Kate Wants a Boy, William Wants Girl

Somebody's probably going to win that argument
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2013 11:13 AM CDT
Kate Wants a Boy, William Wants Girl
Prince William wears a shamrock during a visit with wife Kate to a St Patrick's Day Parade at Mons Barracks in Aldershot, England, Sunday, March 17, 2013.   (AP PhotoToby Melville, Pool)

Prince William and wife Kate donned their green today to ring in St. Patrick's Day with a ceremony honoring the Irish Guards, who apparently seized their moment to grill the duchess on—what else—the royal baby. As People reports, Kate was a little more forthcoming than usual, telling a guardsman that while she doesn't know the baby's gender, "I'd like to have a boy and William would like a girl." Adds the guard: "I asked her if she had any names and she said no." Another guard says he helpfully informed her that her nights of full sleep were about to end: "She said she was prepared for it," he says. (Read more Kate Middleton stories.)

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