Wednesday 24 April 2019

'I was terrified' - Amy Huberman on attending the British royal wedding solo

Actress attended the wedding without husband Brian O'Driscoll - and explained to Prince Harry why he didn't know her

Prince Harry talking with Amy Huberman, Aisling Bea and Lucy Kennedy at the Garden Party in Glencairn
Prince Harry talking with Amy Huberman, Aisling Bea and Lucy Kennedy at the Garden Party in Glencairn
Kirsty Blake Knox

Kirsty Blake Knox

Amy Huberman has revealed that she was 'terrified' when she attended the British royal wedding without her plus one.

The actress was forced to recall 'gatecrashing' Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding when she met Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during their Irish tour.

Back in 2011, Huberman 'rocked up' to the couple's wedding on her own as her husband Brian was unable to attend.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave Westminster Abbey following their marriage ceremony, on April 29, 2011

"Brian and I had both been invited," she explained. "The squad had ended up going into the Heineken Cup Semi Finals so he couldn’t go.

Actor Amy Huberman attends a Summer Party at the British Ambassador's residence at Glencairn House, during a visit to Dublin, Ireland, by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Actor Amy Huberman attends a Summer Party at the British Ambassador's residence at Glencairn House, during a visit to Dublin, Ireland, by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Amy Huberman and Lucy Kennedy at the Garden Party for the Royal Visit in Glencairn, the British Ambassador’s Residence
Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman at the Garden Party for the Royal Visit in Glencairn, the British Ambassador’s Residence

“He was like, ‘you should go.’ So I did on my own. I was terrified. I would rather go and be terrified than regret not going,” she said.

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Huberman told Prince Harry about attending William and Kate's wedding at the Royal garden Party held in Glencairn House, when one of the guests introduced her saying. "She was at the wedding".

"I had to explain it was not their wedding as I could see him looking a little concerned and thinking 'But I don't know you'." she laughed.

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