So the rumours were true! Pippa and Prince Harry pictured on a date… but all is not as it seems
When pretty Pippa and dapper Prince Harry both came close to outshining their siblings at the royal wedding, people immediately started suggesting that they would make the perfect pair.
And now it appears that they have done just that.
Pippa and Harry looked every inch the loving couple on the streets of Soho today. The couple even happily posed for cameras. But all was not quite as it seemed.
Her Royal Hotness: Prince Harry looks very pleased with himself as he rests his hand on Pippa”s famous bottom
The pair were models posing for famous lookalike photographer Alison Jackson.
The artist has become famous for her staged photos – particularly those of the Royal family.
She seems to be especially taken with imaging Prince Harry and Pippa Middeton getting together.
In November she released images which imagined how cozy the couple might have got at the wedding reception.
Going in for a kiss: Prince Harry and Pippa on a date in Soho… or are they
Tender moment: “Harry” keeps his hand on “Pippa”s” famous bottom as the pair gaze into each others” eyes
Now – after Pippa”s very public split from long-term boyfriend Alex Loudon – Jackson has taken the imaginary relationship a couple of months further and imagined them on a date in London”s Soho.
Maybe Jackson is trying to get the most out of the military jacket that Harry double Roddy Walker is again wearing in the photographs. We can”t imagine Harry wearing his uniform to an actual date.
Pippa lookalike Hannah Williams wears a white coat similar to the one she wore when ice skating at Somerset House, and some knee-length black leather boots.
Revisiting past subjects: Alison Jackson seems to enjoy imagining Pippa and Harry getting together – maybe she just wants to get a lot of wear out of this military jacket
Appropriate date venue: Harry double Roddy Walker and Pippa lookalike Hannah Williams outside Soho”s famous The Crown pub
Celebrity secrets: The photos were taken to celebrate the launch of Alison Jackson”s book Exposed!
Three”s a crowd: Photographer Jackson with her subjects – “Harry” hilariously looks like he is trying to go incognito with a pair of dark sunglasses
Hilariously, in some of the shots, Walker looks like he is trying to go incognito – by wearing a pair of dark sunglasses.
The most convincing pictures, though, are when the couple are affectionately kissing.
The photos are a spoof to promote the Jackson”s latest book Exposed!.
It is billed as a look behind the headlines with a collection of the best stories from 2011.
Feeling frisky Prince Harry gropes Pippa Middleton”s behind in a previous Alison Jackson shoot which imagines what might have happened at the royal wedding reception
Royal romance TV viewers speculated over the real Pippa and Harry flirting during the Royal Wedding festivities in April
The photos includes a series of other lookalike figures, from the Miliband brothers, Ed and David, arm-wrestling for the leadership of the Labour Party to David and Victoria Beckham picking out names for their baby girl.
Jackson”s many previous photo stunts have included lookalikes of Tony and Cherie Blair and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.