“Ending on Sunday, bidding on the auction has now reached a whopping £20,200, with Australian children’s group The Wiggles bidding £17,500 for the wacky headpiece,” reports Marieclaire.co.uk.
“She may have attracted a marmite reaction for her ensemble at Kate Middleton and Prince William’s wedding,” says the publication,”but it seems Princess Beatrice is having the last laugh after all with her eBay antics.”
“I’ve been amazed by the amount of attention the hat has attracted,” she says.
“It’s a wonderful opportunity to raise as much money as possible for two fantastic charities.”
In another interview she said “It’s an incredible response to that hat really, I’m glad it provoked so much conversation, I think it’s wonderful that it’s had a reaction, it is just a hat after all, and now it has got its own Facebook page and so many fans.”
The hat has even been promoted by Victoria Beckham who tweeted ‘Any hat lovers out there???’The hat’s Facebook page has seen lots of activity and fans are certainly having fun posting fun pictures of the hat: