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

The New Royal Family Portrait: Approachable While Still Unattainable

Ah yes, I thought we were due for an official visual update on our friends across the pond. In the new portrait, we see Prince Will and Duchess Kate looking out the window of Apartment 1A at Kensington Palace while eight-month old George (donning a sweater with his name on it) and the shiny-ass cocker spaniel Lupo (um… » 3/30/14 4:30pm 3/30/14 4:30pm

Celebrity Babies Make the Tabloid World Go 'Round

Once upon a time there were no celebrity tabloids, just people gossiping at the local watering hole, which was literally a hole in the ground with water in it. But then some brilliant person starting carving the likenesses of his friends and neighbors into stone, and the early celebrity weekly was born. It wouldn't be… » 8/12/13 11:30am 8/12/13 11:30am

Here's That Other TV Movie About Will & Kate That You Didn't Ask For

We laughed, and said "of course!" when we learned that Lifetime would make a movie about Wills and Kate back in March. Then we watched (and laughed at) it when it aired in April. And now, in August, we've learned that one flick is not enough: the Hallmark channel has made a movie about the very same topic. But! There… » 8/08/11 5:20pm 8/08/11 5:20pm