Kensington Palace Officially Denies Rumors That Royal Baby Will Be Raised Gender Fluid

Last week, reports circulated that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby would be raised gender fluid. Kensington Palace has issued a rare denial of the rumor.

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We are mere weeks away from welcoming the royal baby, the genetic melding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's (opens in new tab) glorious DNA, and everyone has lost all patience. To fill the long, long days and weeks we have left until its arrival, people are speculating about everything from the baby's sex (opens in new tab) to the statistical likelihood of potential names (opens in new tab) Harry and Meghan could choose. And, close, personal anonymous sources allegedly connected to the royal couple are offering up little insider insights.

Last week, Vanity Fair (opens in new tab) reported on one of these insider tidbits, from a friend of Meghan's who said that the former actress planned to raise her child in a gender neutral way:

Now, in a rare move, Kensington Palace has officially rebutted claims that the Harry and Meghan's firstborn will be raised gender fluid, according to The Sun (opens in new tab). "This story is totally false," the Palace reportedly said, according to the British paper.

So, at least that's one royal baby rumor we can stop obsessing about?


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