As many of us were reminded today, British monarchs are not impotenrt figureheads, as we’re so often told.
In response to a request from Boris “Bowl-Cut Trump” Johnson’s request, Queen Elizabeth II agreed to suspend Parliament until October.
Yes, apparently QE2 has the authority to pause democracy.
Pretty badass/terrifying stuff.
And if you think the 93-year-old inspiration for Netflix’s The Crown (Yes, that’s her proudest achievement, don’t @ us.) carried a lot of clout politically, you should see how much power she has in her own family!
As you may already know, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have taken up residence at Frogmore Cottage, which despite its name, is not a large tree with a knothole you can climb through to enjoy a tea party with a dapper squirrel and a neurotic woodchuck who’s always checking his pocketwatch.
The Sussexes appear to have made the move in order to distance themselves from Kate Middleton and Prince William, whom they previously shared a roof with at Kensington Palace.
But that’s a conversation for another time.
Today, we’d like to focus on the revelation that quaint little Frogmore was not Harry and Meg’s first choice.
No, the couple had apparently planned on moving into Windsor Castle … until the Queen nixed the idea for reasons that still aren’t entirelt clear.
“The couple are understood to have set their hearts at first on Windsor Castle, and are believed to have asked the Queen if living quarters could be made available after their marriage,” a source close to the situation tells The Mirror.
“There are empty bedrooms and suites in the private apartments within Windsor Castle which the Sussexes may have had their eye on, or perhaps some former living quarters in the castle grounds converted into other things.”
The insider added:
“But I can see how it might not be entirely appropriate to have …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip