The Meaning Behind the Outfits Will, Kate and Their Kids Wore While Clapping for Frontline Workers

Bianca Betancourt

From Marie Claire

  • Prince William, Duchess Kate, and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, appeared in BBC's Big Night In television special to join in on a round of applause for the U.K.'s emergency health care workers.

  • Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla also appeared in the program to offer a round of applause for the first responders working during the coronavirus pandemic.

Members of the royal family are taking the time to applaud health care workers on the front lines of the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

During BBC special The Big Night In, Prince William, Duchess Kate, and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, all came together to honor those working to combat the ongoing global pandemic. In the clip, the family of five can be seen emerging from their Anmer Hall home to join countless others across the U.K. in a joint round of applause honoring emergency health care workers.

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla appeared in the televised special as well and could be seen standing in front of their Birkhall residence in Scotland, also joining in to clap for the nation's first responders.

During their quick appearances in the televised special, the royals were all noticeably wearing different shades of blue—the official color of the U.K.'s National Health Service.

The Cambridges' appearance on Big Night In follows the announcement of their new mental health initiative, Our Frontline. In the coming months, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be focusing their efforts on providing mental health support for the nation's emergency responders who are tirelessly working to tend to those affected by the coronavirus.

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