Mark Large - Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William are set to attend the 2017 EE British Academy Film Awards, aka the BAFTAs, Kensington Palace announced Friday. The ceremony takes place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Feb. 12. William will also present the BAFTA Fellowship, a lifetime achievement award. Nominees include Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling from La La Land, which received the largest number of nominations—11. Other nominated actors include Amy Adams for Arrival, Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams for Manchester by the Sea, Viggo Mortensen for Captain Fantastic, Natalie Portman for Jackie, Viola Davis for Fences, Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris for Moonlight and Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins. Kate and William, as well as his brother Prince Harry, have crossed paths with Hollywood stars several times over the years. Also, Harry is currently dating Suits actress Meghan Markle Kate and William hung out with a slew of celebs … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton and Prince William to Attend 2017 BAFTAs: All the Times the Young Royals Crossed Paths With Hollywood Stars
John Stillwell-WPA Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William might just be making Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton an honor they can't refuse. In the wake of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's announcement this week that Kate is pregnant with the heir to throne, the famous siblings have surfaced as the most likely candidates to be named godparents to the royal baby-to-be. Kate Middleton vs. Princess Diana: Find out what the pregnant royal can learn about parenting from Wills' late mom "I imagine it is highly likely," Victoria Arbiter, ABC's royals contributor and daughter of former Queen Elizabeth II press secretary Dickie Arbiter, told E! News of the chances the royal siblings will be asked to stand up for the baby's christening. But they won't necessarily be the only ones. "Really, godparents in royal circles, they tend to have quite a few of them," Arbiter said. "It is a significant honor to be asked to be a godparent. That role is going to go to someone who William and … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s Royal Baby: Prince Harry, Pippa Middleton “Highly Likely” to Be Named Godparents
Chris Jackson/Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William will be taking a break from their general royal duties, spending Christmas with the pregnant royal's family in Bucklebury, England. Rather than celebrate with Queen Elizabeth II at her traditional Christmas gathering, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are planning to spread some holiday cheer at Middleton's parents' home instead. More questions about Kate Middleton's royal baby! "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend Christmas Day privately with the Middleton family," a spokesperson for St. James's Palace told E! News. This is, of course, as long as the mom-to-be feels up to it. Middleton, who has been battling severe morning sickness since announcing her pregnancy, has been out and about recently, attending lunch with the Queen and the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year Awards. And while the duo may be missing from the Queen's event Tuesday, the royal couple still plans to visit Sandringham Estate, the monarch's … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton and Prince William to Spend Christmas With Duchess of Cambridge’s Parents
David Parker - WPA Pool / Getty Images Kate Middleton had one heck of a jam-packed weekend. After kicking off the weekend with a couple of charitable and royal family duties, the Duchess of Cambridge was out and about again Sunday, joining a group of inner-city children in Kent, England, on a camping trip. And she seemed to have a great time, smiling and chatting with the campers as she talked about her life as a princess. MORE: Prince William and Kate Middleton Watch Trooping the Colour Parade in Style! While the children were on hand to build tents and make campfires to develop their confidence and teamwork skills, they also had many questions about what it's like to live like a royal, according to People. "It's very busy and great fun but I am very well looked after," Middleton reportedly told one child. And those included questions about Prince William as well. "She said William was very sweet and kind and spoiled her," eight-year-old student Tigerlily Smith told reporters after … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Kicks Off Father’s Day With a Camping Trip for Inner-City Youth
Chris Jackson-Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton has just chosen to add three new charities to her already jam-packed schedule. The Duchess of Cambridge's charity work is already extensive (she took on five last year), but the latest three—Place2Be, SportsAid and the Natural History Museum—mirror her "personal interests in supporting children and young people to build their skills, confidence and aspirations," her press office said in a statement. NEWS: All in the name of charity—find out why Kate Middleton is protecting her title Place2Be supports underprivileged children in 175 schools with regard to mental health and emotional issues. The charity mirrors Middleton’s longtime work with kids and young adults’ mental welfare. SportsAid helps both disabled and nondisabled athletes achieve their sports-related goals. Middleton has always been active in sports and served as an ambassador to Team GB at the 2012 London Olympics. NEWS: Where is Kate Middleton's … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton to Become Patron of Three New Charities
Chris Jackson/Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William have welcomed a royal baby boy! The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to the couple's first child at London's St. Mary's hospital at 4:24 p.m. local time today, the palace confirms, and celebrities are wasting no time weighing in on Twitter to the big news. Here's what stars saying about the birth of the royal baby. Ellen DeGeneres "It's a boy! So happy for my cousin Kate and the future King of England!" Kelly Osbourne "#GodBlessOurFutureKing very proud to be british right now!" NEWS: Kate Middleton gives birth to a baby boy. All the details! Kim Zolciak: "Congratulations to William & Kate on the arrival of a Prince. #RoyalBaby." Jeff Ross: "Breaking News: Kate Middleton has given birth to an 8 pound 6 ounce baby brat." Bethenny Frankel "Congratulations to the Royal Family on their new baby boy!" Melissa Gilbert "Welcome royal baby boy!!!" Josh Groban "Alright I'm going back to watching the 24/7 online royal baby cam," … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton and Prince William Welcome Royal Baby Boy, Stars Tweet Congratulations
Rui Vieira - WPA Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton is pregnant. Prince William has an heir (third in line to the throne, as it happens). Yes, a royal baby is on the way. Give or take six months. Oh, Christmas came early, all right. And if you think the world's media is going overboard with their enthusiasm for this momentous babymaking occasion, well, they've got nothing on Hollywood, because almost as soon as St. James's Palace announced that the duke and duchess were expecting their first child, Twitter exploded with well-wishes for the happy couple. (The countdown is already on for a royal baby parody account to pop up, and...oh, phew. We knew you wouldn't let us down, Internet.) Kate Middleton pregnant! Get all the deets on the royal baby And clearly Will and Kate have friends in high places, as President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were among the first to comment. "We extend our congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the welcome news out of London … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Pregnant: Obamas, Prime Minister, Kim Kardashian, More React to Prince William’s Royal Baby News
Chris Jackson-Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton is looking to cheer up some very sick kids. The Duchess of Cambridge plans to pay a visit to Naomi House Children's Hospice in Hampshire, England, on April 29, a rep for St. James's Palace tells E! News. NEWS: Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry go Hollywood, royal trio to take Harry Potter tour Middleton is scheduled to tour the facilities and meet with children who have life-limiting conditions, their families, volunteers and supporters of the charity, which provides palliative care and end-of-life care, among other important functions. The 31-year-old pregnant royal will be on the move quite a bit later this month. Three days prior to that outing, Middleton, hubby Prince William and Prince Harry are set to attend the inauguration of Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, where they'll also take the Making of Harry Potter tour with about 500 children and adults from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's charities. PHOTOS: Pregnant … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Set to Tour Children’s Hospice
Chris Jackson-Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton didn't let her pregnancy get in the way of checking out some cool collectibles over the weekend. "I can confirm that Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, did visit the Mews Antique Emporium, in Holt," a spokesman for the Norfolk shop told a local reporter. "It was a private visit with friends. She stayed approximately 30 minutes and viewed all the rooms." And while some of her friends bought a few things, "no purchases were made by the duchess." NEWS: Kate Middleton set to tour Children's Hospice The spokesman added that Middleton "looked radiant" and said the mom-to-be "was happy to mingle with other customers." Why are we not surprised? —Reporting by Melanie Bromley PHOTOS: Kate Middleton's maternity shopping hot spots … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Spotted Window Shopping at Antiques Store
Danny Martindale/Getty Images Kate Middleton's colorful uncle is glowing with pride over his famous niece. Gary Goldsmith, the younger brother of Kate's mom Carole Middleton, told Hello! magazine in his first-ever interview about the royal couple that the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge is "a confident, clever, caring girl" who has met her match in husband Prince William. "She is this confident, clever, caring girl who has taken her responsibilities in marriage and job incredibly seriously," he said. "I think everyone thinks she's sincere, in love and doing her job to the best of her ability." Oops! Kate Middleton has heel mishap in St. Patrick's Day parade, later reveals she's hoping for a boy Goldsmith, 47, added that the chemistry between Kate and Will felt right when she brought her then-boyfriend to a dinner party with the family. "When I saw them together you actually just thought, even if he wasn't going to be the king, they would make a great couple," noted Gary. "They were … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s Uncle Speaks Out, Says Pregnant Duchess and Prince William “Very, Very Good Together,” Defends Pippa
STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Chris Jackson/Getty Images Kate Middleton got a distinguished royal title when she wed Prince William in 2011. But will the Duchess of Cambridge's father, Michael Middleton, become the beneficiary of a similar honor after his daughter delivers the future monarch? Well, don't start calling him Lord Middleton just yet: Despite breathless speculation that Michael, 62, could be granted earldom to elevate him and his family's stature in the wake of Kate's producing a royal heir, officials tell E! News that royal watchers might want to stop holding their breaths—at least for now. Baby-bumpin' Kate Middleton visits maternity store "No steps have been taken to honour, nor do I have any information in relation to the prospect of conferring a title upon the father of the Duchess of Cambridge," Ian Denyer, the Deputy Clerk of the Crown and head of the Crown Office, tells E! News. "If such a title were to be conferred by Her Majesty, it would be formalized through this … [Read more...] about Pregnant Kate Middleton: Royal Officials Shoot Down Rumors That Her Dad Is Getting a Special Title (to Go With the Baby Grandchild!)
Danny E. Martindale/Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William's newborn princess, aka royal baby No. 2, received some very special visitors on Sunday morning. The Duchess of Cambridge's parents, Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton, and sister, Pippa Middleton, as well as the prince's father Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, popped in for a visit at Kensington Palace to see the new bundle of joy, officials said. Carole and Pippa were photographed driving near the entrance. Kate's friend Emilia Jardine-Paterson, godmother to Prince George, joined the family, Hello! magazine reported. The baby princess was born on Saturday morning and her name has not yet been revealed. She joins big brother Prince George, who will turn 2 in July. The baby is now the fourth in line to the British throne, pushing her uncle Prince Harry, who is currently in Australia on a temporary embed with the Australian Army before he leaves his military service, to No. 5. "She is … [Read more...] about Royal Baby Princess Gets Visits From Family, Including Kate Middleton’s Sister Pippa and Prince Charles—See Pics!
Chris Jackson/Getty Image Kate Middleton's second pregnancy got off to a bumpy start. As with her first pregnancy, she suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum. "Her Royal Highness will no longer accompany The Duke of Cambridge on their planned engagement in Oxford today," Clarence House said in September. "The Duchess of Cambridge is being treated by doctors at Kensington Palace." After receiving medical attention and getting plenty of rest, she was able to resume her royal duties—which included a lot of public appearances. Here, E! News presents a timeline of her second pregnancy. Sept. 8, 2014: "Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child," Clarence House said. "The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news." Sept. 10, 2014: During an event for The Prince's Trust charity, Prince Charles, Middleton's father-in-law, told reporters he was "looking forward" to … [Read more...] about Inside Kate Middleton’s Second Pregnancy: A Timeline
Ian Gavan/Getty Images Kate Middleton makes childbirth look easy! Less than 10 hours after giving birth to Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana at St. Mary's Hospital, the 33-year-old duchess looked positively perfect as she introduced her and Prince William's little lady to the world on those Lindo Wing steps. She didn't look tired in the least, which probably has something to do with the fact that her labor and delivery went very smoothly! Sources tell both People and Us Weekly that Kate had an all-natural birth—meaning no epidural!—and that everything went "extremely well." Prince William was there to lend his support, of course, as were two of Kate's trusted midwives under the supervision of Dr. Alan Farthing and Dr. Guy Thorpe-Beeston. NEWS: Royal baby No. 2's name revealed! Per Us Weekly, Kate enlisted midwife Arona Ahmed and Professor of Midwifery at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Jacqui Dunkley-Bent, to be by her side. She bonded with the two ladies nearly … [Read more...] about Princess Charlotte’s Birth Went “Extremely Well” for Kate Middleton: All the Details!
Bradley Page- WPA Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton has written an emotional letter asking people to support Children's Hospice Week. The 33-year-old Duchess of Cambridge, who has two children with Prince William, is helping to raise awareness on behalf of the 49,000 kids in the U.K. living with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses. Children's Hospice Week runs from May 11 through May 17. Nine days after Middleton gave birth to Princess Charlotte, Kensington Palace sent the letter, which was released by the charity Together for Short Lives. "For families of children with life-limiting conditions, every moment is precious and every memory needs to be cherished and celebrated. Children's hospices strive to create happy moments in the most difficult times any family could face," she wrote. "I hope you will join me in supporting Children's Hospice Week and work to make every moment count for all of our families." Together for Short Lives also asked people to support Children's … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Writes a Heartfelt Letter to Kick Off the U.K.’s Children’s Hospice Week: “Every Moment Is Precious”
Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William's oldest baby—no, not Prince George—needs to be prepared for when a little princess or another little prince shows up at the palace. Yes, Lupo, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's beloved 3-year-old cocker spaniel, will soon have to adjust to having not one, but two babies in his home! Don't worry, though, E! News recently caught up with Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan, who was celebrating season two of his Nat Geo Wild series Cesar 911 at the Skybar in L.A.'s Mondrian Hotel. Mr. Millan, who has a true talent when it comes to all things canine, exclusively shared some useful, easy-to-follow doggie-to-baby introduction tips that will help things run smoothly for all! First, Millan said it's important that Kate, William and all others in the royal household remain calm. Oftentimes, he noted, when a dog gets introduced to a baby everyone gets "all freaked out." NEWS: Kate Middleton and Prince William seeking … [Read more...] about How Should Kate Middleton Introduce Dog Lupo to Royal Baby No. 2? Cesar Millan Weighs In!
Women's Day Australia, Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Kate Middleton is already one of the most flawless women on the planet, but an Australian magazine decided that she wasn't flawless enough when they photoshopped the hell out of her for a cover. Making a public appearance at the new Kensington Leisure Centre in London last week, the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge looked glowed in a baby blue coat while holding a bouquet of flowers. But when Woman's Day used an image for its cover, she looked completely unrecognizable. The magazine not only lightened the 33-year-old's eyes, but it also gave her lips a new lipstick hue despite wearing an au natural look to the event. The publication also added an artificial sparkle to her earrings. This isn't the princess' first go around with the photo-altering program, as Marie Claire South Africa went so far as to photoshop the royal's head and hands onto a fashion model's body so as to pretend she posed for the magazine. WATCH: Meet Kate … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Is Photoshopped to Hell on Australian Magazine Cover—See the Pic!
Getty Images Kate Middleton and Pippa Middleton's younger brother finally has opened up about his life. The famously private sibling, James Middleton opened up to the Daily Mail about his life as a brother-in-law to the future King of England, as well as his personal life growing up as the younger brother to popular girls Kate and Pippa. But being known as their brother has been a qualifier he has been forced to get used to over the years. "It's always been, whether at school or now, that I am Pippa and Catherine's little brother," he explained. "It's probably going to be the story of my life. [But] I am James Middleton. I am very proud to be 'the little brother of…' but, equally, they are proud that I am who I am." Owner of a personalized marshmallow company, James has been in an on-again, off-again relationship with actress and presenter Donna Air, 37. Currently, they're back together but are keeping the details of their relationship private. Rumors said they split because … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s Brother James Opens Up About Life With the Royals in Rare Interview
Mark Cuthbert-Pool/Getty Images Kate Middleton donned a number of stunning styles as she and husband Prince William began a visit to India. The two landed in the country Sunday and are also set to travel to the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan during their royal trip. They have not brought their children, Prince George, 2, and Princess Charlotte, 11 months. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a 3/4-sleeve, red and brown patterned Alexander Mcqueen peplum top and matching knee-length skirt as she and William arrived in the Indian city of Mumbai. She paired the look with nude pointed pumps and a matching clutch. The two received a red carpet welcome at the entrance to the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, where they will be staying. At the hotel, they placed a large wreath of white flowers on a memorial site honoring the 31 victims of a terrorist attacks that took place there in 2008, one of four. Kate and William chatted with staff who helped to protect guests during the attacks, Kensington Palace … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Showcases Gorgeous Looks on Day 1 of India Trip With Prince William