Kate Middleton

Five times when Kate Middleton did not follow the Royal protocol and traditions.

Kate Middleton has acquired all the elegance a royal should have ever since marrying to Prince William.

Kate Middleton, however, initially found it hard to keep up with all the Royal rituals and broke a few of them.

Duchess of Cambridge, ensures that she does not break any Royal tradition while making public appearances. But there have been instances where she unintentionally did so. Here are the five times when Middleton broke the royal traditions.

  • Side-hug with LeBron James

In 2014, LeBron James wrapped his arms around Kate Middleton’s shoulder during a photo session. The Royal protocol was broken. As such a sign of affection is a ‘breach of Royal protocol’.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pose with basketball player LeBron James as they attend the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center.
  • Flying Protocol

Prince William and Kate Middleton break the Royal protocol each time they fly. But this time with their son Prince George who was a few years old then. According to the Royal laws, two heirs to the throne should not fly on the same flight together. This is so that their Royal lineage is protected.

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  • Christmas Time

Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated their Christmas at home just a few years after marrying instead of spending time with the rest of the Royal Family. The royal couple has broken the royal tradition. According to the Royal Tradition, Christmas is one of the festivals that the Royals have to spend with The Queen altogether.

Middletons at Christmas
  • Security Details

In an article in a popular magazine, entitled “Royal Bodyguards Tell All”. One of the security details of The Royal Family revealed that Kate Middleton took ‘unacceptable dancing classes’ to help get her slim figure back following her first pregnancy.

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  • Eldest of them all

Kate Middleton married at the age of 29 years. She broke the record of being the oldest ‘Royal Bride’ to ever grace the aisle. When Middleton and Prince William began their relationship in 2003, the couple decided to wait until 2011 to marry.