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By Rebecca Merriman On March 11, 2013

Kate Middleton Attacked Again After 'Plastic Princess' For Having 'No Opinions'

Duchess of Cambridge has been labelled 'too Jane Austen' By Radio presenter Sandy Toksvig

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge has been attacked again over her personality, with radio presenter Sandy Toksvig claiming the Duchess is “very Jane Austen,” and appears to hold no “opinions,” of her own.

It's only a few weeks since Booker prize winner Hilary Mantel labelled the pregnant royal a “plastic princess,” but it seems everyone has an opinion on the future queen, with the 54 year-old left unimpressed.

The BBC Radio 4 presenter, who hosts The News Quiz said: “Kate Middleton is not enough for me.

“We used to admire women who got their place in life through marriage and having children, but I like to think we’ve grown up a bit. “I can’t think of a single opinion she holds – it’s very Jane Austen.”

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The presenter was more taken with Cheryl Cole, who she claims is “one of the few incredibly famous people who still seems to say what they think”.

Adding: “I do fancy her quite a bit.”

Kate meets a fan during last week's royal visit to Grimsby (WENN)

Hilary Mantel made headlines last month after criticising The Duchess of Cambridge, with even the Prime Minister, David Cameron becoming involved.

Speaking last week to the BBC she insisted her comments had been “misunderstood.”

She said: "I do think that the Duchess of Cambridge is an intelligent young woman who, if she cares to read my essay, will see that I meant nothing but good to her."

Claiming it was actually in defence of the 31 year-old she went on: "My lecture and the subsequent essay was actually supportive of the Royal Family and when I used those words about the Duchess of Cambridge, I was describing the perception of her which has been set up in the tabloid press.

"My speech ended with a plea to the press and to the media in general. I said 'back off and don't be brutes; don't do to this young woman what you did to Diana'.”

Despite the opinions of Toksvig, the Duchess has championed several causes since joining the royal family two years ago. She has become royal patron of several charities including Action on Addiction which works with vicitms and their families who are dealing with addiction issues.

She visited a centre for the charity last month, showing off her baby bump during the visit to south London.

The Duchess of Cambridge visits Action on Addiction centre

 Kate looked happy to be back to her charity work (Splash)

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