‘Hello Grandpa!’ Moment Kate Middleton used Prince Charles’ family nickname when greeting him at the G7 Eden Project reception
- Duchess of Cambridge called Prince Charles ‘grandpa’, lip-reader claims
- Kate, 39, used the sweet nickname when they met at the Eden Project
- Prince Charles has a close relationship with William and Kate’s three children
The Duchess of Cambridge called father-in-law Prince Charles ‘grandpa’ when she greeted him at a G7 reception, according to a lipreader.
Kate Middleton, 39, used the nickname while speaking to Charles, 72, at a reception at the Eden Project on Friday night, Cornwall Live reported.
The Queen, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived together at the event, with Kate and William following behind the more senior members of the royal family.
Kate Middleton, 39, reportedly used the nickname while greeting Charles, 72, at a reception at the Eden Project on Friday night. Pictured, the moment when Kate called Charles ‘grandpa’
As they came to a stop at the entrance of the reception, Charles turned back to smile at his son and daughter-in-law, at which point Kate appeared to say: ‘Hello Grandpa, how are you?’
Kate was using the name given to Charles by her children, George, Charlotte, and Louis, who enjoy a close relationship with both their grandfathers.
The lipreader, who was not named, also picked up on an exchange between the Duchess of Cornwall and the Queen about a shawl.
Camilla, 73, appeared to hold a shawl out to the Queen, 95, and said: ‘Here is your shawl.’
The Queen replied, ‘you have it’, to which Camilla responded: ‘Are you sure?’ Prince Charles tried to put an end to the conversation by saying: ‘She doesn’t want it.’
Britain sought to dazzle the world’s most powerful with a royal charm offensive at a no-holds-barred reception at the Eden Project in Cornwall on Friday night.
The Duchess of Cambridge joined senior royals for events around the G7 summit. Pictured, at an event at the Eden Project in celebration of The Big Lunch initiative on Friday
Kate cut an elegant figure in a mid-length cream Alexander McQueen gown – thought to have cost £3,000 – while Camilla opted for a long sleeve black and white dress.
The Queen fit the horticultural theme of the venue in a dress patterned with flowers.
The Royals were at the centre of Britain’s diplomatic mission to woo the US as Mr Johnson pushes for a quick free trade deal with President Biden as well as a quarantine-free travel corridor this summer.
The Queen hosted the President and First Lady at Windsor Castle yesterday.
Kate was using the name given to Charles by her children, George, Charlotte, and Louis, who enjoy a close relationship with both their grandfathers. Pictured, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis in September 2018
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