“Don’t go…” – Prince Harry Evokes Princess Diana While Calling Out John Travolta

Published 01/20/2024, 12:18 PM EST

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Prince Harry has taken on several new frontiers ever since his Buckingham exit along with Meghan Markle. In US soil, the couple moves ahead actively with deals on documentary, podcasts, and a renewed way of life. As they chart their way to mark their presence within mainstream American culture more prominent, laurels have come calling their way, as have criticisms. However, in the latest show of strength, the Duke of Sussex marked a bonhomie with John Travolta as he cheekily repeated a history lesson to the latter.

Linking his mother, the late Princess Diana and the actor, the Prince called upon the other while sharing the stage with him.

Prince Harry mentions Princess Diana while asking John Travolta to not run away

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Prince Harry stood at just 12 years of age when Princess Diana passed away. However, in her lifetime, the iconic late royal had crafted poignant moments in history that still lay credence to her popularity. Recalling one such moment she shared with John Travolta, the Duke called out the Pulp Fiction star with “Don’t go running away” while receiving an award from him. Winning the Living Legends of Aviation honor, at its 21st annual ceremony, the cheeky remarks by the Prince stood in response to some of Travolta’s opening lines.

On November 9, 1985, John Travolta danced with Princess Diana at a White House state dinner, which he later described as a “storybook moment”. Referencing it, Prince Harry mentioned how “I was one year old when you danced with my mom.” Lightening up the mood the 39-year-old then proceeded to state how he and the actor can now “fly together” with the latter hosting the event as the Official Ambassador of Aviation.

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Interestingly, on one hand, the Duke received an achievement; he withdrew from a lawsuit on the other.

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Towards the end of 2023, Prince Harry slapped three different lawsuits against different entities and for varying damages. In quick fashion, he and his team of lawyers swiftly won one of them against the Associated Press that granted him $180,000 in damages. However, this week, the Duke of Sussex withdrew his libel claim against the Associated Newspapers. The lawsuit pertained to the story regarding his degraded security cover in the UK.

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The shock defeat came as the deadline for submitting evidence on his part was fast approaching. While no official reasons remained prominent behind the decision, a failure to satisfy the above criteria could be a possible one, as per the newspaper. Regardless, his saving grace came with the current win at the Living Legends of Aviation.

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What are your reactions to Prince Harry reminiscing about Princess Diana and John Travolta from his past? Let us know in the comments below.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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