Hello, friends! We made it to the end of another week. And if you are a royal watcher — which, um, I assume you are, as you are reading this post — hang on for one more day, to quote some of America’s foremost poets, because tomorrow is Trooping the Colour, which means we’re gonna get Harry and Meghan and Wills and Kate and Charlotte and George and ALL KINDS of random British royals shoved into a balcony, and it’s always a hoot. Come by tomorrow and behold it all.


In absolutely awful news, Queen Maxima’s younger sister died by suicide this week. How truly, truly tragic for her and their family. [People]

At Town & Country: The Truth About the Royal Wedding Rumors That Everyone’s Talking About

Pippa confirmed her pregnancy in a column she wrote for Waitrose Weekend, and noted that she feels better than Kate did. Without using her sister’s name, but we all know who she was talking about. [Elle]

Meghan’s got a whole day of events w. the Queen on her docket for the 14th, so stay tuned. They’re taking the royal train! [Glamour]

US Weekly reports that Meghan and Harry want babies ASAP, which should surprise none of us.

At Vanity Fair: The Greatest Royal Wedding Scammer Has Come Clean

At Marie Claire: All the Times Princess Diana Recycled Her Royal Wardrobe

And, in social media developments:

This drawing is amazing:



This is super interesting:


So is this!


Euj looks great here!




Frederik is in SF?!?!?! REPORT BACK, FUG NATIONALS!


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