PUBLISHED: 14:19, Thu, Nov 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 14:20, Thu, Nov 26, 2020
Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis are known to be fans of the broadcaster, and later had the opportunity of asking him questions by video link. However, when Kate met with Sir David for the ITV documentary ‘A Planet For Us All’ alongside Prince William, the children were left behind. Kate told Sir David: “The children were very upset that we were coming to see you and they weren’t coming. They’re massive fans of yours.”
Sir David said: “Kids know an awful lot about what is happening to the world.”
Indeed, climate change activism, while supported by greats like the nonagenarian Sir David, has really been pushed forward in recent years by young people like Greta Thunberg.
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Ms Gripper said she loved that little interaction, pointing out that royal children must always feel like they are missing out on all the opportunities their parents get to do.
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Kate Middleton confessed to David Attenborough that her children were upset not to meet him (Image: GETTY)
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She said: “I did also really enjoy the little moment when Kate was saying hello to Sir David Attenborough and confessing really guiltily, but also in quite a star-struck way, that ‘our children absolutely love you and they’re really cross they can’t come today’.
“I think that’s probably a regular thing for all children, but particularly royal children.
“George is always not getting to go in the helicopters and all of the stuff that his parents get to do.”
Mr Myers then mentioned the video in which the royal children got to ask Sir David questions.
Eventually all the Cambridges got to meet Sir David (Image: Kensington Palace / Getty)