Charlotte, with her pint-sized features, porcelain-white skin, and flowing blonde hair, is pretty much a super-star here in China.
Seriously, I now understand what it’s like to be a celebrity, or at least the mother of one.
Wherever we go, strangers gawk, point, giggle, smile, and wave like crazy. Some of them get a little too ambitious and try to touch Charlotte, and are promptly slapped away by her overprotective
security detail mama-bear.
Most of the time though, they just want to take her photo. Or have their photo taken with her.
To prove I’m not exaggerating, we undertook a little experiment during a recent two-day trip to Shanghai: we photographed all of Charlotte’s adoring fans as they photographed her, dragged their kids into photos with her, or took their own photos with her. Here lies the results: