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Pippa SLAMS Her 'Party Girl' Reputation! Middleton Reveals Childhood Secrets With Kate Middleton & Why She Hates The 'Socialite' Label

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Sep. 19 2016, Updated 3:39 p.m. ET

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Pippa Middleton has many reasons to glow! The businesswoman recently got engaged and now she is releasing her newest book. However, she opened up about what it's like to be in the public eye, her future husband James Matthews, and growing up with big sister Kate Middleton.

Catherine and Pippa attending the Wimbledon 2012 Mens finals

Catherine and Pippa attending the Wimbledon 2012 Mens finals

"I have had a few years of being in the public eye and I have developed something of a thick skin," Kate said in an interview with DailyMail. "But managing it all on my own has been quite hard. I have quite a lot thrown at me, such as being followed by people hiding behind cars and jumping out with cameras. It can be unnerving."

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Pippa Middleton attends the GQ Men of the Year Awards

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She added, "'There's always something cropping up and that has to be managed on my own. It's been a real eye-opener for James. There have been quite a few hurdles to negotiate."

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Pippa Middleton walks her dog Zula around Chelsea.

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With the launch of a new book, she hopes that people will finally change their opinion her.

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Catherine and Pippa attending the Wimbledon 2012 Mens finals

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"People see me as someone privileged who has used my position to advantage; that I don't really work, that I am a socialite - that word really irritates me - and that I'm a party girl without any substance," she explained.

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Pippa Middleton pictured ridding her bicycle in Chelsea this afternoon

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Besides the launch of her new book, Pippa also has some wedding planning to do!

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Pippa and James Middleton watch the action at Wimbledon

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She gushed about her future husband saying, "I think James and I have the same spirit. We are both competitive. We have had many adventures together. We have a lot in common and that helps. I don't think it would work with a couch potato."

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Catherine and Pippa attending the Wimbledon 2012 Mens finals

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Pippa also described what her childhood was like growing up with her extremely famous older sister. She revealed that the two, as well as their brother, were not able to be "fussy" about the food they were provided with. She added, "'We had to stay at the table until we had eaten everything. There were no exceptions. And in the end I liked everything because I had to."

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Celebrities at the GQ Men of the Year 2014

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Are you looking forward to Pippa walking down the aisle? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section!

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