While the US magazines were in a hurry to put out news about Duchess Kate Middleton’s second baby birth, they soon had to cut a sorry figure though their visitors’ traffic soured for a while. OK and Life & Style announced the news on their front page cover, unverified and false.
Victoria Murphy, an expert on royalty news on ABC News, Sky, BBC and ITV told Mirror UK that the news is “absolutely hilarious as Kate clearly hasn’t had her baby.”
In a twitter comment, she said it was “crazy” since Kate Middleton is “scheduled to do another engagement next Friday before she goes on her maternity leave. Take it from me, she’s definitely still pregnant and trust me, when this baby is born there won’t be any missing the news — it will be everywhere,” she repeatedly said.
According to The Independent, the Duchess of Cambridge’s visit to Brookhill Children’s Centre in Woolwich on Wednesday, March 18 prompted the so-called coup sort of news and misadventure by the two US magazines.
Kate Middleton did reveal at the centre when asked by a volunteer Christie Osborne, that she is due to give birth “mid-to-end-of April”, said E Online. But Life and Styl It also claimed that there was some high drama and it even mentioned some fictitious name of those royal family names barred from entering the delivery room where a caesarean was conducted.
Funny but another US magazine OK! went over it again and claimed that Kate’s mum, Carole Middleton, was going “crazy in the waiting room”.
Amid the hype and drama all over the publications for few more dollars, Victoria Murphy said, “When the baby is born there won’t be any missing news.”