Kate Middleton is pregnant! If you thought the royal wedding was huge, this little baby and the obsession sure to follow it will probably blow your mind. Beyonce and Blue Ivy might as well not even exist. This is the one we’ve all been waiting for.
With “Kate,” “Will and Kate,” “Buckingham Palace,” and “RoyalBaby” all trending in the last couple of hours, you already know that Twitter was simply overcome with the-fetus-heard-round-the-world. Low-level comedians were doing their best to get noticed. Celebrity blogs were practically bursting with excitement. The established news organizations were trying to catch up and lend the situation a small bit of dignity.
We decided just to sit back and watch the insanity that is “Major Pop Culture Announcement As Seen On Twitter.” There was some predictable snark. There were plenty of well wishes. And there were some especially icky creepsters just trying to turn the news into something dirty. Here’s the best, worst, and most disturbing.