Prince Harry Exposed: Photos Show Up Of Naked Royal 'Cavorting' In Vegas | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

NPR : News

Filed Under:

Prince Harry Exposed: Photos Show Up Of Naked Royal 'Cavorting' In Vegas

We absolutely, positively will not make a reference to the crown jewels.

Oops, we just did.

It seems that last Friday night in Las Vegas, Prince Harry — third in line to the throne over in England and one of the world's most eligible bachelors — did some "cavorting with two naked women in a Las Vegas hotel room," as the London Evening Standard puts it.

The evening apparently involved some "strip billiards."

And just as you might expect, photos have shown up at TMZ.com. (Here's our standard "don't click this link unless you really want to see blurry shots of a naked guy" warning.)

The story has forced the royal family to react. The BBC says "St. James's Palace has confirmed that it is Prince Harry in the photos but is making no further comment about the images." The Evening Standard reports that "royal sources" say the prince was just "letting off steam."

It's also led to comments like this, again from the Evening Standard:

"Labour MP Steve Pound said: 'This is a first for the royals and a new low for the royal protection team. Someone should have told him to keep his kit on. You'd think they keep a closer eye on the crown jewels than this.' "

Of course, being naked is likely going to cause less controversy for the prince than he faced in 2005 when he showed up at a friend's birthday party in a Nazi uniform.

The prince turns 28 next month.

Copyright 2012 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

NPR

Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

The filmmaker says Going Clear, harshly critical of the Church of Scientology, is about the dangers of "blind faith." The church has hit back with an aggressive public relations effort of its own.
NPR

Think Nobody Wants To Buy Ugly Fruits And Veggies? Think Again

Remember that old movie trope, in which the mousy girl takes off her glasses to reveal she was a beauty all along? A similar scenario is playing out among food waste fighters in the world of produce.
NPR

Amazingly, Congress Actually Got Something Done

The leaders and members must, in a word, compromise. And on this occasion, Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi did just that, with skill and savvy.
NPR

Can Republicans Get Ahead In The 2016 Digital Race?

When Sen. Ted Cruz threw his hat into the ring, it happened first on Twitter. Political news is breaking more and more on social media, and both sides face different challenges in reaching out.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.