27 Pictures That Prove the Queen Does, in Fact, Smile
For more than 65 years, Queen Elizabeth II has been a pretty serious monarch. She is known for keeping her emotions to herself and mostly maintains a neutral expression — sometimes even a frown — at royal engagements. But what you might not realize when you think of her majesty is that she's actually pretty funny and does, in fact, smile frequently. With her pleased smirks and ear-to-ear beams, it's hard not to crack a smile yourself when you see the Queen of England looking thrilled. And after a lifetime in front of the cameras, she knows just how to flash a happy grin and even makes sure others get the memo, too. Read ahead for a whole lot of royal happiness.