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Kate’s magazine disaster

- January 27th, 2015

What. The. Heck!

Australian magazine Woman’s Day has a cover featuring the Duchess of Cambridge, but they made some changes to the photo they used – and made Kate look downright weird.

They changed her eyes, hair and added a strange “sparkle” to her earring.

The magazine has been called out by readers on its Facebook page (where an improved version of the cover has been posted) for the terrible Photoshop job.

“What on EARTH have you done to Kate? Looks sick,” one person wrote.

Another person suggested an intern was to blame.

What do you think?

The original printed cover: 10940623_10153122297169047_3193747117459109710_n   The fixed version on Facebook

Andy’s controversy not a good start to the year

- January 13th, 2015
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Prince Andrew speaks at the 10th anniversary of Harrow International School Beijing, in an October 24, 2014 file photo. Buckingham Palace stepped up its denial that Prince Andrew had sex with an underage girl and named the alleged victim who had sought to preserve her anonymity, according to British newspaper reports on January 4, 2015. Buckingham Palace had already denied on Friday allegations made in Florida court documents by the woman, who said she was forced as a minor to have sex with Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth, as well as with other figures linked to a disgraced U.S. Financier. (Photo: Reuters)

Prince Andrew has been named in an alleged sex scandal – the first royal problem of the year, and the first headline-causing controversy the royals have had to really deal with in a while.

But, he has an ally in the palace, which took the unusual step of actually addressing the allegations, as well as his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson.

The reports claim Prince Andrew may have lobbied for an American convicted of soliciting a prostitute to receive a lighter sentence after himself being given an under age “sex slave.”

A woman has filed a case in the U.S. against Jeffrey Epstein – an acquaintance of Andrew – alleging she was Epstein’s sex slave and that she was forced to have sex with the prince three times. Another man named in the woman’s suit called the allegations “totally made up,” the Guardian reported.

None of the allegations have been proven in court.

Normally royal officials ignore such claims, but this time the palace has publicly denied all of the allegations.

Ferguson, who is still the Duchess of York and remains good friends (maybe more?) with her ex, went on the Today Show Tuesday to defend Prince Andrew.

She was on the show officially to discuss weight loss, but Matt Lauer quickly delved into the scandal.

She called him “a great father and a humongously good man.” and she, “as his best friend,” called the allegations “salacious lies.”

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Kate’s nightmare hair?

- December 17th, 2014
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (with lovely looking hair) learns sign language as she meets with children at the newly established 23rd Poplar Beaver Scout Colony in east London on Dec. 16. (Photo: Ben Stansall/Pool/AFP)

He might be in trouble for this comment …

During a visit to Centrepoint, a charity for homeless youth in the U.K., Prince William joked a hairdresser in training should try working on his wife’s “nightmare” hair.

Ouch.

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Prince William may want to rethink how he phrases things … (Photo: Twitter/Centrepoint)

British media have pointed out the “nightmare” may be that the Duchess of Cambridge’s hair gets “frizzy” in humid weather.

He also talked to a young woman who just got a construction job about his trip to NYC and meeting Jay-Z, and apparently ate some sweets as the charity tweeted the hashtag #whoateallthechocolate following Wills’ informal visit to the charity (media was not invited).

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Prince William has a sweet tooth? (Photo: Twitter/Centrepoint)

He looks like trouble

- December 15th, 2014
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Prince George poses in a courtyard at Kensington Palace in London in this one out of three official Christmas photographs of him taken in late November and released on Dec. 13. (Photo: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge/Handout via Reuters)

New photos of Prince George have been released and, well, he looks like a mischievous little boy, doesn’t he?

I have no doubt from the glint in his eye and his smile that he gives his parents and caregivers a run for their money. He is, no doubt, a little royal terror.

But darn it if he isn’t cute as a button.

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Ohhhh, those cheeks! (Photo: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge/Handout via Reuters)

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Kate uncovered (sort of)

- November 26th, 2014
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A spray painted picture of a pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, naked with a miniature crown balancing on her belly, has appeared on a wall in Islington, North London. (Photo: WENN.com)

Graffiti showing a naked and pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has sprung up on a wall in London and is the work of American graffiti artist Pegasus.

The image, which shows a small crown resting on her belly, also includes the words Game of Thrones.

The graffiti showed up Nov. 26 ahead of a trip by Catherine and Prince William to the U.S. early next month. The couple will be travelling to New York City for three days, Dec. 7-9. They’ll take in an NBA game, attend a black tie fundraiser and will visit inner city youth shelters, along with see a few sites.

Prince George is not expected to join them.

The couple has also been invited to China in early 2015, although it is expected Prince William will make this trip alone as Kate will be around five months pregnant.