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Queen Meets Constipated Julia Gillard And Graceful Elizabeth Cambage: Photos

by | 21st, October 2011

DID Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard bow when she met Her Majesty The Queen at Government House in Canberra? Or does the Republican have constipation? When they first met the Welsh-born Aussie leader failed to curtsy, an oddly churlish move that only makes the grandstanding non-curtsying woman look chippy and sly. A re Republicans just suffering from an inferiority complex?

One subject who did curtsy to the Queen (5ft 4ins) or stoop was six foot eight London born Australian basketball star Elizabeth Cambage, 20, who embraced her height by standing atop four-inch heels.

Says Cambage:

“I curtsied, and she shook my hand. She said, ‘You must be a basketball player.’ I said, ‘What gave it away?’ She said, ‘You are very tall – it must be an easy advantage… She was tiny, a little tiny delicate thing. She was sweet. Very queeny. She just carries herself with so much grace and has the time to meet everyone. She is really lovely.”

And of the Duke of Edinburgh?

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