Prince Harry's Heartfelt Royal Speech — Love For Kate & Ribbing For William!

Sun, May 1, 2011 10:39am EST by 3 Comments

Harry cuts out bawdy humor in favor of affection for the his brother and Kate!

Prince Harry is known to have a naughty sense of humor, but his April 29 speech to brother Prince William and Kate Middleton couldn’t have been more pitch-perfect!

Harry, 26, delivered a touching tribute to the newly-named Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the evening reception, the Daily Mail reports. Partygoers said it was “warm and affectionate,” with Harry referring to his brother as “The Dude” and Kate as “The Duchess.”

“Harry said William was the perfect brother,” a source said. “It was exactly how you would expect a best man’s speech to be. He cracked loads of jokes about William. He called him a ‘dude’ several times. He kept coming back to it, saying ‘What a dude.'”

He also noted how love changed the new Duke.

“William didn’t have a romantic bone in his body before he met Kate, so I knew it was serious when William suddenly started cooing down the phone at Kate,” he reportedly said in his speech.

Even though the speech was heartfelt and emotional — causing Kate tear up — Harry couldn’t resist doing a brief impersonation of his brother and Kate’s lovey-dovey conversations. But he did cut out some humor which may have crossed the line.

“Harry had some joke in about how he had immediately given Kate the thumbs up when William first brought her home because she had such a great pair of pins [legs], but he didn’t want to embarrass her,” a friend told the Daily Mail.

We’re glad Harry stuck to heartfelt in his speech!

— William Earl

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