The Internet Is Demanding More Prince Edward After This Epic Cake Cutting Video

Prince Edward visited the Lakeland Community Care Centre in Northern Ireland this week and a video of him dramatically cutting a cake went viral.

The Earl & Countess Of Wessex Visit The Wild Place Project At Bristol Zoo
(Image credit: James Gourley)

The people (of Twitter) have spoken and they are demanding more Prince Edward.

Edward, the Earl of Wessex, is the Queen's youngest son and he's enjoying a moment right now, thanks to a video of him cutting a cake during a royal engagement in a way that the Daily Mail described as "flamboyant."

The clip was filmed during the 55-year-old royal's recent visit to the Lakeland Community Care Centre in Northern Ireland, where he was asked to cut a special 25th anniversary cake.

Edward might not be the most talked-about royal, but he made the most of the request and brought pure drama to the world of cake cutting, jabbing jabbed the knife in the air above the cake several times before plunging it into the dessert.

The Royal Family, clearly proud of this regal display, shared the clip on its official Twitter account:

See more

And Twitter APPROVED:

See more
See more
See more
See more
See more
See more
See more
See more

If you're worried that the Earl of Wessex wasn't taking the engagement seriously, though, rest assured that he was. During his visit to the center, which provides a variety of services for rural Fermanagh residents and offers space for social and sporting events, Edward showed serious support while meet with members of its "men's shed," a space for men to connect and avoid loneliness and isolation.

See more

Fingers crossed that Twitter prevails and Edward gets more engagement assignments soon.

For more stories like this, including celebrity news, beauty and fashion advice, savvy political commentary, and fascinating features, sign up for the Marie Claire newsletter.

subscribe here

RELATED STORIES

Facial expression, Event, Ceremony, Smile, Wedding, Formal wear, Suit, Duet, Marriage, Premiere,

(Image credit: Getty Images)

People, Family taking photos together, Child, Toddler, Family, Family pictures, Event, Photography,

(Image credit: Lifetime)
Kayleigh Roberts
Kayleigh Roberts

Kayleigh Roberts is the weekend editor at Marie Claire, covering celebrity and entertainment news, from actual royals like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle to Hollywood royalty, like Katie Holmes and Chrissy Teigen. She’s a Ravenclaw who would do great things in Slytherin. To learn more about her, google “Leslie Knope eating salad GIF.