The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Share A Rare Public Display Of Affection At A Royal Christmas Event

Get someone who looks at you the way Wills looks at Kate.

While Prince William and Kate Middleton have the definition of a picture book fairytale romance, it’s rare for the public to get a glimpse of the couple’s affectionate side—at least until now.

Earlier this month, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hosted a holiday special for the ages—a Christmas carol service at Westminster Abbey featuring some of Britain’s best talent, including Leona Lewis and Ellie Goulding.

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The festive film, titled Royal Carols: Together at Christmas, was filmed weeks in advance, but it wasn’t until now that we could view the merrymaking.

While we were certainly captivated by the carols, it was Will and Kate that stole the show with a rare, albeit romantic, display of affection that warmed our hearts.

In a video posted to social media by eagle-eyed royalists, you can see a blink-and-you’ll-miss it moment of the couple exchanging flirtatious smiles as Golding covers the classic holiday tune “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”.

Watch the exchange for yourself below:

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Naturally, the internet has been set alight by this affectionate interaction.  

While some will brush off this sweet moment as an insignificant glance between husband and wife, it’s actually much more meaningful than that.

Cast your minds back to 2011, when a young Prince William married his school-crush Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey. At the couple’s wedding, Golding performed a rendition of Elton John’s hit “Your Song”, the same place where the recording took place.

Given the context, it makes sense for the nostalgia-filled cheeky glance.

Now, to find someone who looks at us the way that Wills looks at Kate in time for the holidays.

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