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President Obama Issues Official #RoyalBaby Statement

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President Obama joined the rest of the universe in congratulating the Royal Family on the birth of their baby girl. In lieu of the #RoyalBaby hashtag the White House Press Secretary today issued a statement on behalf of the President and First Lady.

"Michelle and I are delighted to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family, and all the people of the United Kingdom, on the birth of the Royal Princess," Obama said.

In slightly less official well-wishers, celebrities have also been getting in on the Royal Baby fever via social media. Extra points to David Beckham for the use of a wink face emoji.

Incredible news. I couldn't be happier for William and Kate. Happy to hear that mother and daughter are fine. It's not a bad day to be born

Posted by David Beckham on Saturday, May 2, 2015