The Duchess of Cambridge rocked up at The Dorchester hotel this weekend for her cousin's wedding.
Kate Middleton has found herself at the centre of the Dorchester Collection hotel boycott row this weekend.
The Duchess of Cambridge reportedly snuck into The Dorchester in London (via the underground carpark and a blacked out people carrier) to attend her cousin’s wedding on Friday.
So far, so normal. The only problem being that the Dorchester is owned by the Sultan of Brunei, who recently introduced harsh Islamic laws that increase the punishment for homosexuality from a ten-year prison sentence to death by stoning.
In response to this, there has been a worldwide boycott backed by the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Anna Wintour, Stephen Fry, Sharon Osbourne and Richard Branson, who have all refused to stay at the Dorchester Collection hotels.
Other properties owned by the Dorchester Collection include: the Beverly Hills hotel in Los Angeles, Le Meurice in Paris and Coworth Park in Ascot, where Prince William and Harry took part in the Audi Polo Challenge this weekend.
The controversy didn’t stop the Duchess of Cambridge attending the wedding of her cousin, Adam Middleton, and interior designer Rebecca Poynton. Kate’s parents, Carole and Michael, as well as James and Pippa Middleton were all also at the nuptials.