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David Cameron Is Related To Kim Kardashian. Wait, What?

18/11/2017 22:01 GMT

Er, so we can definitely file this under 'Weirdest News of the Day': David Cameron has revealed he's related to Kim Kardashian. Umm, David, please explain...

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British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street in London, as he makes a speech after arriving back from visiting Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Monday, March 30, 2015. Cameron paid a farewell visit to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, the first day of formal campaigning for the most unpredictable U.K. election in decades. The royal audience possibly Cameron's last as prime minister came as Britain's Parliament was dissolved ahead of the May 7 vote. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)


The PM revealed the information during a televised interview with Heat's Lucie Cave.

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When she asked him if he watched Keeping Up With The Kardashians, David replied, "No, but I'm related to them. Did you know I'm 13th cousins with them?"

Which, we bet, she probably didn't.

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Kim Kardashian arrives to Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Ready-To-Wear collection show held at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, France.


The link is via a mutual ancestor, Sir William Spencer, born in 1555, according to genealogy website geni.com, reports the Daily Telegraph

So will David be organising a family reuinion anytime soon? According to Hello! magazine, apparently not. But he wouldn't mind. When asked the question, he laughed and replied, "No, I have no plans at the moment", but added, "That would be great."

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Already reality TV royalty, Kim might be quite pleased to hear she's also related to a Prime Minister.

The Daily Mail reports that Kim is not the only famous distant cousin of Mr Cameron's. He's also, apparently, a fifth cousin of the Queen. That's right, the HRH.

David is descended from King William IV, who fathered a number of illegitimate children with mistress Dorethea Jordan.

The paper adds that one of them was David's great-great-great-great-grandmother, meaning Mr Cameron is a fifth cousin of the Queen. who knew?

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