The Royals: Queen Helena fights with the new Prime Minister |


The Royals exclusive: See Queen Helena's catfight with the new Prime Minister

After watching this, consider yourself schooled in the art of smack talk


Let’s admit the obvious: no one has ever really succeeded at standing up to Queen Helena. (As evidenced by her rapidly growing body count.) However, all that might change with the arrival of a brand-new Prime Minister on E!’s The Royals, a politician-elect who doesn’t seem at all intimidated by Her Royal Highness.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise then, that during their very first face-to-face, things get really ugly really quickly. “I’ve admired you since I was young,” opens Rani. But Helena is having none of that, and retorts with a few digs of her own, especially when she gets a whiff of Rani’s play for power. 

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Press play above to see their verbal sparring in all its icy glory. (And consider yourself warned: you’ll hear some vicious slander in the form of smack talk about counterfeit designer gear and plastic surgery-enhanced body parts.)

The Royals airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on E!