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Kate appears to smack Prince William’s bum as they arrive at the BAFTAs

Kate appears to smack Prince William’s bum as they arrive at the BAFTAs

In an unusual moment for the couple, the Prince and Princess shared a PDA as they walked the red carpet.

Despite be notoriously anti-PDA, The Princess of Wales appeared to smack Prince William’s bum as they arrived at the BAFTAs earlier this evening.

The affectionate moment came as they arrived on the red carpet, with her royal highness rather approving of her husband’s right royal rump.

Proving that they are just like any other couple, the pair seemed to giggle as they headed inside the Royal Festival Hall for the glamorous event.

Although it definitely broke royal protocol, fans seem to love the hilarious moment between husband and wife.

In fact, they were greeted with screams and applause as they walked the red carpet, while other royal watchers quickly joined in online.

The prince and princess wowed on the red carpet.
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One fan dubbed the Prince a ‘good boy’ as they shared the clip which is going viral online.

Another viewer dubbed the pair ‘gorgeous’, as they arrived the glitzy ceremony BAFTA with other celebs.

There were some strong looks this afternoon as stars rocked up to Royal Festival Hall, with Florence Pugh sporting a bold, bright orange number that she matched with gelled spiky hair and actor and singer Ariana DeBose keeping it classic with a floor-length black dress.

However, if there was an award for being gorgeous – it would have to go to her highness.

She was there with hubby Will, and wore a white gown that eagle-eyed fans may recognise.

Kate and William are may have broken royal protocol with the cheeky moment.
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Tweeting a photo of the pair, one person said: “Is it possible Kate has had this previous BAFTA dress reworked for tonight?”

Someone else commented: “That’s exactly what I was thinking!”

A third added: “I think so! And it looks stunning.”

Indeed, the one-shouldered dress was the Alexander McQueen garment she has previously worn, having been paired this time with black opera-style gloves to switch things up a bit.

She accessorised with flowery rose gold earrings from the high street - £18 from Zara, if you’re keen to bag some yourself.

Fans have been full of praise for the sustainable approach, knowing that many celebrities are known to don an eye-wateringly expensive dress for mere hours.

The princess has won the style award, with her eco friendly fashion.
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One fan tweeted: “Kate in a repeat modified dress is so dang good... this is the fashion influencing I’m talking about #bafta.”

Someone else said: “I LOVE the look of Kate and William at the BAFTAs. Kate reusing a McQueen dress (of course) with those earrings and those gloves. Also, I don't think I've ever seen William wear velvet before. Wow.”

Featured Image Credit: PA/Vogue/Instagram

Topics: Royal Family, Celebrity, TV And Film