Prince George apparently ate this creepy crawly for the first time last week

He’s a lot braver than us, that’s for sure!
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While most people were fussing over the adorable pics of Prince George and Princess Charlotte cheering on their parents at last week’s charity sailing regatta or talking about the fact the Duchess of Cambridge was seen wearing shorts for the first time since joining the royal family (that’s eight years ago), there was one significant detail that was almost missed!

Following the sailing regatta which saw the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge go head-to-head against each other and six other UK celebs for charity, Bear Grylls took the stage to receive the historic King’s Cup as the winner and it was during his speech that he dropped a very surprising detail about Prince George.

Of course it would be Bear Grylls who got Prince George to try an unusual treat! (Image: Getty)

According to Bear Grylls, six-year-old George had a taste of a very unusual treat for the first time, with Bear telling the crowd: “And also Prince George, your first ant you ate today.”

Adding: “And this is a great moment. Well done you,” much to the amusement of his parents Kate and William, who according to Hello! couldn’t contain their laughter.

Indeed it seems the six-year-old is braver than most!

Bear Grylls and Kate share a laugh – perhaps about Prince George? (Image: Getty)

George and his younger sister Charlotte, 4, made a surprise appearance to join their parents at their inaugural King’s Cup sailing regatta on August 8th at Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

The two eldest Cambridges were seen cheering on Kate and William and playing with friends as they watched the race from a separate boat accompanied by their grandparents Michael and Carole Middleton and at one point Charlotte playfully stuck out her tongue at the crowds below, which according to Hello! was because she spotted her grandfather Michael down below!


Cheeky Princess Charlotte playfully stuck out her tongue at the crowds below. (Image: Getty)

Kate and William were joined by Bear Grylls, actor John Bishop, footballer Fara Williams, TV presenter Dan Snow, radio personality Katie Thisleton and rower Helen Glover, all representing a charity as they competed against each other on separate vessels.

The eight charities, all of which either Kate or William are patrons of included Child Bereavement UK, Centre Point, London’s Air Ambulance Charity, Tusk, Action on Addiction, Place 2 Be, Anne Freud National Centre and the Early Years Programme, delivered by the Royal Foundation.

Kate, who tasted her first defeat, was hilariously awarded a giant wooden spoon, much to the amusement of Prince William.

While Kate didn’t looked too chuffed to be awarded a wooden spoon, William certainly looked like he was happy about it. (Image: Getty)

The event marked an exception for Kate and William who are currently on their summer break with their three children.

In late July the family-of-five jetted off to the private island of Mustique in the Caribbean, where they also celebrated Prince George’s sixth birthday.

To mark the future King’s birthday Kensington Palace shared three gorgeous images of the future King, taken by the Duchess of Cambridge.

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