Here's why the queen was giggling in that viral photo with Prince Philip
The photo of the royal couple, who celebrated their 73rd anniversary five months ago, captured a sweet moment between the two.
reported. A photographer named Chris Young was the only photographer on site who was able to capture the sweet, yet humorous moment on camera. Philip was dressed in full uniform to escort the queen, as he was the colonel of the grenadier guards at the time. Unfortunately, the event was interrupted by none other than... a swarm of bees.
The queen was amused when a rival swarm of bees took on the British Army.PA Images via Getty Images"I got lucky," Young told the outlet."I recognized that it was a human moment. She was giggling like a little girl and he was laughing too."
Concerned guests look on as a swarm of bees encircle chairs on the lawn of Windsor Castle.Chris Young - PA Images / PA Images via Getty ImagesHe continued, adding, “I thought the reaction from both of them was pretty unique. Some of the guests were unsure as to whether they should move, but eventually everyone had to beat a retreat.” headtopics.com
Luckily, a royal beekeeper was able to smooth everything over with the bees. The next day, the candid shots taken by Young made the front page of the newspapers due to the rare “human moment” that was captured.A bee keeper in protective clothing, removes a swarm of bees which has attached itself to seating set aside for dignitaries, before Queen Elizabeth II inspected The Queen's Company of the Grenandier Guards at Windsor Castle.
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Dont really care. so Elizabeth loses her racist husband n the world is in morning. Like Christopher Columbus is the states gonna put statues of him all over the states? Think u.s media news outlets put to much attention to philips death. Very sweet ❤ Recalling the subjugation of millions and countless deaths at the hands of colonial Britain through history?