Hatty Preston Wears A Glittering Crow, Wins MVP of ‘Royals’ Premiere Party

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This chick right here makes me believe in all that glitters.  Her name is Hatty Preston and she plays one half of the faux-York sisters on E!’s The Royals.

While everyone else was acting all sexual and sultry inside the UK premiere party last night (which is fine), Preston put on a jumpsuit, donned a fascinator by Daniel Vi Le and some yellow shoes, and sauntered right up to that step-and-repeat.  Good on ya, Preston.  Continue reading

‘The Royals:’ Why Alexandra Park Loves Playing Princess Eleanor

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Whether or not you think that last Sunday’s premiere of The Royals lived up to its hype, there’s no question that one character in particular completely captured our attention.  Princess Eleanor, played by Alexandra Park, was equal parts disastrous and beautiful in episode one, showcasing both a rough exterior and a vulnerability that left the viewer wondering if they loved her, hated her or felt sorry for her (or all three).

I spoke to Park about her first big stateside break a few days after the show premiered in E!.  She’s an Aussie who loves Good Will Hunting, can’t get enough of The Walking Dead, and is taking orders from Elizabeth Hurley on her literary selections.  “You need to start reading more thrillers. They keep your mind busy!” she told Park.

Though Park is under the crown, she isn’t much into the whole royalty thing.  Continue reading