Sarah Ferguson is “sick of hearing the rumours” that James Hewitt is Prince Harry’s real dad and says she will put them to bed once and for all, a source has claimed.
Claims that James Hewitt, who lives in Farringdon near Exeter, is actually the father of the Duke of Sussex have long been denied after the theory came about from the revelation that Princess Diana had an affair with him while she was married to Prince Charles.
The pair had an affair between 1986 and 1991 after Hewitt had been asked to give the princess riding lessons while he was still in the Household Cavalry.
After Diana confirmed the affair in 1995, Prince Harry has been left dodging rumours Hewitt was his real father ever since, even though the dalliance did not start until two years after he was born.
And now, the Daily Star reports a royal source has reportedly said Diana’s close friend Fergie is now “sick of hearing the rumours” and that she wants to “put them to bed once and for all”.
A royal insider told New Idea: “Fergie is nothing short of exasperated that this story crops up every few years.
“It frustrates her to let this go on, which is why she broke ranks. She’s sick of hearing it.”
Fergie was close friends with Diana, who died aged 36 in a Paris car crash on August 31, 1997.
The insider added: “They had their…