Reeling over the royal baby! Celebrities — including many of Duchess Meghan’s former Suits costars — expressed their excitement over the birth of the former actress’ first child with husband Prince Harry.
British singer Liam Payne — who shares 2-year-old son Bear with ex-girlfriend Cheryl Cole — sent the new parents a celebratory message on Twitter, hours after the infant was born on Monday, May 6. “Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of your baby boy,” the former One Direction member, 25, wrote. “So happy for the both of you.”
The Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Judge posted her congratulatory note in the comments section of the Duke, 34, and Duchess, 37, of Sussex’s official Instagram announcement. “Congratulations,” she wrote simply.
Full House alum Andrea Barber also shared her thoughts in the Instagram comments section. “So wonderful,” Barber, 42, gushed. “Congratulations!”
Former first lady Michelle Obama retweeted the royal family’s official birth announcement and added, “Congratulations, Meghan and Harry! Barack and I are so thrilled for both of you and can’t wait to meet him. #RoyalBaby.”
Ellen DeGeneres, for her part, used humor to celebrate. “The #royalbaby is here! Congratulations, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry,” the talk show host, 61, tweeted. “The baby is 7th in line for the throne, which is crazy, because right now I’m 7th in line for the key-making kiosk at my grocery store. @RoyalFamily.”
While Harry joined several stars in gushing over the baby’s birth, the Los Angeles native’s ex-husband, Trevor Engelson, had a different reaction to the arrival. “Trevor doesn’t really think about Meghan, as he’s in a very happy relationship and about to be married,” a source told Us Weekly exclusively. “He will not be reaching out to congratulate them, as Meghan and Trevor no longer speak.”
Meghan and Engelson, 42, tied the knot in September 2011, but divorced less than two years later, citing irreconcilable differences.
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