PEOPLE Royals hits newsstands on Friday, March 5 Advertisement Royals quarterly Introducing PEOPLE Royals — a new quarterly publication focused exclusively on all things royal. You can find the premiere issue of PEOPLE Royals at your local newsstand on Friday, March 5 or subscribe at peopleroyals.com/launch . Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. In the inaugural issue, Kate Middleton defines herself as a "millennial Queen-in-the-making," Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York gets personal over a cup of tea and singer-songwriter and actress Rita Wilson shares her memorable encounter with Princess Diana 25 years ago. Plus, looking for your new favorite cocktail? Try the Queen's favorite drink. Read ahead for a sneak peek! Kate the Great: How the Future Queen Is Defining Herself At the 10-year mark in her royal career, Princess Kate has firmly established her voice. If the current Queen, 94, has embodied the very English stiff upper lip throughout her long reign, the millennial Queen-in-the-making, 39, has chosen a modern path: feelings are to be validated, mental health is to be prioritized, and laughter is to be encouraged. And like parents around the world, she's doing this all while homeschooling 7-year-old George, 5-year-old Charlotte and 2-year-old Louis. There is no doubt that Kate faces pressures uniquely her own: She is the wife of one future King and raising another. To add to the pressures, there was also the resignation of her brother-in-law Prince Harry and sister-in-law Meghan Markle from royal duty. The move left Kate as the only senior royal woman of her generation. "Kate is now the only real possible provider of the glamour factor," says historian Sarah Gristwood, author of Elizabeth: The Queen and the Crown. As she … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s ‘Power,’ Fergie Spills the ‘Tea’ & Rita Wilson’s Diana Moment: Inside PEOPLE Royals!
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May 31, 2020 - 15:23 BST The Duchess of Cambridge launched her Hold Still lockdown challenge earlier this month The Duchess of Cambridge has been commenting on Instagram entries to her virtual photo competition Hold Still , which she launched earlier this month. Kind-hearted Kate asked members of the public to share their pictures from life under lockdown. There was a huge response, with 7,500 entries being submitted in the first week alone using the hashtags #HoldStill and #HoldStill2020. Now the Duchess has been spotted leaving comments on some of the entries via the official Kensington Palace Instagram account, signing them simply "C." Loading the player... WATCH: Prince William and Kate Middleton play bingo with residents at care home over Zoom call Underneath an image of a man looking out onto his garden, the down-to-earth royal wrote: "Thank you so much for taking part in the Hold Still project. I get so much joy from being outside and gardening too. C." She also commented on a photo of a healthcare worker in uniform: "Thank you so much for sharing your story and for all the amazing work you continue to do at this difficult time. C." Another user, meanwhile, shared a close-up photo of their young child blowing a dandelion, to which Kate kindly responded: "A perfect example of Hold Still… the chance to re-engage and value the simple things around us. C." The Duchess of Cambridge is also a keen photographer The photographer responded: "@kensingtonroyal thank you, that is very kind. We have definitely been loving the daily walks and watching the seasons change." The six-week competition is a collaboration with one of the Duchess' patronages, the National Portrait Gallery, and aims to capture the mood and experiences of the nation as people continue to deal with COVID-19. It will culminate in a virtual gallery exhibition, with one hundred winning images on display. READ: What … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton thrills fans with personal messages for this special reason
People Exclusive From touring with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to capturing Prince William leaving home with Prince George on his first school day, Chris Jackson viewed royal life close-up for nearly two decades Advertisement The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge And Prince Harry Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Prince William | Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Over nearly two decades, there are few places in the world that the royals have been where photographer Chris Jackson hasn't trailed closely behind, capturing their every public move. Whether touring Australia with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , taking an official portrait of Queen Elizabeth or joining Prince William as he took Prince George to his first day of school, Jackson's job for Getty Images has given him a privileged, close-up view of history. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. "The thing I love about royal photography is the depth with which you get to know your subjects," Jackson tells PEOPLE. "Celebrity photography is one thing — you are photographing a much bigger roster. With royals you have the opportunity to build up an in-depth knowledge of their personalities." Chris Jackson and Prince Harry Credit: Courtesy Getty Images As he has traveled the world, Jackson has come to appreciate the different approaches that the members of the royal family use in their day-to-day duties and has learned how to get the best out of them for his pictures. Here, he shared some of those insights exclusively with PEOPLE. PRINCE HARRY Jackson has forged a close working bond with Prince Harry over the years, capturing him as he has toured Southern Africa for his Sentebale charity and up close during his groundbreaking Invictus … [Read more...] about Royal Photographer Shares ‘Snap Judgments’ from Working with Harry, William, the Queen and More
September 13, 2021 - 20:55 BST Kate Hudson gave fans something to get excited about as she revealed that she and boyfriend Danny Fujikawa are now engaged Kate Hudson has certainly had a ripper start to the week, as she took to social media to reveal some major news. MORE: Kate Hudson gives Kate Middleton vibes in a dreamy dress in touching new family photo In a beautiful Instagram post, Kate announced that she and her longtime boyfriend, musician and actor Danny Fujikawa , are now engaged. Loading the player... WATCH: Kate Hudson debuts brand new look and it's so unexpected The actress shared a picture of the two on Instagram as they leaned in for a kiss, surrounded by some absolutely stunning scenery, subtly showing off the stunning rock glistening on her finger. She simply captioned the picture with, "Let's go!" and a slew of emojis, including one of a bride, a church, and a groom. MORE: Kate Hudson shares rare family moments to celebrate brother Oliver Hudson's birthday Fans were absolutely thrilled for the pair, with Katie Couric commenting, "SO happy for you two, congratulations!!! XO." "I'm so happy for you both !!! Congratulations," one fan wrote, with another also saying, "Yahoo!! Congratulations!!" Several others also did the same, throwing a few champagne bottles and heart emojis in there. The couple revealed that they were engaged Kate and Danny first started going out together in 2016, although they'd known each other for much longer, having first met through mutual friends when Kate was 23. They've been together for almost five years now and even share a daughter, Rani Rose Hudson Fujikawa, who will turn three this year. MORE: Kate Hudson’s glam transformation for exciting announcement has fans saying the same thing MORE: Kate Hudson is a blushing bride in gorgeous wedding dress photo – but son Ryder steals the show! Kate was previously … [Read more...] about Kate Hudson shows off jaw-dropping engagement ring in photo that sparks massive reaction
The royal parents chose verses from Matthew 18 and the hymn "Praise to The Lord, The Almighty" for the service Advertisement PRINCESS CHARLOTTE: 2015 Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Despite wet skies, Princess Charlotte ‘s christening went off without a hitch – and her family has made their first public appearance as a foursome! Around 4:30 p.m. U.K. time – luckily, after the rain cleared – Prince William and Princess Kate and their children, 2-month-old Charlotte and nearly 2-year-old Prince George , made the stroll into Sandringham’s St. Mary Magdalene church in Norfolk, some 110 miles north of London. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. Pushed by her adoring mom Kate, Charlotte rode in a vintage Millson stroller used by the Queen for her younger children, Princes Andrew and Edward. Meanwhile, an impeccably behaved Prince George held tight to his father’s hand and appeared to be wearing a Rachel Riley design similar to one William wore to meet his little brother Prince Harry . Meanwhile, Kate wore a white Alexander McQueen ensemble and white Jane Taylor hat. As they left a short while later following the service, Kate bounced Charlotte around in her arms as she chatted with the Queen. George was again at William’s side, along with nanny Maria Turrion Borrallo in her traditional Norland Nannies uniform. George seemed fascinated with the crowds and kept turning back, straining on his dad’s arm as he looked at the people cheering the family. He also gave a little wave to the delight of fans. The family was joined by both sets of grandparents: Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Carole and Michael Middleton, as well as Kate’s sister Pippa and her brother James. The Queen, 89, and her … [Read more...] about Princess Charlotte’s Christening: Details and Photos
Earlier in the tour, the Duchess of Sussex called husband Prince Harry "the best dad." Advertisement Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ’s son Archie is in the royal spotlight! The proud parents took their almost 5-month-old son on his first royal engagement on Wednesday to meet one of South Africa’s most well-known human rights activists, Archbishop Desmond Tutu. During the outing at Tutu’s foundation in Cape Town, South Africa, Meghan and Harry revealed new details about their son, who was born on May 6. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. “He constantly wants to stand,” Harry said as his son playfully stood up on the couch in Meghan’s arms. Meghan added, “He’s an old soul!” “I think he is used to it already,” Harry said of his son as the famed anti-apartheid activist and his daughter, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, looked on. RELATED: See How Meghan Markle Honored Princess Diana When She Arrived in South Africa with Baby Archie! Archie was calm and attentive throughout his first outing as he smiled at his hosts and played in his mother’s lap. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and Archie | Credit: PA Wire/PA Images The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Archie | Credit: PA Wire/PA Images Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Archie | Credit: PA Wire/PA Images After the outing, the couple posted a sweet black-and-white shot of Archie on their Instagram, alongside the caption: “Thank you Archbishop Tutu for your incredibly warm hospitality, Archie loved meeting you!” – The Duke and Duchess. The family of three touched down in Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday as the … [Read more...] about Prince Harry Reveals Archie ‘Constantly Wants to Stand’ as Meghan Markle Calls Son an ‘Old Soul’