It’s a…a…. girl! Maybe.
When Kate Middleton visited the National Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby, England, yesterday, she may have blurted out the sex of her baby.
When a bystander at the event handed Kate a white teddy bear, the Duchess reportedly said, “Thank you, I’ll take that for my d—,” and caught herself before ending the sentence.
Whoops? Quite possibly, indeed, a whoops. And international media are all over it, of course. So, I thought I’d better bring this big news to you — even though I really do wish those bystanders would have done the polite thing and stayed quiet out of respect for the mom-to-be.
When another bystander asked Kate if she was about to say “daughter,” she replied, “We’re not telling.” And to another bystander, she apparently said, “No, we don’t know,” and upon further prodding, “We’re not telling.”
According to Us Magazine, Kate and Prince William do know the sex of their baby, and they’re only telling their parents.
Of course, it’s a big deal if the royal baby’s a girl, since Queen Elizabeth II proclaimed that, if the firstborn’s a girl, she’ll be designated “Princess” and “Her Royal Highness” and, for the first time in centuries, will be next in line to the throne after William, even if she has a male sibling one day.
So how about you? Did you ever accidentally blurt out the sex of your baby?