Royalists all over the world wet themselves when they heard that the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is really expecting a little royal pink foot. They broke out the champers, dusted off the Princess Diana memorabilia, and kissed the photo of Prince Charles they bought on Ebay for a couple of quid. Kate, who was admitted four days ago to London’s King Edward VII Hospital for severe morning sickness, left the hospital earlier this morning carrying a beautiful bouquet of yellow flowers and a smile made in royalist heaven. She was being treated for hyperemesis gravidarum – no, not a fear of graves – an acute form of morning sickness that usually stems from carrying either a girl or twins.
Nick Loughran, the assistant press secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince William and Kate) released a statement immediately following her discharge from hospital, “The Duchess of Cambridge has been discharged from the King Edward VII Hospital and will now head to Kensington Palace for a period of rest. Their Royal Highnesses would like to thank the staff at the hospital for the care and treatment The Duchess has received.”
On the other end of the baby scale, Prince Charles finally spoke out about Kate Middleton’s pregnancy in an interview with CNN’s David Wilkinson. The future King of England said, “I’m thrilled. Marvellous. It’s a very nice thought to become a grandfather in my old age. I’m very glad my daughter-in-law is getting better, thank goodness.” The Prince was on his way to meet Sir Ranulph Fiennes – distant family of actor brothers Ralph and Joseph Fiennes – to wish him well on his latest Antarctic trip.
Kate is only 12 weeks pregnant, so there’s, as of yet, no word on whether Kate is indeed expecting twins. However, according to an anonymous tweeter, “If Kate is indeed expecting twins and the doctor has to do a C-Section, the doctor will decide who is next in line to become the future King or Queen of England.”
We’ll cheer to that!
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