Kate Middleton: British, pregnant. Kim Kardashian: American, pregnant. Both are due in July—dual boons to their homeland's gossip industries. In the battle of the belly bulge, which nation is best equipped to capitalize?
Round 1: Printed Prattle!
America's top weekly rag, People, has a greater circulation (3.6 million) than the top five British magazines combined (1.9 million). Even when you factor in Britain's rabid daily tabloid circulation, it's still no contest.