We all missed the sweet moment Kate Middleton handed Meghan Markle her wedding bouquet

We all missed the sweet moment Kate Middleton handed Meghan Markle her wedding bouquet


And it’s lovely.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot three months ago, saying their ‘I Dos’ in a star-studded ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

From Meghan’s iconic Givenchy dress and the (very) eventful after-party to the A-list royal wedding guests and royal wedding photographs, there was plenty to talk about, but it wasn’t any of these that had the world buzzing this week.

Instead, the royal wedding was on everyone’s lips today because of a previously unseen clip of the royal wedding, capturing a sweet moment between sisters-in-law, Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton.

Yes, three months after the wedding and we all managed to miss quite possibly the sweetest moment at the ceremony.

After rewatching the BBC footage, eagle-eyed viewers spotted a woman looking suspiciously like Kate handing Meghan her bridal bouquet as she made her grand entrance into St George’s Chapel, and before she walked herself down the aisle.

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Yes – obviously the internet went into meltdown, hypothesising that Kate Middleton was a secret maid of honour, tasked with the important duty.

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The two women are known to be close, with Kate taking Meghan under her wing – especially amid the Markle family drama – but if this clip is correct, it proves that the Duchess duo were just as tight before the wedding.

It is important to note however that the mysterious bouquet-giver might not be the Duchess, with it being just a theory.

But we love it – so we really hope it’s true.

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Victoria’s Secret models get bra fittings on camera – and all are wearing wrong sized bras

Victoria’s Secret models get bra fittings on camera – and all are wearing wrong sized bras


We’re off for a bra fitting.

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Words by Rebecca Fearn.

It’s a commonly-known fact that a huge amount of women are actually wearing the wrong sized bra (80%, in fact). But a recent video by Victoria’s Secret revealed even top models can get it wrong when it comes to their sizings.

Victoria’s Secret models Barbara Palvin, Alexina Graham, Josephine Skriver and and Lais Ribeiro all feature in the brand’s latest video that shows them being fitted for new bras. Surprisingly, the expert fitting them reveals they are actually all wearing the wrong sized bras.

Each model tells the camera at the beginning what size they think they are and what they are currently wearing. Alexina says 32B, Josephine 32C and Barbara 32B. Lais admits she is unsure as she’s never had a fitting.

The experts then examine their current bras and take measurements. From underwires incorrectly laying flat under the breasts to cups digging in at the top and ‘spillage’ on the sides, the experts found plenty of issues with the women’s current bras.

The women’s new measurements are revealed at the end of the video, and they have all changed. Alexina went up from a 32B to a 32D, Josephine from a 32C to a 32D, Barbara from a 32B to a 32C, and Lais was advised to wear a 32DD.

Although we’re fully aware this is a promotional video for Victoria’s Secret and their range of underwear, it’s a gentle reminder to get fitted regularly to ensure you’re getting the right daily support.

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Amal and George Clooney might be going to two royal weddings this year

Amal and George Clooney might be going to two royal weddings this year


Wait, what?

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2018 is undoubtedly the year of royal weddings, with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tying the knot in May and Princess Eugenie set to wed her partner Jack Brooksbank in October.

While the millennial couples are reported to be very close – living just a stone’s throw from each other in Kensington Palace, sharing a wedding year is undoubtedly making them even closer, with Princess Eugenie reportedly taking a few leaves out of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s book.

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Both weddings share St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, as a venue and both incorporate environmentally friendly details, but it’s the guest list that really shows their similarities, with both couples inviting members of the public to attend inside the Precints of Windsor Castle.

And it doesn’t stop there – both weddings are set to be A-list, with Harry and Meghan’s going down as one of the most star-studded in history.

So who are the famous faces we can expect to see in the pews at Eugenie and Jack’s October wedding?

Well, James Blunt, Pippa Middleton, Jack Whitehall, Jimmy Carr and Cara Delevingne to name a few. There were even rumours at one point that Ellie Goulding might be a bridesmaid.

But it’s Amal and George Clooney that everyone has been talking about this week, with the previous attendees at Harry and Meghan’s wedding rumoured to be making a return to St George’s Chapel for Eugenie’s nuptials.

But how do the A-list couple know the royals? Well, it’s actually Groom-to-be Jack Brooksbank that boasts the celebrity connection.

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Jack is actually an ambassador for George and Rande Gerber’s company, Casamigos Tequila, in the UK.

The best news? You might actually be able to attend alongside Amal and George.

So if you missed an invitation to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, here’s hoping you’re in luck with Princess Eugenie’s.

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This is apparently the one person who might be able to reason with Thomas Markle

This is apparently the one person who might be able to reason with Thomas Markle


But will she do it?

Meghan Markle has only been a Duchess for three months, but she has already endured more drama than most royals will face in a lifetime. And unfortunately for the Duchess of Sussex, most of it is coming from the Markles, more specifically, Thomas Markle.

That’s right. The Markles as a whole have created a lot of drama around the now Duchess of Sussex, from estranged nephew Tyler Dooley naming his cannabis business after her to estranged half sister Samantha Grant rumoured to be appearing on Celebrity Big Brother. But it’s her father who is causing the most noise, with his repeated involvement with the press, from TV appearances to staged photographs.

The royal family has remained tightlipped amid the Markle drama, but after the 74-year-old divulged details of a heated phone call with Prince Harry to the Mail on Sunday this weekend, recalling how he hung up on the 33-year-old prince, it seem that enough is enough.

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‘The Palace, who normally takes a firm policy of not commenting on personal matters, is now considering a more aggressive strategy to deal with the situation with both her father and her sister,’ a source close to the royals reportedly told Entertainment Tonight. ‘No one wants to see this continue.’

The source continued: ‘She has gone through periods of difficulty with her father in the past, but she does love him. That’s what’s been so difficult about this.’

It seems however that there could be another option, with sources believing that one person might be able to get through to Meghan’s father.

Who? Meghan’s mum, Doria Ragland.

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Meghan and her father are reported to be not speaking to each other at the moment, with Doria therefore hoped to act as a go-between to unite the father and daughter.

‘The only reason Meghan hasn’t spoken to her father yet is because she’s yet to hear from him in a respectful manner,’ a source close to Meghan reportedly told the Mail. ‘Thomas is speaking to the press more than he’s reached out and spoken to his own daughter.’

The source continued: ‘If Thomas truly wanted to speak with Meghan, he could easily have sent a letter to her mother and asked her to pass it along. Unfortunately that wouldn’t sell papers or fit into his fabricated and salacious narrative.’

Here’s hoping Thomas starts to take the advice onboard and tries to contact his daughter privately through Doria. Given how close Meghan is to her mother, who is even reported to be moving to England to be closer to the now Duchess, we’re sure she would help.

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This Lush employee has gone viral for looking EXACTLY like Leonardo DiCaprio

This Lush employee has gone viral for looking EXACTLY like Leonardo DiCaprio


Woah

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Words by Rebecca Fearn.

It’s official: the internet has found Leonardo DiCaprio‘s doppelgänger.

Followers of Lush Cosmetics‘ Instagram page have gone wild for a photo of their in-house photographer Willie due to his Leo lookey-likey features.

Lush posted a photo of their employee to show off their ‘Dirty’ hair product, writing alongside the photo:

“Best hair product I’ve ever used. Dirty is the best mix of a bit of hold without it looking like anything is in my hair.” – Brian from Cambridge, MA

“Dirty Styling Cream is back in shops! Visit your nearest Lush to find out what the buzz is all about. 💁‍♂️💜

However, it’s pretty clear from the buzz around this post that it’s not the hair product fans are looking at. With his blue eyes, facial hair and slight pout, Willie is a dead ringer for our favourite Titanic star.

According to The Cut, Willie – through Lush’s PR – said of the attention:

“I’ve had quite a few people at Lush HQ call me Leo, but I was pretty surprised to see the response from our Lushies”.

We can see Willie making a side hustle out of this…!

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be delaying having a baby for this reason

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be delaying having a baby for this reason


And we kind of get it.

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Ever since Prince Harry showed off his parenting skills, jokily scolding a little boy for pulling his wife’s hair and then catching two-year-old Emily Henson stealing his popcorn at last year’s Invictus Games, fans have been waiting for the 33-year-old prince to become a father himself – and it seemed like it wasn’t far off.

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle explained in their engagement interview last year that they were taking ‘one step at a time’ on the family front, with Harry explaining, ‘Hopefully we’ll start a family in the near future’.

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But how long in the near future? Well, people thought it could be right now with Prince Harry fuelling baby rumours that the Sussex family was about to grow, after he put his car up for sale.

Yes, the 33-year-old may have owned his Audi RS6 Avant for just over a year, but he has already put it up for sale, with rumours that he might be upgrading his sports car for a more family-friendly model.

But it looks like we can all calm down, as it has reported that we probably won’t be seeing any Meghan-Harry babies for a while, with the couple thought to be delaying having a baby.

Why? Well, it’s all to do with their impending tour.

According to a source, the newlyweds are waiting to expand their family until after the tour, hoping to avoid a difficult trip around Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and The Kingdom of Tonga.

A royal tour sounds like hard enough work anyway, but throw in morning sickness and a long list of dietary requirements and nutritional no-nos that come with pregnancy, and it’s virtually impossible.

Hopefully it won’t be too long to wait until we hear the pitter patter of tiny Sussex feet however, with royal correspondent Katie Nicholl reporting to Entertainment Tonight that it’s only a matter or time.

‘My sources are saying that Prince Harry, particularly, is very keen to start a family, pretty soon after the royal wedding,’ Nicholl explained. ‘He’s made no secret about wanting children.’

She continued: ’I think that moment [for Harry] really kicked in when his brother, Prince William, of course, settled down with Kate Middleton. That has definitely gotten Prince Harry pretty broody.’

‘The reason he wanted Meghan to meet Prince George and Princess Charlotte was so she could see that — this would be hopefully replicated by them, that they would go on to have children. That you marry into the royal family, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a regular family with cute children, and here are George and Charlotte to show that that can happen. That was really important to him.’

It looks like the Duke and Duchess are going to have a busy year.

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The palace is reportedly considering an ‘aggressive strategy’ for dealing with Thomas Markle

The palace is reportedly considering an ‘aggressive strategy’ for dealing with Thomas Markle


And everyone gets it.

Meghan Markle has only been a Duchess for three months, but she has already endured more drama than most royals will face in a lifetime. And unfortunately for the Duchess of Sussex, it all surrounds one side of her family – the Markles.

That’s right. The Markles as a whole have created a lot of drama around the now Duchess of Sussex, from estranged nephew Tyler Dooley naming his cannabis business after her to estranged half sister Samantha Grant rumoured to be appearing on Celebrity Big Brother. And let’s not forget about her father, Thomas Markle, and his repeated involvement with the press.

From TV appearances to staged photographs, the Markles never seem to miss an opportunity to shut down the 37-year-old royal, even involving Prince Harry, the Queen and most recently, Princess Diana, in their rants.

The royal family has kept relatively silent amid the Markle drama, but after Thomas Markle recently divulged details of a heated phone call with Prince Harry to the Mail on Sunday, recalling how he hung up on the 33-year-old prince, it seem that enough is enough.

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‘The Palace, who normally takes a firm policy of not commenting on personal matters, is now considering a more aggressive strategy to deal with the situation with both her father and her sister,’ a source close to the royals reportedly told Entertainment Tonight. ‘No one wants to see this continue.’

The source continued: ‘She has gone through periods of difficulty with her father in the past, but she does love him. That’s what’s been so difficult about this.’

The royals better act fast though, with increasing numbers of the Markle family speaking out against the Duchess.

Even the former Suits actress’ half-brother Thomas Markle Jr. spoke up this week, with the 52-year-old making it clear that he is on their father’s side.

‘Throughout our lives, dad always put Meg first, above me and my sister, but if what he is saying is true it appears she is abusing his love for her’, Markle Jr. reportedly explained in a recent interview with The Mirror. ’It’s selfish, cruel even. He gave her everything and now she is giving him nothing but hurt back.’

He continued: ‘They say blood is thicker than water, but perhaps the blue blood of the royals now runs through Meg’s veins. It’s heartbreaking to see how this has changed her and the devastation it has caused to my family. Anyone who saw Meg when she was growing up knew her and my dad were inseparable. Now it looks as though they may never speak again.’

Yikes.

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Meghan Markle’s brother just took sides in the Markle family feud

Meghan Markle’s brother just took sides in the Markle family feud


And it’s not what we expected.

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Meghan Markle has a difficult relationship with her father, Thomas Markle, something that has plagued her first few months as a royal.

The Markles as a whole have created a lot of drama around the now Duchess of Sussex, from estranged nephew Tyler Dooley naming his cannabis business after her to estranged half sister Samantha Grant rumoured to be appearing on Celebrity Big Brother.

The loudest noise however has surrounded Meghan’s father.

There was the ongoing drama of whether he would be walking her down the aisle, not to mention his staged photographs for the press, and appearance on Good Morning Britain, even talking about Princess Diana in some controversial comments this month, announcing it would be his last ever interview.

It seems that our sigh of relief was premature however, as the 74-year-old went public yet again, divulging about his contact with his son-in-law, Prince Harry, in an interview with The Mail on Sunday over the weekend.

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Thomas recalled the two men having a heated phone call after his involvement with the press emerged, resulting in Meghan’s father hanging up the phone on Prince Harry, telling the couple that they probably want him dead.

One family member who has remained relatively silent in the Thomas-Meghan fallout is the Duchess of Sussex’s half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr.

But as of this week the 52-year-old has officially taken sides, and unfortunately for Meghan, he’s team Thomas.

‘Throughout our lives, dad always put Meg first, above me and my sister, but if what he is saying is true it appears she is abusing his love for her’, Markle Jr. reportedly explained in a recent interview with The Mirror. ’It’s selfish, cruel even. He gave her everything and now she is giving him nothing but hurt back.’

He continued: ‘They say blood is thicker than water, but perhaps the blue blood of the royals now runs through Meg’s veins. It’s heartbreaking to see how this has changed her and the devastation it has caused to my family. Anyone who saw Meg when she was growing up knew her and my dad were inseparable. Now it looks as though they may never speak again.’

We’re not sure what to make of this – we just hope that Meghan is being looked after.

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Prince Harry has a very sweet nickname for Kate Middleton

Prince Harry has a very sweet nickname for Kate Middleton


Royals are more like us than we think – with the Windsors being refreshingly relatable.

Gone are the days where we would only see a royal waving from Buckingham Palace balcony. Now they are accessible, all over social media, from Princess Eugenie dominating Instagram with her behind the scenes royal snaps to the Queen and Prince Philip’s Twitter account.

They even share our TV addictions, love of emojis and favourite foods.

One way the royals are just like us however is their love of nicknames, with some emerging just this week.

Prince Harry calls his new wife ‘Meg’, and the Duchess of Sussex and her pals reportedly refer to the 33-year-old prince as ‘Haz’, while Prince William calls his wife Kate Middleton, ‘Babe’.

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But it wasn’t either of the royal couples’ nicknames for each other that got the world talking this week. Instead, it was Prince Harry’s nickname for his sister-in-law, the Duchess of Cambridge.

The moniker of choice? ‘Cath’ – yes, it’s lovely.

Harry and Kate are known to be close, with Prince harry reportedly asking his sister-in-law for her approval before he married Meghan. And now with the Duchess of Cambridge reportedly making a huge effort to take Meghan under her wing, we are sure that they are only getting closer.

But does Prince William have a nickname for Meghan Markle?

Only time will tell.

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Zoella’s brother confirmed as latest Strictly star

Zoella’s brother confirmed as latest Strictly star


Youtubers hit the dancefloor.

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Zoella‘s younger brother Joe Sugg is set to star on this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing.

The BBC’s official Twitter account announced the news, writing: “He’s swapping the Sugg life for the #Strictly life, and YouTube for dancing shoes… Welcome Joe Sugg to our 2018 line-up!”

So far, the young YouTube star will be joining ex-Steps singer Faye Tozer, campaigner Katie Piper and actor Danny John-Jules.

Addressing about the news, the young star said:

“My knowledge of dance isn’t the best, so I’m just going to go into it completely open-minded.”

He continued: “I’m honestly so chuffed to be involved in the show this year! Not going to lie, I’m very nervous about it, it’s totally out of my comfort zone and I know it will be a huge challenge but that’s what life is all about I guess.”

The vlogger also referenced his family’s reaction, stating: “Funnily enough I’m writing this statement whilst on the way to surprise my grandparents with the news. They are going to be so happy which will definitely make up for any embarrassment or cringe caused by my questionable rhythm.”

We can’t wait to see Joe’s behind-the-scenes vlogs when the series begins…

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