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David Beckham gives baby advice to Prince William and Kate

10 September 2014
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Expert dad David Beckham has offered some friendly advice to Prince William and his wife The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, as they prepare for the birth of their second baby. "They definitely need to get some more sleep before this little one arrives," joked David, who is proud dad to sons Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and daughter Harper.


The former England football captain, 39, was speaking at New York Fashion Week, where he was supporting his fashion designer wife Victoria as she presented her Spring/Summer 2015 collection.

David Beckham praised 'great dad and great person' Prince William

David went on to praise the Duchess and William, with whom he has worked on wildlife campaigns in the past, for their parenting skills. "Obviously William I've known for quite a few years, and William is such a great person, such a great dad," said the sporting hero. "Catherine is exactly the same. She's a great mum and obviously with the commitments that they have, to be a great mum and dad is pretty incredible."

Kate 'wants at least three children' say friendsDavid, who attended the couple's royal wedding in 2011 with former Spice Girl Victoria, added that he was excited about the news of a second royal baby.

Prince William and Kate announced their second pregnancy on Twitter

The well-groomed hunk is not the only one who showed his enthusiasm and support for the Cambridges. Twitter was sent into a frenzy when news of Kate's pregnancy was announced online, with British politicians being among the first to react. "Many congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge," Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted on Monday, minutes after the official announcement was made by Clarence House. "I'm delighted by the happy news they they're expecting another baby." "Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the news that #RoyalBaby number two is on the way," posted Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Prince George: the royal baby's sweetest photosLabour leader Ed Milliband also showed his well wishes, writing, "Fantastic to hear that Prince George will soon be a big brother!" wrote Labour leader Ed Milliband. Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their happy news."

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