Did Princess Beatrice just accidentally reveal the gender of her unborn baby?

The royal is expecting her first child with husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Pregnant Princess Beatrice and Edorado Mozzi
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Princess Beatrice is pregnant with her first child and while royal fans eagerly await the baby's arrival, a royal commentator thinks its gender may have accidentally been revealed.


Speaking on the Royally Obsessed podcast, Rachel Bowie and Roberta Fiorito discussed Princess Beatrice’s impending labour—and while Princess Beatrice is likely to remain tight-lipped on the baby’s sex until after it’s born, the clue they spotted might make the call clearer for us all.

While Prince Harry announced the gender of his second child during his and Meghan's bombshell Oprah Winfrey TV interview, Princess Beatrice is likely to be more secretive about her baby.

But it’s her odd behavior of trying to hide a pink bunny rabbit when she was spotted carrying a pastel pink face mask and rabbit during a dinner with friends in Mayfair that has started speculation over her expecting a baby girl.

And while the mask is a compulsory requirement due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, Ms Fiorito believes it is “clear confirmation” that the Royal Family is set for another baby girl this year. 

Ms Bowie said, “From Beatrice a possible accidental gender reveal. This past week she had a girls’ dinner in Mayfair and she was holding a pink rabbit behind her back and she had a pink mask with a B and a crown on it.” 

The new mask is notably different from the patterned ones she’s worn in previous months.

Princess Beatrice

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Princess Beatrice was seen wearing a red and pink poppy floral mask to attend Wimbledon with her husband.

She wore a pink and blue patterned mask back in September last year when she posed alongside her wedding dress as it went on display at Windsor Castle, and before that she opted for a black mask during a night out at Annabel's with her sister Princess Eugenie.

So no wonder the newly personalized mask is giving these royal commentators lots to talk about.

Ms Fiorito said, “I am totally convinced it is a girl, hands down. She tried to hide it and when you try to hide it, it is clear that is a confirmation, it has to be.”

Ms Bowie pointed out, “It was made for her because there was a B on it.”

And Ms Fiorito agreed and added, “It was pastel pink and the bunny was pastel pink. If it was not that then why would you hide it? I think we have just got confirmation it is a girl so I am super excited. Another royal girl for this year.”

Princess Beatrice pregnant

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Ms Bowie added, “Yeah, the due date is this fall so it is coming up.”

Earlier this year Buckingham Palace announced Princess Beatrice's pregnancy.

The statement read, “Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in autumn of this year. The Queen has been informed and both families are delighted with the news.”

Princess Beatrice and Edorado married last year during lockdown. 

When it arrives, the baby is expected to change the line of royal succession, and we can't wait to see whether the princess does end up having a daughter. 

Selina Maycock
Selina Maycock

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