Prince Harry refuses to leave grieving widow of WAR HERO – ‘I’m NOT going to leave’
PRINCE Harry has clearly inherited the kindness and warmth of his mother Princess Diana in spades as a heart-warming video shows the moment he gave an emotional hug to a grieving widow.
Heart-warming video footage shows Prince Harry shared a comforting hug with Gwen Cherne as the pair climbed across Sydney Harbour Bridge.
The pair were deep in conversation throughout the climb, and Ms Cherne later told reporters the Prince refused to end their conversation despite his aides trying to move him on.
The forty-one-year-old told People magazine: “He stopped and said, ‘I’m in the middle of a conversation, and I’m not going to leave this”.
“We were talking about my story and mental health and how difficult it is still, in our society, to talk about grief and loss and suicide.
“And how important things like the Invictus Games are to shedding light on, and allowing people to start to have these conversations that are great to have.”
Gwen Cherne was one of a group of guests invited to climb Sydney Harbour Bridge with the Prince earlier this week, where she told him about her special husband Peter J. Cafe who died by suicide last year.
The pair chatted for over ten minutes before sharing an emotional hug.
Peter served in Cambodia, Afghanistan and Iraq, and since his death, Gwen has become an Invictus and War Widows Guild ambassador.
he Sydney Harbour Bridge climb was the Prince’s first royal engagement without wife Meghan Markle, which he scaled alongside Prime Minister Scott Morrison to raise the flag for the Invictus Games 2018.
The Duchess of Sussex was told to “pace herself” by Prince Harry as the pair continue their busy tour of Australasia.
On Saturday, the pair attended the opening ceremony for the Invictus Games at Sydney’s Opera House.
Thunderstorms halted the start of the ceremony by more than an hour, which left Harry to present the medals alone on Sunday morning.
A royal source said the duchess was “not sick, just tired” and was keen to take part in everything.
The mother-to-be will “cut back” her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their first royal tour as a married couple.
The pair are currently continuing the royal our in Fiji, where they will be for three days.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK