In support of World Aids Day, Prince Harry let the world in on a personal fear he's been harboring all these years.

“On today, World Aids Day, my secret is, believe it or not, I get incredibly nervous before public speaking no matter how big the crowd or the audience," the 30-year-old shared. "And despite the fact that I laugh and joke all the time, I get incredibly nervous, if not anxious actually, before going into rooms full of people when I'm wearing a suit."

“And now that I’ve confessed that, I’ll probably be even more worried that people are looking at me," he added.

Prince Harry's reveal was all part of the #FeelNoShame campaign run by the Sentebale charity. In 2006, the Prince of Wales co-founded the organization along with Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso to help the more than 37,000 children impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the southern African nation. The #FeelNoShame campaign was created to encourage kids to speak openly about their health concerns and not feel burdened with the stigma surrounding HIV. 

“One tragic issue in particular is the shame and stigma linked to HIV,” Prince Harry said in a YouTube video posted earlier in the day. “This causes thousands of children to needlessly die each year because they’re keeping their illness a secret and not getting the medical attention that they need.”

For more on the Sentebale charity, check out the organization's cause video below. 

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Prince Harry reveals personal secret in support of World Aids Day
#FeelNoShame campaign encouraged participants to reveal a personal secret as part of a push to reduce the stigma surrounding HIV.