Posts tagged "Queen Elizabeth"

Just Call Her Dame Angelina Jolie

Actress Angelina Jolie was made an honorary dame for her services to UK foreign policy and her campaign to end sexual violence in war zones by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at London's Buckingham Palace on Friday. She received the Insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and…

By: Michael Prieve / October 10, 2014

Queen Elizabeth Photobombs a Selfie in Scotland

And now, a selfie to trumps all selfies. On Thursday, Queen Elizabeth got all dolled up and donned one of her signature suits and hats to attend a match at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. She met some members of the Australian girls’ hockey team. Photos were taken.

By: Peggy Truong / July 24, 2014

Watch The Queen’s Guard Perform the ‘Game of Thrones’ Theme Song

Remember when Queen Elizabeth visited the Game of Thrones set and said no thanks to the Iron Throne? Maybe this will lure her back to Westeros.

By: Peggy Truong / July 21, 2014

Adorable Prince George Photo Released Ahead of First Birthday

An official picture was released of Britain’s newest royal, Prince George, ahead of his forthcoming first birthday on Tuesday, July 22. We see George dressed in a blue shirt and striped overalls stomping his way across graveled surface and looking the spitting image of his father, Prince William.

By: Michael Prieve / July 21, 2014

The Week in Tabloid Fodder: Fact vs. Fiction

It’s that time of the week again when the celebrity weeklies hit the newsstands. To separate what’s real and rumor, we turned to our friends at Gossip Cop for the 411 on this week’s most controversial stories.

By: Celebuzz / July 13, 2014

The Week in Tabloid Fodder: Fact vs. Fiction

It’s that time of the week again when the celebrity weeklies hit the newsstands. To separate what’s real and rumor, we turned to our friends at Gossip Cop for the 411 on this week’s most controversial stories.

By: Celebuzz / July 6, 2014

Watch the Throne With Queen Elizabeth

As the Lannisters, Targaryens, Baratheons and Starks duke it out, here comes Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Second of Her Name, Queen of England, Wales and Scotland, Protector of the United Kingdom, Mother of Dragons to capture the Iron Throne.

By: Robert Kessler / June 24, 2014

Kate Middleton Becomes a Godmother

Today it was revealed that the Duchess of Cambridge was selected as a godmother to one of her friend's children. The Daily Mirror's Victoria Murphy reports that Catherine was one of four godparents present at St. Barnabas Church in England, as were the Duke of Cambridge and Prince George. "She was there as a godparent…

By: Kelly Lynch / February 18, 2014

A Closer Look At Kate’s Pricey Necklace

Tonight, the Duchess of Cambridge borrowed Queen Elizabeth's Nizam of Hyderabad necklace, the third known piece that Her Majesty has loaned out to Catherine since her wedding day on April 29th, 2011. The other pieces included the Cartier Halo tiara, and a maple leaf brooch that Catherine took on tour in 2011.

By: Kelly Lynch / February 11, 2014

Queen Elizabeth Hates Facial Hair, No Matter How Cute You Are

Though it's been a tradition for Mountbatten-Windsor men to come home with a bit of scruff after training or trekking, that doesn't mean Her Majesty approves. Royal correspondent Phil Dampier reports that the Queen "intensely dislikes" facial hair, and made it quite clear to Prince Harry that he is to remove his beard "sooner rather…

By: Kelly Lynch / January 6, 2014

The Queen’s Christmas Message Reveals Behind-The-Scenes Footage of George’s Christening

Today, Queen Elizabeth's annual Christmas broadcast was viewed in homes throughout the Commonwealth, a tradition started by her grandfather, King George V. This year, the Queen spoke of "striking a balance between action and reflection," her coronation anniversary and the christening of her great-grandson, Prince George. "Service and duty are not just the guiding principle…

By: Kelly Lynch / December 25, 2013

William and Kate Held Hands Today, And it Was Adorable

The royal family walked together to St. Mary Magdelene Church in Sandringham today to celebrate Christmas.  In a rare public display of affection, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge held hands as they waved to well-wishers along the path. Catherine wore a navy and green Alexander McQueen tartan dress, the same one she wore to…

By: Kelly Lynch / December 25, 2013

Prince Harry Is a “Big Hairy Fat Ginger”

Transcripts from News of The World's phone hacking scandal show not only that voice messages from Prince William to Kate Middleton were listened to by editors, but also those left on Prince Harry's phone. According to the Daily Mail, court records reveal that William pranked his brother with a 2006 voice mail, pretending to be…

By: Kelly Lynch / December 19, 2013

From Kate’s Scary Portrait to Prince George’s Birth: 2013’s Top Royal Moments

Royal watchers thought nothing could top the events of 2012, but 2013 brought the kind of happy news to trump any other banner year.  Prince George's birth was anticipated long before an announcement was made in December 2012, and the "Great Kate Wait" of summer 2013 sent a massive wave of excitement through the United

By: Kelly Lynch / December 15, 2013

Kate Middleton Grabs a Puppet and Joins in on a Sing-A-Long

After learning of Nelson Mandela's death, members of the royal family took on engagements in the United Kingdom today. Queen Elizabeth, who was at Westminster Abbey to view her Diamond Jubilee Window, talked about last night's screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. "It was extraordinary because William and Catherine were at a film last…

By: Kelly Lynch / December 6, 2013

Grey Hair? What Grey Hair?

This morning, the Duchess of Cambridge joined Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Sir Timothy Laurence on the Foreign Office's balcony for Remembrance Sunday. This annual event pays tribute to service men and women who have died while serving their country.  Ceremonies take place across the UK and Commonwealth.

By: Kelly Lynch / November 10, 2013

Too Bad You and Your Unpleasant Demeanor Are Endangered, Corgis

It was revealed that the Pembroke Welsh corgi is at risk of becoming "vulernable," according to Britain's Kennel Club. Today reports that Queen Elizabeth's favorite breed is on the endangered list for the first time ever, with only 239 currently registered.  The organization does not expect that number to exceed 300 by the end of…

By: Kelly Lynch / November 7, 2013

Prince William Represents “Granny” During State Visit

Today, Prince William represented Queen Elizabeth at ceremony at the proposed site of the new Korean war memorial in London, England.  Wearing a Remembrance Poppy, the Duke sat next to Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, who later unveiled a scale model of the memorial. Geun-hye is currently on a 3-day state visit to England,…

By: Kelly Lynch / November 5, 2013

15 Stars Who are Pretty in Pink

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we're celebration with a big ole' splash of pink.  A lot of celebrities are involved in raising awareness, most notably Elizabeth Hurley and the work she does with Estee Lauder.

By: Kelly Lynch / October 26, 2013

Prince George Steals the Show in His Official Christening Photo

Today, Kensington Palace released official photos of Prince George's christening, which were taken by photographer Jason Bell in the Morning Room at Clarence House. Catherine, in a custom Alexander McQueen dress and bespoke Jane Taylor fascinator, held George for the photo, which included both the Mountbatten-Windsors and Middletons.

By: Kelly Lynch / October 24, 2013
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