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The Royal Wrap!

Jun 26, 2014 12:15 PM

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From Queen Elizabeth II to the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, and the newly minted King and Queen of Spain, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, royals have been keepin' it real -- busy!

In honor of the people who will never be and the jet-setting regal life you will never have, we've got a royal rap for you!

Now this is as story all about how
The royals' week got flipped-turned upside down
Making commitments all about Europetown:

In Northern Ireland,
Queen Eliz's been busy,
Throwing Hillsborough Castle into a tizzy,
Inspecting art and on the go,
For a hella chill taping of Antiques Roadshow.
The Bad B*tch's in the 'hood for a total of three days,
Then back to Buckingham and her wicked ole-lady ways.

In Madrid (that bangin' city in Spain),
King F and Queen L been illin' the first week of their reign.
Reviewing armed forces at the royal palace,
Then prolly be drinkin' sizzurp out of a double-cup chalice.

Now we're back in England, which is mad fun,
Because Duchess Camilla be killin' at Wimbledon.
Prince Charles' boo met a bunch of tennis playerz,
Then turned around and said "F the haterz!"

ROYALS BE STRAIGHT CRUSHIN' IT, YO.

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26-Year-Old Video Shows Young Prince William And Harry With Diana

Oct 3, 2011 10:30 AM

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A newly uncovered video from 26 years ago shows young Prince William and Prince Harry playing with their mother, Princess Diana, and father, Prince Charles.

William is just 3 years old in the footage -- Harry is 1, and Diana is only 24.

Sadly, while the video shows a happy mother playing with her children, she's not so happy when talking about her royal wedding -- an event William enjoyed earlier this year.

When asked if she enjoyed her wedding, Diana replies, “Enjoy something like that? Oh God."




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Prince William & Kate Bring Out Star-Studded Crowd For BAFTA Dinner

Jul 10, 2011 09:22 AM

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Hollywood gave a wave to the new royal couple Saturday night as Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, turned out for BAFTA's Brits to Watch 2011 gala.

Not only did some of LA's biggest celebrities get a bit star-struck seeing the young couple, fans outside the Belasco Theater were shrieking with excitement as they caught a glimpse of Kate, 29, in her white Alexander McQueen dress and William, clad in a traditional black tuxedo.

Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lopez (who brought her mom along), Barbra Streisand and others shined on the red carpet before everyone entered for for a formal dinner.

Vice chairman of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Duncan Kenworthy, addressed all of the guests before the event began, educating those who had never met the royals, how to address Will and Kate:

"They want to meet all of you. They will try and chat to all of you this evening. When you meet them, you don't have to bow and curtsy. You can call them whatever you feel: 'Your Royal Highness,' 'Sir,' 'Ma'am,' 'William' and 'Kate' – just as the mood takes you."

Everyone minded their P's & Q's, with most of the night's biggest names arriving well ahead of the 8am start time -- a rarity in a town where everyone's always late.

Finally, the A-listers meet stars even more A-list! - Check out our huge gallery!

See even more video after the jump!




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Prince William And Kate To Party With A-List Celebs In Hollywood

Jul 7, 2011 12:00 PM

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Prince William and new bride Kate Middleton are making their Hollywood debut at this Saturday's BAFTA gala, and they'll be walking the red carpet alongside some major celebs!

After all, Hollywood is like America's royalty. So, Will and Kate will rub elbows with Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Nicole Kidman, Tom Hanks, Kristin Chenoweth, Derek Hough, Ginnifer Goodwin, Mekhi Phifer, Maria Bello, Gemma Arterton, director Jason Reitman, Zooey Deschanel, Paul Rudd, Judd Apatow, Ryan Reynolds, Juno Temple, Tom Hughes and Talulah Riley at the soiree.

The BAFTA Brits to Watch event will celebrate 42 on-the-rise Brits, including Temple, Hughes and Rile, in Hollywood, with the red carpet scheduled for the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Before the BAFTA gala, Will and Kate will attend after a charity polo match in Santa Barbara, in which Will will compete.

So exciting! This is Kate's first visit to the U.S. ever!




Will And Kate's Wedding Charity Fund Raises $1.7 Million

Jun 23, 2011 09:50 AM

WillKateRoyalPic230.jpgThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Will and Kate) have released a new, official royal photo taken in honor of their 2011 Royal Tour to Canada as news breaks that their wedding raised $1.7 million for charity.

The Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund, a fund Will and Kate set up for donations in lieu of wedding gifts, raised $1.7 million that will be distributed to various charities chosen by the couple, St. James' Palace said.

The total included both direct donations and revenue from wedding-related projects, such as Mario Testino donating money from the sales of the photograph he took of Will and Kate that was printed in their official wedding brochure.

William and Kate, both 29, will embark on their first official tour as a married couple this summer. They'll be in Canada June 30 through July 8. Sounds like a busy schedule!

On July 8, they'll head to Los Angeles for a two-day trip that will include a polo match for charity, a visit with war veterans, a star-studded BAFTA event and more.




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Will And Kate's California Itinerary Revealed

Jun 15, 2011 10:30 AM

PrinceKateWillCaliforniaVisit230.jpgNewly married Prince William and Kate Middleton will be in California July 8-10, and Wednesday morning St. James Palace released the details of their trip!

Will, 28, and Kate, 29, will meet with up-and-coming entrepreneurs at a reception at The Beverly Hilton on the 8th, followed by a meet-and-greet with politicians at the Consular General's Los Angeles residency.

Then, they'll be in Santa Barbara July 9 for a polo match, where Will will play and Kate will give out prizes. The match benefits American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry.

That night, the couple will hits the red carpet for a BAFTA reception at the Belasco Theatre. William is the president of BAFTA and will make a speech.

On the 10th, they'll visit Inner City Arts, a program that helps disadvantaged children through art. That night, they'll attend a veterans' event at Sony Studios.

Will and Kate have made it clear since getting married that they want to try to live a normal life; they don't have a staff at their permanent residence in England. But, trips such as this one to the U.S. seem to be a different story ... read what kind of entourage the duo is traveling with after the jump!




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Will And Kate Grace The Cover Of Vanity Fair

May 31, 2011 09:55 AM

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Newlyweds Will and Kate are looking every bit the picture perfect couple on the July cover of Vanity Fair magazine.

The couple, photographed by Mario Testino, tied the knot on April 29 in Westminster Abbey with an estimated 23 million people watching. A Palace aide tells VF writer Katie Nicholl:

    "It was just the two of them, and they were so excited to actually see it on the television. Harry joined them afterwards, and they were all in high spirits."

A source close to the couple adds:

    "William wanted the honeymoon to be a secret. By going back to work before leaving for their honeymoon, they were able to escape. It was a deliberate decoy."

The royal couple enjoyed a honeymoon in the Seychelles. Find out when the issue hits newsstands ... after the jump.




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Mario Testino Spills All The Details On William And Kate's Iconic Engagement Photo

May 27, 2011 01:35 PM

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Mario Testino is finally dishing on some deets from the day he shot Will and Kate's royal engagement photo.

Testino, who was a fave photog of Will's late mom Princess Diana, said of the special few hours he spent with the royal couple in November:

    "You know, it's not so much what they say to each other because there is no time. Everything is compacted into a very short time because we have to produce these pictures. It's more like me screaming and trying to get everything to go. Well, not screaming, but getting in a fluster, I guess you say."

Testino added the duchess "looked fabulous" and he even helped do her own makeup.

We love Kate's down-to-earth approach to style!

The famed photog also revealed the relaxed portraits of the couple were taken with the help of specific music he used while photographing the late Princess Diana.

Find out which other famous celebs Mario has captured on film, and check out his more causal engagement shot of the royal pair, after the jump ...




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