Alison Hammond suffers awkward mistake when she talks about ‘grandfather Prince William’s funeral’

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Alison Hammond is labeled ‘rude’ after annoying mistake referring to ‘Prince William’s funeral’ instead of Prince Philip’s on This Morning

  • Alison Hammond, 46, suffered a nasty mistake on This Morning today
  • Made the blunder while talking about Prince Philip’s ceremonial royal funeral
  • The Birmingham presenter instead called it ‘Prince William’s’, which baffled viewers

Alison Hammond got a tricky mistake during a This Morning segment about Prince Philip’s ceremonial royal funeral today, after calling it “ Prince William’s ” instead.

The presenter, 46, from Birmingham, stunned viewers when she made the blunder while speaking about the service, which takes place Saturday at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Alison and co-host Dermot O’Leary, along with guest Georgia Toffolo, the TV personality, and journalist Andrew Neil, discussed the meeting between Prince William and Prince Harry.

But when Alison signed off on the show before going to the ads, she said the two brothers would come face to face at “ the funeral of their grandfather, Prince William, ” leaving viewers stunned.

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Alison Hammond (pictured right) got a tricky mistake during a This Morning segment about Prince Philip’s ceremonial royal funeral today, after calling it “ Prince William’s ” instead.

Alison and co-host Dermot O'Leary, along with guest Georgia Toffolo, the TV personality, and journalist Andrew Neil, discussed the meeting between Prince William and Prince Harry (photo left at the Royal Family in March 2020)

Alison and co-host Dermot O’Leary, along with guest Georgia Toffolo, the TV personality, and journalist Andrew Neil, discussed the meeting between Prince William and Prince Harry (photo left at the Royal Family in March 2020)

Social media users rushed to Twitter to share their confusion after the mistake, with one saying, ‘Phillip, William … the Queen after that? Maybe we should look at Harry. ‘

Another added: ‘Maybe you should at least add a correction about Prince William being dead @AlisonHammond @radioleary? Rude! Do you even realize the words that come out of your mouth? ‘

A third wrote, “Prince William became a grandfather – but then he died !?”, while a fourth said, “Does Prince William know his funeral is Saturday?”

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral will be the first time Prince Harry has come face to face with the Royal Family since he and wife Meghan Markle stepped down from royal duties last March and took their young son Archie to California. have moved.

But when Alison signed off on the show before going to the ads, she said the two brothers would come face to face at `` their grandfather Prince William's funeral, '' leaving viewers (above) dumbfounded.

But when Alison signed off on the show before going to the ads, she said the two brothers would come face to face at “ their grandfather Prince William’s funeral, ” leaving viewers (above) dumbfounded.

It will also be the brothers’ first meeting since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which they exposed the extent of their break with the royal family.

On Saturday, Harry, 36, and William, 38, are expected to join other senior royals and walk behind their grandfather’s coffin as the funeral procession makes its way through Windsor Castle.

The brothers are believed to have spoken on the phone since Harry landed at Heathrow.

Harry is now in quarantine, but can attend the funeral in accordance with government regulations that make exceptions for such occasions. Meghan, who is pregnant with their second child, was advised by her doctor not to make the long journey.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh photographed in June 2020 in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle.  Prince Philip died at Windsor Castle at the age of 99

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh photographed in June 2020 in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle. Prince Philip died at Windsor Castle at the age of 99

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