This week we learned that Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting their third child, so I just HAVE to feature the royal couple for this week’s Fan Art Fridays!
Obviously I’m excited about this news, but some Brits aren’t
To celebrate, I found this life-like portrait of Will and Kate over on Deviant Art. Created by Soul of David (David Tercias) the digital piece was inspired by this photo of the two.
I just can’t get over how much hair William has lost since they started having children. Look at how full his hair was back then!
View the original fan art here.
On my way to work over the last few weeks, I’ve had the delight of walking passed Nina Edwards‘ Metropolitan Fashion exhibit in the Garment District’s Space for Public Art.
The exhibit features fashionable women in major cities painted in watercolor. My favorite of the exhibit is “London Calling.”
From Big Ben in the backdrop to the outfit this blondie is wearing, the watercolor oozes with wanderlust vibes. I absolutely love the floral jacket she’s wearing!
Learn more about the exhibit here.
Emily Blunt and Anne Hathaway went head to head in a rerun of Lip Sync Battle on SPIKE last night.
I’m not gonna lie, I really wanted Emily to win. I love them both, but come on!
“No Diggity”?! I’m convinced that all of the women of England have secret rap talents.
Anyway, enjoy this piece of fan art I found of Emily Blunt on Deviant Art by LisaKM. It was inspired by her role in the film Young Victoria (also known as the film that caused me to fall in love with Emily Blunt).
I still love Anne Hathaway, though.
Back in 2013 when I first started my blog, I met British fashion and entertainment blogger Maria Nichol. Since then, we’ve become buddies, and even though I never met her in person, I think she’s super cool!
We decided to do a gift swap this year. I sent my box to her in October for her birthday, and she sent mine in time for Christmas!
She took the time to write a little note to put in the box before sending:
The box came with some awesome goodies, including Cadbury milk chocolate, temporary tattoos, eyeshadow, cupcake mittens, fake nails and so much more!
Here are my three favorite things from Maria’s box:
1. Dancing Queen
She’s got some serious hip action going on there!
2. Posh Polish
Super excited to wear this for the holidays!
3. British Telephone Booth
I’ve always wanted one of these. I keep it on top of my nightstand next to my bed.
Thanks so much for the awesome gift box Maria!
Check out Maria’s blogs:
What the Faux Pas
Heart of Glass Music
Too Sassy for You
Turns out the hottie can flip it!
On Sunday, Bradley Cooper was spotted working a shift at Burger King in Leicester Square, London. Why, you ask? To train for his upcoming role as a chef in the film, Adam Jones.
“Bradley was training alongside genuine Burger King staff,” a source told The Sun. “The aim was to learn the art of the flip, which he nailed fairly quickly. There was no real fanfare from him. You’d never know he was a big star by the way he spoke to people. He spent Sunday night learning the skills while the restaurant was open to the public and then filmed for most of the day on Monday.”
Those were some lucky little British Burger King customers!
Adam Jones, directed by John Wells, will also star 50 Shades of Grey male lead Jamie Dornan, Uma Thurman, Sienna Miller and Emma Thompson.
According to The Wrap, the film is about a big shot chef who returns to London in search of a third Michelin star after giving up his career for a few years.
Filming is set to be completed by the end of September.
I’m just mad that he wasn’t training for this role in NYC. Hmph.
As many of you know, the royal baby’s family portraits leaked three hours early via Twitter. Apparently not even the royals can control the internet.
Or Snooki’s mouth for that matter.
After seeing the beautiful family portraits, one with just Kate, William, and George, and another with the family plus dogs Tilly and Lupo, Snooki decided to gush over them on her Celebuzz blog:
“Congrats to Will and Kate on their beautiful baby boy George! He totally looks like his daddy here, and I can already tell he’s going to be the cutest royal baby ever!!! And can I just say how fricken AMAZING Kate looks?! Like why is she perfect?! She just gave birth and she looks like she’s ready to walk the runway.
“She is my inspiration for my next pregnancy! So obsessed with this family and cannot wait to hear more about them! We all know they will be amazing parents to their precious nugget! I’m just waiting to hear the dirty poop and pee stories!!! Kisses to you guys, and Kate….you’re a MILF.”
Leave it to Snooki to go over the top with her compliments.
A simple, “and Kate…you look gorgeous” or “…stunning”, or “…SEXY” even would have done.
But no. MILF just had to be her word of choice.
Gotta give the girl some props for managing to be relevant in the revealing of these portraits, though.
Prince George Alexander Louis was born a mere 18 days ago, and he has already been offered a role in a British soap opera.
What a lucky baby boy.
John Whiston, the creative director of the show Coronation Street, told The Daily Star that he wanted the royal baby to join the cast, Prince William and Kate included.
“It would be fantastic to get Kate [Middleton], [Prince] William and George there with a pair of tiny baby scissors,” he said.
Georgie just recently got his birth certificate for crying out loud! He hasn’t even been christened yet and they’re already trying to cast him in a television show?
Coronation Street is the longest running British soap opera, so I can see how it would be an honor for the cast to work alongside the royal family.
If the family decides to take the role, they will not be the first Duke and Dutchess to appear on the show. The Duke of Bedford, John Ian Robert Russell appeared in Episode 1288 (21st May 1973) and Episode 1289 (23rd May 1973).
So is a television role in the cards for little Prince George?
North West, be jealous.