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Watch: Crown Prince of Morocco really doesn’t like his hand kissed (and it’s hilarious)

In a video that has been widely shared, Prince Moulay Hassan snatches his hand away every time someone tries to kiss it.

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Sometimes performing one’s royal duties can be pretty difficult, especially if you’re a 12-year-old who hates having your hand kissed.

According to Moroccan tradition, when one greets royalty, the person is supposed to kiss their hand. But Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco, seems to hate the tradition quite decidedly.

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As can be seen in a footage that is being widely shared online, the Prince snatches his hand away each time a dignitary or an offical bends down to kiss it.

According to discussions on various social media platforms, it has been suggested that the Prince pulling away his hand may actually be a sign of respect. Either way, the video makes for hilarious viewing.

Watch the video here.

 

First published on: 11-01-2016 at 01:24:07 am
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