Kate Middleton just announced ... she's got a CRUMPET IN THE OVEN!!!
The Royal Palace has released a statement ... confirming Middleton is preggo with Prince William's royal fetus.
The Palace did not say how far along Middleton is.
Kate and William were married back in April 2011. This is their first child together.
If the child is born while Elizabeth II is still alive, it instantly jumps Prince Harry and becomes 3rd in line for the throne.
... which means more time for naked billiards!
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