Not amused: Queen finds cell phone pics troubling

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LONDON (AP) - It's official. She is not amused.

The U.S. ambassador to Britain has told Tatler magazine that Britain's Queen Elizabeth II finds the obsession with mobile phone images a bit disconcerting. The monarch expressed her dismay to Matthew Barzun, who spoke with her when presenting his credentials as America's representative.

The magazine quoted Barzun as saying "she was essentially saying, 'I miss eye contact.' "

Some members of the royal family have posed for selfies with the public. The queen's most famous brush with cell-phone images was at the Commonwealth Games this summer, when she accidently "photo-bombed" - popped up smiling in the background - a selfie taken by an Australian athlete.

Barzun was interviewed for Tatler's October issue.

Both the embassy and the palace declined to comment Tuesday.

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, wave after a wreath laying ceremony the War Memorial in Seymour Square, Blenhiem, New Zealand, Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/SNPA, Ross Setford, POOL)
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Britain's Prince William sits in a classic Sopwith Pup as he and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, center, tour the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim, New Zealand, Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Iain McGregor, Pool)
Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, second left, arrive for a state reception at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Prince William, his wife Kate, and their son, Prince George, are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia. (AP Photo/Kevin Stent, Pool)
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