Italian gossip magazine to publish Kate Middleton 'baby bump' photos

  • The royal family has condemned plans by an Italian gossip magazine to publish photos of the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge while on vacation in the Caribbean.

    The pictures, which are set to appear in Chi, reportedly show Kate Middleton wearing a bikini and walking on a beach on the island of Mustique with Prince William.

    Last year, the magazine published a 26-page special of Kate topless during a vacation in France.

    A St James's Palace spokesman said on Tuesday: "We are disappointed that photographs of the Duke and Duchess on a private holiday look likely to be published overseas."

    The spokesman did not comment on whether the palace would be taking legal action against the magazine.

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