News | Entertainment
6 Aug 2020 19:53
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Jack Whitehall has claimed the Duchess of Cambridge's old school won't let anyone beat her sporting achievements

    The 32-year-old comic was a pupil at Marlborough College, the Wiltshire private school which the 38-year-old royal attended before him, and he finds it suspicious that while several records have been broken in recent years, ones set by the duchess - who was known as Kate Middleton before her marriage to Prince William - have still not been bettered


    He said: "Kate Middleton is on all the record boards and holds school records -- some of which are 20 years old and have never been broken.

    "It makes you raise an eyebrow a little as to the validity of some of those awards, bearing in mind every other school record has been broken in recent history other than Kate's.

    "Maybe there is some lenient timekeeping going on at sports days now to make sure her name stays up there."

    The former 'League of their Own' panellist joked the school regard him as their "dirty little secret" because he doesn't get mentioned by them as much as their regal past pupil does.

    He told The Sun newspaper: "I went to the same secondary school as Kate Middleton and she's someone they like to talk about.

    "I've been sending them a letter each year saying maybe now it's time to put me in the school prospectus or on the walls.

    "I feel like I'm their dirty little secret."

    And it's not just his secondary school that have snubbed Jack because The Dragon School in Oxford, which he attended before Marlborough College, would rather "bang on" about the achievements of former tennis player Tim Henman than his successes.

    He added: "It's the same with my first school (The Dragon School in Oxford) -- all they ever bang on about is Tim Henman."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     06 Aug: Ashley Graham believes “mommy-shaming” on social media is “out of control”
     06 Aug: Chloe Bridges knew Adam Devine was “the one” after their first “disagreement”
     06 Aug: Coco Austin’s dad is still “bound to an oxygen machine” following his battle with coronavirus
     06 Aug: Val Kilmer had to “figure out a way to communicate” again after undergoing a tracheotomy
     06 Aug: Keke Palmer “expected” to have her ABC talk show cancelled
     06 Aug: Will Young’s twin brother Rupert has died at the age of 41
     06 Aug: Ashley Graham’s stretch marks make her feel like a “superhero”
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Eight losses on the trot, but Chiefs coach Warren Gatland hasn't lost his sense of humour More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Government's giving 30 million dollars to build a high performance sports hub in Upper Hutt More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Ashley Graham believes “mommy-shaming” on social media is “out of control” 19:44

    International:
    Could we cure coronavirus? 19:17

    Entertainment:
    Chloe Bridges knew Adam Devine was “the one” after their first “disagreement” 19:14

    Rugby League:
    Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett and Dragons forward Paul Vaughan have been told by the NRL to self-isolate for 14 days, following revelations they broke the league's biosecurity laws 18:57

    Entertainment:
    Coco Austin’s dad is still “bound to an oxygen machine” following his battle with coronavirus 18:44

    Health & Safety:
    Pharmac is warning an oral contraceptive is in dangerously short supply 18:37

    Health & Safety:
    The Health Minister says new guidelines for wearing masks are about being prepared - not causing alarm 18:17

    Entertainment:
    Val Kilmer had to “figure out a way to communicate” again after undergoing a tracheotomy 18:14

    Rugby:
    Eight losses on the trot, but Chiefs coach Warren Gatland hasn't lost his sense of humour 18:07

    Entertainment:
    Keke Palmer “expected” to have her ABC talk show cancelled 17:44


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd