See This Unsuspecting Couple Get Swept up in the Royal Baby Media Frenzy
All hail the new royal family!
On Monday morning, Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed their third child, a beautiful 8-pound, 7-ounce baby boy.
As reporters gathered around the steps of the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital in London to snap the very first photos of the new royal baby, however, another couple walked out on those famous steps.
The couple, who have as of yet not been identified, were immediately caught in the media crossfire, holding their own newborn. They looked, as one would expect, pretty surprised by the turnout.
Unsuspecting couple have new baby – and find the world’s press waiting outside. pic.twitter.com/fWcBBefLDX
— James Longman (@JamesAALongman) April 23, 2018
Who knew they’d be sharing this special day with the entirety of London’s media?
A baby has arrived!! But it’s not yet Kate…this happy couple are just leaving with their new baby and all the world’s press clapping them! pic.twitter.com/mzHAFZBAox
— Emily Andrews (@byEmilyAndrews) April 23, 2018
The photos immediately went viral, with social media users celebrating the arrival of the “new” royal family.
nothing but respect for my royal family https://t.co/dHnoXykEp4
— Matthew Champion (@matthewchampion) April 23, 2018
For the moment, the new royal baby will be named HRH Prince Cambridge, though royal sources say some top contenders for his name are Albert, Arthur, and Fred. Princess Charlotte is already making history by being the first female royal to not have her line to the throne usurped by a younger baby brother. The line now goes Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and HRH Prince Cambridge. Prince Harry has been knocked all the way back to 6th in line to the throne, which, given how unconventional he and Meghan Markle are, probably suits him just fine. And for more of the inside scoop on the new royal baby from our royal insider, including how the baby’s birth will include the upcoming royal nuptials, read here.
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