The time Prince George ate a live ant after meeting Bear Grylls

One of the television personalities that has given what to talk about in recent years is that of Bear Grylls. His survival shows have millions of viewers who are amazed by the eccentricities of this British adventurer. One of them is Prince George of Cambridge.

Grylls recently told a nice anecdote with the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The presenter recounted his meeting with the prince in August 2019 on the Isle of Wight, during the British King’s Cup regatta, where he inadvertently goaded him into eating an ant.

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Apparently, Carole Middleton, mother of Catherine of Cambridge and grandmother of George, invited Grylls so that the little boy, who he is a big fan of your show on the Netflix platform, I could meet him in person and that’s when they had the opportunity to make a little getaway.

The story of the ant

“So there we were both chatting and he was down there and as we were talking we saw a trail of ants between his feet, and I told him ‘Come on, we have to eat one’ and he looked at me with these big eyes and full of amazement he said ‘Oh yeah?’ … and we ate it, “said Grylls.

British adventurer and presenter Bear Grylls is famous for his survival shows. (Photo: Netflix)

“It was quite a privilege to have been able to give his first ant to the future king, and As he did, his eyes lit up. as happens to anyone when he is in the middle of nature, he faces his fears and overcomes them, so I’m happy for him. He is a little hero”, added the British presenter.

Grylls went on to tell how he won the regatta that day and even mentioned Jorge’s feat in his award speech. “And I don’t want to forget about Prince George, today you ate your first ant… it has been a great moment. Well done, boy,” Grylls commented at the event, to the surprise of Catherine of Cambridge and Prince William.


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