The world goes into meltdown over royal baby name reveal

Olivia Morris
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

The whole globe went into meltdown after it was announced Kate Middleton had given birth on Monday.

Now, for a second time this week the Internet has gone into disarray over the announcement of the royal baby name.

On Friday morning it was announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their third child Prince Louis Arthur Charles, Kensington Palace revealed via Twitter.

For a second time this week the Internet has gone into disarray over the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s choice of name for the new royal baby. [Photo: Getty]

Instantly Prince Louis of Cambridge’s name was compared to former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson’s.

The 26-year-old singer took to social media to welcome the new baby Prince Louis into the world offering to take him “under [his] wing”.

Louis Tomlinson with the Duchess of Cambridge whilst she was pregnant in November last year. Source: Getty

Hilariously, the star also offered to post the new royal an “Adidas tracksuit”. Now, that would be interesting to see.


Of course, soon after the hilarious memes from fans emerged.



Some very, er, interesting photoshop skills came to light on Twitter.


Even more hilariously, the two Louis’ have sisters with the same name: Charlotte.


Someone else noted now two members of One Direction now have royal names.


British department store John Lewis also had a brief change in name.


Another Twitter user made the interesting connection between the new prince and the 2001 film The Princess Diaries.

It’s an ode to the cat which stars in the film apparently…


Oh how great the Internet can be.

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