Kate Middleton Tells Embarassing Stories About Her Family—Including Her Mom's Crush

No by all means, spill that tea.

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Kate Middleton, and the entire royal family in general, are usually quite private about their lives—but for some inexplicable reason the Duchess was in the mood to spill tea during a recent interview about tennis. Apparently the sport just brings it out in her, ya know?

While chatting to the BBC for a documentary, Kate revealed some of her family's more embarassing tennis-themed secrets—though we should warn you that what's embarassing for the Middletons is like a normal day for the rest of us.

"Roger [Federer] is my mother's heartthrob," Kate said. "I don't think she will mind me saying that! I think he probably knows that too."

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Speaking of the tennis pro, he was recently invited to Pippa Middleton's wedding...

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She also told the story of the time her dad confused his tennis players, causing her to cringe: "My father is not going to appreciate this but we were walking past Tim Henman and had just seen Sampras play. My dad said 'Hi Pete.' I was mortified."

Story-time with Kate Middleton is truly the best. Clearly she needs to take part in more tennis documentaries.

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a news writer who focuses on celebrities and royals.