Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their first youngster on Monday — and the child boy simply so occurs to share the identical birthday with the royal couple’s shut pal, George Clooney.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduced Monday that Meghan gave delivery to a wholesome child boy, who would be the seventh in line to the British throne.
“We’re happy to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn youngster within the early morning on Might sixth, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz.,” the couple introduced in a press release on Instagram.
The couple’s son missed being born on the identical day as cousin Princess Charlotte by simply 4 days, however he does share a birthday with Clooney, who turned 58 on Monday. Clooney is an in depth pal of Harry and Meghan and attended their marriage ceremony final Might with spouse Amal Clooney, who additionally reportedly went to the duchess’ child bathe in New York Metropolis again in February.
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Clooney has additionally defended Meghan on a number of events, talking out in opposition to the “unfair therapy” she’s acquired by the media.
“I feel it is just a little unfair,” Clooney advised “Good Morning Britain” in March. “I’ve seen it, when the press can activate you for kind of ridiculous causes and for nearly nothing and it appeared to be just a little unjust since she hadn’t carried out something besides simply occur to dwell her life.”
“She’s a very form and good and clever younger lady they usually’re a very fantastic, loving couple,” he mentioned of the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry. “Most of it you possibly can simply shrug off and never take note of, however generally it is unkind.”
Some folks have additionally speculated that the Clooneys might change into godparents of the brand new royal if the Duke and Duchess of Sussex determined to pick out one in all their celeb mates for the function, Folks journal reported.
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Harry briefly spoke to reporters on Monday exterior of Windsor Fort, saying Meghan and the child have been “doing extremely properly.”
“I am very excited to announce that Meghan and myself had a child boy early this morning, a really wholesome boy,” Harry mentioned by way of a giant grin. “Mom and child are doing extremely properly. It has been probably the most wonderful expertise I may ever presumably think about. How any lady does what they do is past comprehension however we’re each completely thrilled and so grateful to all the stunning assist.”
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Harry mentioned he and Meghan have been “nonetheless serious about names,” including that they the couple will make their debut as a household of three within the subsequent two days.
Fox Information’ Jessica Napoli contributed to this report.