Princess Eugenie expresses a personal thank you to our 'health heroes'

Princess Eugenie re-shares actor Kevin Bacon’s appreciation post for the ‘heroic spirits’ of nurses amid the coronavirus pandemic – before expressing her own thanks to our ‘health heroes’

  • Princess Eugenie, 30, re-shared a video posted on Instagram by Kevin Bacon
  • Clip shows nurses re-enacting Titatic’s famous scene while on hospital beds
  • Duchess of York’s daughter captioned the clip: ‘Thank you to our health heroes’  
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

Princess Eugenie re-shared actor Kevin Bacon’s appreciation post for key workers – before expressing her own thanks to our ‘health heroes.’

Taking to Instagram, the royal, 30, re-shared a video posted by the Footloose star which shows several NHS workers re-enacting the famous ‘My heart will go on’ scene from Titanic, while being pushed along on a hospital bed with a series of amusing props.  

In his initial post, Kevin Bacon, 61, penned: ‘If this video doesn’t help remind us what type of heroic spirits nurses are, I don’t know what does! 

‘Today is #InternationalNursesDay and more than ever, we must celebrate them and the incredible, tireless, selfless work they are doing each day to save lives and combat this virus. 

Princess Eugenie (pictured), 30, has taken to Instagram to express a personal thanks to our ‘health heroes’

The royal re-shared a video posted by Kevin Bacon (pictured), which shows nurses re-enacting a scene out of Titanic while being pushed along on a hospital bed

‘Also a reminder I am matching donations up to $50K in @sixdegreesofkb donations to support @frontlinefoods and @feedthefightdc and their efforts to feed our frontline workers. This is a great way to honor all of the hard work these folks are doing.’

It comes a day after Princess Eugenie praised her ‘special mum’ Sarah Ferguson for bringing ‘joy and happiness’ through her ‘storytime’ YouTube show during this ‘challenging time.’

Taking to social media, Princess Eugenie shared a screenshot of her mother, the Duchess of York’s post, and wrote: ‘My special mum has started @storytimewithfergieandfriends. Something to bring joy and happiness in this challenging time. 

‘If you’d like your story read or you would like to take part then look below to join in on a bit of fun.’   

In his initial post, the actor, 61, penned: ‘If this video doesn’t help remind us what type of heroic spirits nurses are, I don’t know what does!’

Princess Eugenie, 30, has praised her ‘special mum’ Sarah Ferguson, 60, for bringing ‘joy and happiness’ through her ‘storytime’ YouTube show. Pictured, attending the 50th anniversary of The Beatles SGT Pepper Album at Abbey Road Studios for End The Silence and Hope&Homes for Children on May 31, 2017 in London

Taking to Instagram, the royal penned: ‘My special mum has started @storytimewithfergieandfriends. Something to bring joy and happiness in this challenging time’ (pictured)

In an effort to keep spirits high, Prince Andrew’s ex-wife has introduced a daily story time slot where she reads a children’s bedtime story on YouTube – and is joined online by various celebrity guests. 

In her post, the Duchess of York, 60, encouraged the nation to send in their favourite children’s stories and wrote: ‘I would love to receive your books and stories for @storytimewithfergieandfriends.’ 

Princess Eugenie has played an active role on social media during the pandemic, highlighting work done to support NHS staff working on the frontline.

The royal has previously thanked a breakfast brand for donating ‘over a million bags’ of oats to a care package scheme for vulnerable people across the country.

Taking to her social media page, Eugenie, shared a picture of NHS healthcare workers clutching huge bags of porridge oats that had been donated by Cheshire based brand MornFlake.

The royal posted: ‘Thankyou to @MornFlake who have been donating 100s of bags of their oats to hospital workers but also over a million now to the @Defrauk care package scheme – a national initiative which sends care parcels out to vulnerable people across the country.’  

In her own Instagram post, Sarah Ferguson encouraged the nation to send in their favourite childhood books for @storytimewithfergieandfriends (pictured)

It comes after the 30-year-old shared a snap of health workers carrying boxes full of oats as she thanked the Chesire-based company 

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