Before Geoffrey, Cersei had a son whose father was Robert Baratheon. The baby boy had black hair and blue eyes.
Cersei claimed that this baby was stillborn, and “they” carried him off to the crypts. She was distraught.
This contradicts Maggi the Frog’s prophecy, unless we interpret that Maggy was referring to Cersei and Robert’s children that they conceived separate of one another. Robert had many bastards, and Cersei had 3 children (with Jaime)
Cersei loves her children
Gendry’s father is Robert Baratheon
Gendry remembers his mother having yellow hair, and she would sing to him
“An unknown lord” paid Gendry’s apprenticeship with the blacksmith (the unknown lord actually paid double what the blacksmith was asking for). This was revealed in Jon Arryn’s notes that Ned found
Right before Geoffrey ordered all of Robert Baratheon’s bastard children to be killed, Gendry was fired by the blacksmith and sent to the Night’s Watch (with Arya)
Joe Dempsie (the actor who plays Gendry) said that during seasons 4-6, D&D said that they wanted the audience to “forget about Gendry”
In the promos for season 8, many characters can be seen sitting on the Iron Throne, except for Gendry
When Daenerys addressed Gendry as Robert Baratheon’s son in this past episode (8.4), the camera focused on Jaime, who made this face:
My conclusion: Gendry is the son of Cersei Lannister and Robert Baratheon, true heir to the Iron Throne
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