Prince William visits Dulwich Hamlet FC with Peter Crouch
Last week, Prince William attended the Who Cares Wins Award in London hosted by The Sun. The event was held at the roundhouse in Camden, north London and was attended by luminaries from the worlds of TV, sport and politics.
Among the guests were Prime Minister Boris Johnson and former footballer David Beckham.
Prince William presented an award at the event, praising emergency workers and highlighting paramedics who had been injured during their shift.
However, Natalie O’Rourke, a prize winner for her riding centre which works with children and the disabled people told The Sun the Prince broke a royal protocol.
She said: “Prince William just came over and started talking to us, it was amazing.
“He was just walking by and I was sitting down.
“I said, ‘I’m sitting down, should I stand up?’ you know, because it’s Prince William.
“And he said, ‘No, don’t worry.’”
In a break from tradition, she asked if she could take a photograph with the prince.
The Duke of Cambridge speaks with Sandra Georgina West at The Sun’s Who Cares Awards
“He said, ‘Yeah,’ It was completely crazy, because I thought we daren’t go up to him, but he was just a nice, normal, genuine person,” Ms O’Rourke revealed.
Unfortunately the photo is actually considered a break of protocol for the royals.
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