Kate Middleton 'snubbed' Prince William when they first met and even 'pulled away' when he tried to kiss her

Royal biography titled 'The Making Of A Royal Romance' sheds more light on the early stages of Prince William and Kate Middleton's romance


                            Kate Middleton 'snubbed' Prince William when they first met and even 'pulled away' when he tried to kiss her

Kate Middleton and Prince William, like any other couple, had had their fair share of ups and down when they were together at university, with the couple even breaking up once.

In fact, according to a book, when the couple first got to know each other while studying at University of St Andrews, Kate snubbed the prince when he tried to get close to her.

Metro reports that in a royal biography titled 'The Making Of A Royal Romance' by Katie Nicholl, the author revealed that after a 2002 charity fashion show, William struck out with the brunette beauty after seeing her on the catwalk.

But when he tried to kiss her, Kate snubbed him and pulled away. Describing the incident in the book, Nicholl explained that after the 'Don't Walk' fashion show, William is believed to have told his friend: “Wow, Kate’s hot!”

During a moment alone, the Prince tried to kiss Kate but she rejected his advance because he had been "cold" to her with other friends present. “William leaned in to kiss her. It was Kate who pulled away, momentarily stunned that he had been so cold in a room full of strangers," claims the author. 

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at BBC Broadcasting House on November 15, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at BBC Broadcasting House on November 15, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)

During the time, Middleton was supposedly dating Rupert Finch, a fourth-year student at the university, however, “William didn’t seem to care."

In the book, a friend of the couple recounts how taken William was with his future wife. “It was clear to us that William was smitten with Kate, he actually told her she was a knockout that night, which caused her to blush," narrated the friend.

"She played it very cool and at one point when William seemed to lean in to kiss her, she pulled away. She didn’t want to give off the wrong impression or make it too easy for Will.”

Kate and William first met while they were students in residence at St Salvator's Hall at the University of St Andrews. The couple began dating in 2003, got engaged in 2010 and subsequently got married in Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011.

This new information about the couple and their relationship comes amidst rumors that Kate and her sister-in-law Meghan don't get along very well. There has been a visible tension between the two women ever since Prince Harry and Meghan decided to leave Kensington Palace and relocate to Frogmore House in Windsor.

A palace insider revealed," They are very different women despite their similar circumstances. Meghan is an extrovert whereas Kate is quite shy."

Royal sources have been working overtime to refute claims that there are tensions between Kate and Meghan and offering an alternate explanation to why Meghan and Prince Harry are shifting their residence. If they are to be believed, the new royal couple has chosen to shift their residence out of privacy and space concerns.