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Prince William praised for being ‘so protective of his children’ as Taylor Swift’s selfie shows proud royal father with George and Charlotte

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Taylor Swift posted a selfie with the royal and her boyfriend Travis Kelce wishing the heir a happy birthday.

Prince William has been praised for being “so protective of his children” after a selfie of the proud royal dad showed him beaming alongside Taylor Swift, George and Charlotte.

The Prince of Wales posted a delighted photo of himself alongside the pop icon today, and the singer quickly followed up with her own photo also featuring her football star boyfriend Travis Kelce.

The three royals can be seen with wide smiles, after they were seen enjoying the songs among the crowd at the sold-out concert last night. William could be seen putting a protective hand on George and Charlotte’s shoulders.

In one joyfully candid moment, Prince William was even seen performing some ‘dad dance’ moves during his old friend’s performance of Shake It Off.

And royal fans were quick to share their happiness at seeing the future King enjoying a tender moment with his children.

One read: “William puts his hands on Charlotte and George… He’s very protective of his children.”

Taylor Swift posted a selfie with the royal and her boyfriend Travis Kelce wishing the heir a happy birthday.

Prince William praised for being so protective of his children

Prince William, George and Charlotte take a selfie with Taylor Swift before the royal rocker pops his best dad dancing

Prince William, George and Charlotte take a selfie with Taylor Swift before the royal rocker pops his best dad dancing

The official X account of the Prince and Princess of Wales posted: 'Thank you Taylor Swift for a great evening!'

The official X account of the Prince and Princess of Wales posted: ‘Thank you Taylor Swift for a great evening!’

The American megastar performed hits including Shake It Off on the opening night of his Eras Tour in London.

The American megastar performed hits including Shake It Off on the opening night of his Eras Tour in London.

And another added: “I love how Prince William keeps a protective hand over his children.”

Taylor kicked off the London leg of her record-breaking Eras Tour last night at Wembley Stadium, performing for fans, celebrities and politicians alike, as well as her boyfriend, American footballer Travis Kelce.

Prince William and megastar Swift have known each other for a long time: the couple shared the stage at Kensington Palace to perform Livin’ On A Prayer with Jon Bon Jovi at a charity event in 2013.

Comments posted on X, formerly Twitter, in response to images of William dancing included: ‘This is my favorite thing!!! ‘I never knew I needed to see Prince William dancing with Taylor Swift!’

Another poster wrote: ‘Prince William is a Swiftie. Huge dad dancing there.’

Last night’s show came after the military band at Buckingham Palace performed a performance of Shake It Off to mark the arrival of the Eras tour to the UK capital for three nights this weekend, before a further five in August.

Also among those attending last night’s show at Wembley Stadium was Cara Delevingne, Taylor’s supermodel-turned-actress friend.

Swift, 34, and her boyfriend were reuniting with her boyfriend Travis Kelce after a month apart, while he flew from Cannes with her older brother Jason.

Taylor Swift's various costumes for Friday night's sold-out Wembley concert included a white dress with her lyrics written on it.

Taylor Swift’s various costumes for Friday night’s sold-out Wembley concert included a white dress with her lyrics written on it.

Prince William thrilled fans after being seen 'dancing dad' at Taylor Swift's concert at Wembley last night

Prince William thrilled fans after being seen ‘dancing dad’ at Taylor Swift’s concert at Wembley last night

Taylor Swift, Jon Bon Jovi and Prince William are pictured singing Livin' On A Prayer on stage at the Centrepoint Gala Dinner at Kensington Palace in London on November 26, 2013, after the royals obeyed

Taylor Swift, Jon Bon Jovi and Prince William are pictured singing Livin’ On A Prayer on stage at the Centrepoint Gala Dinner at Kensington Palace in London on November 26, 2013, after the royals obeyed like a puppy” his suggestion to join her.

Princess Anne's daughter Zara Tindall and her former rugby international husband Mike were among those attending Taylor Swift's first London concert at Wembley Stadium on Friday night as part of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour. the American singer.

Princess Anne’s daughter Zara Tindall and her former rugby international husband Mike were among those attending Taylor Swift’s first London concert at Wembley Stadium on Friday night as part of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour. the American singer.

The couple, who are approaching their one-year anniversary, have not been seen together in more than a month after they last enjoyed a romantic lunch in Lake Como, Italy, in May.

The Kansas City Chiefs star had until now been unable to support his girlfriend on the UK leg of her tour due to training commitments.

Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan, 34, was among the celebrity-packed audience who joined Kelce in the VIP area alongside Delevingne.

American stylist Jonathan van Ness, better known as JVN, posted videos of the dazzling night with actress Salma Hayek.

Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer said in a post on X, formerly Twitter, that he was making a “quick campaign stop” – a break before the July 4 general election – to enjoy the concert with his wife.

William previously said of his duet with Taylor at the 2013 Centrepoint charity event that he obeyed “like a puppy” her demand to join her on stage.

He recalled in a 2021 interview: “I can’t believe I’m actually telling you this story: I show up and Jon Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift are at the event, which almost floored me.”

‘And then, I came in, I met everyone, there was a lot of handshaking those nights, a lot of chatting. I try to be charming and interactive.

It is one of eight performances taking place in London as part of the Eras Tour: three this weekend and five in August.

It is one of eight performances taking place in London as part of the Eras Tour: three this weekend and five in August.

The American singer performed in front of 90,000 fans, including royalty, celebrities and politicians.

The American singer performed in front of 90,000 fans, including royalty, celebrities and politicians.

Swift, 34, wore a party dress while singing her hit Enchanted at Wembley Stadium.

Swift, 34, wore a party dress while singing her hit Enchanted at Wembley Stadium.

“He puts his hand on my arm, looks me in the eyes and says, ‘Come on, William, let’s sing.’

‘To this day I still don’t know what happened to me. Honestly, even now I feel embarrassed by what happened next and I don’t understand why I gave in.

“But frankly, if Taylor Swift looks you in the eye and touches your arm and says, ‘Come with me,’ I stand up like a puppy and say, ‘Yeah, okay, that sounds like a great idea.’ follow you.”

“I went on stage in a trance and then, halfway through Jon Bon Jovi’s Livin’ On A Prayer, I woke up.”

Mrs Swift was clearly overwhelmed by the crowd of 89,000 who gathered in the capital last night and said: ‘My God, London, look what you’ve done.’ What better way to spend a Friday night than in the most exciting city in the world?

Her first show in London was always going to be special for her as she shares a close affiliation with the capital after calling it her second home during the six years she dated British actor Joe Alwyn.

Swift has also dated several other British heartthrobs, including singer Harry Styles and actor Tom Hiddleston.

Friday night’s gig was the first of three sold-out dates at Wembley, and the international sensation will return in August to perform another five.

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