Shake hands with a prince? No thanks!

August 14, 2008

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Blog Guy, it seems like all your VIP shots from the Olympics are of President Bush. You know, there are other important people there as well.

I’m from The Netherlands. I happen to know our Crown Prince William-Alexander is there, but you haven’t even mentioned him in your so-called blog!

Hey, calm down, Dutch Dude! When you’re right, you’re right. I asked our photo team in Beijing to get some pics – or maybe picks is a better word – and here is your prince multi-tasking at the Games.

Let me know if you want more.

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The Netherlands’ Crown Prince Willem-Alexander (R) and Crown Princess Maxima watch swimming events at the Beijing Olympic Games August 14, 2008. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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that snot nice.

Maxima resolutely grimaces and looks the other way. “Marry him, my mother said,” she thinks. “Your life will be full of glamour and romance.”

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

…unwilling to leave the action in search of concessions, Prince Willem-Alexander is forced to find alternative snacks…

Posted by K | Report as abusive

Some swim for gold, others run for gold…but he digs for it….and digs deep it appears.

Well, considering he’s a prince, at least we know she’s not the gold-digger in the relationship…

Knuckle deep baby…that’s where the gold is.

Picture perfect!

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Posted by Chris | Report as abusive

Is it just me, or does anybody else think he looks like the long-lost son of Benny Hill?!

It looks like she took the handoff from his first round of digging; or are double digging?

Posted by Curious | Report as abusive

After much consideration and examination, nosepicking has been crowned the sporting event for nobility at the Beijing Olympics.

Dee, to me he looks like the secret love child of Benny Hill and Paul McCartney.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

All you need is Buck Owens saying, “…and I’m ah-grinnin’!”

Posted by Dayshiftbob | Report as abusive

Going for the gold, no doubt!

Posted by MajorF | Report as abusive

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