Kensington Palace has announced that the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, has given birth to a baby boy and the internet is freaking out.
“Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz,” a statement from Kensington Palace read.
“The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.”
The statement went on to say that the Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Camilla and Prince Harry have all been informed and are ‘delighted with the news’.
However, while the royal family may have been silently celebrating, people on the internet couldn’t contain their excitement.
Take a look at some of the best reactions:
My warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their baby boy. I wish them great happiness for the future.— Theresa May (@theresa_may) April 23, 2018
Kate Middleton Has Now Given Birth To A Baby Boy!! 🍼👦🍼 ❤ 👑 🇬🇧 👑— Tracy Whitehurst 🇬🇧 (@RealTracy_W) April 23, 2018
CONGRATULATION'S TO KATE MIDDLETON & PRINCE WILLIAM!!
Congratulations to Duke & Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their new son. What a wonderful St George’s day 🏴— Cllr Juliet Brunner (@CllrJuliet) April 23, 2018
Yay!!!! I thought Kate would have a boy! Wonderful news 💙💙💙— Jennifer Walford (@JenniferWalfor3) April 23, 2018
Wooooooooo hooooooooo congratulations 🇬🇧🍼👶🏻🤴 pic.twitter.com/H2NsATKmVw— Crown Pandora 👑 (@CrownPandora) April 23, 2018
Congratulations! What lovely news. 😀— Royal British Legion (@PoppyLegion) April 23, 2018
I'm crying.— cukierek karmelek♑️ (@siIverskyy) April 23, 2018
How great to have a Royal baby on St George’s Day. Congratulations.— St George's CE (@stgeorgeprimary) April 23, 2018
IT’S A BOY!! 🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻🤴🏻 #RoyalBaby— Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (@HRHCatherine) April 23, 2018
Just read the news and I’m so so happy for the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and the whole Royal Family. Blessings for all of them ❤️— Nathalie (@LoveRoyalNews) April 23, 2018
Congratulations! So thankful all is well. A new baby brother!!!! How lovely.— Sandi Bittinger (@sandraleewho) April 23, 2018
Shoutout to Princess Charlotte: the first girl in years not to have her place downgraded by the arrival of a younger brother! #RoyalBaby— Jen Lei (@Jen_Lei) April 23, 2018
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