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Low blow: Indian media ensures Kate Middleton doesn't miss UK tabloid paparazzi

Speed News team | Updated on: 11 February 2017, 5:50 IST

So the royal family is here. From meeting  the owner of Britannia - Mumbai's iconic Irani joint - to playing cricket with kids, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and his wife Kate have been making all the right moves. And of course, every broadsheet, tabloid, website, pamphlet worth its headline is busy catching each moment, for posterity.

Including when the royal couple laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate on Monday, and the Duchess had a rather trying time with her dress, which refused to comply to the laws of gravity and merrily billowed in the gusty wind.

So what was an otherwise solemn occasion, became a photo-op as lensmen clamoured to click the Marilyn Monroe-esque moment. Not just that. The Duchess' pretty toes also grabbed headlines as a British tabloid went to town about how she apparently missed out on a pedicure appointment before her India visit. Bit of a low blow, perhaps?

Netizens woke up to the image on their screens and daily papers and decided to vent their annoyance, with a vengeance. Twitter, of course, led the way. And here's what erupted:

First published: 12 April 2016, 2:05 IST
 
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