Good Question: Why Are We So Fascinated By Royals?At 4:24 pm British time, Kate Middleton – the Duchess of Cambridge – gave birth to a baby boy. And, while Americans even fought a war to make sure that little boy would never hold any power in the U.S., many Americans were excited to the follow this news. For a week, hundreds of cameras crowded in front of the hospital. On Monday, millions of people watched the international breaking news. Brit’s Pub-patron Sophie Baldwin says she admires the Duchess.