Actor claims Prince Harry is 'wearing a ponytail' around LA

Penny Burfitt
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·2-min read

It seems Prince Harry is heavily leaning into his new coastal lifestyle, after a jaw-dropping claim that he has undergone a dramatic style transformation.

The bizarre claim comes from an even more unusual source – legendary Hollywood star Rob Lowe.

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Apparently Harry is hanging loose with a ponytail these days. Photo: Getty Images

The star told James Corden during an appearance on The Late Late Show that Harry and Meghan have remained ‘very reclusive’ since they join ed the neighbourhood in 2020.

Both Rob and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex live in the star-studded Montecito area in Santa Barbara County, California.

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It was there that the actor claims he spotted Harry sporting the brand new look, apparently as they both. pulled up to a spotlight.

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Rob told James Corden he spotted the Prince at a stoplight sporting flowing locks pulled back. Photo: CBS

“I just ran into your countryman, the English treasure, Prince Harry, at the stoplight 10 minutes ago,” Rob told a baffled James Corden before going on to make the even more baffling claim.

“It was very, very quick — don't totally quote me on it — but it looked like he's wearing a ponytail,” he told the British host.

“I'm just saying. It looked to me as a casual observer that his hair had grown very long and was pulled back very tightly by what I can only assume was a ponytail.”

The actor struggled to convince Corden, who as a proud Englishman refused to accept the former senior royal had abandoned his neat hairdo for flowing locks.

“A ponytail? I'm certain that isn't true,” he protested, adding he believed that Rob had confused the Prince for someone else.

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The claim seems unlikely given Harry has been spotted with cropped hair in the past month. Photo: Getty Images/ CBS

Adding plenty of uncertainty to the claim is the Duke’s recent appearances in promotional shoots sporting the same haircut he has had for decades.

As recently as December, Harry appearance in a promo shoot for Netflix sporting his classic close-cut look, however, Rob remained insistent, even admitting to tailing the car back to Harry and Meghan’s famously opulent $14.5 million mansion to verify the royals’ identity.

“It was him because I have to say... I followed him to the house to see if the car went in,” Rob admitted.

“He lives about a mile from me. He's been very reclusive.”

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