Duchess Kate Middleton says 'cuddles are very very important' in emotional phone call

Duchess Kate Middleton has showed off her sensitive side in a new Instagram video

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The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton has showed off her sensitive side in a series of new phone calls for her new photography project titled Hold Still. 

• The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Instagram account has promoted Kate Middleton's Hold Still project 

• The preview video of the project has showed Kate's emotional side.

• In other royal newsthe Queen shares sweet throwback photo of Sussex family in honor of great-grandson Archie's 2nd birthday


In the new post on Instagram, Kate Middleton spoke on the phone to a variety of people who had participated in her new photography campaign. 

The Instagram video, from @duck_musings, showed snippets of the Duchess' conversations with participants and showed off some of the winning photography.

The caption to the post read, "Introducing a series of telephone calls that The Duchess held with participants from the Hold Still photography project, that will be released on our YouTube channel over the coming weeks. Listen to the first of the series now via link in bio. The calls, which took place last autumn, saw The Duchess speak to a number of the 100 finalists who shared their experiences of life during the first COVID-19 lockdown in the UK by submitting an image to Hold Still. #HoldStill2020"

Video credit: Kensington Palace

Although this new video from Kensington Palace, just showed snippets from the conversations in Autumn, fans can expect much more content from Kate and William as they have launched their own YouTube channel The royal couple promised in their caption to release these phone calls in full, and fans are excited to hear more from the Duchess. 

One fan commented on the video, "This is so so beautiful, can't be more proud of our future queen." Another said, "This is how to influence others with positivity. Congratulations Duchess."

The full book of all of these photos from the Hold Still project will be released on Friday. Kate posted a snapshot of the book on Instagram for fans. 

Video credit: Kensington Palace

This more personal video from Kate is part of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's  major Instagram change. The couple have recently promoted their new projects on social media and seemed to have taken a much more personal approach when it comes to sharing their lives with their fans. 

A clear example of this took place when Prince William and Kate Middleton released an anniversary video that showed the royal couple and their three children having fun together and enjoying a normal family home life. 

Video credit: Kensington Palace

Fans are excited to see this more normal side to the royal couple and have expressed interest in the new way that the couple are showing their public service. 

One fan said about the Hold Still project, "Now that is content I can get behind." Another agreed and said, "Seeing all of these still brings tears to me eyes. Tears of sadness, happiness, caring. Thank you for bringing all of this together. Not all heroes wear capes."