Princess Charlotte Shares Hidden Talent with Mom Kate Middleton

We never would have guessed

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From copying her mom’s body language to wearing a coordinating outfit at the king’s coronation, Kate Middleton’s daughter, Princess Charlotte, has more in common with her mother than we thought.

The Princess of Wales recently paid a visit to the Aberavon Leisure Centre in Port Talbot, Wales, where she talked to the young athletes who were participating in a gymnastics lesson. And that’s when the royal mom revealed a hidden talent she shares with her 8-year-old daughter.

According to The Mirror, Princess Catherine, 41, asked some of the kids if they could do “the splits,” which is a big part of every gymnast’s floor routine. The mother of three went on to share how she could perform the move at one point in time, saying, “I was able to do it when I was little, but I’ll have to keep practicing now.”

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After a young girl proved that she could do the move, the Princess of Wales revealed that she knew someone else who could perform the trick too: her daughter. “My little girl [Charlotte] likes to do that, too,” Princess Catherine shared with the kids.

But, that’s not the only sport the royal princess and her daughter love to participate in. Back in June, Middleton showed off her rugby skills at the Maidenhead Rugby Club.

After the match ended, Nigel Gillingham—who is the President of the Rugby Football Union—revealed that the royal parent loves practicing rugby with her daughter, Princess Charlotte, and her two sons, Prince George, 10, and Prince Louis, 5.

“She regularly plays rugby in the back garden with the children—she plays all sports with them,” Gillingham said (per People magazine). He also added, “Apparently Charlotte is very much in her mold—very competitive as well.”

Like mother, like daughter.

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Karelle McKay is the Assistant Editor of News and Entertainment at PureWow. Before she started writing about all things pop culture, she was a literal couch potato who loved...
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