Pippa Middleton snags and snogs a new boyfriend
Posted February 19, 2013
So much Duchess Kate excitement today we nearly forgot to check in for the latest on little sister Pippa Middleton, who not only has a new beau but was seen "snogging" him "aggressively" in a bar by a Twitter tweeter. And on Valentine's Day.
The new boyfriend is Nico Jackson, 35, a tall, attractive Deutsche Bank stockbroker who, unlike some of her previous beaux, is not a Downton Abbey-style titled type, a graduate of an elite school or even from a wealthy family.
Instead, according to the Daily Mail, he grew up in a townhouse in Folkestone, Kent, went to regular and Catholic schools, and is the son of a retailer who runs a ski-and-sportswear shop in town. His mother, Ulrike, is a former au pair from Austria.
Ulrike Jackson, interviewed by the tabloid The Mirror, said she and her husband had met the "absolutely charming" Pippa, 29.
"We are very pleased," Ulrike said. "And yes, they seem very happy - so that is the perfect answer for them, isn't it?"
Pippa and Jackson were spotted together on vacation in the Caribbean, joining Duchess Kate and Prince William, plus her parents, for a winter's break on Mustique, the private island where royals and other celebs retreat when they want to avoid the media.
Next, the pair were spotted at a Swiss ski resort, Zermatt, where a tweeter named Mike Goldstein sent out this report on Feb. 14. "Pippa Middleton snogging her boyf aggressively next to me at the bar. Tempted by tabloid fee."
FYI, "snogging" is Brit-speak for kissing.
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