Prince Harry Gives an Emotional Speech About Parenthood at the WellChild Awards – News

Prince Harry Gives an Emotional Speech About Parenthood at the WellChild Awards  – News


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have had the WellChild Awards on their calendar since March, and for a while it seemed like it might be her first engagement after maternity leave Instead, the duchess has kept busy since the birth of her son Archie, and when she and Harry arrived for the awards on Tuesday night at London’s Lancaster Hotel, it came after her guest editor work on British Vogue, the launch of her capsule collection, and the entire family’s ambitious tour of South Africa  The WellChild Awards, at least, are Harry and Meghan’s first official joint engagement in the U K. since Meghan’s leave. Meghan wore a forest green dress by P.A.R.O.S.H. that she first wore to the BBC interview after the couple announced their engagement in November 2017, and a coat she wore at Sandringham for Christmas a month later Harry opted for a black suit and sky blue tie. WellChild, a charity that supports children with serious illnesses and their families, chooses their annual award winners from among their beneficiaries, to spotlight their bravery and persistence Harry has been a patron of the organization since 2007, and has attended the award ceremony most years since Once Meghan and Harry arrived, they met with someone with children who were being honored at the ceremony  Omid Scobie of Harper’s Bazaar noted that Meghan mentioned that Archie attended his first playgroup earlier in the day “I just took Archie for his first class. It was a lot of fun. He loved it,” she said  One of the award winners, William Magee, met Prince William last month during a royal visit His mother told the Liverpool Echo that the prince tried to stoke a brotherly rivalry “When William told Prince William that he would be meeting Harry he said to him: ‘Tell him that I met you first and that you like me best ’ It was really lovely.” No word on if the message made it to Harry. At Wednesday’s ceremony, he presented the awards in the category for four to six year olds Afterwards he made a few remarks, focusing on what it has been like for him to attend the awards as a parent “My wife and I feel incredibly privileged to join you tonight, and to be in a room with such amazing human beings,” he said “This year resonates in different ways because I’m a father now.” He referenced the 2018 ceremony, and began to choke up a bit Harry said that when he and Meghan attended last year, they knew she was pregnant, but no one else did “I remember squeezing Meghan’s hand so tight, and wondering what it would be like to have a child born with such immediate challenges,” he said “Being around these parents pulls at my heartstrings in a way I could have never understood before I was a parent myself Thank you for being you.” After he was done speaking, Meghan joined him on stage to take photos with with the award winners Most PopularRonan Farrow’s Producer on How NBC Killed Its Weinstein StoryBy Rich McHughCover Story: Fame & Joaquin PhoenixBy Joe HaganTrump: Mexicans Are a Bigger Threat Than the ISIS Prisoners I Let EscapeBy Bess LevinAdvertisement While the night’s main focus was the children who won awards, the Daily Mail’s Rebecca English pointed out that Harry finally answered a question that’s been on our minds for quite some time He said that Archie does have red hair, and that you can see it in his eyebrows. — Our cover story: Joaquin Phoenix on Joker, his fiancée, Rooney Mara, and his memories of River— “He basically hates the press”: How Prince Harry’s war against the tabloids escalated— Melania Trump’s big rafting adventure— Why Lilith Fair became a beacon for female musicians— Annie Leibovitz captures two days in the life of Nancy Pelosi— From the Archive: The disintegration of an American socialite Looking for more? Sign up for our daily newsletter and never miss a story

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