Prince Harry Admits That the "Ginger Gene" Is to Thank for His Children Reminiscing of Him and Not Meghan
The well-known redhead discussed how his mother Princess Diana's family gave him the genes for red hair and how he can see similarities between his children and his mother.
It's never certain which parents a child will take after, and on Tuesday, January 10, Prince Harry said during an appearance on The Late ...
...Show with Stephen Colbert that he didn't think his son Archie, 3, and daughter Lilibet, 1, would inherit his genes for red hair.
The Duke of Sussex, 38, revealed that he had thought his children would resemble his wife Meghan Markle, 41, more.
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The host of the talk show also mentioned how Lilibet's full name was a tribute to both Harry's mother and grandmother.
When Stephen asked Harry if he saw his late mother Princess Diana or Queen Elizabeth in his kids, Harry replied that he "definitely" felt like his kids inherited his mother's ginger hair and accent.
He remarked, "The Spencer gene is very, very strong. The ginger gene is a strong one.".
Harry acknowledged that, when he and Meghan first started dating, he did anticipate that their future offspring would resemble her.
He continued, before slipping in a quick joke, "I actually, really, sincerely believed at the beginning of my relationship that should ...
...this go the distance and we have children, there's no way the ginger gene will stand up to my wife's genes. But I was wrong.
Stephen assisted the Duke of Sussex in unwinding a little early in the interview by taking a shot of tequila with him given how intimate the book is and how in-depth his recent interviews have been.
During the interview, Harry discussed a variety of subjects, including an alleged physical altercation he had with his brother Prince William. He also displayed the necklace that was allegedly broken in the altercation.
Even though some of the topics were more serious, Stephen managed to include some humor, including a hilarious cameo from Tom Hanks.