The Queen Is Not Amused
Queen Elizabeth of England is reportedly ticked off by Gear, an American men’s magazine, which has offered her up as first prize in its “win a date with the Queen” contest. Gear editor Aaron Hicklin “maintains that this had been arranged with Her Majesty in advance,” reports London’s Times. “Buckingham Palace says not and is refusing to give the winner his dinner date with the Queen.” The same goes for a promised night in Buckingham Palace. “Hicklin is furious,” the Times continues. “In a letter, he expressed his disappointment about ‘the Queen’s change of heart.’ ” However, Hicklin has offered a compromise, only the Palace has yet to respond. He’d like to offer readers a date with Princess Anne.