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Royals Caught Off Guard: Candid Shots Proving the Monarchy Are Still Human

What does it mean to be a royal? Being in the spotlight can be a tricky task for celebrities, but when you’re a member of the British monarchy, things are way more intense. Being a part of the royal family means bearing a duty to serve your entire nation, which means one must attend their public engagements, and carry themselves well while doing so, 24/7!

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While it may seem like this family is miles away from sharing anything in common with us regular people, you may just be surprised by what’s to follow. Popular Everything has done it’s digging and found some of the best royal slip-ups and candid moments that prove, despite their prestigious titles, these people are still human.

Sporting Legend

Ever wondered if members of the royal family have any secret talents? As proud as we are that the Duchess of Cambridge wanted to try her hand as the next cricket superstar, we don’t recommend she gives up the day job. This is an action shot like no other, move over Don Bradman!

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Well, this is a little embarrassing! During a trip to New Zealand in 2014, Kate Middleton was keen to show off her batting skills to the crowds in a good, old fashioned game of cricket. She may not look so impressive in the snapshot, but in all fairness to her, it’s probably not easy scoring runs in brand name heels! Good on you for giving it a go, Kate.

Fast Food Fanatic

What does a British monarch’s diet consist of? While the obvious guesses might be white truffles, caviar and oysters washed down with a pricey glass of champagne, the reality may come as a bit of a surprise to you! Here is Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex and an all-round prestigious man getting his teeth stuck into a juicy burger.

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Clearly, this Prince was getting so ravenous observing a rugby match with his older brother, William, that he had to rush over to get his fast-food fix. He may have gotten a fair share of odd looks at the drive-thru, but at least he looks like he’s enjoying his meat feast!

Child’s Play

Have you heard the news? Prince Harry is now the proud father of a beautiful baby boy! While the Duke of Sussex now spends his days learning the trials and tribulations of fatherhood, we’re sure he’s having a splendid time getting to know his new mini-me. We wonder, did the royal get any practice in before welcoming his bundle of joy?

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One would certainly assume so! Growing into the well-rounded man he is today, Harry has proven himself to be a natural with the little ones. Every time he is met by the public on his royal engagements, the Duke loves nothing more than entertaining the younger members of the crowds. If there’s one man in the running for dad of the year, it’s Harry!

Tongues out for the Paps

Meghan Markle is the Princess we all look up to. She’s glamorous, charismatic, she loves a charitable mission and isn’t afraid to let her hair down every once in a while! Any girl who was going to end up with Prince Harry had to match his joker tendencies, and we can’t help feeling like this Duchess of Sussex is a perfect fit.

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Just because the cameras are on you, doesn’t mean you can’t let your playful side make a little appearance! During a Christmas Day gathering at Sandringham church, Markle was quick to give the doting crowds a cheeky tongues-out pose, and it’s safe to say they were thrilled! Meghan stole the show on this festive occasion.

Fun in the Snow

We wonder, how do the members of Britain’s most famous family let their hair down? Just like the rest of us, with a well-needed vacation! Back on one of their traditional skiing trips to the French Alps in 2016, Prince William and Kate Middleton were caught sharing a few laughs. If you can’t let loose while on vacation, when can you?

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You snooze, you lose, Will! In Buckingham Palace, these two set the standards as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, but on vacation, these two are simply mom and dad; and if that means having a few snowball fights to keep the kids entertained, then so be it!

Social Climbing

Prince Charles has led a successful life over the years. He’s raised a tremendous amount of awareness for climate change, founded The Prince’s Trust charity, stands as the longest-serving Prince of Wales, and is a real champion at rock climbing! No, we’re not kidding, just take a look at the below image.

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Over the years, Prince Charles has visited a number of UK schools as a part of his charitable service, but was this his most hands-on trip yet? During a day out to Granville School in Jersey, the monarch got stuck right in on their rock climbing wall. We must say, he’s doing a pretty good job considering he’s in a double-breasted suit!

Birdie Blunder

Here’s a snapshot of the Royals being at one with nature. In 2015, on a day trip to the Sandringham Flower Show, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall got face-to-face with Zephyr. No, this wasn’t one of the founders of a charity they heavily supported, but a bald eagle! Clearly, these two aren’t quite so trained in the animal department.

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What a nightmare! We’re not sure this royal couple was too impressed when Zephyr started flaunting what his momma gave him, flapping about his several feet long wings in their faces! We give our credits to the photographer here, in capturing such ridiculous looking expressions on both the monarch’s faces.

Couples Who Compete

Prince William and Kate are obviously a successful pair, but how do you think they motivate each other to do so well in life? Through a little healthy competition! We cannot thank the cameraman enough for capturing this glamorous couple for who they really are. It’s not every day you see the royals in this way!

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Being the humanitarians we know and love them for, this young couple couldn’t wait to showcase their sporting talents. Lining up for the 50-meter relay race for Heads Together charity against Prince Harry, Will give his wife a reassuring high five before the whistle blew. Teamwork makes the dreamwork, even if Harry ended up beating them anyway!

Royal Salesman

Ever wondered what members of the British monarchy would look like if they were everyday people? It turns out, we don’t have to wonder much longer. In 2014, Prince Harry tried his hand as a London trader at a top broking firm, all in the name of charity! We must say, he pulls off the pushy salesman look rather well.

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Among several other stars, Prince Harry put his merchant skills to the test and raised as much money as he could for England Rugby’s All Schools Program. If there’s one person who can bring in a few laughs from his charitable missions, it’s the Duke of Sussex! Good on you, Harry.

Baby Has the Last Word

Looking at this picture with no prior knowledge about the British monarchy, who would’ve guessed these people are royals? As one of the biggest pieces of nostalgia on this list, this snap was taken back in 1951, during a New Years family photo-shoot. As you can see, Prince Philip was caught getting put in his place!

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Clearly, father Philip was getting a little too bossy about which angles the family should consider posing with, because his daughter, Princess Anne, has just about had enough for the day! Luckily, the photographer managed to capture this exact moment, so we’re sure the family still laugh about it to this day.

Sweet Tooth

You may describe the Duchess of Cornwall as many things: animal welfare activist, literacy advocate, or dessert enthusiast! If you weren’t too sure about this last one, check out the image below and it will all become very clear to you. Who said the Royals couldn’t satisfy their sugar cravings?

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Ice cream is life, and doesn’t Camilla Parker Bowles know that well! In 2012, Camilla and her husband, Prince Philip took a trip to the old town of Elsinore in Denmark and stopped off for a much-needed ice cream break. Clearly, one of them started to indulge a little more than the other! You do you, Camilla.

Kids Will Be Kids

One of the best things about Prince William and Kate Middleton’s fairytale romance is the gorgeous little bundle of joys they’ve had over the years; talk about a happily ever after! Being a royal comes with its fair share of trials and tribulations, and it looks like these little ones have a long way to go before they can master them!

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This is a serious mood. As you can see, Prince George and Princess Charlotte cannot contain their excitement about attending the annual Trooping the Color celebration…or maybe they can. While their parents may be able to hide their boredom on public events pretty well, it’s gonna take these two a bit of practice first!

Newest Hogwarts Member

Possibly the last person you’d expect to be a Potterhead is the Duchess of Cambridge; do royals even have the time to watch Harry Potter? If you don’t believe us, just take a quick look at this snapshot taken of Kate on a trip with husband, Prince William, to the Warner Brothers Studios in Hertfordshire, England.

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We can just imagine Kate shouting “Wingardium Leviosa” as this picture was taken! Just because you’re a member of the British royal family, certainly does not mean you can’t have a real fan-girl moment, just like Miss. Middleton over here. You keep waving that wand, Duchess!

Down with the Kids

If we had two words to describe Prince Harry, it would be royal joker. Despite his high status, this Duke of Sussex is not afraid to prove he’s no different to the everyday man. If you wanted a little proof to the fact, here’s an image of Harry down under!

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On a trip to Australia’s Campbells’ Cove in 2013, Harry took the time out to greet members of the public. In the most Harry way possible, he ensured there were a few laughs along the way! Here the Duke of Sussex was spotted pulling a funny face to entertain one of the children. Little did he know then, this would stand as good practice for his future as a father!

OMG Moments

Just because these people live in big, expensive castles, does not mean they’re not human! Prince George might be just six years old, but he’s already showing tons of character, and the public can’t seem to get over him. If he’s showing the signs now, we wonder if he’ll end up being just as much of a joker as his uncle, Harry!

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Check out this snapshot taken of the charismatic prince last year! Princess Eugenie may have been getting married, but clearly, there were other things on this young royal’s mind. By the looks of things, little Prince George may have just been notified that someone in the audience was donning a Gucci dress from two whole seasons ago; the absolute horror!

Dancing King

Did you know, members of the royal family are fully trained in intensive dance classes before they can even consider assuming the throne? Ok, so this may not exactly be true, but judging by Prince Harry’s smooth moves, it could definitely have been a possibility! Just look at him go.

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Princes unite! He may live a life of lavish luxuries, but the minute Prince Harry stepped foot into South Africa’s Lesotho, he wanted to fit right in with the locals! During a humanitarian trip with brother, Will, to visit children affected by HIV, Harry couldn’t help but show off his dance moves with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. What a team player.

Lazy Vacationers

For some of us, vacation is the one time of year we can truly let our hair down, forget all of our troubles and do absolutely nothing. If there was ever a member of the British monarchy who’d completely agree with that point, it would be none other than Prince Charles! Who would’ve guessed that?

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Well, this certainly isn’t a sight you see every day! We’ve become very used to seeing the Prince of Wales in smart suits, shaking hands with some pretty important people, but here he is looking like your uncle who’s had a few too many drinks at the hotel bar! There are beach babes, and then there’s Prince Charles.

Royal Races

Regular exercise is the key to a long life, and don’t the British monarchy know it! When we first heard the royals were taking part in a 50-meter relay race, we assumed it would end up looking more like a leisurely stroll. The Queen of Genovia put it simply in The Princess Diaries: “We never rush, we hasten.”

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Clearly, this royal rule doesn’t apply to Dukes and Duchesses; just look at Kate, Harry and William go! This is probably one of the most intense games we’ve ever seen. All we can say at this point is Usain Bolt better start sleeping with one eye open because it looks like he’s got some royal competition.

Bringing in the Treats

As we’ve mentioned to you before, Prince Harry is never too shy to get caught indulging over the occasional sweet treat, or two. If there was one photo on this list that we could probably relate to the most, it would have to be this hilarious snapshot taken of the Duke of Sussex in New Zealand.

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With a new day, comes a new charitable mission! This time, Harry’s philanthropy took him all the way to the University of Canterbury’s Volunteer Army, where he was spotted handing out delicious cupcakes to anyone who wanted them. Judging by his facial expression, it must have been hard not to pinch a few off the plate for himself!

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Living in the United Kingdom has its ups and downs. Sure, Buckingham Palace has its lavish decor and horse-drawn carriages on tap, but we were promised sunshine three weeks ago! Clearly, Queen Elizabeth has had quite enough of this rain in July nonsense.

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There this monarch was, suncream in hand and ready to take the outdoors on one of her latest public appearances when a downpour came in hot and heavy! So she may be a little chiller than anticipated, but you can’t deny she looks like a total fashionista in that silk scarf! Who said the monarchy couldn’t double up as style icons?

The Shock of the Century

It’s pretty rare for a blunder to be captured on camera, but when it is, they’re always golden. Just imagine how exciting it is to the paparazzi when they capture one of these moments from the royal family! We’re sure the cameraman present during this royal slip-up between Kate Middleton and Sophie, Countess of Wessex was laughing for days.

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If you were looking to get a few laughs from this list, we hope we’ve fulfilled your expectations with this crazy snapshot! During a day at Royal Ascot, things were going as sophisticated as planned up until Kate Middleton was forced to save the Countess from what would’ve been a mortifying fall. Hopefully, they can look back at this picture and laugh!

Cosmetic Emergency

Known everywhere as one of the most graceful women on the planet, Queen Elizabeth II has always made sure she presents herself well for the cameras. When Liz was told she needed to “keep up appearances” on this particular day though, we think she might have taken the term a little too literally!

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If the Queen is to go anywhere, she makes sure not to leave her little handbag aside containing her trusty lipstick; you never know when you’re going to need a touch-up! On many occasions, Liz has been spotted applying her lipstick in public. Maybe, she considers herself the next beauty influencer and wants to get her cosmetic tricks seen by the world.

Whatever She Said

If Prince Harry could give us one piece of advice on surviving marriage, we’re sure his words would be “happy wife, happy life.” Meghan Markle is a strong, independent woman, and Harry was never going to get in the way of that! If there was one candid shot that defined their relationship, it would have to be this one.

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Clearly, someone was asking for directions in this photo, and Harry wanted to give his wife the green light in showing them the way. Or something along those lines, anyway! Harry may have proven himself to be a joker over the years, but he’s still a gentleman.

Horsing Around

We’ve all heard of photobombs, but did you know horses like to take part in this hilarious new trend, too? A civilized day at the farm quickly turned into chaos after the Duchess of Cornwall started getting mocked by a four-legged mammal. You’ve got to laugh at this one!

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If only she knew! During a quick tour of the stables in 2008 at the Olympia Horse Show in London, Camilla Parker Bowles was met by one fan who simply could not opt-out of the opportunity to get in a photo with his favorite member of the royal family. Judging by the smile on this horse’s face, this Duchess was just as courteous as you read about in the tabloids!

Caught in the Act

As we know, members of the royal family are trained extensively in managing their behavior in front of the paparazzi; one wrong move and you could see your pre-sneeze face in the tabloids forever! Clearly, Prince Philip couldn’t hold back whatever was going on in his life here for any cameraman.

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This is a little awkward. It seems the Duke of Edinburgh was suffering a nasty cold during the Braemer Highland Games; it is in Scotland, after all! The cameras may have been present, but Philip urgently needed to sort himself out; we’re not sure the Queen would’ve been too impressed with her husband’s lack of decorum!

Playing Along

Just earlier this year, the world learned that Prince Harry was going to be a dad for the very first time. While it’s a big thing for any monarch to announce the birth of their first child, we can’t help but feel like this Duke of Sussex is totally ready to take the plunge into fatherhood! If there’s ever going to be a king of dad jokes, we’re placing our bets on Harry.

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Would you just look at him? Once again, he proves to be a natural with the little ones. During the Sitting Volleyball Tournaments in Toronto of 2017, Harry was spotted doting over the daughter of one of the parents he was sat next to. There may have been a big game going on, but the Prince was more concerned with winning over this little girl’s heart; how sweet!

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

At last! We’ve finally discovered what Prince William’s hobby is. When the Duke of Cambridge isn’t off of one of his charitable missions, or teaching his children some valuable life lessons, the man is aligning his chakras! By the looks of this picture, it’s not the first time Will has tried his hand at some sun salutations.

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Prince William the yoga guru; who guessed it? Before an intense game of polo was about to ensue for charity with brother, Harry, the Duke was keen to get his body warmed up with some yoga moves. Just look at the way he nails the extended side angle pose! He should seriously consider taking this up as a career if things at Buckingham Palace stop working out.

Manners Are Everything

Like we said before, the Royal family is never safe when they step out the doors of Buckingham Palace. Paparazzi everywhere are waiting to get their money-shots of this monarchy slipping up; but has Princess Charlotte just beaten them all with this adorable snapshot? We think so.

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Not only will good manners stop you from making a bad impression with someone, but they’ll also prevent any embarrassing paparazzi slip-ups! The cameras were ready in position when they noticed little Princess Charlotte about to sneeze at Harry and Meghan’s wedding, but her hand covered the damage! We hope someone passed her a tissue immediately after.

Singing Sensation

Who said the royals couldn’t do ordinary-people stuff? While most of you think karaoke is a sport only drunk relatives on Christmas Day participate in, it’s actually a fun way to pass the time if you’re a member of the British monarchy! Don’t believe us? Check out this picture below of the lyrical genius that is Prince William.

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We never knew how much we needed to see a picture of Prince William belting his heart out on stage next to Jon Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift until now. During a Kensington Palace charity function in 2013, Wills joined the pros and got his vocals heard by the audience. Had this man been born into an ordinary family, he could well have been the next singing superstar!

Mascot Appreciation

If you haven’t got it by now, we’ll tell you that Prince Harry brings the banter to Buckingham Palace. He’s had his serious times, of course, like when he was a member of the armed forces or starting a family, but he clearly knows that a smile goes a long way, even at the worst of times!

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It would appear not everyone’s so big on the royals! During a rugby match on one of his many trips to South Africa, Prince Harry found himself in quite the predicament with the Sharks team mascot. This is probably the closest thing we’re going to get to a real-life enactment of the 1975 movie, Jaws.

Finding Yourself

The Prince of Wales seems like such a serious man, it’s almost impossible to imagine him performing in front of a crowd of people; we’re here to change that once and for all! In case any of you missed it, here’s a picture showing Prince Charles doing the most un-Prince Charles-like thing, ever!

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Put your best foot forward Charles, the paparazzi are here! Going traveling is all about immersing yourself in new and exciting cultures, and Prince Charles is clearly one of the advocates of that point! During a trip to Mexico in 2014, the Prince of Wales got stuck right in with a traditional clog dance in the main square of Zocalo. No two left-footers here!

White Coat Wearers

If you were wondering where exactly Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were towards the end of 2005, they had been spending some well-needed time in the lab! For these two successful monarchs, keeping your mind agile is the secret key to aging gracefully, and don’t they just look fabulous while doing so? We certainly think so.

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Didn’t you hear? Safety goggles are all the rage at the moment, and we pay thanks to these two fashionistas for setting that trend! During a visit to the University College Hospital in London, the royal pair got told the ins and outs of healthcare while watching a laser surgery demonstration play out in front of their goggle-covered eyes. It’s like a Vogue magazine cover!

Facing Your Fears

Going abroad is all about trying something you’d normally never get the opportunity to do at home; after all, how many serpents do you think roam around the streets of London? Here we present to you an incredibly brave snapshot of Princes William and Harry having maybe a little too much fun on their travels.

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Rewinding back to the year 2010, the two royal brothers made their acquaintances with a five-meter African Rock Python in Botswana. Better them than us, is all we can say! Clearly, living a life of riches hasn’t sheltered these boys into refusing to step out of their comfort zones! We’re not sure we’d be able to do something like this; so good on them.

Not Having It

Queen Elizabeth II has made so many hilarious facial expressions over the years, it seems there’s not a single photo of this woman that hasn’t been turned into a meme; that’s the social media generation, for you! Have we just found one of her funniest photos yet? We’d like to think so!

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We’ve certainly seen this look more than once before! By the looks of things, the Queen is simply “not amused” by two people in the audience packing on the public displays of affection. Some people wear their emotions on their sleeve, but clearly, this monarch likes to wear them on her face! This woman will give it to you straight, no fakery needed.

Biggest Critics

Have you ever been sat in an audience of a big sporting game, and found yourself cringing at how poorly your home team is performing? It’s a truly heartbreaking moment, and the royals clearly know exactly what we’re talking about! Just check out Kate and William feeling nothing but despair during this tragic game of tennis.

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Clearly, the 2014 game between Simona Halep and Sabine Lisicki didn’t go to plan. As you can tell by the distraught viewers, the player this royal couple was backing couldn’t quite deliver the goods on this occasion. Fingers crossed they were selling strawberries and cream to make up for things!

Grandson Knows Best

The bond between grandmother and grandson is like no other. Who’s the one person that will sneak you in some candy without your parents looking? Good old g-ma. Clearly, Harry and his royal Queen of a grandma are just so close, that they choose not to hide anything from one another. That’s the best way to be!

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This is slightly awkward! Judging by the picture, we can assume Queen Elizabeth was asking her redheaded grandson what he thought about her matching yellow hat and jacket number. Based on Harry’s reluctant expression here, we think Liz is getting a thumbs down from the fashion police on this occasion!

Keep it Moving

Just when you thought this dancing legend couldn’t surprise us anymore, there he goes again! We think that over the years, Prince Charles has secretly been making various hints in an attempt to get discovered by Britain’s Got Talent judges, to get his smooth moves recognized once and for all.

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This is a look. During a trip with wife, Camilla, to New Zealand, the Prince of Wales was spotted boogying along to some 1940s swing jazz music. This may not be most of our first choices in music to dance to, but when you’re as talented as this monarch, you can roll with just about anything! Just look at him go.

The Height of Fashion

Goggles are so 2005! Five years later, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip were donning the hottest new fashion statement. What was it? 3D glasses. During a trip to Canada’s Toronto in 2010, the royal pair rocked these accessories watching a movie at the Pinewood Studios. Yes, the royals go to the movie theater too!

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As far as eyewear style goes, these two have got to be the leading pioneers! How we haven’t seen these bad boys on the cover of Vogue or Vanity Fair yet is absolutely beyond us. Who knows, maybe this year we’ll see this iconic duo sporting the next eyewear trends; swimming goggles, perhaps? Your guess is as good as ours.

Hair Care Catastrophe

How many of you have spent hours perfecting your hair, only to take one step outside and it’s turned into what can only be described as a drowned, frizz-filled mess? No matter how many expensive hair care products the British monarchy may own, it appears that they, too have their bad hair days.

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If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that the Duchess of Cornwall needs to invest in a more durable umbrella; living in the rainy United Kingdom, you’d think she’d know this by now! On the plus side, it looks like Camilla is embracing her disheveled locks, and is smiling through the pain. When things get tough, you’ve got to pick yourself back up!

Give Them the Eyes

The royals are renowned for having bundles and bundles of class. Keen to teach their little ones the importance of always maintaining good taste, are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge! How do we know this? Just take a look at the disapproving glare of their youngest and potentially sassiest son, Prince Louis.

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Oh dear. By the looks of things, little Louis was anything but impressed by the ceremony put on at the annual Trooping of the Color celebration, he looks absolutely disgusted! Give it a few years, and this little man will be able to guide the parade on how to get things right. Practice makes perfect, people!

Nailing the Spit-take

Here’s a picture you weren’t expecting to see of the British monarchy! After discovering he had just won the title as the official champion for the Manhattan Polo Classic polo match in New York City, Prince Harry wanted to celebrate in a way possibly no one would have predicted! Hey, at least he keeps us on our toes.

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Graceful sportsmanship is a thing of the past, apparently! Harry couldn’t wait to gloat in front of his opponent, Nacho Figueras’ face as he spat out champagne from the winner’s trophy. This may seem a tad harsh, but we’re sure it was all in good fun and the Duke of Sussex gave Figueras a big apology later!

Brotherly Love

It’s always a nice moment to see siblings getting along, and as far as Prince Harry and William go, they couldn’t be closer! The two have shared almost every memory together, so we’d only assume they’d have a good bond. If you wanted a little proof to this adorable fact, here is a hilarious snapshot of the pair.

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It’s almost like we’re seeing double here! These two may always be caught cracking jokes at each other, but it’s the moments they can share a few laughs together that are truly special. We may not know what these two are poking fun at while sitting in the audience of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration in 2012, but it’s clear they’re enjoying each other’s company!

Rugby Warriors

What’s a royal’s favorite sport? While the obvious answers would be polo or possibly horse-riding, the reality is a slightly more hands-on game! All their lives, brothers William and Harry have been passionate about rugby. If you aren’t convinced, the image below will make it all very clear to you!

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This is pretty tense. You see images like this all the time of regular people, but never the royals! The year 2007 saw England battle it out against South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final. By the looks of things, the game didn’t exactly work out in England’s favor. While William quietly prays and hopes for things to turn around, Harry had a few things to suggest to the referee!

Dreaming of a Day Off

As rewarding as they might be, royal engagements can, of course, be a little tiring at times. Prince George’s reaction here to one of his family’s several tours is pretty much what all of us look like on a Monday morning. He’s got a lot to learn, so we’ll let him off for this hilarious snapshot. One day, he’ll be able to laugh at it!

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The second half of this royal tour saw little George and his parents arrive in Berlin. While it’s a huge privilege for this young monarch to get the opportunity to visit so many different parts of the world at such an early age, we think he’d much prefer to just roll up into the hotel bed! You and us both, George.

Caught in the Wind

Ever since this woman came into the spotlight after stealing the heart of Prince William, people have been marveling at the Duchess of Cambridge’s beauty. Kate Middleton is the monarch every woman wants to be, and every man wants to be with! Above everything, it’s those luscious long locks of hers that we all envy. Having said this, her mane is not always on point.

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This is certainly a rare sight if we ever saw one! Did Kate wake up on the wrong side of the bed this morning, or is she channeling a new hairdo? We’ll never know, but judging by the smile on her face, it’s a look she was hoping would catch on quick! Maybe next time, Kate.

Legends United

As we’ve now discovered, the younger members of the royal family all share a seriously competitive side; but where do they get their inspiration from? Most people are starstruck when they meet members of the monarchy but on this particular occasion, it was one of the royals left speechless!

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When Prince Harry finally got the opportunity to meet the record-breaking sprinter, Usain Bolt, he couldn’t believe his luck! By the looks of things, the Prince and the Olympic legend hit things off immediately. It’s not often you get the opportunity to wow a member of the British royal family, so we’re sure this was a memorable moment for both parties involved.

Sore Losers

Coming from a family of successful monarchs, any sort of competition is an exciting time for Prince William. The question is, did he take things a little too far this time? During the London Marathon, the Duke of Sussex let his excitable emotions run so wild he had no chance to hid his enthusiasm from the press.

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While Kate kept her calm and remained polite as ever while the couple offered bottles of water to the brave participants, William took a slightly different approach! Keeping yourself hydrated is of paramount importance, and if there’s one man who’s going to drill that into you, it’s the Prince himself.

Confusing the Queen

While it’s drilled into the members of the royal family to keep a calm and collected exterior at all times, there are just some things that Queen Elizabeth can’t be subtle about! Check out the 93-year-olw monarch unloading her emotions in the most obvious way to the Duchess of Cambridge.

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It looks like this great-grandma was just told there wouldn’t be scones served at this royal function, just look at the disappointment on her face! It’s enough to ruin anyone’s day. This is clearly a distressing time for the monarch, but Kate Middleton cannot help but hold back her laughter at the sweet-toothed Queen.

Rolling with the Punches

Universally known across the globe as a royal joker, Prince Harry certainly doesn’t do things by halves. There are many times the monarch has been spotted mucking about, but it’s all in the name of fun! Here’s a snapshot of the monarch doing what he does best, entertaining the crowds and keeping spirits on a constant high!

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Dressed in his traditional gear for the Royal British Legion’s March in 2010, Harry was met by a slight dilemma. What happened? His air-horn took a complete 360 turn on him, and began malfunctioning! In the most Harry way possible, the Duke of Sussex took things in the stride and had a little fun with it.