Entertainment Princess Charlotte Is Dad Prince William's Lookalike in New 6th Birthday Portrait
Prince Philip Dead — the Love of Queen Elizabeth's Life Was 99
"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband," a royal communications statement read Friday . "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. "Further announcements will be made in due course. "The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss." Prince Philip — who retired from his public duties in August 2017 — is survived by his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth, their daughter Princess Anne and their three sons: next-in-line-to-the-throne Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
is her dad 's little doppelgänger.
To celebrate Princess Charlotte turning 6 on Sunday, the royal family shared a brand new portrait of the birthday girl taken by her mom,. In the candid snap, Charlotte flashes the camera a smile while her hair (looking blonder than ever!) flows freely.
The new photo quickly drew comparisons between Princess Charlotte and her dad. Photos of Prince William around the same age show off their similarities, from that gleam in their eyes to their cheeky grins.
Britain's Prince Philip dies at age 99
As the longest-serving consort, Prince Philip supported his wife, Queen Elizabeth, throughout the transformation of a once-global British Empire."His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle," the royal family announced. "Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.
Even William and Kate are aware of Charlotte's mini-me status. During the couple's Jan. 2020, they stopped by the Khidmat Centre — where a special dessert display was revealed. The couple was astonished by an elaborate red, white and blue cake surrounded by cupcakes, each of which featured photos of Kate and William.
The cake creator explained to the pair that each snapshot was a different moment from their lives, from their childhoods to becoming parents themselves.
Prince William No Longer Appearing at BAFTAs Following the Death of Grandfather Prince Philip
The Duke of Edinburgh was the first President of the British Academy of Film and Television ArtsWilliam, who has been President of the BAFTAs since 2010, has withdrawn from the event this year due to the death of his grandfather Prince Philip.
"?" Prince William said while pointing to a portrait of himself as a youngster, before commenting that it looked like his daughter. "Because that looks just like Charlotte. That is incredible."
Kate was in agreement: "It looks so much like Charlotte."
And Katein son Prince Louis, who celebrated his third birthday on April 23. In honor of this past March, Kate and William shared a rare photo from the Duchess of Cambridge's childhood on their social media pages. In addition to paying tribute to Kate's mom, Carole Middleton, the photo showed a young Kate — who could easily be mistaken for her youngest child.
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Kate, 39, has even acknowledged Prince Louis is taking after her looks.
"Everyone always comments on how Louis is the spitting image of Kate," a friend previously told PEOPLE. "She loves it and thinks it's very sweet — she often jokes that he's the only one of her kids who actually looks like her!"
Jessa Duggar 'Saddened' by Josh Arrest News: We 'Stand Against' Abuse .
Breaking their silence. Jinger Duggar and more of the famous TLC family are speaking out in the wake of Josh Duggar‘s recent arrest. The 33-year-old was taken into custody at the Washington County jail in Arkansas on Thursday, April 29, and held without bail. One day later, he virtually appeared at a hearing where his lawyer entered his not guilty plea. While the charges were not read aloud in court, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Arkansas confirmed on Friday, April 30, that Josh “allegedly used the internet to download child sexual abuse material.” The press release added, “[Josh] allegedly possessed this material, some of which depicts the sexual abuse of children under the age of 12, in May 2019. The Duggar family previously found themselves in hot water in 2015 after Josh was accused of molesting multiple women — some of whom were his sisters — and admitted to cheating on his wife, Anna Duggar. The pair tied the knot in 2008 and share six children: Mackynzie, 11, Michael, 9, Marcus, 7, Meredith, 5, Mason, 3, and Maryella, 17 months. One week before Josh’s most recent scandal made headlines, Anna, 32, announced that the couple have baby No. 7 on the way. “It’s a GIRL!!!!!” she wrote via Instagram.