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Prince George Refused To High Five Justin Trudeau

The young British royal left Canada's prime minister high and dry during a state visit.

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Imagine being given the opportunity to high five Canada's dreamboat prime minister, Justin Trudeau...

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...And then not even taking it!

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That's what Prince George did when he arrived in Canada for a state visit with his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and his little sister, Princess Charlotte on Saturday.

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The little lad was having absolutely none of Justin's games.

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The prince left the poor man high and dry.

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“Nah mate, gonna stick with a bit of waving,” George said.*

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Justin had no choice but to put on a brave face.

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"Next time," he thought, the disappointment washing over him.*

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Laura Silver is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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