Social media has erupted into a frenzy after it was announced the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019.
The news broke in a statement released by Kensington Palace this morning. It said: “Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019. pic.twitter.com/Ut9C0RagLk
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 15, 2018
People have flocked to Twitter with messages of love and excitement – others however have given some hilarious responses after hearing the announcement.
Nine of the best Twitter reactions
1) Like Harry – Geordie Shore star Gary Beadle “wasted no time” in Tweeting his reaction.
— GAZ (@GazGShore) October 15, 2018
2) Great minds think alike as Twitter user Jasamgurlie takes the same approach with his tweet.
It’s safe to say, she is in her 2nd trimester now.
— Truth hurts (@Jasamgurlie) October 15, 2018
3) Trendsonfire took pity on Prince George with his somewhat sinister looking photo.
— Trendsonfire (@Trendsonfire4) October 15, 2018
4) Meghan Markle stole the thunder once again with Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank only getting married a few days ago. Comedian Ben Turner felt sympathetic for the Princess with a witty comment.
— ben turner (@BreakyWakey_Ben) October 15, 2018
5) I don’t think anyone was expecting this tweet.
— lewis aitken 👻 (@basicallylewis) October 15, 2018
6) Safe to say preacher Michael Curry is looking forward to the arrival of the royal baby the most.
— Pundamentalism (@Pundamentalism) October 15, 2018
7) This is how we reacted this morning
— Alice May Dear (@According2Al) October 15, 2018
8) Jaws hit the floor after the news today
— Evie the Cat (@HMCabinetCat) October 15, 2018
9) Typical Scottish banter in full flow from Irn Bru
— IRN-BRU (@irnbru) October 15, 2018