How Kate Middleton avoids 'overshadowing' Prince William

Kate Middleton is one of the most photographed women in the world, but royal experts say that she actively makes it difficult for professional photographers to take her photo -- which is a direct result of her effort not to "overshadow" her husband, Prince William.

According to The Daily Beast's Tom Sykes, who writes regularly about the British royal family, "any photographer" who regularly photographs the royal family "will tell you that Kate is as unhelpful as Meghan is helpful" when it comes to taking photos at official royal engagements.

"When Kate steps out of a car, she almost always chooses the non-photographer side, when she passes the bank of photographers, she speeds up, flicks her hair and looks the other way," he explained.

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In comparison, Duchess Meghan -- who, to be fair, had a previous career in Hollywood that provided her with experience in posing for photos at public events -- "waves from the car as she approaches, [...] gets out on the right side, [...] comes over to the press pen, and while she does not pose, she pauses, hovers even, which is super-helpful to" photographers.

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Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Gareth Fuller / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read GARETH FULLER/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 03: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during an official visit to Sussex on October 3, 2018 in Chichester, United Kingdom. The Duke and Duchess married on May 19th 2018 in Windsor and were conferred The Duke & Duchess of Sussex by The Queen. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Britain's Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the University of Chichester Technology park in Chichester, West Sussex, southern England, on October 3, 2018. - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their first joint official visit to Sussex on October 3. (Photo by Heathcliff O'MALLEY / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read HEATHCLIFF O'MALLEY/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 3: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex at The University of Chichester Tech Park during an official visit to Sussex on October 3, 2018 in Chichester, England. The Duke and Duchess married on May 19th 2018 in Windsor and were conferred The Duke & Duchess of Sussex by The Queen. (Photo by Heathcliff O'Malley - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex opens 'Oceania' at Royal Academy of Arts on September 25, 2018 in London, England. 'Oceania' is the first-ever major survey of Oceanic art to be held in the United Kingdom. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex opens 'Oceania' at Royal Academy of Arts on September 25, 2018 in London, England. 'Oceania' is the first-ever major survey of Oceanic art to be held in the United Kingdom. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)

LOUGHBOROUGH, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 24: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the Coach Core Awards held at Loughborough University on September 24, 2018 in Loughborough, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LOUGHBOROUGH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the Coach Core Awards held at Loughborough University on September 24, 2018 in Loughborough, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (C) arrives with her mother Doria Ragland (L) and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex to host an event to mark the launch of a cookbook with recipes from a group of women affected by the Grenfell Tower fire at Kensington Palace on September 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Stansall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (C) arrives with her mother Doria Ragland (L) and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex to host an event to mark the launch of a cookbook with recipes from a group of women affected by the Grenfell Tower fire at Kensington Palace on September 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Stansall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 06: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the '100 Days of Peace' concert to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War at Central Hall Westminster on September 6, 2018 in London, England. The evening will benefit three mental health charities 'Heroes', 'Combat Stress' and 'Heads Together'. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the WellChild Awards at Royal Lancaster Hotel on September 4, 2018 in London, England. The Duke of Sussex has been patron of WellChild since 2007. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 04: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the WellChild awards at the Royal Lancaster Hotel on September 4, 2018 in London, England. The Duke of Sussex has been patron of WellChild since 2007. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the WellChild awards at Royal Lancaster Hotel on September 4, 2018 in London, England. The Duke of Susssex has been patron of WellChild since 2007. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Prince William, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a gala performance of 'Hamilton' in support of Sentebale at Victoria Palace Theatre on August 29, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Charity - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a gala performance of 'Hamilton' in support of Sentebale at Victoria Palace Theatre on August 29, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Charity - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
FRENSHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 04: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the wedding of Charlie van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks at the church of St Mary the Virgin on August 4, 2018 in Frensham, England. Prince Harry attended the same prep school as Charlie van Straubenzee and have been good friends ever since. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
FRENSHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 04: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the wedding of Charlie Van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks on August 4, 2018 in Frensham, United Kingdom. Prince Harry attended the same prep school as Charlie van Straubenzee and have been good friends ever since. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the Sentebale Polo 2018 held at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club on July 26, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 26: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club on July 26, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 17: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits The Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition at the Southbank Centre on July 17, 2018 in London, England. The exhibition explores the life and times of Nelson Mandela and marks the centenary of his birth. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 17: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits The Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition at the Southbank Centre on July 17, 2018 in London, England. The exhibition explores the life and times of Nelson Mandela and marks the centenary of his birth. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage )
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage )
DUBLIN, DUBLIN - JULY 11: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits Irish President Michael Higgins and his wife Sabina Coyne at Aras an Uachtarain during their visit to Ireland on July 11, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
DUBLIN, DUBLIN - JULY 11: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits Irish President Michael Higgins and his wife Sabina Coyne at Aras an Uachtarain during their visit to Ireland on July 11, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
DUBLIN, SCOTLAND - JULY 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex view the Famine Memorial on the bank of the River Liffey during their visit to Ireland on July 11, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Zak Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - JULY 11: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits Croke Park, home of Ireland's largest sporting organisation, the Gaelic Athletic Association on July 11, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - JULY 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit Croke Park, home of Ireland's largest sporting organisation, the Gaelic Athletic Association on July 11, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - JULY 10: (NO UK SALES FOR 28 DAYS) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrives at Dublin airport during their visit to Ireland on July 10, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - JULY 11: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a meeting at the Taoiseach during their visit to Ireland on July 11, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex watch a flypast to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on July 10, 2018 in London, England. The 100th birthday of the RAF, which was founded on on 1 April 1918, was marked with a centenary parade with the presentation of a new Queen's Colour and flypast of 100 aircraft over Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a ceremony to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace on July 10, 2018 in London, England. The 100th birthday of the RAF, which was founded on on 1 April 1918, was marked with a centenary parade with the presentation of a new Queen's Colour and flypast of 100 aircraft over Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - JULY 10: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a reception at Glencairn, the residence of Robin Barnett, the British Ambassador to Ireland during day one of their visit to Ireland on July 10, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Geoff Pugh - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
DUBLINE, IRELAND - JULY 10: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a Summer Party at the British Ambassador's residence at Glencairn House during their visit to Ireland on July 10, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 05: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the Your Commonwealth Youth Challenge reception at Marlborough House on July 05, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 05: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the Your Commonwealth Youth Challenge reception at Marlborough House on July 05, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 26: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex at the Queen's Young Leaders Awards Ceremony at Buckingham Palace on June 26, 2018 in London, England. The Queen's Young Leaders Programme, now in its fourth and final year, celebrates the achievements of young people from across the Commonwealth working to improve the lives of people across a diverse range of issues including supporting people living with mental health problems, access to education, promoting gender equality, food scarcity and climate change. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 26: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meets guests at the Queen's Young Leaders Awards Ceremony at Buckingham Palace on June 26, 2018 in London, England. The Queen's Young Leaders Programme, now in its fourth and final year, celebrates the achievements of young people from across the Commonwealth working to improve the lives of people across a diverse range of issues including supporting people living with mental health problems, access to education, promoting gender equality, food scarcity and climate change. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 19: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends day 1 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 19, 2018 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 19: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend day 1 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 19, 2018 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
WIDNES, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a ceremony to open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge on June 14, 2018 in Widnes, England. Meghan Markle married Prince Harry last month to become The Duchess of Sussex and this is her first engagement with the Queen. During the visit the pair will open a road bridge in Widnes and visit The Storyhouse and Town Hall in Chester. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
CHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex departs Chester Town Hall, where she attended lunch with Queen Elizabeth II as guests of Chester City Council on June 14, 2018 in Chester, England. Meghan Markle married Prince Harry last month to become The Duchess of Sussex and this is her first engagement with the Queen. During the visit the pair opened a road bridge in Widnes and visited The Storyhouse in Chester. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 09: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during Trooping The Colour 2018 at Various Locations on June 9, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 09: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during Trooping The Colour 2018 on June 9, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (R), and his new wife, Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, attend the Prince of Wales's 70th Birthday Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in London on May 22, 2018. - The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall hosted a Garden Party to celebrate the work of The Prince's Charities in the year of Prince Charles's 70th Birthday. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, attends the Prince of Wales's 70th Birthday Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in London on May 22, 2018. - The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall hosted a Garden Party to celebrate the work of The Prince's Charities in the year of Prince Charles's 70th Birthday. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and his new wife, Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, attend the Prince of Wales's 70th Birthday Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in London on May 22, 2018. - The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall hosted a Garden Party to celebrate the work of The Prince's Charities in the year of Prince Charles's 70th Birthday. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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It's one of the many reasons, perhaps, that Meghan (and Prince Harry's) popularity has seemingly surpassed that of Kate and William, a fact evidenced by the crowd sizes during Meghan and Harry's recent jaunt to Australia in comparison to those on Will and Kate's in 2014. But Kate's seemingly purposeful avoidance of the spotlight may fall in line with a generally-accepted theory that she strives to let her husband, the future King of England, shine when they step out together.

"We might want William and Kate to be lovely and engaging and give us all the great photos, but William models himself on the queen," royal biographer Penny Junor explained. "I suspect Kate is holding back slightly to ensure she doesn't overshadow her husband."

But Junor warned that such deference creates an unequal marriage, which has historically proven to be a slippery slope for the Windsors.

"That is what went so disastrously wrong for his parents," Junor said of William and Kate. "Hers is a supporting role, as the Duke of Edinburgh’s has been all these years. These two are going to be in the public eye for the rest of their lives and it’s important they don’t behave like celebrities who fall in and out of favor. But inevitably that will result in the media being more interested in Meghan, because they want people who engage."

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Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge leave after the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/Pool via AP)
Back row from left, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince William, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne, front row left to right, Sarah Ferguson, Princess Beatrice of York, Peter Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Owen Humphreys, Pool via AP)
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, from left, attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Owen Humphreys, Pool via AP)
Britain's Prince William, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Britain's Prince Harry, from left, attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Owen Humphreys, Pool via AP)
Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Aaron Chown, Pool via AP)
Britain's Prince William, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, from left, attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Owen Humphreys, Pool via AP)
Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Aaron Chown, Pool via AP)
From left, Britain's Prince William, Kate Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex take their seats ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Danny Lawson/Pool via AP)
Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Aaron Chown/Pool via AP)
Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/Pool via AP)
Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive to attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Adrian Dennis/Pool via AP)
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Sykes added that "sources have told The Daily Beast hat fear of provoking his jealousy is rumored to be one of the reasons why Kate has consistently sought to dampen her public profile and withdraw from public life wherever possible," as William is rumored to easily feel threatened by a fellow royal's increased popularity.

"But they are all actually being true to themselves," Junor said. "Meghan is a star, an actress and she loves the limelight. Kate is more self-effacing, private and shy. Harry can afford to be a bit of a clown, his role is very different from William’s."

That much is true, as William is second-in-line to the thrown, while Harry will likely never be king. Such a position allows him to be more creative, adventurous and boundary-pushing in his endeavors. 

And, as much as superficial a popularity contest within the royal family may seem, it it surely something to be wary of, considering that William is headed for the throne and will want -- and maybe even need -- to remain in full favor with the British public. So, if Will feels as though his popularity is being usurped by his younger brother and his new wife, then it could contribute to the already-growing "tension" within the next generation of royals.

As Junor said, "the danger is William and Kate might get their noses put out of joint if they feel their activities are being ignored."

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Two heirs aren't allowed to travel together.

Once Prince George turns 12, he and Will will have to fly separately.

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PDA is looked down upon, especially while traveling.

The Royal Family even refrain from holding hands.

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The Royal Family must adhere to a strict dress code.

The Royal Family's dress code is modest, and no members are seen in casual clothing.

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Even Prince George has a dress code.

He always wears tailored shorts, never pants.

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When a Royal travels abroad, they're required to pack an all-black outfit.

Every family member must be prepared with a funeral-appropriate ensemble, in case of a sudden death.

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If the Queen moves her purse to her right arm, her staff must cut off her conversation.

The Queen uses her purse to send subtle signals to her staff. If she moves the purse from her left arm to her right, it's her hint that she's ready to finish her conversation.

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And when she places her purse on a table, dinner is officially over.

If the Queen is at dinner and she puts her purse on the table, dinner needs to come to an end within five minutes.

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When the Queen stands, you stand.

When the Queen stands, it's protocol for everyone to follow.

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No one can eat after the Queen has finished her meal.

When dining as a family, after the Queen has taken her last bite, everyone needs to stop eating.

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Bowing and curtsying is a requirement.

Men of the royal family perform a neck bow, while women curtsy when greeting the Queen.

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Marriage comes with a new name.

Members of the Royal Family take a new name when they're married.

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Approval is needed before a proposal.

According to the Royal Marriages Act of 1772, royal descendants must seek the monarch's approval before proposing.

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A Royal wedding bouquet must contain myrtle.

Every royal bride carries myrtle in her wedding bouquet.

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Every Royal wedding party must include a crop of children.

Royal wedding parties are usually made up of younger children.

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Until 2011, the Royal Family was prohibited from marrying a Roman Catholic.

Now, the family can marry someone of any faith.

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The family can't have political views.

The Royal Family isn't allowed to vote or speak publicly about politics.

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Nor can they run for office.

Since voting is off the table, members of the Royal Family aren't allowed to hold any type of political office.

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Monopoly is a forbidden board game amongst the Royal Family.

Quite possibly the weirdest rule, the Royal Family can't play Monopoly. (Though we imagine this is a "rule" that can be broken.)

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Dinner conversations are formulated.

At dinner parties, the Queen begins by speaking to the person seated to her right. During the second course of the meal, she switches to the guest on her left.

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The family isn't allowed to sign autographs or take selfies.

Don't even think about approaching them with that selfie stick.

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The family can't eat shellfish.

Shellfish is off limits to the family, namely because it is more likely to cause food poisoning than others.

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You can't touch a Royal.

It's rumored that the royal family can't be touched by non-royals, and Kate's awkward reaction to LeBron James throwing his arm around her in a photo is full-blown proof.

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They can't wear fur.

In the 12th century, King Edward III banned all royals from wearing fur-but this rule has been repeatedly broken.

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Event seating is very much planned.

Seating is arranged by order of precedence at all royal events, but factors like age, language, and interests go into account when organizing events.

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In fact, there's an entire office dedicated to the organizing of guests.

The Office of the Marshal of the Court refer to themselves as "mini hosts."

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Women must wear hats to all formal events.

The fancier, the better.

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After 6 p.m., hats are off and tiaras are on.

If an event is held indoors after 6 p.m., women swap their hats for tiaras.

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But, tiaras are reserved for married women.

A woman who attends an event sans tiara is on the market.

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And tiaras must be angled properly.

Although tiaras were traditionally worn towards the front of the head, the modern style is worn farther back on the head at a 45-degree angle.

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The Queen's breakfast menu is nonnegotiable.

Every morning, the Queen has English breakfast tea (duh) followed by Cornflakes.

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The family must accept gifts.

The family is required to graciously accept the many (and bizarre) gifts they're given on a regular basis.

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The Queen insists on spending a week preparing for Christmas.

The family's annual Christmas celebration is held at the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, and she arrives a week early to prepare.

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The family doesn't open presents on Christmas Day.

Instead of opening presents on Christmas day, the Royal Family exchanges gifts in the Red Drawing Room during tea time on Christmas Eve.

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Garlic isn't allowed at Buckingham Palace.

It's rumored that the Queen hates garlic, so no dishes at Buckingham Palace are made with the ingredient.

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Neither are potatoes, rice, and pasta.

The Queen has strict rules against eating potatoes, rice, or pasta for dinner.

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The family is expected to learn multiple languages.

Prince George has already learned to count in Spanish.

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A clean-cut, put-together image is key.

Maybe that's why Kate gets a blowout three times a week.

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You can't turn your back on the Queen.

After a conversation with the Queen has ended, she's the first to leave-no one is allowed to turn their back to her.

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Even the children are expected to be graceful.

As soon as children are born into the Royal Family, they're immediately groomed to both wave and speak gracefully.

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The Queen's wardrobe must be bright.

The Queen is known for her bright, neon-colored outfits, as she likes to make sure she can be easily spotted in large crowds.

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Women are expected to sit a certain way.

The options are legs crossed at the knee or ankle.

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Cleavage isn't a part of the Royal dress code.

Diana used her clutches as a way to hide her cleavage when exiting a car.

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Nicknames are completely forbidden.

Even though the press still uses Kate's nickname, she actually goes by Catherine.

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Utensil placement is very important.

If royals need to exit the room during dinner, but haven't finished their food, they cross their utensils so the staff doesn't remove their plate. If they're finished with a meal, they place the utensils at an angle, with the handles at the bottom right of the plate.

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As is tea-cup holding.

Royal Family members pinch the tea cup handle with their index finger and thumb, while their middle finger secures the bottom.

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Chin placement isn't overlooked.

Royal women need to pose with their chin parallel to the ground.

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The Queen isn't required to have a driver's license.

The Queen is the only person in the U.K. who may drive without a license or plates.

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The Queen's dogs are always prepared gourmet meals.

It's no secret that the Queen loves her corgis, but unlike your pets, hers are required to eat gourmet meals, prepared daily by an in-house chef and hand-delivered by a footman.

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And they're never reprimanded.

The Queen lets her corgis do as they please.

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Prince Phillip is required to walk behind the Queen.

Since their marriage, Philip must walk a few steps behind the Queen at all times.

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