The Channel Islands celebrated Liberation Day on May 9, 2022.
Sophie of Wessex and her husband, Prince Edward, traveled to Guernsey and Jersey.
In Guernsey, Sophie Wessex hit the dance floor with a well-known dance entertainer.
Sophie Wessex performed an unexpected and very convincing dance step.
Sophie of Wessex, 57, and Prince Edward, 58, visited the Channel Islands on May 9, 2022. Guernsey and Jersey marked Liberation Day that day. The celebration of Liberation Day serves to commemorate the liberation of these islands from Nazi occupation during World War II. The royal couple attended Guernsey’s Liberation Tea Dance. The opportunity for Prince Edward’s wife to show off her talent for dancing. The Countess of Wessex dazzled the audience with her dance moves.
Sophie Countess of Wessex dances with Judge Rinder at a Liberation Tea Dance in Guernsey #Royals #dance pic.twitter.com/XY2DETlW4k
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The Countess of Wessex hit the dance floor with Judge Rinder, a former contestant on BBC dance show Strictly Come Dancing. The TV host and Sophie from Wessex danced to hit song Putting on the Ritz, according to The Mirror. “And the pair hit the dance floor, Rinder spinning Sophie around the room as they appeared to dance an energetic jive to the hit song Putting on the Ritz,” The Mirror clarifies. Host Judge Rinder was spinning Sophie from Wessex on the dance floor. The Countess of Wessex looked stunning in her elegant emerald dress paired with skin-toned stilettos.
Sophie de Wessex is passionate about dance
The 57-year-old countess’ prowess on the dance floor is no accident. The mum of Lady Louise Windsor, 18, and James Mountbatten-Windsor, 14, is known to be a fan of dancing. “In 2018, she was spotted in the audience of the hit BBC show Strictly Come Dancing alongside her daughter Lady Louise Windsor,” recalls The Mirror. Tess Daly, the show’s host, said attending the show was part of Lady Louise’s birthday present. She was then celebrating her 15th birthday.
Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex © Twitter