Celebrities fell over each other on Twitter to congratulate Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate on the birth of their first baby, a boy destined to become king.
US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, who was recently informed by the New England Genealogical Society that she is indeed a
distant relative of the future queen, congratulated the nw parents.
Fellow funny lady Joan Rivers also joined to celebrate the royal birth.
All-news channels such as CNN, Fox News and MSNBC interrupted their regular programming for live reports from correspondents on the ground in London.
Fox News, famous for its conservative editorial slant, pointed out that the British royal family enjoys “a higher approval rating” than Obama.