Princess Charlotte Has Her Royal Wave Down

Could she BE any cuter?

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This morning, Kate Middleton gave brith to her third child with Prince William. Not long after the the baby boy—who is now officially fifth in line for the British throne—was born, Will left to pick up Prince George and Princess Charlotte from school for a trip to meet their little brother.

"I'll be back in a minute," Prince William explained to the press waiting outside the hospital when he left.

When Will and the kids returned, Charlotte stole the show by waving incessantly at the crowd.

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Charlotte, who only seems to get more adorable every time we see her, is clearly comfortable being in front of a crowd of adoring fans.

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Seriously, the two-year-old has the royal princess wave DOWN.

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Even as Will led the kids into the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital, where Kate gave birth, Charlotte continued to look back and wave at her many, many fans.

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It's tradition in the British royal family to bring the older sibling(s) to the hospital to meet the new edition before his or her debut to the world. The tradition actually dates back to Prince William himself, who visited his mother, Princess Diana, in the hospital to officially say hello to his baby brother, Prince Harry.

Here's a picture of Prince Charles leading Will into the hospital. Will did not turn back to wave to the press, so maybe Charlotte takes more after Kate (Prince George, for what it's worth, was also not interested in turning back to wave to the onlookers).

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Kayleigh Roberts
Kayleigh Roberts

Kayleigh Roberts is the weekend editor at Marie Claire, covering celebrity and entertainment news, from actual royals like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle to Hollywood royalty, like Katie Holmes and Chrissy Teigen. She’s a Ravenclaw who would do great things in Slytherin. To learn more about her, google “Leslie Knope eating salad GIF.