12:20 AM EDT 03/28/2015
Originally posted 03/10/2015 01:25PM
When Elizabeth Hurley began creating her character for E!'s new primetime soap The Royals, the actress spotted a few unexpected inspirations.
To play Britain's Queen Helena, "I didn't use the Queen of England because we're from different generations," Hurley told PEOPLE on Monday night at the show's premiere in New York City.
"But I'd like to think Princess Diana could look and dress – had she ever become Queen of England – like Queen Helena because she looked very modern, very fresh."
Hurley said she also drew from Disney villain "Cruella de Vil and a lot of other people ... to make my part three-dimensional."
Originally posted 03/09/2015 01:15PM
Princess Kate began a week of royal outings Monday when she stepped out for a special church service.
Originally posted 03/05/2015 08:45AM
Downton Abbey has welcomed its share of fictional dignitaries. But next week it will host a most esteemed visitor for real.
Originally posted 03/04/2015 12:05PM
On the last day of his tour of China, Prince William spoke passionately about the importance of protecting wildlife at a conservation conference in Yunnan Province.
Originally posted 03/03/2015 11:55AM
Prince William plans to be an air ambulance pilot, but he might be missing his calling as a great soccer coach.
Originally posted 03/01/2015 11:30AM
Update: Oh, nooooooo, it's a hoax. Oh, we were so fooled! You win again, E!, with your creative viral promotion for your new scripted series The Royals, starring Elizabeth Hurley !
Originally posted 03/02/2015 02:00PM
Pregnant Princess Kate was blooming in the spring sunshine Monday when she stepped out for a special celebration.
Originally posted 03/02/2015 11:45AM
Prince William wasted no time inviting President Xi Jinping to visit Britain, extending the offer on the first morning of his four-day visit to China.
Originally posted 02/28/2015 03:30PM
Prince William took the bullet train out of Tokyo on Saturday for the latest stop on his four-day tour of Japan – Koriyama, a town in Fukushima, which is still recovering from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster.
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