Kate Middleton’s royal portrait unveiled, gets mixed reaction

LONDON – She just turned 31 this week, but the party’s over for Kate Middleton after the unveiling of a doozy.

The first official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge now hangs at London’s National Portrait Gallery and it’s not without its critics.

Where to begin – the eyes? The quasi-smile? Or the most obvious: she looks about a decade older.

The mess — errr, masterpiece — took renowned artist Paul Emsley three-and-a-half months to create. Emsley says he tried to capture her “warmth and personality”. Yea, “tried” being the operative word.

In true royal form, the Duchess described the painting as “amazing” and her prince charming called it “absolutely beautiful.”

We bet Kate had to hurl and it had nothing to do with the royal bun in the oven.

Filed in: NewsFix

Suggest a correction

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s