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Hear ye, hear ye! We're Royally Obsessed, the podcast for all things royal! Hosts Rachel Bowie and Roberta Fiorito chat about the latest news from Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Montecito and beyond. From exciting guests—like Princess Diana's former private secretary Patrick Jephson, Tina Brown, Andrew Morton and more—to detailed dissections of royal fashion, it's like gabbing with your Kate Middleton-obsessed friends every week over a cocktail. New episodes air every Thursday. Follow us on Instagram @RoyallyObsessedPodcast and subscribe by searching 'Royally Obsessed' wherever you listen to podcasts. Rate us 5 stars if you think we're doing a royally good job.

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Hear ye, hear ye! We're Royally Obsessed, the podcast for all things royal! Hosts Rachel Bowie and Roberta Fiorito chat about the latest news from Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Montecito and beyond. From exciting guests—like Princess Diana's former private secretary Patrick Jephson, Tina Brown, Andrew Morton and more—to detailed dissections of royal fashion, it's like gabbing with your Kate Middleton-obsessed friends every week over a cocktail. New episodes air every Thursday. Follow us on Instagram @RoyallyObsessedPodcast and subscribe by searching 'Royally Obsessed' wherever you listen to podcasts. Rate us 5 stars if you think we're doing a royally good job.

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Kate Aces Wimbledon

7/18/2024
On tap this week: The Princess of Wales makes a grand return to Wimbledon for the men's final with Princess Charlotte and Pippa Middleton. Plus, Meghan and Harry at the ESPY Awards, the State Opening of Parliament, two MAJOR royal birthdays, the Euro Cup finals, Princess Anne's return to work, a very jinxed Jersey visit, and so much more! Grab a Strawberries and Cream cocktail and tune in! -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:34:55

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Keir, the King & I (Sir Clive)

7/11/2024
Happy Wimbledon, RoRos! We've got tennis and soccer championships on the brain, plus we're catching up on the historic election and the King's third Prime Minister, a cooking show for Meghan (& a documentary for William!), Harry's controversial award, Holyrood Week, e-scooters, Rose Hanbury, the royals' upcoming summer schedule and so much more! We'll try to make it make sense... Grab a Pimm's cup and tune in now! -- Mentioned in this episode: Duchess Sophie's hat - https://www.hellomagazine.com/fashion/royal-style/704074/duchess-sophies-stunning-pink-outfit-has-a-secret-hidden-detail-we-bet-you-missed/ The Disappearing Timeline of Rose Hanbury - https://www.vulture.com/article/kate-middleton-prince-william-rose-hanbury-affair-rumors.html -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:53

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King of the Swifties + Special Guest Laura-Ann Barr

6/27/2024
This week, we're recapping Royal Ascot with Laura-Ann Barr, aka friend of the pod and one of our favorite IG follows, @all.thats.pretty. She was in the Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot and gives us the inside scoop on what it was like, her favorite royal sightings, the best-dressed guests and tips on how to attend in 2025. There’s more: We're talking about the royals and Taylor Swift, the future King's dance moves, the Japan State Visit, a major wedding anni for Sophie and Edward, Princess Anne's hospitalization and SO much more. Grab a "Jubilee" and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: Buckingham Palace State Banquet BTS Video - https://www.instagram.com/p/C8pRekOs4-m/?hl=en Producer Judy's New Book, 'Cosplay, the Marvel Way' - https://www.amazon.com/Cosplay-Marvel-Way-Costuming-Crafting-ebook/dp/B0CK8CTY4P Guest Laura-Ann @all.thats.pretty - https://www.instagram.com/all.thats.pretty/?hl=en -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:50:40

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Bonus Episode: The Princess & the Parade

6/17/2024
RoRos! We're bringing you a special Monday bonus episode to discuss Kate's big return to the royal stage, plus all the fun Trooping the Colour tidbits, outfits and moments you might've missed. Also: The royals celebrate Father's Day, the unveiling of new American Riviera Orchard products and where we'll see the Princess of Wales next. A quick programming note that your cohosts are off the rest of this week, but will return to their regularly scheduled Thursday episodes next week to catch up on all the royal news you need to know. -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:01

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Kate Watch + Special Guest Victoria Murphy

6/13/2024
We're back with another episode of the podcast, chock-full of royal fun. On tap this week: the inside scoop on the society wedding of the year, the Duke of Westminster’s wedding to Olivia Henson! Such joy! Also, the Princess of Wales pens a letter, but there's another Kate rumor storm brewing and it's perfectly timed to Trooping the Colour coming up this Saturday. Plus, William was in Cardiff! 'Bridgerton' Part 2 is on the horizon! Sweet reflections on Prince Philip’s birthday, and so much more! Grab a mocktail (and get ready to toast one of the best announcements on the pod, EVER) and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: Princess Elizabeth Wedding Bridesmaid Dress headed to Auction - https://www.thecourtjeweller.com/2024/06/spotlight-on-one-of-princess-elizabeths-bridesmaid-dresses-headed-for-auction-at-christies.html William, Trudeau, Attal image - https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/prince-william-prince-of-wales-canadian-prime-minister-news-photo/2156329951 -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:11

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The Last D-Day + Release the Lease

6/6/2024
Welcome back to all the royal news you missed! This week, we're discussing the D-Day 80th Anniversary events, Prince Andrew's lease issues and a Princess Diana flashback. Also, we've got a lot of details on what's ahead in the royal calendar, including Trooping the Colour and the Japan State Visit. Grab David Beckham's favorite cocktail and tune in!Mentioned in this episode: Princess Diana at Swan Lake -https://wwd.com/pop-culture/culture-news/princess-diana-jewelry-auction-swan-lake-suite-1235645361/ 'The Siege of Royal Lodge,' The Times UK - https://www.thetimes.com/uk/royal-family/article/prince-andrew-the-king-and-the-siege-of-royal-lodge-s9t63k7mw 'Máxima' TV show trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys4_-Y_SAo8 -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:36:23

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Elections, Coronations, Commemorations

5/30/2024
Say that five times fast! This week, the royals are back to work after a flurry of cancelations due to the snap election announcement last week. We're also flashing back to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, discussing the recent Kate updates and admiring Fergie's Cannes persona. Grab an Orange Crush and tune in! -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:44

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Cloudy with a Chance of Cousins

5/23/2024
Spring showers bring May garden parties! This week, Prince William enlisted his family to help host the second (and soggiest) Palace Garden Party. Also, we’ve got details on the royal (adjacent!) wedding of the year; a recap of the Chelsea Flower Show, plus a flashback to that time Kate hosted the Queen in 2019. Grab a Lady Whistledown cocktail and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: Lady Whistledown cocktail - https://thesouthernmillennialblog.com/bridgerton-cocktails-to-sip-while-watching-season-3/ Duke of Westminster engagement photo - https://www.hellomagazine.com/brides/490836/duke-of-westminster-hugh-grosvenor-engaged/ -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:34:38

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The Emperor's New Portrait & H&M in Africa + Special Guest Afua Hagan

5/16/2024
We have a jam-packed episode this week. First up, we're joined by award-winning journalist, broadcaster and friend of the pod Afua Hagan (she was with the Sussexes over the weekend), who gives us a first hand account of the couple's trip to Nigeria. Also, a fiery new portrait of the King, a joint engagement for William and his Pa, a flashback to the Sussexes' wedding day six year ago, and so much more! Grab a tomato martini and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: David Beckham's "Chick Inn" - https://www.instagram.com/p/C65_6Fmo3VJ/?hl=en Rachel Makes the Sussexes' Wedding Cake - https://www.purewow.com/food/prince-harry-meghan-markle-lemon-elderflower-cake Cliveden House Review - https://www.purewow.com/travel/cliveden-house-hotel-review -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:48:53

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A Chilly Welcome Home

5/9/2024
Welcome back to another episode of your favorite royal podcast. This week: It's garden party season! The King and other senior members of the royal family kicked off the festivities with the first Buckingham Palace Garden Party of the year. Plus, all the details on Prince Harry's quick trip to London (and Spencer family reunion), Archie's 5th birthday details, a look back at our trip across the pond for the Coronation one year ago, Princess Beatrice in NYC and so much more! Grab a cup of Garden Party tea and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: The Coronation Roll, Digitized - https://www.coronationroll.gov.uk/ Archie's Birthday Balloons - https://www.instagram.com/p/C6rrE93yJH3/? 'Help, We Bought a Village!' - https://www.channel4.com/programmes/help-we-bought-a-village -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:16

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The King Is Back and So Are We

5/2/2024
After a week off, we're baaaack! And so is the King, who stepped out for his first royal engagement in nearly three months—fittingly, to a cancer center. We're discussing what's next for Charles, plus Prince Harry's upcoming trips to London and Africa, a couple of royal cousin birthdays, Mother's Day in the U.S., a statue of Queen Elizabeth II, and lots of horse talk. Plus, Rachel's royal recap of her recent trip to London (EEEK!). So pony up, grab a glass of Royal Salute whiskey and tune in! -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:39:07

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Let Them Eat Jam!

4/18/2024
A trip to the pub with Carole, a jam mailer, back to work for William, plus the Obamas, Ted Lasso and James Middleton: This week is a grab bag of fun royal news. There's also another mega Diana auction happening soon + more Sussex Netflix shows on the horizon. Grab a scone (or some rosé Veuve—why not!) and tune in! Dear RoRos: Reminder we're off next week, so this episode will have to tide you over 'til we're back! -- Mentioned in this episode: Crosby Street Hotel Afternoon Tea - https://www.firmdalehotels.com/hotels/new-york/crosby-street-hotel/afternoon-tea/ Meghan's Polo Dress - https://heidimerrick.com/products/ginger-dress-ivory-silk-hemp? Ted Lasso x Warm & Wonderful - https://rowingblazers.com/blogs/dispatches/warm-wonderful-x-afc-wimbledon-black-sheep-umbro-jersey Princess Diana L.A. Auction - https://www.barrons.com/articles/midnight-blue-gown-highlights-biggest-sale-of-princess-dianas-belongings-since-1997-2c55e234 -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:27

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Andrew's Near-Accident + Our Scoop Review

4/11/2024
Welcome back! In this week's episode, we have a full review of ‘Scoop,’ the Netflix movie about Prince Andrew's Newsnight interview, plus how he nearly ran over a dog this week. Also, how Sophie and Edward are carrying the torch for the King, Rachel's upcoming trip to London, a flashback to then-Prince Charles and Princess Diana's grueling Australia tour and so much more. Grab some tea and tune in! -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:30:28

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King Charles Risen

4/4/2024
Happy Easter! This week, it's back to royal business-as-usual with the royals attending Easter services at St. George's Chapel...or is it? There's also the new Netflix movie 'Scoop' about Prince Andrew's infamous interview, a King Charles x Burberry collab, Meghan's sweet storytime, an Invictus kerfuffle and so much more. Grab a Cherry Blossom cocktail and tune in! -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:28:34

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Easter, Kate and Our 200th Episode (!) + Special Guest Elizabeth Holmes

3/28/2024
Where do we go from here? This week, the ladies sit down with bestselling author and journalist Elizabeth Holmes, whom they’ve shared quite a few royal moments with, to unpack Princess Catherine’s statement from last week and reflect on the monarchy’s future as it undergoes one of the its greatest periods of stress. There's also a few royal Easter updates, a flashback to the Duke of Edinburgh's Service of Thanksgiving, the P.Diddy controversy, a Downton Abbey surprise and more! Grab an Easter brunch cocktail and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: So Many Thoughts by Elizabeth Holmes - https://somanythoughts.substack.com/ Princess Charlotte at Prince Philip's Service of Thanksgiving - https://twitter.com/RoyalReporterUK/status/1508758412733075465 Prince Philip statue controversy in The Telegraph - https://telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/03/26/prince-philip-statue-cambridge-council-orders-removal/ -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:44:05

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Bonus Episode: Kate's Cancer Announcement

3/22/2024
RoRos, we wanted to record an update regarding the Princess of Wales's recent announcement that she has cancer and is undergoing preventative chemotherapy. We, like we're sure so many of you, were devastated and utterly heartbroken to hear this news, especially in light of the rampant speculation surrounding Kate these last few weeks and months. Tune in now to hear more. Take care of yourselves and hold your loved ones tight, friends. Same place, same time next Thursday. -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:11:37

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It's Kate to See You! + Special Guest Charles Spencer

3/21/2024
This week, we're beyond honored and privileged to welcome Charles Spencer, the 9th Earl Spencer and Princess Diana's brother, to the pod to discuss his new book, ‘A Very Private School: A Memoir.’ Also this week: Catherine, caught on camera! American Riviera Orchard has arrived—and we've got theories (you guys, Duchess Meghan was trying to tell us all along...). Plus, a King Charles death hoax, happy birthday Eugenie, the Diana Award disconnect and so much more. Grab a vodka soda and tune in! -- *Mentioned in this episode:* 'A Very Private School' by Charles Spencer - https://www.amazon.com/Very-Private-School-Memoir/dp/1668046385 American Riviera Orchard - https://americanriviera.com/ Meghan's Profile in The Cut by Allison P. Davis - https://www.thecut.com/article/meghan-markle-profile-interview.html Roya Nikkhah exclusive in The Times - https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/kate-princess-wales-discuss-recovery-public-engagement-0zvw6nvpk -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:45:26

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Princess Panic & Palace Faux Pas + Special Guest Ellie Hall

3/14/2024
We're back—and so is the chaos that is the royal news of late. To help us untangle everything re: Kate Middleton, conspiracy theories, the Palace PR machine and more, we turned to royal journalist Ellie Hall, whose recent reporting for Harvard's Neiman Lab (link below) offers a comprehensive and context-rich view of what the heck is going on with the Princess of Wales. Also in today's episode: Commonwealth Day, Camilla the Barbie doll, Meghan and Harry's mini tour of Texas and Prince Edward's tear-filled birthday. Grab the perfect cosmo and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: Ellie Hall for the Neiman Lab - https://www.niemanlab.org/2024/03/this-is-just-weird-buzzfeed-news-former-royals-reporter-on-kate-middleton-palace-press-and-distrust-in-the-media/ Meghan's Mulberry tote - https://ufonomore.com/recently-added/mulberry-tyndale-bag-in-white -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:33

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Missing Ms. Middleton

2/29/2024
What on earth is going on with the royals? In this week's episode, Prince William's absence from a memorial service causes an uproar, the shocking and tragic death of Lady Gabriella Windsor's husband, plus King Charles's emotions are on full display during his cancer recovery. And it's a major loss for the Sussexes' security, but they're at least vindicated over the NYC car chase. Also: Fergie's secret Hallmark cameo, an ode to Timothy Laurence, Meghan hits the town and more. Grab a cuppa and tune in! -- Mentioned in this episode: Emma Bridgewater mug - https://us.emmabridgewater.com/products/union-jack-1-2-pint-mug 'Secrets of Prince Andrew' documentary - https://www.aetv.com/shows/secrets-of-prince-andrew NYT Princess Diana article - https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/21/theater/diana-the-crown-spencer.html Fergie's Hallmark Channel appearance in 'An American in Austen' - https://www.hallmarkchannel.com/an-american-in-austen -- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:30:33

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BAFTAs, Bublé, and Harry Back to the UK?

2/22/2024
In this week's episode: highlights of Harry and Meghan's visit to Vancouver and Whistler for the Invictus Games 2025; Prince William on the red carpet, as a meme and making statements; a flashback to Kate & William's pre-wedding visit to St. Andrew's; a rare Charles appearance and so much more! Plus, we toast to a (non-royal) engagement! Tune in now! Mentioned in this episode: Meghan's Dôen 'Kensington' coat - https://www.shopdoen.com/products/kensington-coat-black-- Presented by PureWow and Gallery Media Group. Follow all the royal news at purewow.com/royals. Follow us on Instagram at @RoyallyObsessedPodcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:34:19