Kate Middleton and Prince William may have found themselves in need of an extra pair of hands to help them look after their newborn baby Prince George after Buckingham Palace housekeeper Antonella Fresolone was spotted arriving at Kate’s parents home in Berkshire yesterday.
Italian-born Antonella, who was hired by Kate and Will in May to act as their ‘right-hand woman’ and to take care of the couple’s domestic affairs, was seen rocking up to the Middletons’ £7.4 million mansion to set up camp with the new family-of-three in their temporary home in Bucklebury.
“Antonella has already been proving invaluable to the Duke and Duchess. She is very capable and a great cook”, a royal insider told The Express. “It’s like having their very own domestic goddess.
“She made sure the Duchess was well fed during her pregnancy, cooking up steaming bowls of pasta and delicious risotto dishes. It’s no wonder they have brought her with them to Bucklebury; they couldn’t do without her.”
Kate and Wills have bucked royal tradition by choosing not to hire an official nanny, so Antonella will also be helping mum-of-one settle into motherhood as she gets to grips with round-the-clock feeds and nappy duty. And with uncle Prince Harry and grandad Prince Charles both commenting on baby George’s impressive bawling abilities, we think she may need it!
Following the birth of baby George Alexander Louis last Monday, the Palace claim the royal couple are now just looking forward to, “private time together, like any new family”.
“They just want to get to know their son”, they added.
By Robyn Munson
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