June 7, 2015 |
Queen makes a knight of princely grandson We don't know the rules, exactly, but it appears that being a prince doesn't automatically make one a knight, which is this whole other thing that only, like, a king or queen can make you. That's why Prince Harry found himself being knighted by his granny, Queen Elizabeth II , who dubbed him Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in a private thing at Buckingham Palace. It recognizes Harry's decade as a real, honest-to-goodness soldier in the armed forces, with two tours in Afghanistan.
June 7, 2015
The Royal We By Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan Grand Central. 464 pp. $26 Reviewed by Jen A. Miller Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Happy ending, right? Especially when boy happens to be the Prince of England? Not quite, at least not in The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, which uses the real-life relationship of Prince William and Kate Middleton as a springboard. The initial courtship and declaration of love come early.
May 8, 2015 |
Kylie's shocking admission Never in a million years would I have guessed that Kylie Jenner was not born with those flap-like subterranean creatures glued to her mouth - you know, where the lips should be. In a disturbing revelation that has rocked our world, Kim Kardashian 's sis admits her lips have been bionically altered by Victor Frankenstein, M.D . The truth comes by way of reality TV: Kylie, 17, admits in two new clips from...
February 19, 2014 |
Royalty meets the royals British stage and screen royalty on Monday hobnobbed with British, erm, royalty at an event at Buckingham Palace celebrating the 60th anniversary of HRH Queen Elizabeth II' s service as patron of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Liz and granddaughter-in-law Kate Middleton received a host of boldfacers including Uma Thurman , Joely Richardson , John Hurt , Michael Sheen , Oscar-nominated director...
October 18, 2013 |
Alycia Lane fired in L.A. Former Philadelphia news anchor Alycia Lane is out of a job as a morning newscaster at KNBC in Los Angeles, the website Mediabistro reported Wednesday. Traffic reporter Sean Murphy , who also previously worked in Philadelphia, was out of work, too. "Alycia Lane and Sean Murphy's last day was today, October 16. We are grateful for the contributions they have both made to NBC4 and wish them the best in their future endeavors," a station spokesperson told Mediabistro.
September 14, 2013 |
Late-night fixture Carson Daly is switching up his schedule: He'll be getting up at dawn from now on. The 40-year-old father of two has joined NBC's Today show. Daly is "officially now joining our family," Matt Lauer said Thursday. Daly said he would embrace the daylight. Folks "associate me with nighttime, but I'm really a morning person," he said, sitting on the Today couch with Lauer, Savannah Guthrie , Al Roker , Natalie Morales , Hoda Kotb , Willie Geist , and Kathie Lee Gifford . "We've got one more monkey in the zoo," Gifford said later in the show.
August 24, 2013 |
As if there were any doubts they were and continue to be lovers: Socialite Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell , 53, are having a sunny Riviera romp - as we speak! London's the Sun reports that the X Factor hard man left London Wednesday for the South of France. Lo and behold, who should show up at the Nice airport on Thursday, but Lauren, who reportedly is carrying his baby?!!?!?! Unnamed Source tells the Mirror the two are scheduled to have "heart-to-heart talks. " And a whole lot more: Lauren brought a lot of luggage.
July 26, 2013 |
LONDON - The little prince was in need of a name, and now, by George, he has one. Make that three: George Alexander Louis. The announcement yesterday that Prince William and his wife, Kate, had selected a name steeped in British history came as royal officials said the new parents were seeking quiet family time away from the frenzy that accompanied the birth of their first child. While the news put to rest intense speculation over what name the couple would choose, the extreme interest around it illustrated how the 2-day-old future heir is already on his way to a lifetime of fanfare and public glare.
July 26, 2013 |
LONDON - The bookies were right: He Who Had Not Been Named is now Prince George. His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, to be exact. On Wednesday, that regal name was bestowed on Britain's 2-day-old royal baby by his parents, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton. Although the thoroughly modern royal couple chose a thoroughly modern way to distribute the news - via Twitter - "Prince George" is as old-school as it gets.
July 25, 2013 |
LONDON - Prince William and his wife, Kate, presented their newborn son to the world for the first time Tuesday, drawing whoops and wild applause from well-wishers as they revealed the new face of the British monarchy - though not, yet, his name. "We're still working on a name. So we'll have that as soon as we can," William told scores of reporters outside St. Mary's Hospital as he cradled the child. The young family's debut public appearance was the moment the world's media had been waiting for, but the royal couple showed no sign of stress in the face of dozens of flashing cameras.