Sydney, Sept 3 : Prince William's girlfriend Kate Middleton has claimed that she does have a full-time job, and is not just waiting for the royal to pop the question.
According to pals, the 26-year-old has reportedly been working for her parents' multi-million pound party accessories business, compiling catalogues for customers.
The news comes after rumours were making rounds that Middleton was spending most of her time partying and holidaying instead of working, and was just waiting for her royal proposal.
In fact, it was reported that the situation had caused the Queen to suggest Middleton to find a job with a charity.
Dubbed "Waity Katy" in some British media reports, Middleton's friends claim that reports suggesting that she is "workshy" are "utter nonsense".
"There is a complete misrepresentation about headlines such as 'Waity Katy'," the Sydney Morning Herald quoted a close family friend, as telling Hello magazine.
The pal added: "She is working very hard for her parents at their company Party Pieces and has been doing so for the past few months on a daily basis. The company is a big one and the catalogues are produced regularly. Kate's responsibility is helping to put them together.
"She is a young woman who wants to keep active and that is why she is annoyed at the headlines saying she doesn't work. She is actually working full-time, is on the payroll and plans to continue doing the job."
Middleton is also actively involved in organising a charity roller disco for the Children's Hospital in Oxford next month.