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Queen Elizabeth's Grandson-In-Law Mike Tindall Says There Are 'Ups & Downs' About Being Part of The Royal Family

Queen Elizabeth's Grandson-In-Law Mike Tindall Says There Are 'Ups & Downs' About Being Part of The Royal Family

Mike Tindall is opening up about what life as part of the British Royal Family is like.

The 42-year-old former rugby player is is married to Queen Elizabeth‘s granddaughter, Zara, and spoke to The Times in a rare interview.

Despite not being a senior royal or even having a title, Mike says that being part of the family “has its benefits and it has its negatives.”

“You think about what you do and you have to be aware of it but it doesn’t necessarily dictate. Zara and I have always been good at getting on with what’s right for us,” he says.

Mike and Zara are preparing for the arrival of their third child, who the couple are hoping for a boy, after two daughters, Mia, 7, and Lena, 2.

“It was always an interesting question whether we’d go for a third and I think both of us wanted a boy, so hopefully we’ll get one,” he adds. “We’re not finding out — I think it’s better that way. At the end of the day, you’re just happy if it’s got ten fingers and ten toes and it’s healthy.”

Mike was the first member of the Royal Family to admit this…

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