Celebs congratulate Kate and Wills on royal baby

The happy tidings that a royal baby is on the way has been met with joy by the couple's friends and family

Since Clarence House yesterday confirmed that the Duchess of Cambridge is indeed pregnant with her first child, the report has caused a world-wide sensation.

Both the Windsors and the Middletons are said to be thrilled by the news. 

Meanwhile friends of the Duke and Duchess have also been showering the couple with their well wishes.

Cheryl Cole, Olly Murs and David Walliams are among the celebrities to have also sent the expectant parents their congratulations.

Read the congratulatory tweets to Prince William and Kate Middleton below!

@CherylCole 'I’m sooooooo excited we’re having a royal baby!!!! Congratulations to Kate and Wills!!!!!!'

@Ollyoffical 'Cool #royalbaby that’s amazing news!!'

@Davidwallliams 'Congratuwelldone William and Kate. Very happy for you both. Dx'

Wonderful tidings indeed.