Queen Elizabeth news – Brave Prince William ECHOED Diana when he ‘deliberately broke’ Royal protocol to HUG Lionesses


A ROYAL expert believes Diana’s love & affection gave Prince William the courage to break Royal protocol and hug our Euro heroines.

The Duke of Cambridge watched on at a packed Wembley as England beat Germany 2-1 to win Euro 2022 – and hugged players as they received their medals, looking absolutely delighted as he did so.

And now a royal watcher believes William deliberately planned to break Royal Family protocol and hug some of the Lionesses as they defeated Germany 2-1 in extra time.

Speaking to OK! magazine, former royal butler Grant Harrold said: “I think William and the other younger royals have realised that they can’t get away with being aloof.

“The Queen can get away with it because she’s the Queen and she’s from a different era, but the younger royals have been brought up very differently.”

Harrold also said William’s affectionate nature is likely something he inherited from his mother Princess Diana – and believes the Duke had been raised with lots of physical affection. 

“It won’t feel unnatural to William – if anything, it’d feel more uncomfortable if it was just a strict handshake,” he added.

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