April 22nd, 2011
01:52 PM ET
We’ve got a big "Showbiz Tonight" special event today: An unbelievable inside look at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and we're curious if Kate will always be compared to Princess Diana.
I know there's no doubt that William's late mother, who was known as "The People's Princess," left some huge shoes for Kate to fill. And from the moment Kate and William became engaged, people have been - fairly or unfairly - comparing Kate to Princess Diana.
I think over time those comparisons will stop. Kate is her own independent person. And she's ten years older than Diana was when she took her fairytale walk down the aisle in her 1981 wedding to Prince Charles.
I've watched Kate deal with all this crazy worldwide attention (and the Diana comparisons) with poise and class. And as she becomes Princess Kate, I know she will eventually distinguish herself from Diana.
On our special today, we’ll look at what Kate can learn from Diana, the shocking revelations about how the paparazzi have chased Kate and the explosive story about why Kate and Prince William almost didn’t end up together.
HLN’s royal wedding contributor – and “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star - Lisa Vanderpump will also help me pick out what to wear while I cover the royal wedding. You have got to see her fashion “do’s” and “don’ts”!
See you today live at 5 p.m. ET/PT and again at 11 p.m. ET/PT on HLN. Starting Monday, I’ll be in London covering all the breaking royal wedding news. Be sure to follow @showbiztonight on Twitter next week for all my big wedding updates from across the pond!
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