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    Now that news about Meghan Markle’s pregnancy has spilled across the walls of Kensington Palace and flooded the kingdom, web users started drawing parallels with another big date due next spring.

    According to Kensington Palace, the official royal residence in London, Britain's Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, wife of Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry, is pregnant.

    "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019," the palace said in a statement.

    The news has echoed pregnancy rumors that emerged last week after Meghan Markle was seen wearing a loose-fitting, buttoned-up designer coat at Princess Eugenie's wedding on October 12.

    That the Duchess is expecting a baby has made waves on social media, with netizens pouring congratulations on their royal favorites, who are currently in Australia on their first overseas tour.

    With Brexit being scheduled for March 29, netizens are discussing who will be "pushed out" earlier: the baby or the country. Some have even come up with a fitting name for the child.

    Some skeptics contend that all the hype around the royal child could be a distraction from Britain's looming departure from the European Union, which is still entangled in uncertainty as negotiations stall on future trade and customs arrangements.

    The news has also revived speculations about Prince Harry's conspiracy to bring America back into the fold of the British reign.


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