Prince Harry and Alexander Skarsgård Shared a “Bonding” Trip to Antarctica
While we were all freaking out over the news that Prince Harry and Ellie Goulding might be the next royal/rocker couple (as well as laughing our butts off at the Queen scolding Prince William), it turns out there was someone else sharing Prince Harry’s bed. Or rather, sharing his bed roll.
No, it wasn’t a current love interest snuggling up to the royal. It was, in fact, Tarzan himself, Alexander Skarsgård. While chatting with Andy Cohen Live, the actor gave us all the deets of what it’s like to bunk with Prince Harry, as he spent several weeks with the prince and a team of 12 soldiers on a 208-mile ski trip to the South Pole for the charity Walking With the Wounded (holy wow!). “I was in the tent with PH,” Alexander said — PH being Prince Harry, obvs. And what happened in said tent? “What happens in Antarctica stays in Antarctica.” Oh my!
When asked if he spooned with the prince to stay warm, Alexander answered with a cheeky, “Maybe.”
“He’s a really nice guy,” Skarsgård said of Harry. “It’s a very bonding experience to be down in Antarctica for a month… You kind of forget who is a prince and who is a marine and who is an actor.” Maybe you did. We’re not so sure we’d be able to forget that we were in Antarctica with one of the hottest actors and one of the hottest royals in the world, but that’s just us.
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(h/t E!, photos via WPA Pool, Handout, Jamie McCarthy/Getty)
Back in January, we introduced you to a feel-good cause to inspire your New Year's resolution: a walking challenge to help raise funds for the amazing cancer fighters at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I took part in the challenge with the Brit + Co team and ended up walking 105+ miles in January — it was awesome.
This spring, there's a new challenge on the horizon, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Big Climb. The ask: On May 15, 2021, you can step up to take cancer down by committing to climb 1,311 steps, walking 3.2 miles, or doing 440 chair step-ups at home as part of the Big Climb. If you need some motivation to bring movement back into your daily routine — look no further!
As always, it's free to sign up, but climbers are encouraged to set a fundraising goal to help beat cancer. We'll be organizing another Brit + Co team to step up, and I hope you'll join us too! Keep scrolling for a peek at where I'll be completing the challenge in my Los Angeles neighborhood around the hidden Silver Lake Stairs. Happy climbing!
Never underestimate the power of an accountability buddy! I asked my in-laws, my partner, and a few friends to join me so we can keep each other motivated and accountable in completing the challenge — virtual high-fives all around! Also, my dog Fox is a great climber, too.
An aesthetically pleasing backdrop is a huge motivator for me! I'm fortunate to have all sorts of painted steps around my neighborhood to keep the challenge interesting, but you can also keep cool inside with at-home chair step-ups.
Don't forget to share your progress on social — #BigClimb!
Feel free to break the challenge up if you need to by tackling half the distance in the AM and half at sunset. Here's me 1,311 steps later and ready for a break — but, think I earned this one!