TV star's controversial dig at Kate Middleton

Olivia Morris
Junior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

A UK television star has come out making a controversial dig at Kate Middleton during the BAFTA TV Awards on Sunday night.

Former Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins made a rather thinly-veiled joke about the Duchess of Cambridge giving birth to her third child, Prince Louis.

The 48-year-old poked fun at how pristine the duchess looked once she emerged for the cameras outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with husband Prince William and their new baby.

Sue Perkins made a rather awkward joke about the birth of the third child on Prince William and Kate Middleton. Source: Getty

“What a year we’ve had,” she said. “A royal baby born.

“I’m not saying there was pressure on Kate to look perfect afterwards but apparently she couldn’t hear if it was a boy or a girl over the sound of the hair dryer.”

The 48-year-old poked fun at how pristine the duchess looked once she emerged for the cameras outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with husband Prince William and their new baby. Source: Getty

Ouch, ouch, ouch.

And, of course, many people watching the awards ceremony on television took to Twitter to make note of the TV star’s dig.

One person thought the whole joke was just “cringe”.


However, another pointed out it wasn’t a “dig at Kate herself”.


Many just didn’t find Sue’s monologue too funny.



Everyone’s entitled to their own we, er, guess.

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