Rep: Prince William, Kate Middleton Pregnancy Report "Is Rubbish"

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Prince William and Kate Middleton are not expecting a baby, despite a tabloid cover's claims.

"This is a load of rubbish," a Clarence House spokesperson tells of Star's report that the royal family is in a "frantic scramble to keep [the] scandal secret."

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Added the spokesperson, who was not approached for comment before the story was published, "Not at all true."

The spokesperson also Tells Us the Globe's story about the pair's supposed plan to elope is "not true."

On Monday, William, 28, departed the UK for South Africa to take in a few World Cup games and attend meetings in Botswana for the elephant-protection focused Tusk Conservation Charity with his brother, Prince Harry.

Middleton, 28, is not expected to join him in Africa.