Prince Charles delights onlookers after he fist bumps fan

Playful Prince Charles, 70, delights well-wishers by FIST BUMPING a man during a royal walkabout in Cornwall

  • The Duke of Cornwall delighted Cornish crowds as he fist bumped a daring fan
  • Returned unusual gesture as he greeted crowds during three-day Cornish visit 
  • Prince Charles, 70, was seen laughing and chatting to the delighted crowd
  • Royal tradition dictates to shake hands, curtsy or head bow when meeting royals
  • Charles and Camilla’s trip celebrates the 50th Anniversary of his chairmanship of the Duchy of Cornwall

The Duke of Cornwall delighted Cornish crowds as he fist bumped a daring fan during his visit to Cornwall on Tuesday.

Prince Charles, 70, was greeting crowds during the second day of his three-day trip to Devon and Cornwall yesterday, when he went to shake the hand of an excited fan. 

However the man ignored the Duke’s waiting hand, instead raising his fist to spud the royal – and was surprised when the royal returned his fist bump.

In the video, shared to the Clarence House Twitter account, crowds can be heard gasping and laughing in delight by Charles’ unexpected move – before he is seen stopping to chat to the cheeky fan. 

The Duke of Cornwall, 70, delighted Cornish crowds as he fist bumped a daring fan during his visit to Cornwall on Tuesday.

The Duke’s security can be seen peering anxiously to see what has caused the upheaval, before laughing along with the crowd. 

Sharing the amusing clip, the Clarence House Twitter account wrote: ‘Thank you to everyone who welcomed The Duke and Duchess to Cornwall today with handshakes, warm greetings… and the odd fist-bump!’.  

Replying to the footage, one fan wrote: ‘Very nice!’, while another wrote: ‘Amazing day!’.

Meanwhile another joked: ‘In next video need to see him dab please?’.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, seen attending a reception to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of his chairmanship of the Duchy of Cornwall, began their three-day visit to Devon and Cornwall on Monday

Royal tradition states that fans must address the royal families as ‘their royal highnesses’ and greet members with a handshake, neck bow or curtsy. 

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall began their three-day visit to Devon and Cornwall on Monday.

The tour began in Mevagissey where they learned about the village’s resurgence following recent flooding, before they arrived in the harbour to meet local community groups and businesses. 

Sharing the amusing clip, the Clarence House Twitter account wrote: ‘Thank you to everyone who welcomed The Duke and Duchess to Cornwall today with handshakes, warm greetings… and the odd fist-bump!’

Prince Charles, 70, was greeting crowds during the second day of his three-day trip to Devon and Cornwall yesterday, when he went to shake the hand of an excited fan

The prince, who is known as the Duke of Cornwall in the region, then travelled to Boscastle to mark the 60th anniversary of Cornwall Area of Outstanding National Beauty.

On Tuesday Camilla attended a Big Lunch celebration at the Eden Project, where she was handed a birthday card for her 72nd birthday on Wednesday. 

The final day of their tour includes engagements in Collumpton and at Exmoor National Park. 

However the man ignored the Duke’s waiting hand, instead raising his fist to spud the royal – and was surprised when the royal returned his fist bump

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