess: I too have referred to Kate as boring. But now that I think about it, who am I to criticize her? Who are ANY of us? What, just because she fell in love with a handsome prince -- she's supposed to use this platform to speak out on all of her opinions? Has anyone ever thought about how difficult this has all got to be to take on?

I think we need to give the woman a break.

It's clear that there are things about Kate that Will fell in love with; otherwise, they wouldn't have dated for so long before tying the knot. I think that's what people lose sight of in this whole mess. Kate didn't sign up to be a public figure. She surely didn't marry into the Royal Family because she wanted the fame. Kate wasn't looking for a platform to voice her opinions and make her thoughts known. The woman was simply following her heart. 

Is the opportunity there? Of course it is. But at the same time, the woman is a Duchess! What do we all expect her to do, air out her laundry on reality TV a la Kim Kardashian? Kate has a certain level of sophistication and poise to uphold, and in my eyes -- that's much more important than me knowing her stance on political or personal issues.

Do you think Kate is "boring"? Do you think people are putting too much pressure on her?


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Truel... Truelove77

Boring is not a bad thing! Love Kate and I think she is far from boring she is just a low key woman...

Todd Vrancic

Her proper title is "The Duchess of Cambridge" or "The Princess William."  When will people remember that it is rude to refer to her by her maiden name now?

Samie Caldera

She fell in love with a man who just so happens to be the future king. Nobody is perfect we can't help who we love. People need to back off and stop judging her. Let her raise her small family in peace.

tuffy... tuffymama

Like the Duchess is really going to let it all hang out to people like the assholes who say rude things about her. I bet any one of these pricks would LOVE to trade places with her. Jealousy is an ugly color on everyone.

nonmember avatar bamboo

Emily Abbate, I think the Royal pays you to wfit this article. Plus, Kate is truly a boring woman if she doesn't married the prince, and if she doesn't wear those nice and expensive dress, or spends much money for hair. People know her or talk about her bcs of her dresses and hair, they consider her as fashion icon. That's it and that's all.

nonmember avatar Annatjie

Kate is great!!! Leave her to be what she is meant to be, a Duchess, wife, soon to be mother and what comes afterwards. We have lost a great icon in Diana, do we want to loose another?

Mag Bert

Wow, who's paying you to write this crap AND comment on it?
Yes, Kate's boring who cares. When she uses her position to benefit society, no one will care that she's boring. They will focus on her good works instead. If she wanted to become a housewife, she chose the wrong spouse.

Estherroyken Royken

NO she is never boring. Her reservation makes her more enticing and beautiful. She carries herself with a strong and good sense of dignity which is important for a personality in her position. She is a princess and more of a queen. She is not in reality show who can do anything for money. Kate is not looking for fame rather fame came to her and she is just taking it in stride.

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