Former butler says Princess Diana made Kate Middleton's life easier

By Emily Drobby, Buzz60

According to Princess Diana's former butler, Paul Burrell, Kate Middleton has Princess Diana to thank -- not just for her husband, but apparently also for her lifestyle. He says that much of what Diana did made Kate's life easier.

"She changed the rules. So Kate has a lot to be thankful for," he insisted.

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He says that Diana paved the way, making it easier for Kate, who for example, was given coaching and lessons when Diana was not.

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"We didn't protect Diana. We didn't cherish her. We didn't nurture her. And shame on us," he continued.

Then the interview took a bizarre turn, with Burell saying that he wants to speak with Kate -- even if William has tried to keep her away from him -- saying:

"The thing Diana and I talked about -- and the things we did in private -- and I don't suppose children want to know about their parents' adult life, but I could tell Kate."

Yeah, we're just as confused as you are.

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