16 Times Prince William Really Needed to Loosen Up

Amy Goldman | Aug 10, 2016 Celebrities

Harry Kate WilliamBetween royal duties, charity work, and family obligations, it's not easy being a prince. With the weight of the world -- or at least the UK -- resting on his shoulders, it's no wonder Prince William frequently looks like he could use a long vacation and a stiff drink. Perhaps a Pimm's Cup.

Will has been photographed on more than one occasion looking like he really needed to loosen up. Keep reading for 16 times Prince William looked his most prim, proper, and tightly wound.


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  • Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc

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    • They're creepy and they're kooky
    • Mysterious and spooky,
    • They're all together ooky,
    • The Addams Family.
  • He is Not Amused

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    Will looked tight-lipped and tense while watching a Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series event last month. It's okay, Will, water sports aren't everyone's cup of tea. Just ask Lorelai Gilmore.
  • Will's Not Having It

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    Why the long face, Will? Chin up and think of how proud your grandmum is of your service with the East Anglian Air Ambulance. 
  • That Smell

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    Everyone in this photo looks like they just caught wind of something awful-smelling. Perhaps the Queen's corgis had a spot of indigestion that day.

  • Safety Not Guaranteed

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    "I feel very comfortable and not at all concerned about my safety right now. Maybe if I say it three more times, it will actually be true."

  • Woe Is William

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    This is exactly the face we make when we get to the grocery store and realize we forgot our shopping list at home. Did the curry recipe call for coconut sugar or turbinado?! 

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  • MI5 Material

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    Don't mind William, he just stepped off the set of a spy movie to watch a match during the Euro Cup. It looks like he decided to stay in character.

  • Deep Thoughts by Will

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    "What is this green material? Sometimes I spend so much time in castles, I can hardly remember what it's like to go outside. Perhaps it's time for a trip to Bath. I've always wanted to do one of those Jane Austen tours."
  • Stiff Collar, Stiffer Demeanor

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    Will appeared to be slightly underwhelmed by the Thanksgiving Service held in honor of the Queen's 90th birthday. To be fair, we're sure these official celebrations tend to run together. Much like life after 90 years on this planet.
  • Secretary of Stuffiness

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    Will looked a little uneasy at the Secretary of State's annual Garden Party in Belfast. We'd have offered him a pint (or two) of Guinness to help ease his nerves, but for some reason we weren't invited.

  • Unsportsmanlike Behavior

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    While Kate seems like she's enjoying herself at Wimbledon, William looks less than pleased. Maybe he remembered he accidentally left the A/C on at home. It's alright, Will, we all slip up sometimes!
  • Slow Clap

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    You'd think will would be happier about standing next to one of the most beautiful women in the world -- who happens to be wearing one of the most beautiful dresses we've ever seen --but noooo. It looks like Prince Fancypants is being a bit of a party pooper.

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  • He's Great With Kids

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    "No, George. Don't run that way. Why are you fleeing my stern yet nurturing demeanor?"
  • Flowers for Algernon

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    Will looks so excited to attend the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show that he forgot to smile. He's the textbook definition of prim and proper here.
  • A Horse is a Horse, of Course, of Course

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    "Isn't this an absolutely brilliant day to watch the horse race, my love?"
    "I suppose, if you enjoy the smell of manure."
    "I'm rather fond of the grey one."
    "It's been a long week, Kate."
  • Like a Sad William Shakespeare

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    No one was less thrilled to attend the Thistle Service at St. Giles' Cathedral than Will. It's hard to imagine feeling morose when you have what's essentially a cumulonimbus cloud attached to your head, but to each his own.

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