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A royal waiting game going on in London where duchess Kate is.
Some not too far from hair and she is due to give birth any minute now.
Here's a live look at Saint Mary's hospital where all of a camera -- in the press have been hanging -- for two weeks.
Waiting for this big -- to get a bit antsy out there.
And we'll be down there later this week.
Bestselling writer Dan Silva is author of the English girl which is -- books at London's -- of out of scandal and British society and it comes out today.
A piece of good timing for him Dan welcome.
Thanks for joining us thank you would have what do you make of of the fascination.
With all of this back in the United States sit here and I.
Think that in a way we are more fascinated with it then then the average British subject I think that.
As Americans we are the the offspring the younger brother of the two countries and and that we have -- a along the fascination and love.
With that with the British royal family that.
Is rather interest the I I I'm not sure that I could.
Live under such a system personally.
But it is fascinating to watch it unfold like this and it's it's great fun.
Especially and in the course.
By nature we broke away from this system along time ago well and -- but I think it away the affection that exists between the United States and Great Britain.
It does sort of Foster.
The relationship with the wealth and a but I just say I am I -- people is very divided people either could care -- And we hear from them or and they are.
Very fascinated and they say you know what -- so many ugly things going on in the world this is a nice young couple.
Everybody's happy that princess Diana's son you know grew up to.
-- into what appears to be a very nice guy and they met a nice girl and I think it's a genuine happiness for this young -- it's fun to watch.
-- write it and I think that what you're.
Hearing from people on the street there and -- the the average Britons has just sort of the general.
Divide within British society about.
Whether that's royal family.
Which consumes a lot of public money.
Brings -- a lot of tourists don't that that lets not forget that the consumes a lot of public money people.
Living on the dole quite well actually.
It whether it's outlived its usefulness.
And and there's a real sharp divide within British society as to whether that's concern.
-- you know I mean tourism is an essential element.
In this city and what we're seeing and hearing out there is that people are very enthusiastic about this we thought we are here covering -- wedding.
It brings in people it sells a lot of souvenirs.
And they count on it in a big way.
-- -- we we will see without question you know I've got.
The without question any which would people be you know streaming.
Past Buckingham Palace or through the royal parks if there were not a royal family.
-- -- there it is it.
They estimate is that it it's gonna bring it about 350 million dollars the anticipation is that the country and businesses here will make more on this event than they did.
On the royal wedding which is pretty -- we'll see if it turns out to be the case stand thank you thank you so much for joining us today.
Policies and congratulations on the new buck fairness the English -- by Daniel Silva.
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