It seems Harry Styles has had a crush on Emily Ratajkowski for quite some time, after fans discovered a video in which he calls the model his celeb crush.
The “As It Was” singer, 29, who was photographed passionately making out with the model, 31, earlier this week, opened up about her in a clip from eight years ago.
In the video, from a December 2014 interview with telehitAn interviewer asked the former One Direction star if he had a crush on a celebrity.
‘Emily Ratajkowski,’ he replied, mispronouncing her last name.
The surprising new romance comes on the heels of Styles’ split from actress Olivia Wilde, 39, last November, and Ratajkowski’s divorce from Sebastian Bear-McClard, with whom he shares a son, two-year-old Sylvester, last september.
Crush: Harry Styles, 29, appears to have had a crush on Emily Ratajkowski, 31, for some time, after fans discovered a video of the eight-year-old calling her his ‘celebrity crush’
Crazy about Emily: After being asked by an interviewer if he had a “crush on a celebrity,” the former One Direction star replied, “Emily Ratajkowski” while mispronouncing her last name
Amused fans were quick to point out that Harry has been “manifesting” his romance with Emily for years, with one writing, “Harry has been manifesting Emily Ratajkowski since 2014 and he pulled it off.”
‘Then good for him. Dreams come true’ wrote another.
It comes after reports that Ratajkowski and Styles were reportedly getting close for a few weeks before their passionate make-out session on the streets of Tokyo.
The couple filled out the PDA, appearing not to care who saw them while in full view of the onlookers.
In our exclusive video, the Fine Line singer looks sharp in a black suit and an unbuttoned white shirt.
While the video surprised many, Sun reports that the couple have been knowing each other for a while now.
Speaking to the publication, a source said: ‘Harry and Emily are enjoying meeting each other.
“Being filmed kissing in Tokyo and then having that footage shared with the world wasn’t what either of them expected, but they’re not holding anything back.
‘Harry and Emily have been knowing each other for some time. They spent some time together out of the public eye this year and just enjoy each other’s company when they can while Harry is on tour.
Harry is currently performing in Japan as part of his aptly named Love On Tour series of concerts around the world.
Passionate: It comes after the couple was photographed passionately kissing on the streets of Tokyo.
PDA: The singer and supermodel filled out the PDA, seemingly not caring who saw them while in full view of viewers
New girl: Pop star Harry was reported last month to have moved on with a mystery woman (pictured in 2022)
End of the road: The surprising new romance comes on the heels of Styles’ split from actress Olivia Wilde, 39, last November; (L) Wilde pictured in 2023, (R) Styles pictured in 2023
How they met: Harry and Olivia starred together in the famous movie Don’t Worry Darling; The former couple pictured with Sydney Chandler at the Venice International Film Festival in 2022
It was reported late last month that Harry had moved on from his ex Olivia Wilde with someone else, though the mystery lady has not been identified.
A source told the Mirror at that moment: ‘Harry is seeing someone. He’s doing everything he can to keep his identity a secret after the circus surrounding his relationship with Olivia.
‘But all his close circles know about the romance. Although it is early, things seem to be going well.
Harry and actress Olivia split in November after finding out they had “different priorities that keep them apart”.
Olivia was last seen supporting Harry when she attended his concert on November 15 at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, where she was accompanied by her two children.
In November it was claimed that Olivia was “disappointed” that her relationship with Harry Styles was not working out after almost two years of dating.
The two starred together in the famous film Don’t Worry Darling, with rumors of a feud between Olivia and her co-star Florence Pugh.
Meanwhile, Emily had been linked in recent months with serial dater Pete Davidson. She filed for divorce from her ex-husband, film producer Sebastian Bear-McClard, in September.
The ex: Emily filed for divorce from her ex-husband, film producer Sebastian Bear-McClard, in September; pictured 2020
Mom: The former couple share a two-year-old son, Sylvester; Emily is seen during the pregnancy in 2020
The model and producer resigned after four years, following allegations that he had cheated on her, according to pages six.
The outlet, which claims to have seen the documents, added that the divorce is being contested, which means there are issues to be litigated.
A source close to the star confirmed for the first time the shocking separation to People magazine in July, explaining that Emily is focused on raising the couple’s 16-month-old son, Sylvester.