Kate Middleton made her first public appearance since being hospitalized with severe pregnancy sickness this weekend, and it wasn't without a bit of controversy.

The Duchess of Cambridge presented an award to Olympic heptathalon gold medalist Jessica Ennis for finishing in second place for the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year. After giving Ennis the trophy, Middleton went in for a handshake.

Ennis either didn't notice Middleton's hand or decided not to shake it. While thousands of people on Twitter thought it might have been a snub, the video below should confirm that Ennis was simply caught off guard.

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In case you're wondering, Ennis was runner-up for the BBC award to Tour de France/Olympic cycling champ Bradley Wiggins.

(H/T to Game On!)

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