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Royal Wedding Coverage in London - Day 2

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Joan Lunden

Joan's Blog / / April 15, 2011

We had another busy day here in London yesterday!

We started off the day chatting with Rachel Richardson, the editor of Fabulous Magazine. Rachel gave us some insight on Kate Middleton's aesthetic transformation over the past months of her engagement to Prince William. Kate has noticeably changed, whitening her teeth, dropping weight, and generally transitioning to a more sophisticated "princess-like" way of dressing.

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While setting up for the next interview in front of Parliament, we were able to get a few great shots in front of the spectacular building.

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The next interview was with Alastair Bruce, Sky News' Royal, Religious, and National Events Commentator. Alastair has commentated on all the big events here in London including the funeral of Princess Diana. Alastair gave us some insight as to the "toned down" nature of the upcoming wedding in comparison to Charles and Diana's uber-opulent nuptials.

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In the middle of our interview, a Prince William and Kate Middleton look-alike couple entered the area and caused a tourist frenzy!

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Jl with look alikes in background

After hearing about Clarence House releasing a Tweet about how Kate will stay at the Goring Hotel the night before the wedding, we went over to check it out! We also heard that within minutes of the news being released, the Goring Hotel website crashed due to the influx of web traffic!

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Yesterday evening we did another live shot back to NY on America Live with Martha MacCallum (who is filling in for Megyn Kelly who just had a baby girl!) and gave an update on the Royal Wedding news of the day!

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On the way out to the car, we got a beautiful evening shot of Parliament

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Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, this mom of seven continues to do it all. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

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