Royals In Rio: Queen Maxima, Prince Albert and More Cheer On Their Olympic Teams

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Just because William and Catherine sat this round out doesn’t mean that other royals were going to watch the Summer Games from the comfort of their homes.

Queen Maxima packed up her chicest summer pieces, as well as orange pants for her husband, and brought her family to her native South America (Her Majesty originally hails from Argentina).

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia supported the Swedish national team, Prince Albert cheered on Monaco, Prince Frederick did the same with Denmark, as did Princess Anne for Great Britain.

What was most pleasant to see was how relaxed the royals looked sitting in the grandstands watching events.    Continue reading

Kate Middleton: 10 Gold Medal Olympic Reactions

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These photos may have been taken four years ago, but they will always reflect an Olympic spectator’s mood.

How do you feel?  Are you nervous?  Frustrated? Can you not stand to look?

Wonderful, there’s a photo for that.

Since the Duchess of Cambridge opted not to attend the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics (one cannot blame her, since Zika virus is a real threat), we instead must bookmark this page for a guide on how to feel when your favorite athlete is going for the gold.

Go ahead, bookmark this page.  I’ll wait.

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  1. “Sweet Jesus.  I can’t watch.  OK, let me just peek…NO, I can’t watch!”
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