The Internet Is Thirst-Trapping Over This Prince William Photo

Prince William is one of the most high-profile members of the royal family, and the heir to the throne of England, following his father, Prince Charles. The Duke of Cambridge has been in the spotlight his entire life and has gone through many trying times. The senior royal has been able to handle most trials and tribulations with dignity, and like many other members of the royal family, he has navigated the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic all while managing a busy schedule. Recently, Prince William shared a photo of himself as he received his first dose of the COVID vaccine — and the reaction from fans online was overwhelmingly appreciative. 

Prince William has been in the headlines a lot in recent months

Prince William speaks to four representatives from organisations which will benefit from the Royal Foundation's £1.8 Million fund to support frontline workers and the nation's mental health at the Sandringham Estate
Prince William | Kensington Palace via Getty Images

Prince William is many things, to many people. He is a husband, a father to three small children, and the heir to the throne of England. The weight of responsibility has always sat heavily on Prince William’s shoulders, although he has rarely spoken about his own personal stresses. Rather, Prince William prefers to soldier through it, and over the years, he has become one of the world’s favorite members of the royal family.

The past year has been especially trying for the royal, with rumors of a feud between him and his young brother, Prince Harry, making headlines on a daily basis. Many fans have taken Prince William’s side, even though details of the feud remain sparse, known only from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s perspective. Still, brighter days are ahead, and in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prince William has emerged as a shining example of England’s finest. 

Prince William shared his COVID-19 vaccination update

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With the COVID-19 pandemic finally slowing down, and many people all over the world receiving their first or second dose of the vaccine, restrictions are starting to get lifted in the United States and abroad. In England, Prince William himself recently received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, taking to social media to share a photo of a needle being inserted into his bare arm, and including the caption “on Tuesday, I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. To all those working on the vaccine rollout — thank you for everything you’ve done and continue to do.”

The photo received praise from fans on social media, who acknowledged that it was responsible of Prince William to share his vaccine update. However, it was the shot of his bare arm that seemed to garner the biggest reaction. 

What do fans have to say about Prince William’s vaccination picture?

Many fans online were thrilled at the photo of Prince William receiving his COVID-19 vaccine, posting comments about the size of his biceps. “Wasn’t expecting a gun show this early but happy I got an invite,” one poster wrote. Another wrote: “kate come get your man, the girls are thirsty.” This isn’t the first time that Prince William has been the subject of internet debate over his attractiveness—the senior royal has been named one of the world’s sexiest bald men in the past, joining a stellar company of other bald pop culture figures like Vin Diesel and The Rock. 

Still, even Prince William himself likely couldn’t have anticipated the internet’s reaction to his photo, or the flattering things that people all over the world would be saying about him.

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