Kate Middleton Just Explained What It's Like Being a "Princess"

Her adorable answer was captured on camera.

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  • Kate Middleton visited Northern Ireland with Prince William this week.
  • While on a walkabout in Ballymena, Kate was asked what life is like as a princess by a young fan, and she gave the most adorable answer.
  • For the visit, Kate wore a stunning blue Mulberry cape coat, and teased that she might be "broody" for a fourth child.

Kate Middleton and Prince William's two-day royal visit to Northern Ireland featured so many highlights, including some rare PDA by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

And during an official walkabout in Ballymena, Kate spent plenty of time talking to the crowd of fans who'd gathered to meet her. According to Valentine Low, a journalist at The Times, one royal fan asked Kate what being a princess is like, and she politely replied.

Per Low on Twitter, "This is Kate telling Hannah what she likes about being a princess. Video courtesy of Bronagh Dobbin." Low revealed that Kate stopped to talk to Hannah Ritchie in particular as she found out that the schoolgirl was writing a biography about her.

In the video, Kate explains that she loves, "meeting special kiddies like you. I meet lots of different people, it's really... it's really great. I love working with young people. Everyone's so brave and strong in some of the places we go meet. It's very nice to meet you." Kate finished her answer by saying, "Good luck with your biography," and was genuinely warm and supportive of the young fan's work:

During the same trip, Kate was asked if she was considering having a fourth child, after expressing broodiness when meeting a sweet little fan. She replied, per People, "I think William would be a little worried." The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are already parents to Prince George, 5, Princess Charlotte, 3, and Prince Louis, who is just 10 months.

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