Kate Middleton Wants Everyone to Help Support Children's Mental Health

It's the United Kingdom's first Children's Mental Health Week, and so Kate Middleton sat down and recorded this video encouraging adults to seek help on behalf of kids in their lives and specifically touting the offerings of Place2Be, a charity she and Will support. Is it just me, or is it weird seeing Kate… » 2/16/15 2:50pm 2/16/15 2:50pm

Belgian Royal Family Very Sorry For Confusing Dead and Living Queens

Correspondence is hard and fraught with potential mix-ups. Sometimes you thank the wrong great-aunt for those lovely crystal candlesticks. And sometimes you thank people for the expression of their sympathies on the death of the wrong queen. I'm a cotillion drop-out but I believe that's what they call a faux pas. » 2/05/15 2:00pm 2/05/15 2:00pm

World Leaders Conspiring to Spoil Prince George Absolutely Rotten

The British royal family has released its annual round-up of official gifts showered upon its various members over the last year, and it appears that the world has banded together to give wee little Prince George the expectation that everywhere he goes for the rest of his life, people will hand him free shit. » 1/15/15 12:10pm 1/15/15 12:10pm

Court Filing Claims Prince Andrew Had Sex with an Underage Woman

And here everybody thought the boringly glamorous younger generation had completely rescued the English monarchy from their scandal-prone elders. Prince Andrew—Duke of York, former husband to Fergie and younger brother of Prince Charles—has just been accused of sexual encounters with an underaged girl. » 1/02/15 3:50pm 1/02/15 3:50pm

These Cute Pictures Should Help You Forget About Prince Harry's Butt

Because a royal's work is never done (if you consider circling the world for photo ops "work," of course), Prince Harry recently visited the African nation of Lesotho to check in on the efforts of Sentebale, the children's charity he cofounded. They're building a new center that will, among other things, support kids… » 12/19/14 11:30am 12/19/14 11:30am

The Daily Show's Jessica Williams: The Royals Just Want a Black Friend

After a whirlwind two days in New York, Will & Kate have returned home to the U.K., leaving America wondering what to make of it all. Well, the Daily Show's Jessica Williams is here to break this whole thing wide open: "Jon, the royals came here looking for a black friend." In the process, she manages to ruin Oreos… » 12/12/14 9:30am 12/12/14 9:30am

GASP: Lebron James Flouts Royal Protocol, Puts Arm Around Duchess Kate

As you may know, last night, Duchess Catherine and her bloke Prince William attended one barney of a basketball match between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. After meeting (and then suffering through the sobering realization that they had nothing to talk about with) American royalty Beyoncé and Jay Z,… » 12/09/14 2:50pm 12/09/14 2:50pm

Royals Cave Before American Media's Slobbishness

On the agenda for Prince William's upcoming visit to the States: a chat with President Obama. And despite previous reports, Buckingham Palace will not demand that American journalists dress properly because that's the White House's job and if you yanks can't be bothered to dress for your own bloody head of state,… » 12/05/14 7:45pm 12/05/14 7:45pm

The Royal Family Doesn't Fuck Around with Its Dress Code for Journalists

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are making their way to the US in T-minus 14 days, so heads up American journos: if you are one of the lucky members of the press who has by some miracle gained access to witness a member of the Royal Family in person, you damn well better dress the part, or so help them God, you are… » 11/23/14 12:45pm 11/23/14 12:45pm

Farewell to the Duchess of Alba, Spain's Beloved 88-Year-Old Eccentric

Spain's Duchess of Alba, Maria del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Francisca Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva—a.k.a. Cayetana—has died at 88. You might remember her as the zero-fucks-given eccentric who famously caused a ruckus in 2011, when she decided to marry a man 25 years her junior. (He was her third… » 11/20/14 1:10pm 11/20/14 1:10pm