Kate Middleton Gives Husband Prince William a Flirty Tap on His Behind at 2023 BAFTAs

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Kate Middleton and Prince Wiliam were among the many names on the star-studded guest list to attend the 2023 British Academy Television Awards (aka the BAFTAs) this past weekend. While the royal couple walked the red carpet, the Princess of Wales (who wowed us with her gorgeous look for the night) showed off her playful side by giving her hubby a little pat on the butt, and it was all captured on video for royal fans to see.

In a video clip shared by Vogue magazine, the royal pair can be seen arriving at the event (which was held at the Royal Festival Hall in London) and they appear to be all smiles as they greet photographers and make their way into the venue. Though we can’t hear a single word of their conversation, Princess Catherine laughs and proceeds to give her husband a loving tap on the bottom with her hand.  

At the awards show, Princess Catherine effortlessly radiated in a white Alexander McQueen gown. (Fun Fact: She previously wore the dress to the ceremony back in 2019.) 

However, the royal made a few changes to the dress, swapping out a floral shoulder design in exchange for simply tying a knot on the top. As a ​​fierce addition to the stunning ensemble, she paired the dress with a pair of black opera gloves designed by Cornelia James

Kate Middleton.

Along with her golden Felix 105 pumps from Aquazzura, she tied the entire outfit together with matching gold drop earrings from Zara (which are currently sold out on the site).

Kate Middleton Gold Earring 2023 BAFTAs CAT
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Rewears and playful taps on the behind? Maybe royals are more like us than we thought.

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