It's a boy! Internet goes into meltdown at the arrival of the royal baby

Sarah Carty

Kensington Palace has announced that the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, has given birth to a baby boy and the internet is freaking out.

“Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz,” a statement from Kensington Palace read.

“The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.”

Kate Middleton and Prince William's third child is here. Photo: Getty Images

The statement went on to say that the Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Camilla and Prince Harry have all been informed and are ‘delighted with the news’.

However, while the royal family may have been silently celebrating, people on the internet couldn’t contain their excitement.

Take a look at some of the best reactions:

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