Knees of the business

Mr Wagland here is the Head of Pictures at London’s Evening Standard, and he wasn’t about to call out the Duchess of Sussex:

There was an uproar, of course: Royals simply do not cross their legs in this manner. The Duchess Formerly Known As Meghan Markle quietly redeployed the official gams, and all was well.

And anyway, I know my cue when I hear it:

Meghan Markle in the barber's chair

Meghan Markle on the edge of the sofa

Meghan Markle smiles a lot

And just because, here’s Diana in the same dazzling deployment, on V-J Day 1995:

Princess Diana and the clan

Then again, she wasn’t sitting two spaces from Her Majesty, either.


  1. McGehee »

    3 July 2018 · 5:14 pm

    His Grace looks like he’s consciously evoking a notorious photo from a few years back.

  2. nightfly »

    6 July 2018 · 1:58 pm

    Well, technically, Lady Diana *is* sitting two spaces from His Majesty, albeit it won’t be official til probably 2025 or so.

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