July 22, 2013

The BBC's Simon McCoy seems as fed up with the nonstop coverage of the Royal birth as anyone. Here are some of his choice comments today:

“Plenty more to come from here of course. None of it news…because that’ll come from Buckingham Palace. But that won’t stop us!”

And a few hours later, mentioning some e-mail they'd received:

“Not everybody is enjoying the specter of the endless speculation. A couple of texts coming into the BBC: ‘Come on, BBC, people do have babies. Stop saying the same thing over and over, give us the rest of the news.’ ‘What a load of sycophantic rubbish,’ says another. Good morning! ‘God help us if this ends up a long labour.’ That is a view I have heard expressed here by a couple of people.”

“So we’ll just wait and see. It could be tomorrow morning if all goes well and there are no complications. We could see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their new boy or girl, third in line to the throne, walking out of that door behind me. But until then, we’re going to be speculating about this royal birth with no facts to hand at the moment.”

[h/t Buzzfeed]

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