In the midst of the Sussex’s Royal tour, Prince Harry took some time to change up his wardrobe.
Presented to the Duke during an interview from members of the Australian Invictus team, and to the joy of the presenter, there was no hesitation. Trying on a tiny pair of swim trunks, or “budgie smugglers” as the Aussies call the Speedo-like trunks, the Prince fully embraced the style popular on the Oz beaches.
To compound with Harry’s embarrassment, the Prince proudly posed for a photo in the Speedo that displayed the words “Down Under.”
ABC Presenter Dylan Alcott was all in for the hilarious scheme. The triple Paralympic gold medalist in wheelchair basketball and tennis said: “I just met the Duchess, and he [Harry] said he [Dylan] is the one to blame for the photo. I said, ‘Hey, sorry!’”
“He said, ‘Shall I put them on?’ We said, ‘One hundred per cent.’
“I reckon the Duchess will love them. But who knows? Maybe not.”
Alcott went on to add: “I think it did wonders for him. It looked good. He should make it official.”
Earlier on, the sportsmen had Harry in hysterics and asked the Prince to autograph the item before he politely declined.
This light-hearted act comes after the announcement that Meghan is scaling back on her list of engagements during the rest of the couple’s visit.
The Duchess, who is about 12 weeks pregnant, is “resting” at their temporary home in Sydney after much encouragement from Harry.
The couple faces more than 70 engagements throughout their 16-day visit.
Meghan later attended a reception with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at The Pavilion Restaurant.