Duchess 'didn't say daughter'

New footage appears to show that the Duchess of Cambridge did not start saying "is this for our daughter" during a visit to Grimsby, but in fact, "is this for us, aww."

Video appears to show Kate didn't say 'my daughter'

It was originally thought the Duchess of Cambridge may have said "is this for our dau..." Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

New footage appears to dismiss the suggestion that the Duchess of Cambridge accidentally let slip that she was expecting a baby girl during a visit to Grimsby.

A woman said she thought Kate may have told another well-wisher "I'll take that for my d..." when she was presented with a teddy bear.

But a previously unseen video, obtained by the Grimsby Telegraph, seemingly shows the Duchess saying: "Is this for us, aww, thank you so much, it's very sweet of you."

Lisa Hewson, who filmed it, told the paper: "Kate does such a good job and people are always picking and pulling her apart.

"I am sure the lady genuinely thought she heard what she said she did, and I don't want to make her look bad, all I am saying is this is my video, if you want to listen to it, here it is."

She added: "Maybe she might send me a little note or even an MBE, although I think that might be doubtful!"

A boy or a girl? Duchess leaves us guessing after 'second slip'

After the Duchess of Cambridge appeared to let slip that her unborn child would be a girl yesterday during a visit to Grimsby, new reports from the visit seem to suggest she had a second slip - calling the baby 'he'.

When the Duchess, who is five months pregnant, was asked by another well-wisher if her baby had been kicking, she replied "he" had.

It is a boy or a girl? The Duchess leaves us all guessing
It is a boy or a girl? The Duchess leaves us all guessing Credit: Rpe-Albert Nieboer/DPA/Press Association Images

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During the visit the Duchess met locals including, Katy Forrester who told the Grimsby Telegraph: "I swear she said it was a boy."

She added: "I asked her if the baby had been kicking. I swear she replied 'Yes, he is, very much so' but no-one else heard. Either I misunderstood it or Kate is trying to confuse us all."

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William Hill suspends betting on sex of royal baby

After bookmakers Ladbrokes slashed the odds on the Duchess of Cambridge's baby being a girl after she appeared to slip up during a visit to Grimsby - William Hill has suspended betting after a barrage of new bets.

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The Duchess of Cambridge accepts a teddy bear from the crowds in Grimbsy - but is it for a boy or a girl?
The Duchess of Cambridge accepts a teddy bear from the crowds in Grimbsy - but is it for a boy or a girl? Credit: Patrick van Katwijk/DPA/Press Association Images

Rupert Adams, a spokesman for company, said: "Although the story is by no means conclusive, our customers came piling in and we were forced to suspend the market 10pm on Tuesday evening."

Royal birth odds slashed after Duchess 'lets slip sex of baby'

Bookmakers Ladbrokes have slashed the odds of the Duchess of Cambridge having a baby girl after she appeared to let the sex of the future royal slip during a visit to Grimsby yesterday.

The firm were already anticipating Kate and Wills' first child would be a girl, and after the Duchess of Cambridge's slip of the tongue to a well-wisher, the odds were quickly slashed to 1/2 (from 4/5).

That has left the chances of a boy to drift out to 6/4 for those who think Kate could be bluffing.

Elizabeth and Diana remain top of the list of possible names as joint 5/1 favourites (from 8/1). Victoria is currently chalked up as a 7/1 chance with Frances at 8/1.

Kate's dropped the biggest hint yet, and the odds have followed suit. We'll have egg on our face if their newborn turns out to be a boy, but we're confident there will be a new Princess in the Royal family this summer.

– Jessica Bridge, Ladbrokes

Did the Duchess of Cambridge reveal sex of royal baby?

The Duchess of Cambridge may have revealed the sex of her baby during a visit to Grimsby, The Daily Telegraph reports.

The Duchess of Cambridge was given a teddy bear. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

After Kate was given a teddy bear, she said: "Thank you, I'll take that for my d..." but stopped before completing the sentence.

Sandra Cook, who was in the crowd near the Duchess, told the newspaper: "I said to her, 'You were going to say daughter weren't you?' and she said, 'No, we don't know.'

"I said, 'Oh I think you do,' to which she said, 'We're not telling.'"

There is no comment from St James's Palace.

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Kate recycles £369 Hobbs coat she wore in 2012

The Duchess of Cambridge wore the Hobbs coat for a visit in Liverpool in 2012 (right) and today in Grimsby. Credit: PA Wire

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a chocolate-coloured three-quarter length Hobbs coat for her visit to a cold and foggy Grimsby today.

She previously wore the £369 coat for a visit to Liverpool on Valentine's Day in 2012 - but this time a small baby bump was visible.

The coat, which was originally sold for £369, has now sold out online. Credit: Hobbs

Beaming Kate arrives in foggy Grimsby

The Duchess of Cambridge waves to the crowds outside the National Fishing Heritage Centre, Grimsby. Credit: PA Wire

The Duchess of Cambridge arrived in a cold, foggy Grimsby more than an hour late but beaming at the hundreds who turned out to see her.

Kate, who wore a Hobbs coat, began her visit at the North East Lincolnshire town's National Fishing Heritage Centre at 12.45pm - her first of three engagements.

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