British novelist Mantel defends Kate comments

British novelist Hilary Mantel, who raked up a storm recently by describing Kate Middleton as a "shop-window mannequin" with a "plastic smile", has defended her comments saying she has "nothing to apologise for".

Kate Middleton: For author Hilary Mantel, a ‘window mannequin’!

Double Booker Prize-winner Hilary Mantel has delivered a withering assessment of Kate, dismissing the Duchess of Cambridge as a personality-free “shop window mannequin,” whose sole purpose is to deliver an heir to the throne.

Hilary Mantel wins Man Booker Prize

This year`s Man Booker prize has gone to British novelist Hilary Mantel`s `Wolf Hall`.