When you’re part of the British royal family, you can’t do anything without constant protection. The Royal Protection Branch is tasked with ensuring that the family is kept safe and, as such, has seen some pretty interesting things inside the palace. “Royals show you only what they want the public to see; it’s highly controlled,” says one ex-RPB officer. “We see what they don’t want you to see, and it can get quite shocking!” Here former members of the RPB spill the royal beans.
KATE’S SECRET HOBBY
KATE MIDDLETON is the epitome of sophistication. She is dressed to the nines at every public event and handles herself with grace and humility. However, even princesses have a wild side. Kate is obsessed with pole dancing and has grown quite fond of her new hobby. “She agreed to have lessons as a bit of a laugh,” says one of Kate’s former bodyguards. “She was so nervous about being seen or recognised, she used to wear a scarf around her head as a disguise. But she loved it! She says it was great exercise and she told me that a woman should always have secret talents up her sleeve.”
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