"Hello": Charles Has A Laugh With Lionel Richie In Barbados
Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla are on a royal tour of Caribbean and on Tuesday, they met with the one and only Lionel Richie at the Coral Reef Club Hotel in Barbados. This meeting was to officially name Richie as an ambassador for The Prince's Trust International.
Prince Charles' charm and charisma shone through during his meeting with Lionel Richie on Tuesday. According to People, "Charles thanked the singer for taking the position - and added in a quip quoting Richie's 1983 hit "Hello." The royal told him, "It must have been you I was looking for."" To which Richie got an absolute kick out of.
A Social Media Video
The pair also met with a group of young people at the Coral Reef Club who have been helped by the organization personally. They then joined a reception for guests and supporters. Lionel Richie talked about how the work the charity has done has helped and changed the lives of young people in Barbados. This was done for a video shared by the Clarence House on social media.
.@LionelRichie, the first Global Ambassador and First Chairman of the Global Ambassador Group for @PrincesTrust, talks about how the charity's work has changed the lives of young people in Barbados.#RoyalVisitBarbados pic.twitter.com/nwsAHSPEsM— Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) March 19, 2019
Reception at Barbados Prime Minister's Residence
On Tuesday evening, Lionel Richie joined Charles and Camilla at a reception held at the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley's, residence. We love to see Prince Charles having a laugh and enjoying his time on tour while still doing so much good in the world.