Kate Middleton has stunned royal insiders as well as the general public with her recent "authentic and intimate" interviews during the coronavirus lockdown. The Duchess of Cambridge has won plaudits for her casual, and informal interviews that she has held during the pandemic. She recently spoke to midwives and new families to ask how they are coping under the lockdown.
This morning, she even joined Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield without husband Prince William to launch a lockdown photography project that she hopes will help to capture "the spirit of the nation" during the pandemic.
Speaking on The Heirpod podcast royal expert Omid Scobie discussed how lockdown has prompted a dramatic shift in how Kate carries out her interviews.
He said that the Duchess of Cambridge is usually swamped by royal aides and private secretaries who orchestrate every second of her royal engagements.
But, Scobie revealed how Kate is "on her own" under lockdown, which is helping to show a more "raw and authentic" side to the royal.
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This morning, she even joined Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield without husband Prince William (Image: ITV)
He explained: "You are seeing this laidback side of her, and it's really enjoyable. Seeing her talk to a new mum, who had just given birth 16 hours before the call, you could see how relatable it was.
"Kate was very caring in her call with the midwife and the new mothers."
His co-host Maggie Rulli added: "You bring up a