Queen Elizabeth II Expected to Sign Charter to Support Rights for Gays,…

Tomorrow, Queen Elizabeth II and all her corgis are expected to sign the 21st Century Commonwealth Magna Carta, which declares: "We are implacably opposed to all forms of discrimination, whether rooted in gender, race, colour, creed, political belief or other grounds." Apparently "other grounds" refers to sexual… » 3/10/13 10:30pm 3/10/13 10:30pm

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Secretly Got Married in a Cotton Field

My Size Barbie and Ken Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds put on the My Wedding Dream Clothes™ that came in the box with them and stealthily got married on a plantation in South Carolina yesterday. Their friend Bell Sleeves Florence Welch was there to sing in honor of their love, and so—more importantly!—was… » 9/10/12 9:00am 9/10/12 9:00am

One of These Boats Is Fuzzier Than the Others

A kayak paddled by a person dressed as a bear makes its way with hundreds of other boats of all shapes and sizes down the River Thames in London, Sunday, June 3, 2012. More than 1,000 boats were to sail down the Thames on Sunday in a flotilla tribute to Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne that organizers are… » 6/03/12 4:30pm 6/03/12 4:30pm

The Queen Royally Shames a Subject for Being Insufficiently Jubilant

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, right, talks to her son Prince Andrew, center, as she looks out from the balcony at the end of the Epsom Derby horse race, which began a four-day Diamond Jubilee celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne, Saturday, June 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) » 6/03/12 12:30pm 6/03/12 12:30pm

Dear American News Outlets: Quit Trying to Make the Diamond Jubilee…

Look, we are not above all of the hoopla surrounding the royal family. It's hard not to get excited by Kate Middleton's glorious sun mane, the Disney-esque tale of how she, a commoner, managed to get married to the future king of England and wore a beautiful wedding dress (it had sleeves! SLEEVES!). I'm sure even the… » 6/01/12 3:20pm 6/01/12 3:20pm

Queen Faces Pay Cut, Starts Hoarding Corgis

Thanks to British austerity measures, the Queen is facing a pay freeze through 2015 that would bring her income to about $48 million per year, down from a high of $125 million in 1991. Though ramen will not be appearing in the kitchen at Buckingham Palace, the cut backs will still have an effect on the royal family.… » 12/05/11 9:30am 12/05/11 9:30am

Kate Middleton Looked At Her Wedding Dress With The Queen

Kate Middleton's Alexander McQueen wedding dress, along with her veil, shoes and jewelry, goes on public display at Buckingham Palace starting tomorrow. Middleton and her grandmother-in-law just checked out the exhibition, which we know because the Official Royal Twitterer (The Lady Of The Tweets? The Keeper Of Her… » 7/22/11 12:12pm 7/22/11 12:12pm