The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, will be guest of honour at the National Portrait Gallery to celebrate the work of Hilary Mantel (aka the woman who called her a "plastic princess") in her first public engagement of 2014. Um, awkward much?
The author caused controv last year when she made a pregnant Kate the subject of a lecture, describing the duchess as "personality-free" and whose "only point and purpose" was to give birth. Ouch!
LOVE KATE? Check out more from the duchess...
... and for more on this story see the video below:
More:Have You Seen?
Suggested For You
SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements.Learn more