Bob Odenkirk was surprised to seek out out his unlikely connection to King Charles.
The Higher Name Saul actor, 61, discovered he’s associated to the British monarch throughout an look on the hit PBS present Discovering Your Roots, by which host Henry Louis Gates Jr. helps celebrities find out about their household historical past.
Within the clip of the upcoming episode, the actor is revealed to be eleventh cousins with Charles.
Upon the information of have royalty blood, Odenkirk laughed as he dubbed it “loopy.”
The Breaking Unhealthy alum, who is said to the King from his father’s facet, revealed that he doesn’t have a lot data from that facet of his household as a result of his father, Walter, left the household when he was 15.
The host shared that Odenkirk’s father’s fifth great-grandfather was born out of wedlock to Maria Catharina Bein and the Duke of Plön.
Nonetheless, earlier than the Fortunate Hank actor acquired the information of his royal ties, he made some stunning feedback, “I’m an American. I’m not a monarchist. I don’t imagine in, uh, that.”
Odenkirk continued, “You understand, I really feel prefer it’s slightly twisted. I perceive why society constructed itself round monarchs and leaders, they usually handed them down via generations.”