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(CBSNews.com) - Pippa Middelton, the 29-year-old sister of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, said it was "startling" to receive sudden fame due to her sister, her brother-in-law and her "bottom."

"One day, I might be able to make sense of this," said Middleton inYou Magazine,about all of the attention she has garnered. "I think it's fair to say that it has its upside and its downside. I certainly have opportunities many can only dream of, but in most ways I'm a typical girl in her twenties trying to forge a career and represent herself in what can sometimes seem rather strange circumstances."

Middleton was thrust into the global spotlight in April 2011 when, as maid of honor at the wedding of her sister to Britain's Prince William, she wore a figure-hugging white gown by Alexander McQueen.

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