Kate Middleton Pregnancy Rumors 'Complete Nonsense'

06/16/2010 at 01:40 PM EDT

Kate Middleton Pregnancy Rumors 'Complete Nonsense'
Prince William and Kate Middleton
Splash News Online
Prince William and Kate Middleton are not engaged – yet – and they certainly are not expecting a baby, despite one tabloid report.

A new story in Star magazine claiming that William's girlfriend of seven years is pregnant is "complete nonsense," a palace spokeswoman tells PEOPLE.

The prince, 27, and Middleton, 28, have recently also had to dodge buzz that a royal wedding may be on the way.

Though the two aren't starting their own family, sources say William is practically already part of Middleton's. During a recent lunch, "William was clearly very close to Kate's father, and every time he spoke to him, William replied, 'Yes, Dad,' " an observer told PEOPLE in April.

Prince William is currently in Africa doing charity work with his brother Prince Harry. The brothers are scheduled to watch England play Algeria in the World Cup in Cape Town on Friday. William will then help host a party to boost England's campaign to host the 2018 games and head back to the U.K. early next week to celebrate his 28th birthday.

With reporting by SIMON PERRY
See what other readers have to say about this story – or leave a comment of your own

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine


From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters