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‘I just can’t wait to be King!’ – Prince William reveals that Prince George loves The Lion King

The Duke of Cambridge has revealed that Prince George is a huge fan of Disney’s The Lion King.

It is not hard to imagine the future Monarch walking around the Palace singing ‘I just can’t wait to be King’ – one of the movie’s most famous musical numbers.

During a visit to Paddington Station on Monday morning, a young child asked the Duke what George’s favourite TV show is.

Prince William replied: “He quite likes The Lion King – he has watched that a few times.

“He also likes The Octonauts and watches the LEGO Movies as well.

“Trying to keep him off the TV is hard work.”

At Paddington Station on Monday morning, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry met 130 children and the stars of the new film Paddington 2.

The children present had been specially selected by the royal’s Charities Forum.

In total, there are more than 30 organisations involved in the forum of which William, Catherine and Harry are patrons.

Both Princes William and Harry were already scheduled to attend the charity event. However, the Duchess’s attendance was not announced in advance.

Since the announcement of her pregnancy was made in early September, the Duchess of Cambridge’s royal schedule has come to a halt following a reoccurrence of severe morning sickness.

She attended her first royal engagement in six weeks a few days ago at an event held at Buckingham Palace to mark World Mental Health Day.

Originally released in 1994, The Lion King tells the story of Simba, a young lion who is to succeed his father, Mufasa, as King of the Pride Lands.

Through musical numbers and an ensemble of other four-legged characters, the lion must defeat his evil Uncle Scar to the throne in what is a movie classic for children.

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