Wed December 29, 2010
Pop Culture

Royal Couple Will Do Without Domestic Servants

Originally published on Wed December 29, 2010 5:15 am



Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.

Prince William and Kate Middleton hope to live a regular life when they're married. And they plan to do it without hired help. The couple will have 24-hour security, but say they'll do their own cooking and cleaning. William's father, Prince Charles, famously employs nearly 150 people to handle his daily life. The couple say staff would ruin the intimacy of their marriage. So Kate cooks and William washes up for now.

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