Prince Harry gets tested for HIV…live on Facebook
So we can all agree that getting tested for any disease is a fairly nerve wracking experience. But doing it with over 500,000 people watching? Well, it’s no wonder Prince Harry looked mildly nauseous during a Facebook livestream on the Royal Family’s page this morning.
The prince—who’s got a long history of advocacy around HIV treatment and prevention—got himself tested in London today, and took along a few close friends (about a zillion photogs and a Facebook audience the size of a mid-size city) for moral support.
It was all to demonstrate how easily and quickly a person can tested for the sexually transmitted disease. In his words:
“So whether you’re a man, woman, gay, straight, black or white — even ginger — why wouldn’t you come an have a test?”
Watch the full video below to see the outcome…