Declan Donnelly stammered when he accidentally called Kate Middleton "Her Majesty" in a gaffe in front of a live audience.
In the funny moment, which made co-host Ant McPartlin burst out laughing, he is introducing Kate at the Taking Action on Addiction event in London.
Standing at the podium in front of the audience, he says: "Shortly we'll be hearing from Her Majesty… erm… Her Royal Highness rather."
Her Majesty is the title reserved only for the Queen, which the stunned TV host remembered a second later.
Trying to save the blunder, he jokes: "I've just promoted you there, rather prematurely!"
"That must happen all the time," quips Ant while the audience laughs.
Dec continues: "It doesn't happen to me. We'll be hearing from Her Royal Highness, rather, very shortly.
"Then we'll watch a very powerful short film that challenges the perception of addictions."
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, then gave her speech about the burden of addiction on families.
Later on, Ant had a frank discussion with Kate about his own battle with addiction to prescription painkillers.
Ant was heard telling the Duchess: "By the time I asked for help it was really…it was bad."
"But as soon as you started to open up to people, the problems started to disappear."
In a more lighthearted moment, Kate asked if she could do a Bushtucker trial on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, which Ant and Dec co-host.
The Duchess might have been joking, but she said: "Can I come and do some, like, trial? Bushtucker Trial."
RuPaul's Drag Race UK star Baga Chipz, Gogglebox's Tom Malone Junior, and Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall are all rumoured to be I'm a Celebrity contestants this year.
Diversity star Perri Kiely and Louise Minchin are also on the list of rumoured stars.
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