• Prince Harry wants the Queen to be "protected"
  • He visited her and said that in a new interview
  • Now Prince William and Kate were asked about it

Prince William and Duchess Kate are facing questions about Prince Harry's latest interview drama.

Harry paid a surprise visit to Queen Elizabeth last week, and then said on US television that he was making sure she is "protected" and has "the right people around her." Now a reporter asked William and Kate about these remarks from Harry.

William and Kate confronted about Harry's new comments

Prince William and Duchess Kate were on out royal duty today. As the couple emerged from a meeting in London, a reporter shouted: "Sir, does the Queen need protecting?"

In video of the awkward moment, William and Kate don't acknowledge the question. They keep walking, are ushered into their vehicle, and drive off about 10 seconds later.

William and Kate got asked about new Prince Harry interview

Photographers were snapping lots of pictures during the moment, but the reporter's voice was loud and clear — so William and Kate definitely heard it.

The royals typically ignore this type of ambush question, but last year Prince William actually acknowledged a remark after his brother's interview with Oprah Winfrey. He made headlines when he responded: "We're very much not a racist family."

Also interesting:

Does the Queen need protecting? Harry thinks so

Many are unsure of what to make of Prince Harry's new comment. Of course, he secretly visited the Queen last week before heading to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games.

Afterward, Prince Harry told Today that during the visit he was "making sure that she's protected and got the right people around her."

The interesting remark came as Harry deals with his own security issues in a conflict with the British government.