For years, Prince George has held the unofficial royal title of Grumpiest Royal, thanks to the magnificent range of faces he's treated us to in his five years on this planet. From his early days as a wee royal, George emoted to an impressive degree, giving us baby grump to an iconic level. Do you remember his appearances during an official Australia and New Zealand tour in 2014? Grumpiest.
During the Trooping of the Colour with his family—including his father, Prince William, mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, his siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, aunt and uncle, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, grandfather, Prince Charles, and, of course, his great grandmother, the Queen, whose birthday this royal lot was celebrating—little Louis showed he too has a lot of feelings. The youngest Cambridge was first spotted at a window of Buckingham Palace alongside his sister as the pair peered out on the parade. It was the first sign of grump:
And then, when the fam made their appearance on the balcony, Louis whipped out the adorable grouchy face:
Then Louis and George appeared to have a grump-off:
But... maybe it's inherited? Here are Prince Charles and Prince Louis exchanging grump faces:
He also exhibited some exceptional 'tude with his royal wave:
Here for all the faces, Prince Louis, please keep them coming! And yes, George, you still need to bring it... you might be looking more grown up these days, but we still love that face!
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