Hiddleswift may not have survived, but these celeb romances lasted the year and we couldn’t be happier.
This year we’ve endured many devastating celeb break-ups, from Brangelina to the short-lived Hiddleswift phenomenon. But 2016 has also given us plenty of new celeb couples to root for, including a prince and a TV star and a couple who fell in love again after three years apart.
Cheryl and Liam Payne
Cheryl and Liam's friendship blossomed into love in 2016
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Harry and the US actress have been dating for months.
Harry and Meghan have been dating for several months, but the couple will be spending the festive period apart, as the Prince joins his grandmother and other senior royals for their traditional Christmas in Sandringham.
US actress Meghan Markle is dating Prince Harry
The 32 year old royal spoke about how he used to "bury" his grief, and how he came to terms with Diana's death and carried on her charity work.
2017 will mark the twentieth anniversary of Princess Diana’s tragic death which shocked the world, but it’s often easy to forget that Prince Harry was only 12 years old when his mother died. Now, in a clip from a new interview, the royal opened up about how he processed such a tremendous loss at such a young age.
In a documentary for ITV that centres mainly on his charity work in the African state of Lesotho, the 32 year old, who is fifth in line to the British throne, spoke a little about how he came to terms with his mother’s death in 1997, admitting that he used to “bury” his feelings.
Prince Harry opened up about his mother's death in a new interview
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Rihanna returned to the country of her birth as Barbados celebrated its 50th anniversary of independence, and met with the young royal twice in one day.
RiRi met up with the 32 year old prince in the capital Bridgetown on Wednesday afternoon (November 30th) and appeared to quickly become friends, later being spotted sitting next to each other at the Golden Anniversary Spectacular Mega Concert at the Kensington Oval Cricket Ground later that evening.
Rihanna met with Prince Harry on the 50th anniversary of Barbados' independence
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The actress was seen shopping for groceries near Kensington.
Earlier this week, Prince Harry released a statement regarding the media harassment of his American girfriend Meghan Markle. The pair have been flying over to each other's respective nations for visits over the past few months, but they were reunited once again in London yesterday.
Prince Harry commemorates Armistice Day
The 'Suits' actress was spotted shopping at Whole Foods on Thursday (November 10th 2016) before walking back to Harry's home, Nottingham Cottage on the Kensington Palace estate according to People. She is currently on a break from filming her TV show, following the wave of harassment and abuse she has received since her relationship with the British royal was discovered.
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It follows massive media exposure after Markle's relationship with Prince Harry was revealed last week.
Just a few days after Prince Harry stepped in defend his new girlfriend, Meghan Markle, from what he described as a “wave of abuse and harassment” from the public and press following the revelation of their relationship, the actress has requested time off from filming her series ‘Suits’.
According to reports from New York Daily News’ Page Six on Wednesday (November 9th), the 35 year old beauty has asked producers of USA Network’s ‘Suits’ from time out of filming in Toronto this week because she has “something important to do”.
Meghan Markle has requested time off from 'Suits' in the wake of the revelation of her relationship with Prince Harry
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The two are said to have been dating since May, but the Prince has been left disappointed by press scrutiny
The media has been rife with speculation over Prince Harry’s love life when rumours of him dating US actress, Meghan Markle, surfaced a few weeks ago. Now the newspapers have been vindicated and reprimanded in equal measure after Kensington Palace released a statement condemning the press of their intrusion into Meghan’s life while confirming her status as the Prince’s girlfriend.
Prince Harry has confirmed his relationship with actress, Meghan Markle
The Suits actress, 35, and the fifth in line to the throne have been dating for a "few months" but the statement said Meghan had been subject to "abuse and harassment" from the papers.
The fifth in line to the throne is apparently dating the Canadian TV star.
Prince Harry is rumoured to have a new flame, with reports suggesting that he's been getting close to Canadian TV star Meghan Markle after they met in her home nation six months ago while he was promoting the Invictus Games for which he is a patron.
Prince Harry's love life hits headlines again
The pair met in Toronto back in May and she has been regularly visiting London since then; according to her Instagram page, we're talking at least once a month. She was even seen in the Royal Box at Wimbledon back in June, as well as the Kensington area of London where Harry lives and outside Buckingham Palace where his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II lives. If that wasn't telling enough, they have also reportedly been wearing matching friendship bracelets.
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Dick and Dom (Richard McCourt & Dominic Wood) attend the 2016 WellChild Awards held at The Dorchester in London - United Kingdom - Monday 3rd October 2016
Jenna has previously dated actor Richard Madden and been linked to Prince Harry.
Their on screen chemistry is helping make ITV’s ‘Victoria’ unmissable TV every Sunday night, but it appears Jenna Coleman and her co-star Tom Hughes are having a romance off screen as well. The two actors have reportedly been dating since last summer, before they even started filming the period drama.
Is Jenna Coleman secretly dating Tom Hughes?
The Mail on Sunday reports that the two became an item after Coleman was linked to Price Harry. Hughes was said to be jealous that the royal was moving in on the actress and decided to pursue her himself.
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Prince Harry takes time to speak with crowds whilst visiting Wigan. The Prince was visiting the city to show his support to The Blair Project, a local social enterprise which helps disadvantaged kids. Recently the kids involved with the project built a go-kart using a 3D printer, the first of its kind in the UK. United Kingdom - Tuesday 5th July 2016
Prince Harry - Prince Harry was in Stockport today to attend a local community Rugby program initiative by the RFU. HRH stayed for about an hour and joined in various games with the under 18 England rugby team and a selection of local children - Manchester, United Kingdom - Tuesday 21st June 2016
The prince and the pop princess are said to have been cosy at a recent polo game.
Prince Harry has always had the most interesting royal love life, but now the 31-year-old is rumoured to be dating popstar Ellie Goulding. According to The Sun the pair got close during the recent Audi Polo Challenge and might have even shared a kiss under a blanket.
Could we soon be saying Princess Ellie?
A source close to Harry’s social circle told the newspaper: “He has told friends how much he likes Ellie and she is clearly taken by him. Harry got Ellie’s number a while ago and got in touch.” Ellie was the singer and Harry’s brother William’s wedding in 2011 and the two are said to have always got on well.
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15th September, 1984