Duchess Of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Was Spotted While Christmas Shopping Among Other General Buyers At A Discount Supermarket
December 28, 2018 14:37 By Mambee
The Duchess of Cambridge has recently made a rather shocking appearance in public. This time, she was not on an official engagement in the company is her husband Prince William. Instead, she appeared as a regular Christmas shopper at a discount supermarket in King's Lynn, Norfolk.
Is this in line for the Duchess? Let’s look at the royal Christmas regulations to find out.
The royal rules regarding Christmas presents
For the Royals, Christmas is a big family reunion because every royal member makes it down to Queen's country home, the Sandringham Estate, in Norfolk. Typical of the Royals, some rules are followed while celebrating Christmas and opening Christmas presents.
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On Christmas Eve, when all the clan gets together, they have already placed their gifts quietly under the tree. They sit at precisely 6 pm in the red drawing room to unwrap their presents.
Prince Philip supervises this process, so at his command royal members open their gifts. Interestingly, the royals have the rule to buy each other jokey things.
For them, the cheaper the present, the better. Prince Harry once gifted the Queen a novelty shower cap. Well, it seems Kate was in the right!
Kate Middleton's last minute Christmas shopping
In preparation for the holidays, Kate Middleton was seen at The Rangers to get festive gifts for other Royal members, according to The Sun. However, it comes as a surprise to many that the mother of three made a discount store her choice and did not mind mingling with other Christmas shoppers.
The 36-year-old and her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, bought trolley loads of pictures, children's books, and art materials. She was then photographed while waiting to pay for her items at the till.
A co-shopper never believed it was Kate in the store until she spotted George and Charlotte. The mom mentioned that, to further disguise themselves as a regular Christmas shopper, their protection officers stayed discreetly at a distance.
This woman, who must have been excited at recognizing Kate, garnered courage and asked the royal for a selfie with her kids. However, her request she was sweetly denied by Kate.
See how the world reacted
Many internet users responded with sweet comments to Kate's last minute Christmas shopping. A Twitter user mentioned that the royal’s gesture might be her favorite thing this season. Another isinuated that the Duchess' reason for shopping at the range was because she was approachable and had empathy.
Kate Middleton shopping in The Range may be my fave thing this season. X I KNEW I had royal taste.— Jo Russell 😇📻 (@JoRussell_FM) December 24, 2018
The headline "cheaps-kate" is pretty nasty! the lovely Kate is in probably buying last minute gifts & shopping with the general public & thats somehow an issue? I think it shows she has empathy & approachable & nothing like bossy boots markle as you'd never see her doing that!— rangersblue4 (@rangersblue123) December 24, 2018
Kate’s action is nothing short of a lovely surprise for her fans. It is not certain why she chose to shop at The Rangers, however, it only makes us love her more!