News about the British royals in the GALA ticker: Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice want to make peace with the Sussexes +++ Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry did not want a thunderstorm of flashbulbs when they visited a restaurant that attracted attention.
Royal News 2022 in the GALA ticker
July 21, 2022
Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice want to mend differences with the Sussexes
Actually, Princess Eugenie, 32, and Princess Beatrice, 33, are in the second row of the royal family. But the two sisters are currently playing a key role in the royal structure – without causing a stir. Your mission is not easy: you have made it your mission to bring Prince Harry, 37, and Duchess Meghan, 40, back to the lap of the Windsors. An honorable mission viewed with benevolence by royal expert Richard Fitzwilliams: “I suspect the York sisters’ good relations with Harry and Meghan will greatly benefit the monarchy. It is perhaps a relief that we do not know the details, but cracks heal best in silence,” he told the Express.
The relationship between the daughters of Prince Andrew, 62, and Sarah Ferguson, 62, with the cousin living in the United States and his wife is considered cordial. It wasn’t until 2021 that Eugenie visited the couple in his new home in California and was spotted with Harry at the Superbowl. At the thanksgiving service to mark Queen Elizabeth, 96’s, platinum jubilee, in early June 2022, the Sussexes took their places alongside the York sisters and their husbands and exchanged warm greetings. Eugenie later posted a series of photos from the church event at St Paul’s Cathedral. One of the photos shows her cousin laughing with sweetheart Jack Brooksbank, 36. The 32-year-old seems to be the driving force behind the Sussexes effort even ahead of her sister. She is also credited with being instrumental in encouraging the couple’s attendance at the platinum anniversary celebrations, as Fitzwilliams reports: “There was a tremendous amount of work going on behind the scenes that we are unaware of. Princess Eugenie, who gets along with them, was very likely involved.”
July 20, 2022
Duchess Meghan + Prince Harry: Harsh photo announcement unsettled restaurant guests
They were in the center of attention, but they didn’t want it to be so intrusive at their dinner in New York: Duchess Meghan, 40, and Prince Harry, 37, took the most prominent place after their exciting appearance at the United Nations in New York Table at Hollywood star Robert De Niro’s restaurant, 78, seated. But her meal at the “Locanda Verde” should not be recorded for eternity according to her will. For this reason, security forces warned other guests against ill-considered actions when they arrived. They would be asked “to leave” if they were to take photos of the royals, was the harsh announcement from the securities as soon as they entered the popular bar.
The Sussexes appeared to be very relaxed and quite sociable during their dinner together. “There happened to be a birthday party at the table next to them,” a source told Page Six, adding, “Meghan walked up to them with Harry and said, ‘I wish you a happy birthday.'” The rudely briefed guests “They were all amazed and just said, ‘Thank you.'” Another source saw the royals in a good mood and even made a note of their orders: The two allegedly chose a dish with ricotta made from Sardinian sheep’s milk, steak tartare and ravioli. After the exciting day, they also enjoyed a glass of red wine, undoubtedly the finest variety.
Did she copy this look from Kate?
July 19, 2022
Lunch with Sarah Ferguson: David and Victoria Beckham enjoy the “Dolce Vita” in Italy
British high society is currently vacationing on the Amalfi Coast. Both David Beckham, 47, and wife Victoria Beckham, 48, and Sarah Ferguson, 62, are currently relaxing on the beautiful Italian coast. It has long been known that the Beckhams are close friends with the royal family – and so it is not surprising that the football star and his family came together for lunch with Prince Andrews, 62, ex-wife.
The celebrity couple and Ferguson popped into luxury restaurant Lo Scologio. Photos captured the moment David and Victoria said goodbye to the Duchess of York. David lovingly put an arm around the 62-year-old before kissing her on the cheek. Sarah returned the gesture with a kiss and a gentle touch on the hand. Victoria Beckham also kissed her friend goodbye on the cheek before heading back to her hotel, according to paparazzi information.
July 18, 2022
Duchess Catherine and Prince William: Their dog chose the name of their firstborn
Prince George will celebrate his 9th birthday on July 22, 2022. Will his parents then tell him how his first name came about in the first place? Well, nobody would question the election at first. Pretty soon after the birth of the first Cambridge scion, it became clear where his three first names came from: King George VI., †56, the father of Queen Elizabeth, 96, is the godfather of the first name of the great-great-grandson. It is believed that Alexander was chosen by the couple to honor the Queen herself, whose middle name is Alexandra. Louis is a tribute to Prince Philip, †99, whose grandfather was Prince Louis Alexander von Battenberg. But before his birth, the name of the first child of the future heir to the throne was apparently not yet certain.
As palace insiders have claimed, according to royal expert Katie Nicholl, the intended parents didn’t even know the gender of their baby until birth. “And friends close to the couple say William wanted a surprise.” Catherine, on the other hand, is said to have developed a sense of whether she was going to give birth to a boy or a girl during her pregnancy. She assumed “that it was a boy and hung her heart on the name Alexander”. But she didn’t want to make a decision just yet. The house dog Lupo then helped, as “The Times” reports. The Cambridges are said to have written all three names under consideration on separate pieces of paper and laid them out on the home floor. The faithful four-legged friend was then said to be free to choose a piece of paper, and it’s believed that his guess fell on George. A story that the young bearer of the name should probably like wildly.
Princess Beatrice: Before the “yes” with Edo, she broke a great royal tradition
Before Princess Beatrice, 33, and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 38, were allowed to walk down the aisle in 2020, they unexpectedly had to be patient. Her dream wedding on a large scale, planned for May 29, was initially canceled due to the corona pandemic. But then the couple surprised on July 17 with a wedding in the closest family circle at Windsor Castle. Unconventional for a royal like Beatrice, but despite everything, given the circumstances, traditionally in the presence of Queen Elizabeth, 96, Prince Philip, †99, her parents Prince Andrew, 62, and Sarah Ferguson, 62, her sister Eugenie, 32, with her husband Jack Brooksbank, 36, and other close relatives. A little unusual, but quite charming that day was the appearance of Christopher alias “Wolfie”, 6, the son of Edoardo from the relationship with Dara Huang, 38, as best man. Far more scandalous, however, sounds the break with tradition that the couple committed a few hours before the wedding.
Beatrice and Edoardo are said to have spent the night before their big day together, according to the Daily Mail. A decision that is likely to have caused astonishment in many a royal. Not only members of the family find it appropriate to separate as a bridal couple before the wedding. It’s a time-honored tradition that many soon-to-be married still follow today. Prince Harry, 37, and Duchess Meghan, 40, also stuck to it. The American stayed with her mother, Doria Ragland, 65, the night before their wedding at the Cliveden House Hotel, a luxury country hotel about nine miles north of Windsor. Duchess Catherine, 40, stayed at the Goring Hotel in London with mother Carole Middleton, 67, and sister Pippa, 38, the day before the wedding. Beatrice, however, has a good excuse: In times of a global pandemic, her longing for the closeness of her intended should have been perfectly understandable. After all, like many others, the couple had already formed an isolation community in the weeks before. And as the saying goes: New times require new ways.
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Sources used: dailymail.co.uk, thetimes.co.uk, pagesix.com