Is the royal baby finally on the way? The Queen abruptly left a cricket match on July 18 at Lord’s, prompting many spectators to believe that Kate had gone into labor!
Kate Middleton is days past her reported July 13 due date, and the world is feverishly on royal baby watch. So when her grandmother-in-law Queen Elizabeth II quickly left a scheduled appearance on July 18 without warning, all signs pointed to the heir to the throne’s arrival.
Queen Elizabeth Leaves Cricket Match — Royal Baby On The Way?
The Queen arrived to the match at Lords about 15 minutes late, according to E! News. Her Majesty met with the Australian and English teams before the Ashes test match, the Intertantional Business Times is reporting.
The 87-year-old stayed for about an hour, but left without warning. Her abrupt exit sparked rumors that she had to leave early to be there for the birth of her grandson Prince William and wife Kate’s first baby.
However, she also could have wanted to beat the intense London heatwave, and had to leave early to look out for her own health. There is no sign of a royal baby just yet, but we are all keeping a watchful eye and ear for the good news!
Queen Elizabeth ‘Would Very Much Like’ Baby To Arrive
Although it looks like the Queen didn’t have to attend to the news of the royal baby’s arrival just yet, she would like the little bundle of joy to come sooner rather than later — she has a vacation she needs to get to! She told a group of kids at an an appearance in Lake Windermere in Cumbria on July 17:
I would very much like it to arrive. I’m going on holiday. No sign yet.
Meanwhile, we are all on the great #KateWait. What do YOU think of the Queen leaving the cricket match, HollyMoms? Do you think the royal baby is coming soon?
— Christina Stiehl
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