When Karl Lagerfeld decides to unleash his fire hose of Karl Komments, no one is safe. Previous victims of the Chanel bigwig's famously brazen tongue include Adele ("fat"), Russian men ("ugly") and the Duchess of Cambridge's rump (surprisingly, "lovely".)
Now, in a new exclusive with Grazia, the 79-year-old designer lets loose on Carole Middleton, the mum of Kate and Pippa. But it's not as bad as you'd think! More specifically, Karl thinks Carole is kind of a M-I-L-...well, you know.
"I think Carole is very sexy. I think the mother is sexier than the daughters. There is something full of life about her. For a woman who must be 50 or so I think she's great. Full of energy."
She's 57, by the way, and sorry, Karl: she's married.
Lagerfeld also backtracks to the magazine about his previous statements on Pippa Middleton's, er, face problems. You might remember when the Kaiser weighed in on where Kate and Pippa fall on Karl's Scale Of Bootyliciousness to the Sun:
"Kate Middleton has a nice silhouette and she is the right girl for that boy. I like that kind of woman, I like romantic beauties. On the other hand, her sister struggles. I don't like the sister's face. She should only show her back."
Now, he clarifies to Grazia what he meant about Pippa's visage: "I didn't mean that! I only meant I don't think her make-up is right; she has a roundish face and round eyes and she should pick another make-up for the eyes." (Actually... we sort of agree?)
Whew! The world can finally sleep easier now that we have a clear understanding about what Karl thinks of the Middletons. For more warm fuzzies with Karl, head over to Grazia to read about why he REALLY wears those fingerless gloves all the time.
Karl's bon mots just keep on coming...