Crazy for Kate
updated 01/22/2007 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 01/22/2007 AT 01:00 AM EST
All that attention has aroused the concern of Kate and her princely beau; her lawyers are exploring ways to keep the paparazzi at bay, while William, 24, issued a statement expressing his desire for photogs "to stop harassing her." Ken Wharfe, a former royal protection officer, says Kate has handled the hoopla "with dignity and poise. She seems to be putting a brave face on it."
Together for nearly five years, the couple have managed to enjoy some quality time away from the media circus, including, on Jan. 5, a best-seats view of Cirque du Soleil's Alegría—a show about the transfer of power to a new generation. Any glamorous young royals come to mind?