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British novelist Mantel defends Kate comments

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 18:32

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’!

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 11:45

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.