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Queen’s Grandchild Louise Windsor To Make Decision Over Princess Title On 18th Birthday

Queen’s grandchild Louise Windsor to make decision over princess title on 18th birthday

The Queen’s ‘favourite grandchild’ will decide whether or not she wants to take the title of princess in a matter of weeks.

Lady Louise Alice Elizabeth Mountbatten-Windsor, 17, is the daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie, the Countess of Wessex.

This week she stepped into the spotlight to commemorate her grandfather Prince Philip in a BBC documentary.

Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers aired on BBC One on September 22, and featured interviews from all of the Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh’s children and adult grandchildren.

Among those who paid tribute was Lady Louise, who recalled her close bond with Prince Philip and their shared love for carriage driving.

She is the 16th in line to the throne and is the grandchild of the Queen, 95, and her late husband Philip.

When her parents Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones got married in 1999, Buckingham Palace announced their children would not be styled as prince or princess.

Instead Louise and her brother James, Viscount Severn, are titled as children of an earl.

The decision was said to be part of Edward and Sophie’s hopes for their children to have as normal a childhood as possible.

The Telegraph reports that the final decision on whether to take the title of princess will be left up to Louise when she turns 18.

She will choose whether or not to style herself Her Royal Highness Princess Louise after her birthday with her parents, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, said to be leaving the decision up to their daughter.

If she decides to take the new title, she will be styled as Her Royal Highness Princess Louise.

The Queen’s other grandchildren have a mixture of titles with Louise’s cousins Princess Beatrice and Eugenie also styling themselves as HRH.

Princess Anne’s children Zara Tindall and Peter Phillips have never held HRH status.

Due to the the 1917 Letters Patent HRH titles could only be passed onto the children of the sovereign, the children of the sovereign’s sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.

This was amended in 2013 to include all the children of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.

As a result all of the Duke of Cambridge’s children have HRH status.

Royal expert, Phil Dampier, said that as she comes of age Louise could prove to be the monarchy’s ‘secret weapon.’

He said: “Because she’s the granddaughter of the Queen, Lady Louise can call herself a princess when she becomes 18… and there’s a strong argument for her doing it.

“She seems to be very mature for her age, and she’s shaping up to be precisely the kind of person the Queen can rely on in the future.

“Could there be a role for her in a slimmed-down monarchy? The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh had 1,500 patronages between them. You have to ask yourself who is going to continue their legacy, what with Harry and Meghan and Prince Andrew off the scene? There’s a huge workload there.”

Meanwhile, there have been several reports that Lady Louise is the Queen’s “favourite” grandchild due to their special bond.

A royal source previously told The Sun: “The Queen loves the fact that Louise and James relish their time at Balmoral, and she has become particularly close to Louise, who seems to have become her favourite grandchild, closely followed by James.”

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Yul Edochie’s daughter removes father’s name from social media profile

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie’s daughter, Danielle, has made a change to her social media profile, removing her father’s name.

Previously known as Danielle Yul Edochie, she has now updated her profile to read Danielle Diana Dubem.

A quick check on Danielle’s Instagram page confirmed the change.

The decision garnered praise from many, applauding Danielle for her courage.

Sandypreneur commented, “If na you nko? Do you know what it means to watch your parent embarrass you daily? Smh.”

Mr. Azeez commended her bold move, stating,  “SHE JUST TOOK A BOLD STEP TO DISOWN HER DAD! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.”

Phelle shared her own experience, highlighting the emotional toll such actions can have on children, particularly daughters.
“Men do not know the damages this things do to their kids mostly on their daughters. This same act of yul my dad did. Till today I. Ve trust issues with men . It’s externally damaging to daughter . Tomorrow them go come beg and expect you to forgive and forget the past that they hurt . Mine even asked me what abomination did I commit ? . Like this man is a joke . You threw away your family for decades over a strange woman. Then turn around when you think you can benefit from us to be asking me what abomination did u commit? Haaaa ! Men! I have trust issues on them “

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Burna Boy slams Eedris Abdulkareem

Grammy-winning singer, Damini Ogulu, widely known as Burna Boy has fired back at Eedris Abdulkareem over his recent statement about him.

Burna Boy had made a statement in 2020, where he garnered attention by asserting that none of his senior colleagues had paved the way for his success.

Eedris Abdulkareem, in a snippet of an unreleased episode of the Honest Bunch podcast, addressed the controversial statement.

The veteran artist condemned Burna Boy’s comments as “stupid talk,” expressing disbelief at the notion that the Nigerian music industry had not provided any assistance to the acclaimed singer

You hear someone like Burna Boy say nobody helped him in Nigeria. That is a stupid talk,” he said.

Responding to Eedris Abdulkareem’s remark, Burna Boy took his X page to hit back at the ace singer.

The 32-year-old said he did not blame Eedris for his comment but the people who donated money to settle his hospital bills when he underwent a kidney transplant in 2022.

He added that he wished his colleague has the audacity to step his foot where he normally hangout so they would settle their scores physically.

“Abdul Kareem abi wetin dem call your papa, I no blame you, I blame people wey pay for your hospital bills. And I wish say you be person wey fit dey enter the kind places where I dey dey. Make we use mistake jam,” he said in a now deleted-tweet.

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Eedris Abdulkareem blasts Burna Boy for saying ‘No one helped’ his career

Nigerian veteran rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, has taken a swipe at his junior colleague, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy.

In a clip going viral from ‘The Honest Bunch’ Podcast, Eedris Abdulkareem had quite a lot to say about a range of topics.

In the forthcoming podcast episode slated for release on Monday, February 19, 2024, Eedris Abdulkareem delivered a scathing rebuke aimed at Burna Boy’s assertions.

Some of the people and issues the veteran singer spoke about include Charly Boy, the state of the nation, his rift with American rapper 50 Cent, and Burna Boy, amongst others.

Burna Boy has been very vocal about his solo journey to the top and how he got no help from anyone in the industry.

Burna Boy had made a statement in 2020, where he garnered attention by asserting that none of his senior colleagues had paved the way for his success.

This remarks ignited debate across the industry, with Burna Boy claiming that he received minimal support and faced animosity from peers.

The veteran artist condemned Burna Boy’s comments as “stupid talk,” expressing disbelief at the notion that the Nigerian music industry had not provided any assistance to the acclaimed singer.

Eedris Abdulkareem’s critique showcases the ongoing dialogue surrounding the dynamics of support and mentorship within the Nigerian music scene.

As anticipation mounts for the release of the full podcast episode, fans and industry observers eagerly await further insights into this intriguing exchange between two influential figures in Nigerian music.

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