Kate Garraway had the opportunity to interview the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the Pride of Britain Awards but she also had a personal connection with the Royals. Prince William and Duchess Kate shared some very sweet and supportive words for the Good Morning Britain presenter.
Kate Garraway Meets The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway had the incredible opportunity to interview Prince William and Duchess Kate for the Pride of Britain Awards. The Duke and Duchess presented the award to a few NHS heroes who have been fighting on the frontlines of the pandemic. Now Kate Garraway has opened up to what she spoke about personally with the Royals.
Kate explained to the Prince and Duchess what her experience has been like since her husband was admitted to the hospital and put in an induced coma back in April due to COVID-19. She opened up to the pair about how difficult it has been for her and her family, especially considering her children cannot even see her husband.
The strong mother of 14-year-old Darcey and 11-year-old Billy has returned to work in hopes of some normalcy for her and her family and to keep strong for the little ones. William told Kate, "You are doing amazingly though. If it wasn't for social distancing we would both give you a hug." According to Hello!, both the Duke and Duchess were visibly touched by Kate's experience.
Duchess Kate told the GMB host, "I think you're amazing to do this as I know you've had such a hard time yourself." According to The Mirror, Kate told the Duchess, "I think we are all doing okay but it's very difficult because you can't visit that often and the children haven't got to visit Derek. And I think that's a huge pressure for everyone - mental and physical health."
A 'pinch me' moment for our staff members Helder, Martha and Charlotte, accepting a @PrideOfBritain award from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge @KensingtonRoyal on behalf of NHS staff across the country. Sunday 1 Nov 9pm, ITV. #celebratingheroes. https://t.co/egVFkfisFN pic.twitter.com/rMC88ujPlf— Royal Free London (@RoyalFreeNHS) October 28, 2020
The 3 connected on what it was like to see a loved family member suffer through the illness, William said, "My father had it really early on." Kate Garraway expressed her deep gratuity to the Royals on Good Morning Britain for allowing her to take part in such a special moment for the country.
Kate Garraway On Meeting Prince William and Duchess Kate
Kate told her co-host this morning, "I got to spend a bit of time with them because they were giving their time," and that it was "a great honour for me, I got to spend a bit of time with them." "They were taking part in something for Pride of Britain on ITV on November the first, it's really moving." Ranvir Singh explained to GMB viewers, "Because of course, we can't have the big even like we would normally have."
Big-hearted Kate replied, "We can't have the big live event with the red carpet and all of that, they're doing it slightly differently this year, but it's very, very moving and they're involved in that."
Best of luck to Kate and her family.
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Thank you so much to @hellomag for helping me to bring you some of my hopes and plans for the future. The future we are really hoping for , Derek recovering & coming home is not nearly in sight & very uncertain. But it feels positive to share how we are trying to keep ourselves going as I know so many are dealing with terrible challenges in all sorts of ways as we all try to emerge from these ghastly times, just as we continue to hope Derek can emerge from his minimum state of consciousness. I hope reading this helps in some way . Thank you everyone for your lovely good wishes and for sending me your stories of how you've been coping too. I hope that some of the @hellomag piece brings some comfort – we're all in this together. For all of you messaging me on clubgarraway.com who are also having a rough time, keep the hope alive and keep moving forwards. I will be sharing more there soon.