Royal fans have been left concerned over Prince William after his first public engagement since King Charles’ cancer news.
It was confirmed this week that Charles has been diagnosed with cancer. As a result, Prince William, as heir to the throne, stepped into his father’s role, undertaking his duties while treatment is ongoing.
And on Wednesday (February 7) William carried out an investiture at Windsor Castle – but things took an awkward turn when the prince reportedly dropped an award.
William has resumed royal duties (Credit: Splash)
Prince William back to royal duties after Charles’ cancer news
It’s been a rough few weeks for William. Not only has his father gone public with his cancer diagnosis, wife Kate, Princess of Wales is currently recovering from abdominal surgery.
Despite this, William resumed his duties this week and headed to Windsor Castle where he honoured around 50 recipients at an investiture. It’s the first engagement he has undertaken since his wife was hospitalised last month.
Dressed in a RAF uniform, William could be seen walking into the iconic room before standing up straight – ready to give out the awards.
Prince William ‘drops MBE’
However, it seems William may have had other things on his mind as he reportedly accidentally dropped a MBE medal he was giving to Suzanne Hutchinson.
As quick as a flash, he is said to have picked it up and pinned it to the charity worker. She was being recognised for her services to children with congenital heart disease.
The Prince of Wales has returned to royal duties after his wife’s abdominal operation and following the announcement of the King’s cancer diagnosis.https://t.co/Ig4ZQJ3Vi4 pic.twitter.com/KUXAYfZZfp
— Sky News (@SkyNews) February 7, 2024