Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Politely Ignore Radio Prankster On The Streets Of Australia

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle laughed off an awkward encounter during their first visit to Australia as a couple.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their way through the streets of Sydney, but while interacting with the crowd, Harry ran into an old acquaintance.

In a video posted by the Austrailian radio show “Kyle & Jackie O”, Pete Deppeler, aka Intern Pete from the program shouted out to the royals recalling a moment with Harry from a solo trip in the past. During his last appearance on the show, Intern Pete told Harry the “floor is lava,” but the Duke didn’t remember the interview.

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“Harry! It’s me! Intern Pete, I talk to you every year! Kyle and Jackie O wanted to be first to say congratulations on becoming a father,” Pete can be heard saying in the clip.

“Very nice to meet, thank you very much,” Harry kindly laughed presumably ignoring their last encounter.

Later, Pete ran into Markle.

The former “Suits” actress was greeting the crowd with Gladys Berejiklian, Premier of New South Wales, who knows about Deppeler antics, introduced Markle to the host.

“Hi Meghan, I’m Pete, I’m one of Gladys’ best friends,” to which Berejiklian replied, “He’s a radio personality.”

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“Kyle and Jackie O, they want to be the first to congratulate you on being a mother,” Pete told the Duchess, who then politely replied, “That’s very kind, thank you.”

On Monday, the royal couple announced they are expecting their first child. The official Instagram page for Kensington Palace released a statement about the happy news. “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019,” the palace wrote. “Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”

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