Elizabeth Hurley denies rumor about Prince Harry’s virginity

Elizabeth Hurley is setting the file straight about her sexual historical past — or lack thereof — with Prince Harry.

In a current interview with the Sunday Occasions, the British actor and mannequin shut down a rumor that she took the Duke of Sussex’s virginity when he was a young person. The rumor stems from Harry’s forthcoming memoir, “Spare,” through which he reportedly mentions dropping his “virginity to a beautiful older woman in the countryside” — to cite the Sunday Occasions.

Some have speculated that the unnamed “beautiful older woman” could be Hurley. (Based on Insider, Hurley beforehand lived in Gloucestershire, the place a number of members of the royal household personal property.)

“Not me. Not guilty. Ha!” Hurley advised the Sunday Occasions.

When pressed additional, the “Austin Powers” star doubled down: “No. Not me. Absolutely not.”

The Hurley interview comes lower than a month earlier than Harry’s memoir is about to be launched. In late October, Penguin Random Home introduced that “Spare” is due Jan. 10. The ebook is billed by the publishing big as a tell-all rife with “raw, unflinching honesty,” in addition to ”perception, revelation, self-examination, and hard-won knowledge concerning the everlasting energy of affection over grief.”

Harry additionally lately opened up about his private life and romance with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, within the buzzy Netflix documentary sequence “Harry & Meghan.” The six-episode sequence — which started streaming this month — explores the royal couple’s resolution to step again from their duties as senior members of the royal household, their psychological well being struggles, the media frenzy surrounding their marriage, Meghan’s miscarriage, Harry’s fraught relationship together with his household and different defining moments alongside their journey.

Representatives for Harry didn’t instantly reply Sunday to the Los Angeles Occasions’ request for remark.

Occasions library director Cary Schneider contributed to this report.