Tabloid journalists, photographers, and royal enthusiasts have been camping out in front of the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital all month long. And the crowd has gotten bigger ever since Kensington Palace confirmed earlier this morning that the Duchess of Cambridge is inside and in the early stages of labor. But as the waiting game continues, one reporter has gone viral for appearing particularly frustrated by the lack of news to report on television – and perhaps the royal baby mania in general. “We’re going to be speculating about this royal birth with no facts,” BBC presenter Simon McCoy stated candidly this morning. ”Plenty more to come here, none of it news. But that won’t stop us.” He also rattled off a list of tweets from viewers who were sick of the royal baby hype:
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