Pippa Middleton

Pippa Middleton: Royal wedding dress 'fitted a little too well'

Feb. 26, 2014 at 12:05 PM ET

Pippa Middleton arrives with the brides maids and page boys at Westminster Abbey for the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Wes...
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Pippa Middleton in the bridesmaid gown that turned her, and her rear end, into stars.

Pippa Middleton, whose bridesmaid gown at her big sister's wedding three years ago nearly upstaged the bride, has spoken out about the dress that helped turn her into a celebrity.

“As I have found out, recognition has its upside, its downside and — you may say — its backside,” Middleton said Tuesday at a London dinner, according to a Daily Mirror report.

Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey with her father, Michael Middleton and her sister Pippa at the Royal Wedding with Britain's Prince William...
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Middleton showed off her perky posterior in the ivory, curve-hugging Alexander McQueen dress she wore at the April 2011 wedding of her sister, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. Her bum quickly generated widespread media attention and even prompted the creation of several Facebook pages in its honor.

Middleton said she was glad the dress fit, but joked: “In retrospect maybe it fitted a little too well."

Watch: Pippa Middleton arrives at 2011 royal wedding

Middleton spoke to about 400 people at a dinner for the group, Women in Advertising and Communications.

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