Kate Middleton — excuse me, the Duchess of Cambridge — kept her cool this weekend when she met an indigenous Maori during a traditional Maori Powhiri Ceremonial Welcome in Wellington, New Zealand. That’s a lot more man-butt than she’s used to seeing in Buckingham Palace, I can assure you. Prince William, Kate and their baby son George are traveling through Australia and NZ on a three-week trip promising plenty of photo ops. Does it strike anyone else as weird that these relatives of colonialist oppressors are traveling the territories and welcomed as guests? Too heavy? Sorry. Look at Kate’s pretty hair! [Image via Getty]
Kanye, Kim and North may have been photographed by Annie Liebowitz for the pages of Vogue, but I’d argue that this photo of Prince William, Duchess Kate Middleton, Prince George and dog Lupo is just as stunning, if not more so. They all just look so naturally glowing and happy. I’m not one to go gaga over the Royals — that’s Jessica’s department — but even I got a little swoon-y. [Photo: Getty Images]
Some days, being a princess sounds like a pretty sweet set up. Then reality sets in and I realize it would really suck to have gossip magazines make it headline news that you missed your child’s milestone while you’re away at a five-star restort.
Currently, Princess Kate is being dragged through the tabloids for missing Prince George’s first attempt at crawling while she was vacationing in the Maldives. Kate and Prince William were away on their first baby-free getaway earlier this month and — of course — that’s when little Prince George decided to test the crawling waters, showing off for his maternal grandparents, Carole and Michael Middleton. US Weekly breathlessly reported on this “exclusive,” further solidifying their place in hell by furthering the institution that is known as parental guilt. Keep reading »
When I read that Prince William’s private voicemails to Kate Middleton had been read aloud in court as part of the ongoing phone hacking trial, I was mortified, especially because the transcripts included him referring to his future wife as “Babykins.” Oh my gosh, I thought, I can’t think of anything more embarrassing than the world knowing my dorky petnames for my boyfriend. My next thought? I should write a post where I tell the world my dorky petnames for my bofyriend. Alas, this is the life of a blogger. After the jump, I’m sharing some of the weird things my boyfriend and I call each other, and I would be eternally grateful if you’d share some of yours in the comments. Don’t leave Prince William and me hangin’! Keep reading »
- That baby looks way more Windsor than Middleton.
- Silly hats are still a thing.
- Whose idea was it to dress an infant in a probably million-dollar antique lace christening gown that it’s just going to barf all over? C’mon, peole.
- Does that flap on the front of Kate’s dress move? Because if so, that’s a brilliant way to cover up dribble stains.
- Holding a cute baby really does make men look hotter.
Check out a few more christening pics after the jump! Keep reading »