The Australian flies are no match for Prince Harry!
In one of the most sincere moments of the actual tour so far, Prince Harry playfully crushed the flies of a woman who delivered a speech on Tuesday.
As the flies swirled around her, Ruth Sandow, representative of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, interrupted her own speech and said: "The flies are friendly in Dubbo!" As Harry waved both hands in front of her in a comical effort. to keep them away in a clip published by 7 News Sydney.
The movement is actually known as the "Australian salute" or the "Barcoo salute" (after the Barcoo river), and involves waving the hand in front of your face at regular intervals while talking to prevent the annoying flies from the bushes. over them or flying in their mouths.
The singer burst into laughter after Harry's surprise move, but no one laughed harder than his wife, Meghan Markle, who crouched in a fit of laughter.
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Harry is no stranger to the annoying insects that fly at inopportune times. Just a few days after the couple's royal wedding, Harry gave a speech in honor of his father, Prince Charles's 70th birthday during a garden party at Buckingham Palace when a bee began to wallow.
Harry tried to crush the insect, and even had to interrupt his speech to declare: "Sorry, that bee really caught me!"
Meghan immediately put her hand to her face to stifle her laughter.
The royal newlyweds, who are expecting their first child in the spring, will also travel to New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga during their 16-day tour.