Prince Charles Almost Got Attacked By An Eagle And A Beautiful Meme Was Born

That eagle is the least of your troubles now, Charlie.

1. Prince Charles had a bit of a run-in with a bald eagle at Sandringham Flower Show on Wednesday.

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2. The Poke recognised the golden meme opportunity that His Royal Highness’s disgruntled face gave us, and egged people on with the hashtag #PrinceCharlesBeingAttackedByThings.

3. And the people, they delivered…

4. Drake had a pop at the displeased Prince.

5. Charles looked upset at many things.

@thepoke BAH GAWD, HE HAS A FAMILY! #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings

— Jonny Fuller (@MrJonTastic)

Mitchell Johnson. #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings @ThePoke #bbccricket @bbctms

— Brandy Snap (@Brandy_Snap)

8. Nobody wants to see that much of Borat, tbf.

"Very nice!" #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings @ThePoke

— Brandy Snap (@Brandy_Snap)

9. Charles felt Scarlett Johansson’s pain.

#princecharlesbeingattackedbythings @ThePoke too much?

— Jack Crossing (@JackCrossing)

10. Things got political.

Thought I'd join #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings fun by @ThePoke by putting him in the ring with @BorisJohnson

— Ben Stinson (@bunjiweb)

Another righteous government blow to the benefits scroungers. #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings @ThePoke

— Alexis Taylor (@lexistwit)

John Prescott: Man of the people. #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings @ThePoke

— Bren (@megabren)

Oh no! Looks like George Osborne is off his tits again #PrinceCharlesBeingAttackedByThings @ThePoke

— Snap Card (@Snap_Card)

14. Charles is apparently not a fan of Soleros.

@ThePoke Alex Salmond's Solero #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings

— Ryan Barrell (@RyanBarrell)

15. Camilla didn’t look too wild about the whole affair either, especially when sharks got involved.

@ThePoke #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings

— TallManwithGlasses (@stuartwitts)

16. Charles mightn’t like Kim, but that soldier’s into her.


— Mark Teasdale ★ (@MarksGonePublic)

17. And then the inevitable happened, as memes formed within memes.

JUST... DO IT! #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings @ThePoke

— Bren (@megabren)

18. Finally, Charles understood what that little girl was thinking.

@thepoke The inevitable #princecharlesbeingattackedbythings

— Ben Barnett (@benpbarnett)

God save the meme.

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Laura Silver is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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