Dermot O’Leary Got This Unusual Request From Prince William!

23 January 2018, 11:29

Prince WIlliam Dermot O'Leary

The Prince took the TV presenter by surprise with this one!

Dermot O'Leary has recently revealed that the Duke of Cambridge once asked for a rather unusual request at last year's Pride of Britain Awards.

The X Factor host, who is going to be hosting this year's National Television Awards recalled the memorable moment the heir to the throne asked him for none other than a hug!


He said: “When it was Prince Charles there was more of a semi-circle with everyone waiting to shake his hand, but William was more chilled and was saying hello to everyone.

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“Nicole told him her code name in Pussycat Dolls was Prince William, which he loved.”

“Then he came to me and said, ‘You know what I need? I need a Dermot hug.’

“And I said, ‘Right, bring it on.’ So we had a hug and he went, ‘Oh that’s a good hug, and it’s important to hug.’"

Prince William Pride Of Britain

Dermot is no stranger to hugging as he has to dish out all the cuddles while hosting the X-Factor as he comforts nervous or disappointed contestants.

No wonder Prince William asked for one!