The rare and candid photos also include an official biography about Sineenart, who is a former nurse and one of the king’s bodyguards, Reuters reported.
In one of the images, Sineenart, a major general, can be seen wearing a camouflage sports bra. She is also seen wearing military fatigues, piloting a fighter jet and aiming an assault rifle.
Some of the images also depict Vajiralongkorn with Sineenart. A photo of the two shows them both dressed in green military fatigues and holding the royal poodle. In other images, Sineenart is shown wearing traditional Thai clothing while sitting at the feet of the king in addition to other images in which they are holding hands.
Some in Thailand were gossiping about the images throughout the day, though they could not talk about it openly, because of the country’s lèse-majesté laws, which prohibit any sort of defamation against the king. Breaking such laws could lead to a 15-year prison sentence.
The site went down because of how much traffic it garnered, Reuters reported, but was later fixed.