Royal rivals. Prince William and Princess Kate had been rooting for opposing groups at a Saturday, February 25, rugby match.
The Prince of Wales, 40, is the patron of the Welsh Rugby Union whereas Kate, 41, took over as patron of English rugby after Prince Harry stepped again from senior royal duties. So when Wales performed England within the Six Nations Event at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, the rivalry was clear.
“It’s going to be a really tense journey dwelling. If we win immediately my spouse gained’t communicate to me. Will probably be a tense night,” William joked with reporters forward of the sport.
England in the end beat Wales with a remaining rating of 20-10.
Forward of the match, the duo unveiled a plaque for the Sir Tasker Watkins Suite, an area for injured gamers, in entrance of members of the Welsh Rugby Charitable Belief.
The Duke of Cornwall wore a darkish go well with with a pink tie for the plaque unveiling, and he bundled up with a pink scarf to point out his help for his crew throughout the sport. Kate, in the meantime, wore a classy houndstooth pink and white coat from Catherine Walker for the occasion. She wore a black turtleneck beneath the peacoat.
Their week began out at a way more formal occasion — the BAFTAs. William wore a velvet tuxedo jacket and Kate wore a white Alexander McQueen robe to the 76th British Academy Movie Awards on Sunday, February 19.
Whereas the pair usually attend on account of William’s place as BAFTA president, the 2023 ceremony additionally marked the primary BAFTAs since Queen Elizabeth II‘s dying in September at age 96. Helen Mirren, who performed the monarch in a number of movies, paid tribute to Elizabeth whereas William and Kate watched from the viewers.
“BAFTA’s relationship with Her Majesty was longstanding and BAFTA wouldn’t be what it’s immediately with out her loyal help,” Mirren, 77, mentioned. “In 1953, her coronation broadcast had the world watching. From that point, she was unquestionably the nation’s main woman however as mysterious as a silent movie star.”
Whereas the touching tribute left the couple, who married in 2011, trying emotional, it was their pink carpet flirting that made headlines. A TikTok video posted by Vogue confirmed the couple speaking to one another after posing for pictures on the pink carpet. The Princess of Wales had an enormous grin on her face as she shortly swatted his butt — a uncommon public show of affection for the personal couple.
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