Helen Mirren - Dame Helen Mirren 'Feels' For Middleton Over Royal Wedding Pressure

Dame Helen Mirren is excited about the upcoming wedding of Prince William in her native Britain, but "feels" for bride-to-be Kate Middleton because of the pressure she is now facing.
The veteran actress, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of the prince's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen, is looking forward to watching the nuptials on 29 April (11).
But Mirren admits she empathises with 29-year-old Middleton over the amount of attention she is receiving as a future queen.
She tells OK! TV, "I'm not quite sure where I'll be (when the wedding takes place), but I know wherever I am it will be on the telly. It doesn't matter where I'll be... you know, Bulgaria... the countryside, there will be a little pub with the wedding on. Everybody all over the world I guess will be glued to it.
"I do feel for (Middleton)... the stress of all of that must be so huge and my heart does go out to Kate. Queen Kate, I love the idea of Queen Kate... They're a lovely couple."


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The ‘Queen’ Actress Dame Helen Mirren Feels The Royal Wedding Excitement By D.K. Milgrim-Heath©2011The ‘Queen’ actress Dame Helen Mirren feels the royal wedding excitement-Having learned her craft ‘how to be a convincing royal’ for her title role as ‘The Queen’ a 2006 film for a stint.Ms. Mirren’s fabulous Queen portrayal earned her (12/5/ 2003) a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) honor and a BAFTA, a Academy Award, Golden Globe and other ones too-I saw this movie myself and it was almost as Her Majesty wasn’t Mirren but the ‘real’ Queen for you!Dame Helen Mirren’s excited by the royal wedding but ‘feels’ for Catherine by her by pressure towards becoming a bona fide princess-The true dream for both Catherine and William –may their marriage make fairy tales come to life literally- I confess!Catherine the royal bride- to- be (5 days away as I write this) will be the permanent royal the world knows -For Helen Mirren just being ‘temporary convincingly royal’ (being a perfect Elizabeth II) that movie glows!Seeing ‘The Queen’ people saw a very human side of Her Majesty for all reasons-Just as they are seeing Future Princess Catherine for the rest of the 21st century’s seasons.Being a royal one maintains their dignity and weathers human storms as Prince William as done all his life- During his a princely birth reign later to be a king and Princess Catherine knows this too towards becoming William’s Royal Princess Wife.Dame Helen will watch the nuptials wherever she is in the world glued to a TV nevertheless!This will be the third world televised royal wedding I’m watching (first being Princess Diana’s then Prince Andrew’s) on TV-In glorious HD color Prince William and Princess Catherine’s wedding with heartfelt emotion I will watch for the 21st century.
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