Dame Helen Mirren thinks Duchess Catherine must be ''so uncomfortable'' with everyone knowing she is in labour.
The 67-year-old actress sympathises with the duchess - who was taken to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, this morning (22.07.13) after experiencing the early stages of childbirth - and insists it must be strange for her to know the whole world is awaiting news of her and Prince Williams' first child.
Dame Helen Mirren was intimidated by Lawrence Olivier and John Gielgud when she began her career.
The 67-year-old actress who began her career in the late 60s when there was a hierarchy in the profession was scared of certain actors who were cast for lead roles and had made a name for themselves in the industry.
Rod Stewart is baffled about why he hasn't been knighted.
The 68-year-old rock legend left Britain in the 70s to evade paying 83p in the £1 in tax to the Inland Revenue and he believes this is what has stopped him receiving the honour from Queen Elizabeth II.