24 photos that prove Princess Charlotte is the sassiest royal

  • Princess Charlotte has captured the heart of the nation with her regal wave and the adorable silly faces she pulls for the waiting cameras.
  • After telling photographers “you’re not coming” at Prince Louis’ christening in 2018, the youngster made headlines for her cheeky attitude towards the press.
  • Despite being the younger sister to Britain’s future king, Charlotte has proved she’s the sassiest of the Cambridge children.
  • In celebration of her fifth birthday on May 2, Insider has rounded up the cutest and cheekiest photos of the young princess.
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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, the daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton, might just be the sassiest royal we’ve ever seen.

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The youngster definitely isn’t camera shy. She happily posed for photos at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018.

Not all of the photos showed her smiling for the fans outside St George’s Chapel, however.

It’s no surprise that Charlotte charms everyone she meets.

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However, sometimes the pressure of being Britain’s sassiest royal can be too much to handle.

Just like any other child, she has her down days.

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She’s not always happy to see the press. The princess certainly wasn’t pleased with the waiting photographers outside St George’s Chapel before Princess Eugenie’s wedding.

Read more: 12 times Princess Charlotte and Prince George stole the show at Princess Eugenie’s wedding

Before the christening of Prince Louis in July 2018, Charlotte told photographers “you’re not coming.”


Read more: A sassy Princess Charlotte told paparazzi at Prince Louis’ christening ‘you’re not coming’, and it’s too cute

She may be one of the youngest royals, but she’s already well travelled. When she was just over a year old, Charlotte accompanied her parents and brother on an an eight-day tour of Canada in September 2016.

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Even then, Charlotte had mastered the regal wave.

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Read more: Kate Middleton calls Princess Charlotte a surprisingly common nickname

The princess debuted her “royal curtsy” to her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, on Christmas Day last year.

And although Charlotte seemed unsure of the waiting press during the day’s festivities..

… her mom ultimately encouraged her to lighten up.

Here she is, hugging a fan who gifted her an inflatable pink flamingo.

She’s not afraid to go head-to-head with Britain’s future monarch, Prince George. In this photo, the siblings race during a visit to Beaufort Polo Club in Gloucestershire in October 2018.

The pair faced off again as they played soccer during a family day out in July 2019.

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You know a princess means business when she adjusts her shoes.

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She’s not afraid to give photographers her best “don’t mess with me” glare.

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When her mom tried to get her to wave at fans during a sailing race in August, Charlotte cheekily stuck her tongue out at them instead.

Read more: Someone filmed Princess Charlotte sticking her tongue out at fans after Kate Middleton tried to get her to wave to them

However, the royal also has a shy side. On her first day of school, she hid behind her mom.

Read more: A ‘very excited’ Princess Charlotte looked more adorable than ever on her first day of school

But it wasn’t long before she was back to her usual self, waving proudly at the cameras.

The royal gave a cheeky smile as she made her way to the royal family’s Christmas party …

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… but she didn’t share the same enthusiasm when leaving later that night.

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She may be sassy, but she’s certainly adorable. Happy birthday, Princess Charlotte!