And the Big Reveal of Will and Kate's Trip...
Is that she's ... allergic to horses?
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 11, 2011 11:16 AM CDT
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with the CEO of Tusk Charlie Mayhew (L), Kristin Gore (2nd R), and Reese Witherspoon during a reception on July 10, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Did you just feel yourself getting a little less glamorous, California? That's probably because Prince William and wife Kate wrapped up their three-day tour yesterday, heading home via (gasp!) a commercial flight on British Airways, Radar reports. More details from their trip:

  • The biggest, or at least most amusing, reveal of the trip: Kate is allergic to horses. But apparently she'll do anything for love, as she got up close and personal with the equines at Wills' Santa Barbara polo match and is trying to overcome her allergy. People reports that she told the Polo Club president's wife, "The more time one spends with [horses] the less allergic you become."

  • Another, er, big reveal? Kate is really, really skinny. E! is concerned, but was reassured by a royals insider who explains, "I don't think we have a problem like Di did with weight," but that Kate simply lost weight for her wedding and then "carried that over to her first official tour."
  • Of course, the royal pair spent time mingling with celebrities, and not just at the BAFTA gala. Check out pictures of them with Reese Witherspoon in the gallery.

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Jul 11, 2011 8:03 PM CDT
I thought the big reveal was Kate's ass when the wind caught her skirt -- not that the ass was big, of course, but it was quite nice.
Jul 11, 2011 2:50 PM CDT
Then I guess she has to stay away from Camilla....
Jul 11, 2011 11:53 AM CDT
So do the Brits actually swear fealty to these royals? If not, why do they continue to financially support something that serves no value to society other than highlighting class divisions? It's lame.