STYLE & BEAUTY
02/11/2014 10:59 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Queen Maxima Is A Roller Coaster Of Emotions At The Olympics

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Reason #4,245,230 Queen Maxima rules: She's not afraid to get into the Olympics spirit.

The Dutch royal joined King Willem-Alexander to take in skating competitions at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Monday, displaying more raw emotion than most prim and proper queens have in their pinkies. She was gleeful, then pensive, then a little pissed... and then back to joyful. It was oddly mesmerizing.

Just imagine if she had been seated next to Kate Middleton at the London Olympics when the Duchess of Cambridge did the wave (we can't make this stuff up).

Keep on keeping on, Maxima.

Things were looking up...

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...then, not so much.

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But she's really just a bundle of joy at heart.

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What a style star:

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Queen Maxima's Most Memorable Looks

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