While it's nice to think that Kate Middleton left a shoe at
a party and was rescued from life by Prince William, who fell in love with her
and just had to make her a princess, it just simply didn't
happen that way.
In reality, becoming a princess is a lot of work, and half
of that work is getting the prince in the first place. Kate Middleton went
through a lot to nab her prince, and here's the less-than-fairy tale story of
how she did it.
She Kept Away From Controversy: Kate has
been groomed to be a "princess in waiting" for years, according to
sources, and part of the reason she was chosen is that she played her cards
right. The Royal Family didn't want another revealing princess that would
disclose family matters to the media, and Kate seemed to stay away from the
press. When she did speak to the media, she was very candid and diplomatic. The
Middletons are also rumored to have cut out all friends and family that might somehow
get in the way of Kate being courted by Will.
She Picked her School Right: Royal
Historian Robert Lacey said that Kate Middleton would've never attended St.
Andrews if that wasn't the school Prince William was attending. "She went
up there to try and get Prince William and she got him," Lacey revealed.
Hey, if you're going to catch a prince, you've got to fish where the princes
She Used Good, Old Fashioned Sex
Appeal: Ah, the infamous
see-through dress Kate Middleton wore at a school fashion show. Royal
Correspondent Katie Nicholl said, " when she strode out in uh, well, her
underwear and a see through dress, I mean, William was gobsmacked. William just
turned to [his friend] Fergus and said, 'Wow. Kate's hot.'" Cinderella
might have worn a lavish gown, but when you look like Kate Middleton, you don't
need as much material.
She Dealt With Prince William's Wandering
Eye: Not many of us would put up with a significant other flirting
with someone else at a party—and right in front of us—but Kate must've really wanted to be royalty. Because when William reportedly
chatted Isabella Calthorpe up at a party, Kate wanted a break. But it was
rumored that Will asked Kate back when Isabella rejected him. And the reason
behind all of their break-ups seem to be William's desire to use his status to
woo other women. Let's hope it stops after the wedding!
Kate's been nicknamed by the tabloids as "Waity
Katy", but it wasn't just patience that got her Prince William. Where
there was a Will, there was a way for Kate, and she certainly worked to make it
happen. Let's just hope all that work pays off!