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Is This the Dumbest Thing a Reporter Has Said About the Royal Baby?

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photo: Bauer Griffin)When the world demands wall-to-wall coverage over the birth of a child no one's going to see or even know the name of for another week, TV networks and their on-air talent are inevitably going to grasp at straws for stories and angles to fill the large chunks of time where nothing is happening. (This guy knows.) In filling those chunks with "news," there are bound to be at least a few moments of sheer WTF-ness. But this lady takes the cake.Again, in case you missed it...Read Full Story

William and Kate Thank Hospital for Caring for 'the Three of Us'

By Jill Slattery on
Kate Middleton and Prince William (Bauer Griffin) Kate Middleton and Prince William have yet to emerge from the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital, where they welcomed their first child, a boy, yesterday afternoon. But the couple has issued a joint statement thanking the hospital and its staff for the wonderful care "the three of us" have received. In their first joint statement since welcoming the as-yet-unnamed Prince of Cambridge, the couple said, "We would like to thank the staff at...Read Full Story

Prince William Releases Short and Sweet Statement on Becoming a Dad

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesThe royal baby arrived today and, as expected, the royal family is over the moon about the news of the little prince. New grandpa Prince Charles has released a statement, the Queen is "delighted," and now brand new dad Prince William has shared his sentiments. Will got straight to the point in his statement about his new bundle of joy: "We could not be happier." He'll spend the night at the hospital with his family Monday night and they'll all head back home in the next day or...Read Full Story

Let's Talk About the Really Important Stuff — Like the Royal Baby's Horoscope

By Jill Slattery on
Kate Middleton and Prince William (Getty) Now that the Royal Baby has finally decided to grace the world with his presence, it's time to start thinking about the truly important things — like how the little prince's birth date may affect his personality. That's right folks, let's talk Royal Baby astrology for a minute.William and Kate's new bundle of joy was born at 4:24pm London time on July 22, which makes the tot a Cancer on the cusp of Leo. According to psychic astrologer and...Read Full Story

Royal Baby Boy Name, Weight: Latest News

By Deena Bustillo on
The royal baby has arrived! And it's a boy. Kate Middleton spent 14 hours in labor today and welcomed a happy, healthy son Monday afternoon. She, Prince William, and the rest of the family are apparently overjoyed with the new heir to the throne (he's third in line). The Clarence House, the official Twitter account for the royals, reported: "The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry & families have been told and are delighted."As far as...Read Full Story

Royal Baby Boy: Birth Weight and Latest News

By Deena Bustillo on
It's a boy for Kate Middleton and Prince William! The couple welcomed their first child this afternoon and everyone is happy and healthy, according to the first official reports. There are a few details known at this time, but the little tyke's name has not been released yet. The Clarence House, the official Twitter account for the royals, announced that Kate delivered at 4:24pm London time. The baby weighs 8 pounds, 6 ounces and Prince William was present for the birth. "The Queen, The...Read Full Story

It's a Boy for Kate Middleton and Prince William!

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesKate Middleton has welcomed a happy, healthy baby boy! The Clarence House, the official Twitter account for the royals, announced that Kate delivered at 4:24pm London time. The baby weighs 8 pounds, 6 ounces and Prince William was present for the birth. "The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry & families have been told and are delighted," read another tweet from Clarence House.The official birth announcement, signed by hospital...Read Full Story

Royal Baby's Last Name: Here are the Options

By Deena Bustillo on
The royal baby is on its way now that Kate Middleton is in labor, and now we have time to contemplate the big things. For instance: What will the royal baby's last name be? Well, the answer is actually surprisingly complex. Here are a few possible scenarios:1. Mountbatten-Windsor: This is the last name that Queen Elizabeth II decided to use for all four of her children — including William's dad, Prince Charles. So, really, this is technically William's last name too. 2. Wales: But instead of...Read Full Story

Royal Baby Update: Latest News

By Deena Bustillo on
The royal baby is on his or her way! Kate Middleton entered the hospital at about 7:30am London time and is supposedly in the "early stages" of labor. So that means she and Prince William will become parents at any second now. Twitter is already going crazy about the birth, but there are a few official things that will happen when Kate does deliver. Here's the rundown: A Sign on an EaselSeriously, the world will be alerted that Kate Middleton has welcomed a child after a modern day Paul...Read Full Story

Kate Middleton Goes Into Labor

By JJ Duncan on
(Getty Images)The Royal Baby is on the way! Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, drove from Kensington Palace to St. Mary's Hospital at 7:37am local time on Monday. According to official Kensington Palace sources her labor is progressing normally.Kate's mom is expected to join her at the St. Mary's, the same hospital where Prince William and Prince Harry were born. It's still unknown whether the child will be a boy or a girl. The Royal Couple reportedly requested not to learn...Read Full Story