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Kate Middleton and Prince Louis Are All Smiles in New Christening Portrait. After releasing four portraits from Prince Louis' christening, Prince William and Kate Middleton surprised royal admirers by sharing one more photo of their smiling baby boy. In the new portrait, the Duchess of Cambridge beams as she holds her third child close. Little Louis is also smiling from ear to ear. Kensington Palace shared the picture via its official Instagram account on Monday. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released an additional photograph taken following the christening of Prince Louis," the caption read. "The Duke and Duchess hope that everyone enjoys this lovely photograph of Prince Louis as much as they do." While the first set of portraits were taken by celebrity portrait photographer Matt Holyoak, this new photo was snapped by Matt Porteous -- an award-winning photographer who also took Prince George's third birthday portraits. Porteous expressed his excitement over the new photographs on Instagram. "Moments like these," he wrote. "'It was an honour and a privilege to photograph the christening of Prince Louis' #princelouis @kensingtonroyal." Holyoak also released a close-up of the Duchess and her third child in the first set of portraits. The rest showed Kate and Louis posing alongside other members of the royal family, including William, George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla. They also smiled alongside the Middletons, including Kate's parents, Carole and Michael, as well as her siblings, Pippa Middleton and James William Middleton. The christening took place on July 9 -- just a few months after Louis' birth. (Eonline)

Prince Louis' Official Christening Photos With the Royal Family. On the count of three royals, say cheese! On Sunday afternoon, Kensington Palace surprised royal watchers when they released the official portraits from Prince Louis' christening. In the pictures captured by Matt Holyoak, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Kate Middleton and Prince William gather around in the Morning Room at Clarence House following Prince Louis' baptism in the Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Kate's family including Carole and Michael Middleton, James Middleton, Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews also look their best for the shots. While there are plenty of family pictures to admire, the photographer also captured a mother-son moment between the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Louis that fans are sure to be talking about. For those who may have missed the big ceremony, an 11-week-old Prince Louis was christened on July 9 in front of immediate family and close friends. Louis' royal christening robe was made by Angela Kelly, who also serves as the Queen's dressmaker. Kate arrived at the church holding a sleeping Prince Louis in her arms. Her husband looked after Prince George and Princess Charlotte who both looked happy and ready to take a few family pictures before the day was over. The christening fell on the same day Kensington Palace revealed the six people who have been selected to be Prince Louis' godparents. Prince Williams' close friends Nicholas van Cutsem and Guy Pelly as well as Harry Aubrey-Fletcher will serve as godfathers while Lady Laura Meade, Mrs. Robert Carter and Kate's cousin Lucy Middleton will serve as godmothers. Soon after the ceremony, Prince Harry and Meghan embarked on a two-day royal trip to Ireland. (Eonline)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Snuck in Their Signature Move in Prince Louis' Christening Portrait. Uncle Prince Harry and aunt Meghan Markle were all smiles in their new nephew, Prince Louis' christening portraits, which were released on Sunday. The royal newlyweds appeared in two of the four portraits, which were taken in the Morning Room at Clarence House (grandpa Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall's official London residence). In one of the photos, Meghan snuck in their signature couple move when she looped her hand through Harry's arm. Since they made their very first appearance together at the Invictus Games last September, the royal couple has held hands, rubbed each other's backs and linked arms in public -- moves almost never seen by other members of the royal family. "While Prince Harry and Meghan holding hands is atypical for royal engagements, it is a seemingly welcomed gesture to show unity and celebration of their engagement period," royal etiquette expert Myka Meier, founder and director of Beaumont Etiquette, tells PEOPLE. "There is no protocol that says they cannot show affection on official engagements, and this gesture makes them relatable and lovable to the public." "Meghan and Prince Harry holding hands at a royal engagement is a refreshingly modern approach to their new role both as a couple and as representatives of the royal family," she continues. Harry and Meghan's open affection is indeed a departure from usual royal behavior. A certain decorum tends to be the norm when it comes to official royal outings. Will and Kate, for example, rarely show PDA. "It is rare to see royal couples holding hands on official outings," Myka adds. "While we are much less likely to see The Duke and Duchess holding hands in public, we often see Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall holding hands it's all simply a matter of preference for each couple and is also likely dependent on the nature of the event they are attending. A more serious engagement would warrant a more serious level of professionalism, which each royal is sure to follow." However, Harry and Meghan refrain from holding hands when they are in front of Queen Elizabeth. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip never show affection in public. Despite their closeness (70 years of royal marriage!), they are never seen holding hands in public due to the "stoic values" of their generation, royal biographer Gyles Brandreth told PEOPLE. (People)

Why Princess Diana's niece doesn't mind being in the spotlight. During Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle in May, Lady Kitty Spencer managed to do the impossible -- steal the spotlight from the bride. The 27-year-old stunned onlookers with her likeness to her late aunt Diana Spencer, with photos of her walking into St George's Chapel in custom Dolce & Gabbana going viral. But just who is the woman who made headlines after finding herself thrust centre stage at the biggest event of the year? Like Princess Diana, Kitty's childhood was also marred by her parents' messy divorce. The daughter of Charles Spencer, now the 9th Earl of Spencer, and former model Victoria Lockwood, Kitty was born in London but raised in Cape Town alongside younger siblings Eliza, Katya and Frederick. Charles Spencer moved his family to South Africa in the early 1990s in a bid to escape the media spotlight that came with being Princess Diana's brother. Despite enjoying a comfortable upbringing thanks to the Spencer family's $177 million fortune, Kitty's parents split acrimoniously in 1997, with her father moving back to the UK soon afterwards and marrying two more times since then. "Sometimes I feel like my family should be on The Jerry Springer Show," Kitty told Hello! Magazine in 2008. "From the outside, the structure looks so dysfunctional. However, every single member of my family is part of my happiness." Kitty also admits she doesn't really remember Princess Diana -- who died when she was just six years old -- despite the model having a striking resemblance to her famous aunt. "I was so young [when Diana was alive]. There are only a few memories, but special memories and happy memories, and I'm so lucky to have those," Kitty told Vanity Fair in 2016, soon after she decided to move from South Africa to London. It was after moving to the United Kingdom that Kitty's profile took off, with the model becoming a regular on the London social scene and making her debut modelling for Dolce & Gabbana in 2017. Unlike her father, who famously slammed the paparazzi's obsession with Diana at her funeral, Kitty has said she doesn't mind being in the spotlight. "The media attention gives you the platform to speak about the things that are important to you," she told Vanity Fair. The socialite has also called Australia home for a brief period, spending several months down under during the summer of 2015-2016 while working as an ambassador at racing and polo events. But Kitty's rise to fame hasn't been without its speed bumps, with the model causing controversy for her comments about the homeless in 2016. While working as an ambassador for Centrepoint -- a charity which helps young homeless people find jobs -- Kitty told reporters she envied their situation. "The young people that have come out of Centrepoint are so focused on one thing," she told The Times. "They know exactly what they want to do and what their talents are. So for that I envy them. "I do battle with what it is that I really want to set my mind to." Kitty's love life has also seen her in the headlines, with the model splitting from father of three Italian property tycoon Niccolo Barattieri after four years together in July 2017. According to the Daily Mail, Kitty and Niccolo, who is 20 years her senior, parted ways because of her wish to marry and have children. But since attending Meghan and Harry's wedding in May, Kitty doesn't appear to have time for romance, with her modelling career at a highest. Opening the Dolce & Gabbana's Lake Como fashion show earlier this month in a dress worthy of any fairytale princess, it was clear Kitty has arrived. (PageSix)

Robert Griffin III says his wife wears the (track) pants in their relationship ... 'cause Grete adeiko is not only making a run at the 2020 Olympics -- she blows him away in races!! We got the adorable couple -- and their cute 1-year-old baby, Gloria -- out in Bev Hills when RGIII made the revelation to TMZ Sports. "Track is her realm," he says. "She owns the track." Big-time praise for sure ... considering the NFL star once ran a 4.38 40-yard dash and did do some track events at Baylor. But Grete's legit on the turf ... she crushed the heptathlon at Florida State -- once running 13.92 in the 100-meter hurdles -- and is making a serious run to compete for Estonia in the 2020 Games. As for the real takeaway from all this ... watch out for baby Gloria in about 17 years!! (TMZ)

Paris Hilton -- whose great-grandfather started the globally-recognized Hilton hotels -- says she's also self-made. We got Paris arriving at LAX over the weekend and wanted to get her take on Kylie Jenner after Forbes said she's set to become America's youngest self-made BILLIONAIRE. Paris paid the young entrepreneur her respects. But our guy wanted to know -- is Paris also self-made? Sure, her name carries a ton of weight in the business world, but Paris also parlayed that into licensing her name to perfumes and a fashion line. Not to mention getting paid for appearances. (TMZ)

Hulk Hogan is back in the WWE's good graces three years after he was caught on tape using the n-word ... reclaiming his place in the wrestling organization's Hall of Fame. WWE issued a statement Sunday, saying that after a 3-year suspension ... Hulk was being reinstated in their HOF. They go on to say that this second chance follows multiple apologies and volunteer work from Hulk ... this in the wake of his angry rant using the n-word, which was caught on his sex tape and leaked in 2015. We broke the story ... Hulk has been in talks with WWE honchos to be brought back into the fold, though the wrestling legend wanted it done the right way. Like the league notes, Hulk has, in fact, apologized many times over insisting the vile language does not reflect who he is as a person. He even referenced the scandal while being inducted into the Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame earlier this year. WWE mentioned the recent induction in their press release, saying he is helping young people learn from his mistake. Welcome home, Hogan. (TMZ)

Hulk Hogan spoke out on Sunday, July 15, after he was reinstated in the WWE Hall of Fame following a three-year suspension over his use of racist language. "Just met with the @WWE Superstars and on all levels the volume of love and support was overwhelming," Hogan, 64, tweeted on Sunday. "I've been praying for this day and I finally feel like I made it back home. Only Love 4 the #WWEUNIVERSE brother HH." The WWE announced earlier on Sunday that the wrestler's suspension had been lifted, three years after he was dumped from the wrestling organization following the leak of a conversation in which he was heard saying a racial slur. "This second chance follows Hogan's numerous public apologies and volunteering to work with young people, where he is helping them learn from his mistake," WWE said in a statement on Sunday. "These efforts led to a recent induction into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Alumni Hall of Fame." Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, was fired and removed from the WWE's website in 2015 after portions of a sex tape, which was part of his multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the website Gawker, revealed the popular wrestler using the N-word when talking about his daughter Brooke Hogan's sex life. He went on to win a $115 million settlement in the lawsuit. Hogan apologized for his comments, telling Us Weekly in a statement in July 2015 that there was "no excuse" for his offensive language. "I believe very strongly that every person in the world is important and should not be treated differently based on race, gender, orientation, religious beliefs or otherwise. I am disappointed with myself that I used language that is offensive and inconsistent with my own beliefs. It is not who I am. I continue to work every day to improve as a person, and this matter is an important learning experience for me in that regard," he told Us. Wrestler Triple H spoke to Us about a possible Hulk Hogan comeback in May this year, saying, "He's obviously such a huge part of our history, there's no denying his place in this business, but he's made some huge mistakes. As he rectifies those mistakes, not only for himself but uses those mistakes to show others ... that you can make mistakes and what to do and what not to do along the way, as he does that we'll see." "Obviously he's working very hard at it," he added. "Never say never." (US Weekly)

Conor McGregor got to sit in on the World Cup final in person this weekend, showing up as a guest of none other than Vladimir Putin. The UFC star posted a photo of himself Sunday alongside Russia's president, posing like a tough guy with someone he calls "one of the greatest leaders of our time." Conor's caption read ... "Today I was invited to the World Cup final as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This man is one of the greatest leaders of our time and I was honored to attend such a landmark event alongside him. Today was an honor for me Mr. Putin. Thank you and congratulations on an amazing World Cup." He ended with "Go Russia" ... written in Russian. Hopefully they're both aware Russia got knocked out in the quarter finals, but that's beside the point. What's important (and weird) is that Conor is super chummy with Putin ... who's known as kind of a bad dude, depending on who you talk to. All we can say ... it's an interesting way to ring in the big baby news from this weekend. Word to your Mother, Russia ...we guess. (TMZ)

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