Yes, there were mock-ups already circulating of what their future children would look like.
But the raucous didn't last long, as the UN Goodwill Ambassador and HeForShe advocate stopped everyone in their tracks with the most brilliant, rumour-dispelling tweet we've seen in a while.
First of all, Watson wrote:
WORLD ♥ Remember that little talk we had about not believing everything written in the media?!— Emma Watson (@EmWatson) February 22, 2015
And as if that wasn't clear enough - she then, rather brilliantly, tweeted that "marrying a Prince is not a prerequisite for being a Princess".
also..... marrying a Prince not a prerequisite for being a Princess. https://t.co/vjodTAgEcC - Courtesy of Alfonso Cuaron.— Emma Watson (@EmWatson) February 22, 2015
Amen to that.