I Think The “Prince” Part Has Something To Do With It

Ann Althouse wonders why Prince Albert of Monaco, looking like he does, attracts such a beautiful fiance:

Well, I think we know the answer. It’s obvious. Men only look as good as they need to.

That, and the whole His Serene Highness Albert II, Prince of Monaco thing.

Actually, mostly the title.

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  1. James Joyner says:

    And, frankly, he looks pretty good for a 52-year-old man. Indeed, I’d have guessed him quite a bit younger. Sure, he’s bald, but not much he can do about that.

    (He looks like crap in the second photo, admittedly. It looks like he put on some weight since getting the tux.)

  2. I guess Ann’s point is something like “why doesn’t he look like Grace Kelly’ ?

    Forgetting, of course, that he had a father………

  3. Steve Plunk says:

    Is that Red Sonja? She cleans up nice.