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Old 02-26-2008, 12:25 PM
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General News about Frederik, Mary and Family 2: February - November 2008

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Old 03-05-2008, 05:01 AM
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Frederik is on the cover of Her og Nu along with Joachim, and there is article along with it.

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DERFOR SES DE ALDRIG

Sidste nyt om Frederik og Joachims svære forhold. Tidligere tiders venskab mellem kronprins Frederik og prins Joachim er erstattet af sporadisk og kølig kontakt.
According to the journalist, they have a sporadic, cold/chilly, distant relationship, and apparently they don't have much contact. Or something along those lines.

Click here to view.

Finally, this magazine ran a story regarding Mary and Alexandra. According to the writer, they don't get along because Alexandra flirted with Frederik. Oh brother...
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Old 03-05-2008, 08:27 AM
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Ah, the journalists must be getting bored. I also love the photoshopped cover from Her og Nu. They always look so classy.
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Old 03-06-2008, 02:30 PM
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Is it just me or do Joachim and Frederik not look alike at all?
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Old 03-06-2008, 02:36 PM
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Is it just me or do Joachim and Frederik not look alike at all?

I think that Frederik looks alot like his grandfarther King Frederik 9. and Joachim looks alot like Queen Margrethe both in the way they act when they are in puplic.
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:52 PM
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I agree with HM Margrethe. Joachim is the spitting image of his mother. Fred has a lot of his Dad in him as well as King Frederick too. But true they don't look alike at all.

On an off note. One of my childhood friends was adopted. Both she and her older brother were. They looked just like their adoptive mom and Dad. The adoptive parents finally had her little brother who was biological. He looked nothing like the parents or any member of the family! They were all Italian looking brunettes. He was a pale redhead! Genes are funny sometimes!
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Mary with child wins Bald Archy prize

A PAINTING of a breastfeeding Crown Princess Mary with thunder thighs and a near-naked Crown Prince Frederik with his hand on his "wedding tackle" has won the satirical Bald Archy portrait prize.

The short odds were on a painting of Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard or Peter Garrett - there were about half a dozen of each - but James Brennan's The Official Portrait of the Danish Royal Family took out the top honours in the Archibald spoof

Mary with child wins Bald Archy prize | NEWS.com.au

Check out the painting, it's...different, but nice.
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What will they think of next???
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Old 03-10-2008, 05:46 AM
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Gosh this is a terrible paintting!!!!
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HAHAHA..FABULOUS!!!..Oh what a laaaugh!!

Mary in Ugg boots, Isabella suckling away, Frederik with a stubby in his hand, "wedding tackle" in the other and socks and thongs and Christian picking his nose. How entirely bogan!! The complete opposite to what the Crown Princely family are.

The Tasmanian Devil was a bit much though, I gotta say...

I think (hope) Mary and Frederik would find it really quite funny, to be honest. I know I would...I do!!!
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I think (hope) Mary and Frederik would find it really quite funny, to be honest. I know I would...I do!!!
Haha, I hope so too. This painting is simply hilarious.
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Honestly, I don't care for it. I think it's vulgar.

What is a bogan?
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Old 03-10-2008, 09:36 AM
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I think that the painting is in very bad taste.
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I understand the point that the artist was trying to make, but I still think that this painting is icky.
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I think this painting says a lot about the artist. Vulgar is an understatement IMO.
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Wow, that's a disgusting painting...I don't think Mary will like it, or perhaps she will see the humor in it, which I don't see myself...
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This painting tells me more about the artist than I would ever want to know.
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OK that's satire guys. Just take it as it is. Some will find it funny, others don't. These days it's easy to cover a money making or attention seeking purpose with satire but what can we do. Laugh if we find it funny and shrug our shoulders if we don't.
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Agreed.

The painting is the complete polar opposite of the family's life (or what we believe it to be). I "get" the artist's perspective, and although many would love it, while others will not, in the end, it's art. I mean, it's not like it's going to ruin Mary, Frederik, and family, right? It's art.
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I love that painting. It turns everything up side down in a funny and provokative way. Letting Frederik hold on to a beer-bottel is a wonderfull idea.
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