- Prince George is occasionally photographed looking less-than-thrilled about royal life.
- He has appeared unimpressed on royal engagements with his parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge has perfected a world-weary glare at age 7. He’s often caught surveying his surroundings with an expression that says, “Meh.”
Not that he’s actually unimpressed: We’d wager that George is reacting like any child would if faced with hundreds of strange faces and shuttering paparazzi cameras on a daily basis. But there’s something about that frosty gaze on his tiny, angelic features that makes him incomparably adorable.
Here are 20 times when Prince George looked royally unimpressed.
When the helicopters were way too loud:
At the Royal International Air Tattoo in 2016, he wore earmuffs to block out the noise.
When his christening outfit had one too many ruffles:
His christening outfit was later worn by his siblings, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
When his baby sister Charlotte was born:
His younger sister was born in 2015.
When he had to wrap up his first trip to Australia on a bad hair day:
He visited Australia with his parents in 2014.
When he caught up with this grandfather:
He didn’t look thrilled about his mum fixing his hair.
When New Zealand’s governor-general held his hand:
Meeting the governor-general of New Zealand isn’t a big deal for a baby.
When he laid eyes on Canada for the first time:
When people were watching him watch a parade:
He watched a parade from the balcony of Buckingham Palace in 2016.
When his mum’s hair didn’t taste very good:
He had a taste of Kate Middleton’s hair while visiting New Zealand.
When the grown-ups were talking about boring stuff:
Royal engagements involve a lot of adults talking.
When he met a bilby at the zoo:
On a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Prince George made some animal friends.
When being this cute was just too big a burden to bear:
He looked exactly like Prince William as a child in his ruffled shirt and red shorts.
When another kid got to play with that awesome green ball:
Royal kids have playtime, too.
When he had to shake a pilot’s hand:
He was a bit shy.
When he told the paparazzi to talk to the hand:
Prince George has been photographed by news outlets and paparazzi since birth.
When the Australian Prime Minister showed up to say hi:
He was too young to know anything about meeting a prime minister.
When the then-president of the United States interrupted his bedtime routine:
Prince George came out to say goodnight to then-President Obama when he and Michelle visited the UK in 2016.
When his aunt’s wedding dragged on forever:
Princess Charlotte and Prince George were flower boys and girls at Pippa Middleton’s wedding to James Matthews.
When Polish soldiers weren’t that interesting:
Been there, done that.
When he had to hold his parents’ hands:
All of the media attention surely gets exhausting.