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Entertainment

Web Desk
April 11, 2021

Prince William cancels BAFTAs appearance after Prince Philip’s death

Entertainment

Web Desk
Sun, Apr 11, 2021

After the death of his grandfather Prince Philip, Prince William is cancelling all of his public engagements.

The Duke of Cambridge was expected to attend the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards this week but due to the demise of the Duke of Edinburgh, he is taking a step back.

In a statement, per The Hollywood Reporter, the BAFTAs explained: "In light of The Duke of Edinburgh’s passing, The Duke of Cambridge will no longer be part of BAFTA programming this weekend.”

"Our thoughts are with the Royal Family, to whom we offer our deepest sympathy at this time,” it further read.

Prince William and wife Kate Middleton have been associated with the award show since the past several years with the duke also having a close connection to the BAFTA organization, having served as its president since 2010. The position was once held by Prince Philip as well.