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Princess Eugenie got into trouble with royals for sharing behind-the-scenes palace photo

The royal previously admitted to getting into trouble with the Queen over the picture

Natasha Preskey
Monday 29 March 2021 07:48 BST
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Princess Eugenie got into trouble with the Queen for sharing a photo of an "off-limits" area of Buckingham Palace.

Eugenie is one of the few royals to have personal social media accounts and she uses Instagram to share photos of her family, charity work and throwbacks.

The 31-year-old also posts pictures of her son August (the Queen’s great grandson).

In June 2018, Eugenie posted a picture of her father Prince Andrew in Buckingham Palace.

She captioned it: "A wonderful and proud day celebrating Her Majesty’s birthday and @hrhthedukeofyork for his first Trooping the Colour as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. #troopingthecolour"

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But the royal later got a slap on the wrist for sharing an image of the palace that is “off-limits to the public”.

Eugenie told Vogue in 2018: "I recently got in trouble for posting a picture of Papa in a corridor of the palace that was off-limits to the public."

However, the photo remained on the princess’s profile, even after her father stepped back from public duties in 2019 over his links to Jeffrey Epstein.

Last week, Eugenie shared a new photograph of baby son August to mark her 31st birthday.

Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank welcomed their son on 9 February, whose full name is August Philip Hawke.

His middle name honours Eugenie’s grandfather who has recently come out of a month-long stay in hospital and returned home to Windsor.

In the picture, posted on the princess’s Instagram account, she cradles her son as she and her husband smile at one another.

Baby August is seen wearing an adorable white jumper monogrammed with his name across the back embroidered in blue stitching.

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