Prince William’s horrible gift to Kate Middleton that she “never lets forget”


Prince William revealed the worst gift he ever bought Kate Middleton when they were dating – and she never let him forget it.The Duke of Cambridge revealed details of the bizarre giveaway during a podcast appearance of former England striker Peter Crouch on BBC Radio Five Live.

During the recording at Kensington Palace, which was filmed before the lockdown, William recounted how he almost sabotaged his relationship with Kate – by buying her a pair of binoculars on one of their first dates.

After former Premier League striker Crouch confessed to buying his model wife Abbey Clancy a raincoat for three years in a row, William said: “I bought my wife a pair of binoculars once – she never got me. never let that go.

“It was early in court that was – think that sealed the deal.

“It didn’t go well. Honestly, I don’t know why I bought him a pair of binoculars, it seemed like a good idea at the time. “

The Duke of Cambridge, Peter Crouch, Tom Fordyce and Chris Stark during the opening act of a recording of an episode of the BBC Radio Five Live podcast That Peter Crouch

Prince William also explained how he used a protection officer to pose as a sniper to scare a football opponent because ‘everyone wanted to break my legs’.

The 38-year-old Footy Wills fanatic jokingly asked the cop to shine a red dot of a laser on the troublesome player while warning “he’s following you!”

As part of his year-long Heads Up campaign, aimed at getting football fans to talk about their issues, William revealed he had previously had beers at a bachelorette party in Blackpool, that he was known to throw the Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody at karaoke and that he adored a chicken. Masala.

William said: “A long time ago I asked one of my police officers to take out a laser pen with them. And I made him mark in red, red dot one of the players.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

“I kept saying ‘see, see what happened to you,’ I was about 15 when I said ‘see, he follows you, follows you. ”

Former Liverpool, Tottenham and Portsmouth player Crouch howled with laughter, asking: ‘Pretend he has a sniper on him? William replying “Exactly, that put him off for about 10 minutes.” ”

At the start of the podcast, William responded to a knock on the room door and received a take-out curry from Crouch’s local Indian restaurant, Samrat, in Ealing, west London.

The Duke joked, “There’s an Uber driver over there on the ground being searched,” and when asked about his favorite Indian food, he replied, “Chicken masala, love it. that, a little flavor – i’m not a vindaloo put it that way. ”

The future King was asked about his Blackpool getaway by a man called Patrick who texted the show to reveal he had met William who was with his RAF mates when he went out to the bathroom during the halftime break of a Blackpool match.

The Duke replied: ‘Well I can’t guarantee that I’m eyeing someone down the toilet it sounds really awkward enough but I was at a Blackpool match on a kite.

“I was not in disguise – it was not my bachelorette party. We had a great day. ”

The podcast was recorded at Kensington Palace

Blackpool manager Ian Holloway came out to speak to William’s group and the Duke said: “I was like, ‘Why don’t you talk as a team and instead you talk at a bachelorette party. boy ‘… he was like’ No need to talk as a team, they don’t listen anyway ‘”

“It was a good game and we went to the theme park in the afternoon, which after drinking a few beers on a bachelor party is not pretty.

During the light conversation, William was asked what was his favorite song to sing in public and replied, “To be honest I’m not going to lie, I haven’t sung karaoke for a while now, but probably Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Reine.

“It’s one of the few songs I know all the lyrics for. ”

Ahead of the Heads Up FA Cup final on Saturday, William said he played football like a ‘big knacker running from the panting back’ but who once used his persuasive skills to bring in the former England captain David Beckahm to join his regular six-a. as a team for a match.

But in recent years his passion for his football club Aston Villa has intensified: “Since I was definitely a father, football has become a lot more important to me than ever before, it’s really weird. As if that has changed a lot.

“I have to go out there and be among the other guys and kinda let out a little steam, scream a little, don’t abuse the referee – because I’m the president of the FA and I can’t do that – but in my head I am. “

  • William’s appearance on the That Peter Crouch podcast can be downloaded from today.


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