Have you seen the cringe-worthy tweets about Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter's new baby?

Have you seen the cringe-worthy tweets about Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter's new baby?
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It's wonderful news that a famous couple had a baby, but the headlines about it are unbearable.

Oxford University educated director, playwright, singer and actress Sophie Hunter gave birth to a baby boy yesterday. She is married to award-winning television and movie star Benedict Cumberbatch. How marvelous! A celebrity baby has been born! Unfortunately, people are calling it a #Cumberbaby, and that word is making my skin crawl. In fact, most of the headlines about it are just the worst.

First of all, there are the awful Cumber-baby references:

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Then, there are the ones that fail to mention Sophie Hunter's pivotal involvement in the occasion:

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Or when Sophie Hunter is simply referred to as "wife":

But I think this one takes the cake, combining "wife" with "Cumberbaby":


I get it. Benedict Cumberbatch is a household name, and not everyone knows he is married to Sophie Hunter. But the least we can do is mention the mother when announcing that she has brought a new human being into the world. It's the polite thing to do.

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