Prince William and Kate Middleton trashed by British media

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Under Attack

Not everyone was a fan of the Duke and Duchess' ski vacation.

After photographs of Prince William, Kate Middleton and their kiddos, George and Charlotte, vacationing in the French Alps surfaced, the British press slammed the couple for their lack of commitment to public appearances and their lavish lifestyle.

Headlines like "too big for his snow boots" and "reluctant royal" surfaced in the media with many British outlets taking the opportunity to point fingers about William's workload and charitable commitments. After his work schedule was released, it was revealed that the 33-year-old royal made fewer appearances at events last year in comparison to his 94-year-old grandfather Prince Phillip and also does only half the amount of work as a regular citizen.

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Britain's Prince William, right, and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Princess Charlotte, centre left, and Prince George, enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps, Thursday March 3, 2016. This is the first time the family of four have taken a holiday together. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP) NO COMMERCIAL USE
Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge walk together as they enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps, Thursday March 3, 2016. This is the first time the family of four have taken a holiday together. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP) NO COMMERCIAL USE
Britain's Prince William poses with Princess Charlotte as they enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps, Thursday March 3, 2016. This is the first time the family of four have taken a holiday together. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP) NO COMMERCIAL USE
Kate Duchess of Cambridge Catherine Katherine Middleton and Prince William Duke of Cambridge with their children, Princess Charlotte and Princess George, enjoying a short private break skiing in the French Alps. March 3, 2016. Credit: ALP/MediaPunch
Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge enjoy a snow ball fight as they enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps, Thursday March 3, 2016. This is the first time the family of four have taken a holiday together. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP) NO COMMERCIAL USE
Prince William Duke of Cambridge with his son, Prince George, enjoying a short private break skiing in the French Alps. March 3, 2016. Credit: ALP/MediaPunch 
Prince William Duke of Cambridge with his son, Prince George, enjoying a short private break skiing in the French Alps. March 3, 2016. Credit: ALP/MediaPunch 
Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge enjoy a snow ball fight as they enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps, Thursday March 3, 2016. This is the first time the family of four have taken a holiday together. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP) NO COMMERCIAL USE
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Prince William wasn't the only one in the hot seat. Middleton's incredible wardrobe was also under attack this week with PETA claiming that her ski gloves were lined with possum fur. The couple, who are very devoted to animal conservation, didn't comment on the fur fiasco.

Despite so many media outlets slamming the couple, they were back to work later this week making an appearance at St. Thomas Hospital in London.

And let's face it -- those cute photos of the family of four throwing snowballs were definitely worth the bad press.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge along with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn at Kensington Palace when they dropped in on a screening of a documentary about Jonny's experience and the #FindMike campaign on March 10, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Jonny regularly attends screenings with young people as a way to encourage open discussion of mental health issues. Around 20 young people from a South London school watched the screening at Kensington Palace and then took part in a discussion, led by Jonny, Neil and Rethink Mental Illness. The children taking part in the session are from a school where Jonny has previously delivered his ThinkWell project. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn at Kensington Palace where they dropped in on a screening of a documentary about Jonny's experience and the #FindMike campaign on March 10, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Jonny regularly attends screenings with young people as a way to encourage open discussion of mental health issues. Around 20 young people from a South London school watched the screening at Kensington Palace and then took part in a discussion, led by Jonny, Neil and Rethink Mental Illness. The children taking part in the session are from a school where Jonny has previously delivered his ThinkWell project. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge along with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge met with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn at Kensington Palace when they dropped in on a screening of a documentary about Jonny's experience and the #FindMike campaign on March 10, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Jonny regularly attends screenings with young people as a way to encourage open discussion of mental health issues. Around 20 young people from a South London school watched the screening at Kensington Palace and then took part in a discussion, led by Jonny, Neil and Rethink Mental Illness. The children taking part in the session are from a school where Jonny has previously delivered his ThinkWell project. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn at Kensington Palace where they dropped in on a screening of a documentary about Jonny's experience and the #FindMike campaign on March 10, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Jonny regularly attends screenings with young people as a way to encourage open discussion of mental health issues. Around 20 young people from a South London school watched the screening at Kensington Palace and then took part in a discussion, led by Jonny, Neil and Rethink Mental Illness. The children taking part in the session are from a school where Jonny has previously delivered his ThinkWell project. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn at Kensington Palace where they dropped in on a screening of a documentary about Jonny's experience and the #FindMike campaign on March 10, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Jonny regularly attends screenings with young people as a way to encourage open discussion of mental health issues. Around 20 young people from a South London school watched the screening at Kensington Palace and then took part in a discussion, led by Jonny, Neil and Rethink Mental Illness. The children taking part in the session are from a school where Jonny has previously delivered his ThinkWell project. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (R) visit St Thomas' Hospital in London on March 10, 2016. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge carried out a series of public and private engagements focusing on mental health and efforts to prevent suicide. They met with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn. Jonny Benjamin was saved from commiting suicide by the intervention of a passing stranger, Neil Laybourn, in 2008. / AFP / POOL / TOBY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L), is greeted by Jonny Benjamin (C) and Neil Laybourn (R) during her visit with Prince William to St Thomas' Hospital in London on March 10, 2016. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge carried out a series of public and private engagements focusing on mental health and efforts to prevent suicide. They met with Jonny Benjamin who was saved from commiting suicide by the intervention of a passing stranger, Neil Laybourn, in 2008. / AFP / POOL / TOBY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge smile during their visit to St Thomas' Hospital on March 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge speak with former patient Jonny Benjamin (R), and Neil Laybourn (L) during their visit to St Thomas' Hospital on March 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge speak to former patients during their visit to St Thomas' Hospital on March 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge speak with former patient Jonny Benjamin (2nd R), and Neil Laybourn (R) during their visit to St Thomas' Hospital on March 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smiles during her visit to St Thomas' Hospital with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on March 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose with former patient Jonny Benjamin (R), and Neil Laybourn (L) during their visit to St Thomas' Hospital on March 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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