Philadelphia (CW Philly) — Welcome to the world, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor! After much anticipation, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their baby’s name last week, and the interesting moniker has Riverdale fans wondering: Do the Duke & Duchess of Sussex watch The CW series?
Not only does the royal baby share the same name as Riverdale’s protagonist, Archie Andrews, but there’s a chance he’ll be a redhead like his father and Jughead’s BFF. So, of course, it wasn’t long before the internet erupted with Archie memes.
Archie Harrison is here pic.twitter.com/w5Wd0jyc7d
— ||SaltyReinhart|| (@ReinhartSalty) May 8, 2019
“We named him Archie.” pic.twitter.com/VIOUa94Kt3
— Valerie Tosi (@valerie_tosi) May 8, 2019
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Riverdale, Season Four: Archie finds out he’s a royal and is next in line for the throne, but also his lemonade stand has REALLY taken off and he isn’t sure he can so easily give it up. Betty and Veronica start a detective agency. Jughead discovers his typewriter controls reality pic.twitter.com/1D6fLCqkta
— Chris Knetzer (@KnetzerTheGreat) May 8, 2019
Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa even joined in on the fun.
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— RobertoAguirreSacasa (@WriterRAS) May 8, 2019
And Kiernan Shipka, the leading lady in the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, couldn’t pass on the opportunity to share a selfie with Riverdale’s own royal baby.
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So, what do you think? Are the Royals fans of Riverdale? Sound off in the comments!