The intense scrutiny Kate Middleton has endured ever since she and Prince William started dating is an amplified version of the scrutiny all women experience.
[Image: The Duchess of Cambridge by Paul Emsley]
So let’s say you’re Marie Claire. Being a fashion magazine, you’d really, really love to feature Kate Middleton — princess, trend-setter, beloved meme — on your cover. But let’s further say that Kate Middleton, being Kate Middleton, declines your request.
Were you a less determined publication — Vogue, say, or Elle, or even Cosmo — you might give up right there. But you are Marie Claire, and you are made of stronger stuff than that! You are Marie Claire, and you are determined! You are Marie Claire, and you will not be denied.
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