While we often speak about the beautiful British women in the British royals, Miles Teller recently revealed that it was the Prince of Wales who took Miles’ breath away. Here’s what the Maverick: Top Gun Star shared his thoughts on meeting Prince William.
‘I Felt The Vibe’
Season 48 is about to kick off Saturday Night LiveMiles Teller made an abrupt stop by The Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon for a chat. Teller and Tom Cruise were the stars of the big screen this summer. Maverick: Top Gun. Teller was able to have a conversation with Prince William (and Kate Middleton) at the London premiere. It was only months before they would become Prince William and Princess of Wales.
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“They give you, like, a full [list] of rules like do’s and don’ts, and there’s, you know, a lot of etiquette … I kind of had a sheet to prep,”Teller He spoke of his meeting the royals. Teller met the prince face-to-face, and all bets were off. “Right off the bat, I messed up. You’re not supposed to, like, extend your hand unless they do.”
Of course, Fallon pulls out an image of Teller shaking the royal’s hand. As Teller recalls, he just got swept away by William and Kate’s warm nature. “I felt the vibe, so I was like, ‘I’m going in!””Teller claims that royals were open to his gesture, in spite of the fact that he broke royal protocol. “To their credit, they were very disarming.”
Miles Teller: Eyes As ‘Blue As The Bluest Ocean’
However, there’s a bit more to Teller’s faux pas. Teller points out the photo of their interaction. “I think right there, I’m honestly lost in Prince William’s eyes.” Thinking Fallon wanted to know more about the prince’s eyes, Teller goes on to describe them. “Blue as the bluest ocean, Jimmy…Bora Bora,” Teller jokes.
Teller acknowledges that Middleton was just as impressive as usual, but he was unintentionally taken by the prince. “Kate was beautiful and cordial and holds herself so well and regal. With William, I don’t know. I just blacked out,”Teller recounts his story to the audience, drawing laughter. “But I think he’s a lifelong fan now.”
Funnily enough, it was Teller’s Top Gun Jon Hamm is Jon Hamm’s co-star First dished on the hilarious interaction. “[Teller] geeked out a little on Prince William’s eyes,”Hamm reported Fallon back to Hamm in May. “I remember [Teller] coming back afterward, and he was like, ‘They’re so blue. … I got lost in his eyes.’”
It’s clear that the interaction was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the actor that he will surely remember for years to come. Now, if you don’t mind, we’ll just be Googling images of Prince William’s eyes to see what all this fuss is about.