Sorry Guys, Prince Charles Never Chased a Girl with a Pot of Bubbles

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Corners of the internet are pretty excited this morning about a photo making the rounds, one that seems to show dowdy old Prince Charles of England gleefully chasing a honey boo boo-esque child who is holding a bottle of bubbles. It's an amazing image, full of glee and silliness with an odd dash of mystery and menace. But, alas, we regret to inform you that it is a fake. In fact "chubby bubbles girl" is a web meme that burbled up from the depths of 4chan almost three years ago. These two have likely never met, we're afraid. We really wish Prince Charles had once chased a little bumblebee girl around some field while bubbles filled the air, but he didn't. At least not this girl and not this field. Though, Prince Charles did, at some point, make that face and do that run-dance, so this is still in some ways an important, valid image.

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