In an online article published on Thursday, the magazine quoted an anonymous source as saying, “Meghan has been talking to some of her friends about the birth and how she and Harry plan to raise their baby. Her exact word was fluid.
“She said they plan to raise their child with a fluid approach to gender and they won’t be imposing any stereotypes.”
But the palace has described the claim as “totally false” in a statement released on Saturday.
The couple are expecting their first child in Spring.
But the 39-year-old later posted a statement on Instagram saying that her words had been taken out of context.
“Recently someone asked me something along the lines of, if having and raising a girl is different from boys. My response was simple. Not really. This whole clickbait tactic of saying I’m raising my daughter to be ‘genderless’ is silly and frankly doesn’t even make sense.”
The mother-of-three went on to explain that her saying “genderless approach” was “a way of refocusing the conversation in a direction that could exist outside of the female stereotype".
“It just felt a little antiquated to me," she added. "Not all girls want to be princesses, some want to be king. And that’s fine by me.”
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