Giovanna Fletcher of I’m A Celebrity was delighted to be able to interview Kate Middleton for her Happy Mum Happy Baby podcast in February.
Detailing the change to chat with the Duchess of Cambridge with Shane Richie on Monday night’s show, she joked that she “may have fallen in love” with the Royal.
The author, 35, described Kate as “divine and so elegant” when reflecting on their speech, after Shane asked who she interviewed for the podcast.
‘I might have fallen in love’: I’m A Celebrity’s Giovanna Fletcher sprang to chat with ‘divine and elegant’ Kate Middleton for her podcast on Monday’s edition of the show
Giovanna gushed about the Duchess of Cambridge, saying they were originally supposed to chat for just 45 minutes, which was extended to 90 minutes because they had so much to talk about.
She told Shane: “I would call her Kate Middleton before (the interview) but they all call her Katherine or the Duchess. So now I’m a bit like “the Duchess or Katherine”.
Giovanna then added that she “might have fallen in love” with Kate after their interview, as Shane teased her by saying she had a “crush on girls.”
Retrospective: Giovanna interviewed the Duchess of Cambridge on her Happy Mum Happy Baby podcast in February (pictured)
Grateful: Speaking to Shane Richie, Giovanna said they were originally supposed to chat for just 45 minutes, which was extended to 90 minutes because they had so much to say.
In the podcast, the Duchess of Cambridge gave unprecedented insight into her personal life, revealing that she suffers from constant guilt as she juggles motherhood and work.
In one of the most intimate interviews ever given by a royal senior, she shared her anxieties and doubts about parenthood, including battling “mum’s guilt” and worrying about not being able to parent. George, Charlotte and Louis.
When asked if she had struggled with ‘mum’s guilt’, the Duchess replied: ‘Yes, absolutely – and anyone who doesn’t as a mother is actually lying. Yes all the time.’
Kate, who has a nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, said during the podcast: “There’s such an attraction, but I’m such a hands-on mom, and whatever you do you want to make sure you’re doing your best. . work that you can for your children.
Delighted: Giovanna then added that she ‘maybe fell in love’ with Kate after their interview, as Shane teased her by saying she had a ‘crush on a girl’
Kate’s interview was taped in late January after the Duchess visited an early morning nursery and nursery school in Stockwell, south London, and she joked about how her two eldest children had her. berated for her priorities as a mother.
She said, “And you know, even this morning, coming to visit the nursery here, George and Charlotte were like, ‘Mum, how can you not drop us off at school this morning? ”
“But no, it’s a constant challenge, you hear it over and over again from moms.
“Even moms who aren’t necessarily working don’t have to juggle work and family life – there is always something going on. “
Family: In the interview, Kate said she struggles with ‘mom’s guilt’ and often worries about not parenting to George (bottom left), Charlotte (bottom right) and Louis (in William’s arms)
Kate added: “And always kind of questioning your own decisions, and your own judgments, and things like that, and I think it starts from the moment you have a baby. ”
At the start of all of her pregnancies, the Duchess suffered from a form of morning sickness called hyperemesis gravidarum, which causes severe vomiting and can lead to dehydration, weight loss and a buildup of toxins in the blood or urine.
Due to the illness, she described herself as “not the happiest of pregnant women,” adding, “A lot of people suffer from much, much worse, but it was definitely a challenge. Not just for me, but also for your loved ones around you.
The Duchess went on to say: ‘You know William didn’t think there was much he could do to help you and it’s hard for everyone to see you in pain without really being able to do anything. ”
The Duchess explained how her experience of severe morning sickness had led her to hypnotize, as she came to realize the importance of ‘mind over body’ after trying everything to overcome the illness.
She joked, “I’m not going to say that William was standing there somehow chanting sweet things to me. He certainly wasn’t. I didn’t even ask him about it, but it was just something I wanted to do for myself.
“I really saw the power of it, the meditation and deep breathing and things like that, that they teach you in hypnosis, when I was really sick, and actually I realized it was something.” that I could take care of, I guess, during labor. It was extremely powerful.
Honest: When asked if she’s struggled with ‘mum’s guilt,’ the Duchess replied: ‘Yes, absolutely – and anyone who doesn’t as a mother is actually lying. Yes all the time’