‘I love you…let’s give them another one’
Now, The Mail on Sunday can reveal what the Prince and his bride said to each other in that historic moment.
‘Wow, that’s amazing,’ exclaimed Kate, confronted by the spectacle below: a forest of up-raised flags, periscopes and mobile phones stretching from the gates of the Palace all the way along The Mall to Admiralty Arch in the distance. (…)
Prince William, half-turning to his bride, said: ‘Go on, a little kiss, go on.’
A little kiss was exactly what he got. In fact it was scarcely more than a peck and brought to mind Prince Charles’s rather stilted kiss with Princess Diana on the same spot 30 years earlier.
But high on an enormous blast of goodwill, William, normally averse to public displays of affection, wanted more – and so, of course, did the multitude before him.
‘Let’s give them another one. I love you,’ said William, as a spectacular flypast of Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft swept into view. ‘One more kiss, one more kiss. OK?’ (…)