There’s one in every family. For the British royals, it’s apparently Prince Julius Eduard von Anhalt, a distant cousin who blabbed to a newspaper that Prince William and Kate Middleton are already engaged and planning to wed in July. “Kate issued William with an ultimatum: we marry or we break up,” he told a German mag. “There are obviously no more objections from the public, so the engagement is set for this autumn.The wedding is set for July.” Of course it could be BS: Mr. Big Mouth didn’t prove he had an invitation and claimed the exact date next July would be confidential. A “source close to Prince William” dismissed it as lies.
So, either Kate is cheating on the prince with his best friend’s brother … or they’re secretly engaged. Hard to say. [Daily Mail UK] Keep reading »
Two months ago, Princess Diana biographer and The Daily Beast editor-in-chief Tina Brown predicted Prince William and his longtime girlfriend, Kate Middleton, would announce their engagement last weekend. June 3rd and 4th came and went without a peep from across the pond. What gives?
Prince William is apparently pissed off because of at least one paparazzi pic of his girlfriend playing tennis on a family vacation, which was leaked to a German magazine. According to Brown’s sources, he suspects someone she knows is tipping the paps off, and he wishes Kate were more upset about it. Keep reading »
Prince William and his longtime girlfriend, Kate Middleton, may announce their engagement in June, with a wedding possibly to follow in November. Tina Brown at The Daily Beast swears up and down “a highly placed source in royal circles” says it is so! Brown’s source claimed June 3 and 4 have been “mysteriously blocked out on the palace diaries” — because I guess when you are British royalty, you need a whole damn weekend to tell people you’re gettin’ hitched. Brown also speculates Will and Kate’ll make it legal during a November ceremony, because by then a Parliamentary election will be over. Plus, November is the same month Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip married in 1947.
A royal wedding would be fun! Still, keep in mind that rumors about when Will and Kate are getting married circulate every six months or so, so … grain of salt. [The Daily Beast] Keep reading »
When Prince William graced the cover of this week’s Hello! with decidedly darker locks, some wondered if it was nothing more than a lighting or Photoshop effect. The photo was taken last month, shortly before the prince made a royal tour to Australia where a gust of wind showed off his light, thinning hair. Usually, we’d encourage a handsome man to embrace going bald, but when it comes to Prince William we’re digging the darker, thicker ‘do. What do you think? [via Daily Mail] Keep reading »
Oh, there’s something about men in uniform when you know they’ve got British accents, too! Prince Harry (my fave) posed with his brother Prince William for a painting by artist Nicky Phillips to hang in London’s National Portrait Gallery. [Times of London UK] Keep reading »
A friend with a big mouth just spilled some major royal beans! Prince William is allegedly going to marry his longtime love, Kate Middleton, in June 2012, right after his 30th birthday. The couple’s friend, Jules Knight of the band, Blake, told British magazine The People that William would like to focus on his military duties as a RAF pilot for the next three years and Kate supports that plan. “She’s mentioned Blake might be able to perform at the wedding, which would be brilliant for us,” Knight told People. Hmm, maybe not after you told a gossip mag their secret wedding plans, dude.
Oh, well, the Heir is as good as married, but the Spare‘s still a free agent. Which scion of the British aristocracy would you rather bone? [People.co.uk] Keep reading »
Prince William and Prince Harry, or as the U.K. Daily Express calls them, “Baldy and Ginger,” are doing flight training together in Shropshire, which sounds suspiciously like “Hobbit” territory to me. William is training to become a search and rescue pilot, while Harry will fly attack helicopters and recently spent ten weeks serving in Afghanistan. The two are now roommates for what Harry calls, “the first and last time we will be living together.” [Hello Magazine]
Of course, being hot young princeys, they’re always up to no good and enjoy many topless pillow fights. No, but seriously, how cute is it that they have to live together and take care of each other and give each other sponge baths? Okay, so I’m being wildly inappropriate, but here are their latest royal ramblings on the subject. Keep reading »