Prince William, Catherine and their three adorable children George, Charlotte and Louis have led the way in this week’s Clap for Carers as they showed their support for those at the frontline of the coronavirus crisis
The Cambridge family were captured in a beautiful video, shared to the royal family’s Instagram page, dressed in blue as they stepped out of self-isolation to pay tribute to the hardworking NHS workers who have put their lives at risk amid to pandemic to help care for others.
Charlotte was the first to start clapping, followed by her big brother Prince George, parents and little brother Louis. Meanwhile, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla joined in from their residence at Birkhall in Aberdeenshire where they’ve been isolating for the past few weeks.
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This evening The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis joined the UK in the weekly #ClapForOurCarers to show their appreciation for the incredible key workers working tirelessly to keep the country running. Ahead of the 8pm clap The Duke joined #Blackadder’s General Melchett (aka @StephenFryactually) for some video call fun on the @BBC’s Big Night In. #TheBigNightIn celebrated the acts of kindness, humour and the spirit of hope and resilience that is keeping the UK going during the COVID-19 Pandemic — visit @ComicRelief to find out more.
The heartwarming tribute marks the fifth time people from around the UK have stood at their doorsteps to clap for a minute as a thank you to healthcare workers battling Covid-19.
“This evening the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis joined the UK in the weekly #ClapForOurCarers to show their appreciation for the incredible key workers working tirelessly to keep the country running,” a post on the Kensington Royal Instagram page read.
Ahead of the Clap for Carers event Prince William also joined comedian Stephen Fry for a fun video call as part of the BBC’s Big Night In. The event celebrated the acts of kindness, humour and the spirit of hope and resilience that is keeping the UK going amid the Covid-19 outbreak, with British stars coming together to perform skits and raise money to support vulnerable people impacted by the virus.
During his surprise appearance William discussed home schooling, telling Fry “it’s a bit of a nightmare”. Meanwhile, he also asked for the comedian’s advice on what to watch on TV adding: “By the way, have you seen anything good on TV? It’s hell without EastEnders“.
Fry then suggested watching Tiger King, a true crime documentary about big cat breeding and a man named Joe Exotic. To which William replied: “I tend to avoid shows about royalty”.
Meanwhile, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s youngest son Louis celebrated his second birthday on Thursday, with grandpa Prince Charles marking the occasion by sharing a heartwarming black-and-white image.
The never-before-seen photo shared on the Clarence House Instagram account shows the two embracing in a sweet hug. In the image, the pair are dressed similarly in casual polo shirts and bottoms.
“A very Happy Birthday to Prince Louis, who turns two today,” the caption reads. “The young Prince enjoys a hug from his Grandfather, The Prince of Wales.”
Royals fans were quick to comment on the heartwarming snap, with one writing: “Happy Birthday, what a beautiful picture.” Another wrote, “Happy Birthday! So sweet how he loves his grandpa.” While a third wrote, “Such a beautiful photo. Happy Birthday, Louis.”
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