Generally mom doesn’t know finest, even when she’s Queen Elizabeth.
Princess Anne gained followers on social media by showing to shrug off her reigning mom’s entreaties to affix the handshake line for President Donald Trump at a royal reception for the NATO summit in London.
Mashable called it a “superb act of defiance.”
However is that really what occurred? A report from the Press Association disputes that storyline.
Footage exhibits the queen with Prince Charles, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, greeting Trump and first girl Melania. The monarch then glances at Anne as if to beckon her to the road. Anne offers her a type of “who me?” open-hand gestures and smiles however doesn’t come to the road. The president and first girl appeared to note. And so did Twitter. (See the reactions beneath.)
The Press Association reported that the queen was merely asking Anne who was subsequent within the receiving line, and that her daughter replied, laughing, “It’s simply me.”
It nonetheless wasn’t clear if Anne formally greeted the Trumps sooner or later, although she was not formally a part of the welcoming, in line with PA.
This text initially reported that Princess Anne appeared to defy the queen’s needs, and has been up to date all through to mirror extra reporting on the substance of her change with the queen.
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