He''s only his mother''s favorite because her world was thrown into tumult when Charles and Anne were children (upon her father''s death) and she was much older when Edward was born. Andrew was the only one she got to properly bond with.\
He''s gotten sloppy fat and ugly since he was dumped as the U.K. Trade Envoy.
He looks like the average DL poster.
I''m old enough to remember when Prince Andrew was a cute young thing. Believe it or not he was once quite handsome a long, long time ago.
Prince Philip is not his father, that''s why the Queen always had a soft spot for him.
Holy Hanover ! \
That''s what generations of inbreeding does. And you know, eventually Prince William is going to look like that.
He''s always been vulgar though. India Hicks was 13 when she was a bridesmaid at Charles and Diana''s wedding and she said that Andrew was saying the filthiest things while everyone was posing for pictures (despite the fact that little children were within range).
R4 The are ALL good looking when they are younger. Even Princess Ann was pretty when she was young. But sometime in their mid to late 30s They turn butt-ugly and start looking like what they are; a bunch of inbred sour faced krauts.
I don''t understand how rich, educated people can allow themselves to become fat. You would think that they would know better. You would think that they would have access to the best trainers, nutritionists and healthy foods.\
Especially people who are constantly in the public eye and serve as the physical representation of their entire country''s honor and prestige around the globe. Does the British people really want this pasty piece of blubber representing them on foreign functions?
Charles is ugly as sin but at least he''s always been relatively trim.
R7, India Hicks is a media whore. With that said, Andrew looked like he was letting them go at William''s wedding. Felt sorry for the old girl in front of him.
There''s always "that one" in families. Usually the richer the family, the more crazy "that one" turns out to be.
[quote]Does the British people really want this pasty piece of blubber representing them on foreign functions?\
Being a pasty piece of blubber is what the British Royals do best. Have you seen what the Queen looks like lately? She looks like a diamond encrusted refrigerator.
The scuttlebutt in London was that Princess Diana''s real dirt on the Royal Family was Andrew''s HIV-positive status.
Damn, where''s his pickup truck w/gun rack? Wonder how many hp his bass boat''s got?\
That there''s a straight-up redneck if I ever seent one. And I know rednecks.
Did they Photocshop the Dixie Beer out of his hand?
He''s too fat to have HIV
He should wear a t-shirt. Yikes.
As the UK Trade Envoy for several years, I''m sure Andrew was constantly feted by his hosts with sumptuous meals. Plus, the travel probably didn''t make an exercise routine as easy as it would be for someone with a fairly stable position. \
Most of the women can get away with basically sampling each course...the men aren''t supposed to be as fussy. \
I don''t think William will ever get particularly fat. He follows the same Naval calisthenics routine as his grandfather (every morning, 15 - 20 minutes). I believe Charles does as well.
I like Andrew and Sarah. I hope they remarry. Fuck Charles and Camilla, dirty coniving pigs that they are.
Why should he lose weight? Supermodels will still sleep with him (as we''ve seen) if he''s fat, because he''s the queen''s son. And unlike actors who get fat (like Russell Crowe), his livelihood does not depend on staying attractive.\
Royalty often get really fat: look at George IV, Edward VII, King Farouk... They are presented with delicious fattening delicacies and the most beautiful people in the world will sleep with them no matter what their weight is like just because they''re royal.
Dat shit''s NASTY.
Don''t forget the fattest fatty of them all: Queen Victoria. That pig couldn''t put down the fork after her dearest Albert died.
Andrew is not gay, and he is not HIV+. Philip is his father, I promise you.
ROTFLMAO I JUST SHIT MY PANTIES AND ATE IT!
"I don''t understand how rich, educated people can allow themselves to become fat."%0D\
They eat good food and enjoy life, that''s how. They don''t have your deep, irrational, loathing of fat and overweight people, most people don''t.
Henry VIII was a corpulent beast with a weeping, oozing, smelly sore on his leg...yet he had 6 beautiful wives and many mistresses throughout his life.
I''m with R23. We don''t have to resort to fantasies, the reality is sordid enough. Andrew likes to whore around and they all drink entirely too much. They all have bad teeth, even William, and Andrew, like the rest of them, bears evidence of the horrible traditional English diet. %0D\
There''s only so much bangers and mash you can consume before it starts to show. Kidney pies, eels, etc. He looks as if he probably stinks. His body odor has to waft of alcohol and suasages and suet, and his breath must reek of cigarettes, coffee and really bad gums. I bet he thinks he''s being healthy if he eats a salad once a month with plenty of Caesar''s dressing.
It''s good to be the king.
[quote]There''s only so much bangers and mash you can consume before it starts to show. Kidney pies, eels, etc. \
Most of that is food favored in the 19th and early 20th century by the British lower classes. The Windsors never ate that stuff even back in the day; they certainly don''t now.\
[quote]He looks as if he probably stinks. \
Speaking of stinks: now you''re just pulling shit completely out of your ass.
Well, we all know that the top 1% elite in American eat all their meals at McDonalds, Taco Bell, Wendy''s, and Burger King, right?
R9, unlike most gay people, they do not equate their body with their self-worth or personal sense of self-esteem and identity. In other words, the world''s royalty do not live in Los Angeles. %0D\
R9, some day you can have the best kept body in the morgue. But did you have a fun fulfilling life?
He was stunning in the early 80s, by far the most attractive of the lot.
Say what you will, but he looks unhealthy. He looks like the kind of unhealthy a person looks like due to a bad diet and too much alcohol. So sue me!@ they don''t eat kidney pies or eels? But they eat a lot of sausages and mutton and roast beef and red meat. And their arteries are all clogged up with fat and gross. And I still say he looks like he stinks. Foul breath. phlegm and mucus and sinus drainage. Periodontal problems. Gum disease. The horror. The horror. %0D\
And I didn''t pull that out of my @ss.
In my personal opinion, Andrew just wants to be left alone. He hates being royal and his birth has ruined everything for him. You know for many it had been a curse. Charles came to terms with it all years ago, but Andrew didn''t.\
It doesn''t matter how much money you have if you are lonely, have no privacy or control over your own life. Maybe he drinks, if I were him I sure would.\
The BS that has been spread around about Charles and Andrew is breathtaking. It would knock anybody down - think how depressing it must be. Charles just ignores it - rises above it - focuses on his work and the things he loves. He is a great - even noble - person.
R34. Andrew is a decent guy with some flaws. He''s loyal if nothing else as is apparent in his defense and devotion to Sarah Ferguson. Obviously, the two of them still love each other.%0D\
I read that according to Diana, Andrew was one of the hardest working royals, but he was always overshadowed by his mother and Charles. For years, Andrew just sort of went about his royal duties without drawing attention to what he was doing even though he was doing good work, again, according to Diana.%0D\
Andrew very much likes being royal, which is why he tries so hard to keep his daughters in the good graces of the queen and in all family functions. Andrew knows that it''s going to be difficult for his family--Sarah included--when Charles and William become front and center, which they are even now.%0D\
Charles doesn''t have much in common with Andrew and there is talk that Charles plans to streamline the royal house even further and marginalize Andrew so that there is little for him and his daughters to do.
Andrew was never stunning or gorgeous. He was passably good-looking during his "Randy Andy" days. \
I don''t follow the Royal Family so I didn''t know what to expect when I opened that pic as I don''t recall seeing a photo of him in years. I did a double take. He looks bad. Well, bad, when compared to his younger years. Yes, we all age, etc, etc. But he looks gross. Gross and happy. He''s probably had an awesome life and has enjoyed most of it, so good for him. He''ll likely live to be 98 when much thinner (and poorer) sods keel off at 68.
R38. Damn, Andrew was handsome.%0D\
Sure we all age, but now he has manboobs. Come on, Andrew, I''m rooting for you. Get Sarah to order you some Weight Watchers food...and stick with it! She did quite well on it.
"Damn, Andrew was handsome."%0D\
He sure was.%0D\
In "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13-3/4," from Andrew''s handsome period, Adrian''s account of the royal wedding included the comment, "Prince Andrew is dead good looking. It''s too bad he and Charles couldn''t trade heads for the day."%0D
His face looks perfectly fine (and happy, to boot!) in OP''s pic. It''s just the body that''s gone neglected. He still doesn''t appear to have that classic soured Windsor look of his mother and older brother and sister.%0D\
Any shirtless pics of Prince Edward for comparison?
Mutton? R33, you really haven''t got a clue, have you. I doubt anyone has eaten mutton for years.
Wow 44, Andrew really does look like that other guy in the photo. Those Royals, just spreading their legs for anyone.
Anne of Cleves
Actually, R27, Andrew doesn''t drink. I forgot where I read or heard this, but apparently he''s a teetotaller (as is his sister, Anne). I do agree, though, he does look really unhealthy - but that''s mostly due to poor diet.
"I like Andrew and Sarah. I hope they remarry. Fuck Charles and Camilla, dirty coniving pigs that they are."%0D\
Boy, are you an idiot. Andrew and Fergie are scum.%0D\
There was a recent article about Andrew in Vanity Fair. He is depicted by people who know him as a lecherous, lazy, juvenile twit. Spoiled by his doting Mum, he''s been allowed to get away with anything and despite getting a very nice income for doing basically nothing he never seems to have enough money. %0D\
I love this description of him, given by one of his many detractors: "a man with a fat bottom who laughs at his own jokes."%0D\
Prince Andrew is a pompous ass.
He''s especially a pompous ass if he''s the Aid''s son.
Andrew''s daughters, the evil Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. Second picture on this link.
We won''t be hearing much from him now -- Libya has fallen and the Lockerbie bomber he released in exchange for oil contracts is soon to be in prison again.
It''s Charles and Camilla who are the dirty lowdown twits. Maybe they are all proper now, but the two of them coniving bastards who set out to destroy Diana. They should never be forgiven.
I remember when it was reported years ago that he was dating a porn star. Koo Stark was her name and a big deal was made of their relationship, as well as how handsome he was, which as the time was true. Of course, the Queen was said to have been horrified, and I always felt that he married Sarah Ferguson partly to improve his "Randy Andy" image.
"It''s Charles and Camilla who are the dirty lowdown twits. Maybe they are all proper now, but the two of them coniving bastards who set out to destroy Diana. They should never be forgiven."%0D\
Oh shut the fuck up, you psychotic Diana fangurl. %0D\
R55 calling Koo Stark a porn star is a bit of a stretch. She appeared in one long forgotten soft-core film. What she has in common with Fergie is an inability to manage her finances. Bankrupt twice over. And divorced.
R56. Please don''t defend Charles and Camilla, the scum of the royal family.
Andrew was breathtaking when he was younger. The epitome of drop-dead gorgeous.
[quote]Henry VIII was a corpulent beast with a weeping, oozing, smelly sore on his leg...yet he had 6 beautiful wives and many mistresses throughout his life.%0D\
Like those women had a choice?
He looks like someone who has GI problems. Bet he gets constipated a lot.%0D\
The thing about the royals, with the exception of Charles, is that they all seemed, even Anne, to be very good looking when younger. They haven''t aged well at all. %0D\
Now Charles, OTOH, was always an Alfred E. Newman (Mad Magazine) type of jug head with and Ichabod Crane face, and he''s sort of grown into his looks. He''s no longer really homely or comic looking, he is just a plain looking old man. %0D\
Philip and Elizabeth were both atractive young couple. I think as young women, especially Katherine, look at William and Harry, they might consider the future that''s in store. William is already heading towards baldness and a ridiculous mouthful of teeth.
...those moobs deserve a wonda bra! I almost fancy him.... (!!)\
R56, Gets Aids and die!!!!
[quote]The thing about the royals, with the exception of Charles, is that they all seemed, even Anne, to be very good looking when younger. They haven''t aged well at all. %0D\
That''s very true. Princess Margaret was also an attractive young woman who aged into a seahag. Of course, in Margaret''s case booze, cigarettes and suntanning had a lot to do with it.
Koo really porked up. Grant it, maybe the double mastectomy makes it a little difficult to keep the weight off, and being alive being skinny doesn''t matter as much.
Don''t fuck someone who has constipation issues.
I think Koo was the love of Andrew''s life and he should have married her. She''s a prize compared to the greedy heifer he ended up with.
[quote]Andrew doesn''t drink. I forgot where I read or heard this, but apparently he''s a teetotaller (as is his sister, Anne). %0D\
I don''t know about Andrew, but are you sure about Anne? I read Tina Brown''s "Diana Chronicles" and she described Anne at dinner at Balmoral and getting quite tipsy. She told an American guest "You know we (referring to the British) really don''t like you." I don''t know how long ago this was, though.a