Prince Harry is King Charles' youngest son. Even though the two are obviously related to one another, there are still ongoing rumors claiming that Princess Diana's ex-lover, James Hewitt, could be the Duke of Sussex's real dad.
Those who have been following Princess Diana's story would know that she and Hewitt dated two years after Prince Harry was born. So, there was no way that Hewitt could have been Prince Harry's father. However, this has not put an end to the speculations.
Prince Harry Still Wondering If He's Related To James Hewitt?
In fact, New Idea claimed that Prince Harry couldn't also help but wonder if there's any truth to the rumors that his real dad is Hewitt and not King Charles.
So, to put an end to the speculations, a source alleged that Meghan Markle encouraged Prince Harry to get a DNA test. After all, the Duchess of Sussex also got one, and she was surprised to learn that she was 43 percent Nigerian.
"It was Meghan's idea. She did her own genealogy a couple of years ago and wanted Harry to join in. Meghan thought it would be interesting information to have for her kids, but without Harry's results, they'd only be able to give them half the picture. Whether he went through with it is anyone's guess – it must be a sensitive subject for him," the source said.
Prince Harry Will Mention James Hewitt Paternity Rumors In Spare?
Another source also claimed that Prince Harry's ghostwriter for Spare asked him to dig deep into his relationship with King Charles. So, it is allegedly possible for Prince Harry to also mention Hewitt and the rumors that they could be related in his memoir.
"Harry has been pushed by his ghostwriter [J.R. Moehringer] to dig deep into the relationship with his father, so it's likely he will have addressed the Hewitt rumors in Spare. What is certain is that Harry will reveal in this book that he feels Charles hasn't been much of a father even though they almost certainly share the same DNA," the source said.
James Hewitt Previously Confirmed That He's Not Related To Prince Harry
Years ago, Hewitt also denied that he was related to Prince Harry. When asked why he thinks the rumor has not died down after all these years, Hewitt said that it's because it sells papers.
Hewitt also said that he doesn't have any regrets about meeting Princess Diana because he loved her.
"I don't regret [meeting her]. I regret some of the things that have been caused by that but not that at all. No way. I think she was quite easy to fall in love with really, so I think I can be forgiven for that. I did love her. That's why it's difficult to talk about it really, but I did," he said (via E! News).
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