Kate Middleton's mom Carole Middleton shares one of her biggest fears in her first interview ever


Whereas Kate Middleton and Pippa Middleton may live life in the public eye, their mother Carole Middleton prefers to stay away from the limelight.

Aside from the occasional Wimbledon match or shopping trip with one of her daughters, the 63-year-old, who also shares son James with husband Michael, seldom steps out alongside the rest of the royal family or with Pippa to one of her socialite events.

She doesn't even do interviews. Until now.

“Over the years, it’s proved wise not to say anything," Carole said in an interview with The Telegraph about her dislike of speaking publicly about her family.

In an unusually public move, Carole has taken to her first magazine interview ever to break her silence about her role as a grandmother to George, Charlotte, Louis and Arthur and matriarch of the Middleton clan.

Her biggest fear, especially with a growing business, was maintaining her family's relationship. "My biggest fear was that I’d lose my family, but we’ve stayed close," she told The Telegraph in the interview.

“But they like the fact that I work," she continued. "I’d like to find space to do more stuff I love, but my family are paramount.They come first and that will always be the case, even when I have more me time."

For more on the interview, watch the video above.

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