Pippa Middleton is still trying to come to terms with her fame
Pippa Middleton is still shell-shocked about becoming a worldwide celebrity – all because of her bum.
‘It’s startling to be recognised all over the globe because of your brother-in-law and your bottom,’ writes Pippa in new book Celebrate: A Year Of British Festivities For Families And Friends.
‘One day I might be able to make sense of this.
‘In the meantime I think it’s fair to say that it has its upside and its downside.’
One upside is securing a £400,000 publication deal to share her party tips.
‘I certainly have opportunities many can only dream of – but in most ways I’m a typical girl in her 20s trying to forge a career and represent herself in what can sometimes seem rather strange circumstances,’ says Pippa.
‘I am by nature an optimist so I tend to concentrate on the advantages.
‘One of the most attractive has been the chance to publish [this book] Celebrate.
‘I know many of you will pick up the book out of nothing more than curiosity.
‘[But] I can assure you that it feels even stranger to me than it probably does to you to have seen so much written about me when I have done so little to paint a picture of myself.
‘This is my first chance to do that and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.’
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