Prince Harry ”struggled” at the Kevin Costner Hosted Charity Event

Published 09/30/2023, 10:36 AM EDT

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Prince Harry, for all his faults, is known to be a gentleman. No matter the path he chose later in life, the Duke of Sussex’s upbringing in the British royal family, which prides itself on its regal mannerisms, remains the backbone of his personality. Therefore, even though he has left his position as a senior working royal, more than the title attached to him, it is his demeanor that gives away his royal heritage. It is this very demeanor that royal experts cite while stating why Prince Harry is a natural in front of the spotlight.

As he attended the Invictus Games, the Prince was showered with praises, having personally laid the foundation stones for the event. Yet all of it soon came crashing down at a certain charity event that he attended with Meghan Markle.

Prince Harry breaks character at Kevin Costner-hosted charity event

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The Spare author was the epitome of grace throughout the Invictus Games, which aided his public image quite greatly. In the hopes of further basking in the glory of this positive attention, Prince Harry attended a charity event with his wife Meghan Markle, twinning in black. However, he ended up doing more harm than good. According to body language expert Jess Ponce’s statement to the Mirror, Prince Harry “struggled to be His Royal Highness” at the Kevin Costner-hosted charity event.

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The event, although curated to uplift the disaster-struck community of Montecito, was not forgiving at all towards the Sussexes. The snubbing of the mic from Meghan Markle started the domino effect and soon everything came falling down. While it was the Duchess who was at the receiving of most of the fury, according to the body language expert’s analysis, it was the Duke who was brimming with nervousness and panic.

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The event Safe for Kevin Costner’s post later on proved to be a debacle in terms of stage presence for the Sussexes. But in the ever-famous tales of Prince Harry’s graceful stage presence, this is just a momentary break.

The Duke’s undeniable stage presence

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Given the range of political issues that Prince Harry is passionate about, he needs to have a commanding stage presence in order to actually make a change. Therefore, as the Duke champions mental health awareness, veterans’ issues, and environmental sustainability, he makes sure to deliver his words with authenticity and conviction. And if there still remained any doubt regarding the latter, the Spare author led by example as he left his home.

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Safe for Kevin Costner-hosted charity event that seems to have taken up the limelight had several moments where Prince Harry has been the epitome of class, elegance, and power. His speech at the UN during Nelson Mandela Day is a testament to how the Duke’s views resonate with some of the greatest leaders of the world. And also how if he plays the cards right, he himself can become one even without the royal family.

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Aliza Siddiqui

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Meet Aliza Siddiqui, a Hollywood News reporter at Netflix Junkie. Her love affair with Hollywood began with Anne Hathaway and The Princess Diaries, but it was the thrilling climax of Don’t Look Up that cemented her infatuation with the industry and its filmmaking. Aliza's journey into entertainment reporting began with her time at Otakukart, where she wrote over a thousand articles.

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