Kate Middleton's nervousness before her first speech as colonel of the Irish Guards on St. Patrick's Day went viral.

She has been attending the annual parade with her husband Prince William, who was made colonel of the regiment in 2011.

Kate was appointed as the new colonel of the Irish Guards by the new king, Charles III, in December 2022.

The St. Patrick's Day parade served as the official handover event from William to Kate.

Duchess on a budget's TikTok video of Kate's pre-speech nerves got over 4 million views.

The video garnered praise from many users, who empathized with her nervousness.

Some users thought she was nervous because of William's speech's dedication to her.

In her speech, Kate paid tribute to William and expressed her commitment to duty and service.

Kate wore a teal-green coat dress and hat, paying tribute to St. Patrick's Day and the Irish Guards' uniforms.