So you can just be friends with a girl! Harry Styles steps out with a pretty blonde as she insists it's just platonic
00:57 GMT, 1 May 2012
If being his girlfriend is out of reach, then it's the role most females across the globe want instead – being Harry Styles' confidante.
The cheeky One Direction star stepped out with a pretty blonde, reportedly
his old school friend Ellis Calcutt.
However, despite earning himself a reputation as somewhat of a ladies man, she insists they are just good friends.
Just friend: Harry Styles steps out with old school friend Ellis Calcutt
It seems Harry might still be harbouring a soft spot then for Emma Ostilly, an aspiring model he was spied kissing while on tour in New Zealand last week.
Harry and Ellis' body language spoke volumes, although celebrities are often encouraged to keep their distance from love interests so as to avoid media speculation.
At least the 18-year-old didn't have to hide his love for his lavish new Audi R8 Coupe, which he clearly couldn't wait to take for a spin on his return to his parents house in Cheshire.
Showing off! The 18-year-old singer went for a spin in his brand new Audi R8 Coupe
The pair went for a coffee after Harry showed off his new set of wheels.
the outing didn't go unnoticed by his fans, who were also spotted
leaning forward to try and catch a glimpse of their idol in the driving
Hopefully Ellis won't be the subject of a hate campaign, after Emma was forced to shut down her Twitter page after she became a target by jealous One Direction devotees.
Lady magnet! Harry attracted even more attention than usual as he drove around in the lavish vehicle
Ellis has already addressed rumours, insisting they are just
friends from school who hadn't seen each other in a while.
wrote online: 'Wow, you people are sooo quick to make up rumours! Me
& Harry went for coffee together as we haven’t seen each other since
good friends and have been since high school. I have a lovely boyfriend
called Phil so you can stop spreading rumours about me and Harry dating
each other because we absolutely are not!'
Time off: The new girl he's been enjoying time with said she has 'a lovely boyfriend called Phil'
Sealed with a kiss: Emma Ostilly was forced to delete her Twitter page after jealous One Direction fans sent her hate mail following her kiss with Harry