Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Release a New Picture of Archie for His First Birthday

A spokesperson for the couple confirmed the news.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's (opens in new tab) son, Archie Harrison (opens in new tab), is about to celebrate his first birthday (opens in new tab) and, in honor of the special occasion, the Sussexes are giving (opens in new tab) the rest of us a gift: A brand new, never-before-seen photo of the birthday boy.

A spokesperson for the couple confirmed their plans to share a new pic of Archie for the big day, (opens in new tab) which is coming up on May 6, in a statement to the Sunday Times (opens in new tab)

"You can expect to see him," the spokesperson said, according to Hello magazine (opens in new tab)

Of course, since Harry and Meghan are no longer using their Sussex Royal Instagram (opens in new tab) account following their royal exit, it's not clear how the photo will be shared. One possibility is that they could share the pic in a post on their official website (opens in new tab). Another, potentially less likely (but more exciting) option would be using the occasion and the new Archie pic to launch a new Instagram for their post-royal brand.

Honestly, no matter where they post the picture, we can't wait to see it. Counting down.

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