Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor share a complicated history.
The actresses first met as classmates in the early 1950s. “I went to MGM when I was around 17, and Liz was there too, but she was already a star,” Debbie told People in 2015. “We went to school together on the lot, when she was in between films. I was just a beginner, and she and I were not in any manner alike, but we got along very well because I was in awe of going to school with Elizabeth Taylor. And if anyone said they weren’t, … read more

In yet more incredibly sad news to close out the year, Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher’s mother, suffered a stroke at her son Todd’s home yesterday and was rushed to hospital. She passed away at the age of 84, just one day after losing her daughter, Carrie, from a heart attack. Debbie’s son, Todd, spoke to E! and TMZ about his mom and said that she was under a lot of stress from losing Carrie and that she said she wanted wanted to be with her. He told E! “She held it together beautifully, … read more

At least two fake BBC accounts spread a false claim that Queen Elizabeth II had died on Thursday, December 29.
The death hoax spread like wildfire across social media on Thursday after multiple accounts, including two with the Twitter handles @BBCNewsUKI and @BBCNewsUKk, tweeted the following message: “BREAKING: Buckingham Palace announces the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 90. Circumstances are unknown. More to follow soon.” A number of writers and even the French ambassador to the U.S., … read more

An annual tradition around the end of every year is the release of the royal family’s “numbers,” the number of work engagements they managed to do over the course of the year. Since 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s numbers have been rather sad, which have caused many royal apologists to claim that Will and Kate are having babies and they need to spend time as a young family, etc. Personally, covering Will and Kate as I do day after day, week after week, year after year, I find it … read more

Prince William and Kate Middletonare on the move!
Multiple sources tell E! News the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are planning to relocate their family of four from Anmer Hall in Norfolk to Kensington Palace in London. The reason, of course, has to do with 3-year-old Prince George, who is set to start school next year. An insider reveals to us that the Royal couple has set their sights on the Wetherby School, an all-boys private institution where both George’s father and uncle, Prince Harry, (as … read more

Last week, Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall attended the Queen’s Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace, just like everybody else. It was supposed to be a happy time with Mike and Zara – they had announced they were expecting their second child back in November, and everyone was so happy for them. But then on Christmas Eve, their spokesperson made a simple announcement: Zara has miscarried.
Zara Tindall, Queen Elizabeth II‘s granddaughter and the daughter of Princess Anne, has suffered a miscarriage, … read more

– A heavy cold is keeping Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England. It is extremely rare for Elizabeth to miss the service, which is a cornerstone of the royal family’s Christmas celebrations and brings the monarch into contact with local residents who gather outside for a glimpse of her. “The Queen continues to recover from a heavy cold and will stay indoors to assist with her recovery,” Buckingham … read more

Too sweet! Prince George and his sister, Princess Charlotte, upped the cute quotient as sucked on candy canes after church on Christmas Day.
The adorable twosome and their parents, Prince William and Duchess Kate, attended a morning service with the Middleton family at St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire, near the Middleton family home in the village of Bucklebury, on Sunday, December 25. It’s the same church where Pippa Middleton and her fiancé, James Matthews, are set to wed in May next … read more

It’s Christmastime for the royal family!
Kate Middleton and Prince William brought along both of their kids—Prince George and Princess Charlotte—when they attended their annual holiday church service in the duchess’ hometown of Bucklebury this morning.
But it was the little prince who seemed to catch everyone’s attention as he was seen enjoying a candy cane treat while making the trek to and from St. Mark’s church. The toddler smiled at fellow churchgoers while his little sister was carried … read more

Zara Tindall, Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, has suffered a miscarriage while pregnant with her and husband Mike Tindall’s second baby, a spokesperson for the couple said Saturday, Christmas Eve.
The two had announced her pregnancy three weeks ago, saying they were set to welcome their new child in the spring. The baby was to be the queen’s sixth great-grandchild.
“Very sadly, Zara and Mike Tindall have lost their baby,” the couple’s spokesperson said in a statement. “At this difficult time, … read more

If anyone knows how to do a traditional Christmas, it’s the British royals. From fabulous meals to a weekend at Grandma’s house that rivals no other, they’ve got this Santa thing in the bag. Each year, just before she departs to spend her holidays at Sandringham, Queen Elizabeth throws a posh Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace for her extended family. All the cousins and great-grandchildren are there to enjoy a festive meal before going their own ways for the big day. Of course, the most we commoners … read more

The littlest Royals often stole the show in 2016.
We rarely get glimpses of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s children, Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 1, as the whole Royal family is notoriously private. However, the kids had several adorable key moments this year. And George got a little naughty as well.
William told a TV station in Vietnam in November that his son is sometimes a “right little rascal.”
“He keeps me on my toes,” he said. “But he’s a sweet boy.”
Here are several of the … read more

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip are on the move. While the monarchs were set to leave for their private Sandringham Estate on Wednesday for Christmas, Buckingham Palace announced the couple had “heavy colds” and were postponing their trip. A day later, a royal spokesman confirmed the pair indeed left Buckingham Palace and were on their way to Norfolk, England. It seems not even a runny nose will stop England’s matriarch from getting into the Christmas spirit. While it seems the holiday festivities … read more

More news is making fans of the British royal family fear the worst about Queen Elizabeth’s health.
Buckingham Palace officials made the announcement Thursday that Kate Middleton will be taking over Elizabeth’s role as patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, known as AELTC. Elizabeth has served as the club’s patron since 1952, nearly 65 years. In the same announcement, it was revealed that Elizabeth is stepping down from her patronages of 24 other clubs, including the Wimbledon Tennis … read more

Priceless memories. Newly unearthed handwritten letters exchanged between Princess Diana and former Buckingham Palace steward Cyril Dickman reveal some rather touching and intimate moments in her sons Prince William and Prince Harry’s childhoods. Cyril’s grandson, Matthew Dickman, recently discovered the letters and decided to put them up for auction, Cheffins spokeswoman Lisa Freeman-Bassett told Cambridge News on Thursday, December 22. “Cyril, who died in 2012, was head steward at Buckingham … read more