Hilary Mantel lambasts Kate Middleton as ‘Plastic Princess’

Hilary Mantel lambasts Kate Middleton as ‘Plastic Princess’

Hilary Mantel lambasts Kate Middleton as ‘Plastic Princess’ Was Mantel’s attack on Kate entirely a result of her historical works, or did it have something to do with some of her own personal insecurities? Do you think Mantel’s barbs hit the target? Leave your comments below. ENGLISH:

Kate Middleton pregnant!?!?

Kate Middleton pregnant!?!? A.K.A the biggest news of 2012!

Kate Middleton is pregnant! Her pregnancy was officially announced earlier this week after acute morning sickness sent her to the hospital. We send our warmest congratulations to Prince William’s willy. Prince William of Wales and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge originally planned to make the pregnancy announcement around Christmas time, but a trip to the hospital pushed that date up to Monday afternoon. Kate’s acute morning sickness, also known as hyperemesis gravidarum, is often linked to an increase in the possibility of twins. Can the Brits handle news that exciting? Whether Kate and Will have twins or not, their child will be third in line as heir to the throne (if it is twins,…

Kate Middleton topless photos: the royals fight back

Kate’s Boobs vs. Tabloids: Who will win?

Poor Kate Middleton! Prince William’s wife was mortified after French magazine Closer published photos of her sunbathing topless. Luckily the Duchess of Cambridge has the royal family on her side and they are not going to go down without a fight. They’ve lawyered up and are planning on making a criminal complaint against the photographer who took the photos. Prince Harry’s naked mishap happened only weeks ago, but this is a whole new caliber of low. Not only was Kate on private property, but as many as 50 photographs of the princess in various states of undress were snapped and sold to the tabloids. Media outlets cannot help but relate this to Princess Diana’s deadly…

Prince Harry’s naked night in Vegas revealed

Prince Harry’s naked night in Vegas revealed

Looks like Prince Harry took the term Las Vegas Strip literally. TMZ leaked photos of Prince Harry showing off the Crown Jewels during a wild night in Vegas. Prince Harry has quite the history of scandals ranging from smoking pot to calling a fellow Sandhurst cadet a “Paki” to wearing a Nazi costume to a party. We thought we’d seen it all. Oh, how wrong we were! Now everyone has seen it all (or should we say his all?) after gossip site TMZ got a hold of some very revealing photos of Prince Harry. The photos show a naked Prince Harry bear-hugging a naked girl in one photo and cupping his royal jewels in another….

Queen Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee a royal party

Queen Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee a royal party despite rain

Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations got off to a wet and windy start in London this weekend, but that didn’t deter the crowds. The royal barge was part of a 1,100-boat flotilla, which broke the Guinness world record for the number of boats in a procession. Festivities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne include a 10,000-strong picnic and a star-studded rock concert featuring Elton John and Stevie Wonder. Pubs expect to sell 60 to 80 million extra pints during what is being called ju-beer-lee weekend. The party will end with the Queen lighting the first of an expected 4,500 beacons that will be lit around the world to…

Queen Elizabeth gets royal snub from Queen of Spain

Queen Elizabeth gets royal snub from Queen of Spain

Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of England, may be feeling a little sour towards Queen Sofia of Spain for skipping out on her Diamond Jubilee lunch at Windsor Castle. All this tension between the queens of England and Spain because of a teeny tiny territory called Gibraltar. Gibraltar is a small rock with an area of just 6.8 square kilometers, or 2.6 square miles, located on the southern tip of Spain. Although it is attached to Andalucia, Spain, Britain controls Gibraltar. The Brits captured Gibraltar during the 1704 War of the Spanish Succession, sparking a centuries-old beef between Spain and Britain. This tension is making headlines again when Queen Sofia retracted her decision to attend…

Falklands War anniversary: Who’d win rematch?

Falklands Anniversary: Why Argentina would win rematch

With the 30th anniversary of Argentina’s invasion of the Falklands, known in Argentina as Las Islas Malvinas, approaching on April 2, Argentina has been ratcheting up the rhetoric. The British Government has rejected calls from Argentina for talks on the islands sovereignty, saying that it respects the opinion of the island’s residents. Argentina has also claimed that Britain sent a nuclear submarine to the region. It has also accused London of provoking matters by sending Prince William to the Falklands on a tour of duty. Since the Falklands Conflict in 1982, Britain has spent time and effort reinforcing its garrison on the remote outpost, but severe cuts in the UK’s defense budget had caused military…

Kate Middleton pregnant? Baby rumors abound

Kate Middleton pregnant? Baby rumors abound

Kate Middleton pregnant? Indeed, she is! Kate Middleton is pregnant, an exclusive In Touch magazine article reports. According to a royal source, Prince William‘s newly wedded wife has been with child for at least six weeks. If true, the birth would produce Queen Elizabeth‘s first great-grandchild and a potential heir to the British throne. Preparations for the baby’s arrival are already in full swing. Middleton is said to be preparing nurseries in Nottingham Cottage, Kensington Palace and another in Wales. The couple hasn’t yet picked a name, though they are reportedly giving it a great deal of thought. Choices for a boy include Edward, Philip and Michael, while Alice and Rose are being considered in…