Queen Elizabeth II Gossip

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Thanks to those of you who have emailed and tweeted at me this thread about Queen Elizabeth’s brooches during Donald Trump’s visit to England last week. It’s how Her Majesty shows her work and this is something we talk a lot about on the Show Your Work podcast  Read Full Intro

The Queen and the Royal Four

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2018 14:53:20 July 10, 2018 14:53:20
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It’s a big week for the English. Wimbledon is happening. Tomorrow England plays Croatia in the World Cup semi-final. And the Queen stepped out today for the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. There was a service at Westminster Abbey followed by a flypast at Buckingham Palace. Thousands of people gathered on the mall this afternoon to watch the air show and honour those who’ve served in the RAF over the last century. Full Story

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Dear Gossips,

There’s a show called Lookalikes that airs in the UK, a reality comedy series about people who think they look like certain celebrities. The English are very good at old timey tight assy manners AND trash TV. Anyway a few of the Lookalikes cast members (who “look like” Gordon Ramsay, David Brent, Ed Sheeran, and Jamie Vardy) appeared on ITV’s This Morning today.  Read Full Intro

Prince Harry and Royal Meghan present a trophy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 19, 2018 19:54:14 June 19, 2018 19:54:14
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This is the third Sussex post of the day because there are more photos now of Meghan Markle’s first time at Royal Ascot. As I mentioned in the first post, Prince Harry and Royal Meghan were assigned to present a trophy today. Full Story

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Royal Meghan’s: “best husband”, new earrings

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 15, 2018 14:18:27 June 15, 2018 14:18:27
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By all accounts, Meghan Markle’s first away day with the Queen yesterday was a success. I mean, it was pretty obvious on Her Majesty face, non? The day went so well not even the British tabloids, usually pretty reliable, could create a scandal out of the not-really-all-that-awkward moment when the Queen and Meghan approached the car door at the same time Full Story

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Royal Meghan’s day with the Queen

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 14, 2018 14:07:36 June 14, 2018 14:07:36
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As we’ve been anticipating, Meghan Markle is spending the day with the Queen in Cheshire after a sleepover on the royal train. Royal Meghan wore Givenchy and the shoulders were not a problem. The shoulders are very much NOT a problem. Almost as though she was like, you want me to hide my shoulders? Here. Full Story

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The Queen is Royal Meghan’s “steadying hand”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2018 20:19:44 June 6, 2018 20:19:44
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It was announced a few days ago that Royal Meghan will join the Queen on a day trip on June 14, her first official outing by herself with Her Majesty. Royal biographer and royal expert Ingrid Seward tells PEOPLE that: “It is the way of the royal family—all part of the training and getting used to being in public life and under public scrutiny. Full Story

Just Royally Married!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 19, 2018 13:13:16 May 19, 2018 13:13:16
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Holy f-ck, Duana and I are going to Show Your Work the sh-t out of this wedding. There’s a lot to break down. And we will. But today, let’s have some fun with it. Because that was too good. And my heart hasn’t recovered from the way Harry looked at Meghan. How he couldn’t stop looking at Meghan. Full Story

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Dear Gossips,

They’re calling for a pretty perfect day weather-wise tomorrow in Windsor – no rain in the forecast, lots of sunshine, cool in the morning and warming up right when it matters, around noon, when Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle at St George’s Chapel to marry Prince Harry.  Read Full Intro

The Queen & Guy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 18, 2018 13:56:04 May 18, 2018 13:56:04
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My favourite royal story of the week!   As you know, the Queen had tea with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle yesterday at Windsor Castle. Prince Charles, Camilla, Will, and Kate were also there for rehearsal. Right now it’s 230pm in England. As I’m writing this, the Queen is hosting Harry, Meghan, and Doria Ragland for tea in Windsor. Full Story

The Queen and Angelina Jolie

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 10, 2018 20:33:21 April 10, 2018 20:33:21
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The Queen’s Green Planet is an ITV documentary airing April 16 to highlight the work of The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, “a network of forest conservation projects dedicated to the Queen”. Full Story