The brother of the Duke of Cambridge and the singer got acquainted Wednesday.
Currently in full official tour in the Caribbean , the Prince Harry has made the long-awaited meeting of the singer Rihanna during celebrations of 50 years of independence Barbados, Bridgetown. A native of the island, the pop star was born in Saint Michael, but she spent much of her childhood in the Barbadian capital. So it seemed natural that the biggest star of the region be invited to such a meeting.
Wednesday, November 30, so during an official event in which were present the Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and the President of Guyana David Granger’s brother the Duke of Cambridge and the singer of 28 years met for the first time . ” Hello, nice to meet you ,” said Prince Harry to Rihanna as the Daily Express . According to a spokesman of the government, the grand-son of Queen Elizabeth II and the interpreter Diamonds were not supposed to meet for lunch but later in the evening. The young man of 32 years would have been warned of the presence of Rihanna twenty minutes before his arrival. ” We thought he would meet the first later at the concert. He learned he would see her just before his arrival ,” are we told the British newspaper.
After a brief handshake and exchange of smiles, the two guests settled in their respective tables before traveling a few hours later at the big concert organized at Kensington Oval stadium in the presence of a crowd of 20,000 people. After a speech, the companion of the actress Meghan Markle was particularly commended and decorated the young activist Jamilla Sealy for its commitment to environmental protection. On stage, Prince Harry also read a letter written by the Queen. ” Prince Philip and I send our warmest wishes to the Government and people of Barbados to the 50th anniversary of independence. (…) The Barbados remains a favorite holiday destination for Brits not only for the natural beauty of your country but also for your great friendliness and generosity. (…) our countries have shared history, values and a common ailment that perpetuate our friendship “, delivered micro one who will end his official trip this weekend in Guyana.