Prince Harry might be happily married and celebrating his first Father’s Day today, but once upon a time, the royal is said to have been “obsessed” with Friends actress Jennifer Aniston.
According to US writer, Ian Halperin, the Duke of Sussex was “infatuated for years” and even called her “princess material” after she posed on the cover of GQ mag in 2009.
A new book and documentary on 50-year-old Jen claims that Harry got the actress’ phone number and texted her emojis, the Mirror reports.
“Harry was infatuated with Jen for years. He told friends she was ‘princess material’. He visited LA and was partying heavily with models there, ” US writer Ian Halperin claims.
“He told a close friend his favorite actress was Jen and got her number.
“He texted her and sent emojis. One source told me Jen was aware of Harry’s crush but didn’t want to lead him on because of the age difference.”
A spokesperson for the actress has denied the claims, insisting that “the claims are false.”
But Halperin, 54 added: “I stand by everything in the film and book.”
While it’s claimed Harry was interested in Jennifer, wife Meghan, 37 was reportedly almost set up with former Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole.