Entertainment Katie Cassidy turned down the chance to date Prince Harry because she didn't want to be known as his 'girl'

03:36  11 april  2018
03:36  11 april  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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She had a shot at royalty: Katie Cassidy has revealed she once turned down the chance to hang out with Prince Harry ; seen in 2016. Sure thing: Katie has revealed that if a night out in Miami in 2014 had gone differently; here Harry is seen, far right, with brother Prince William in 2017.

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Katie Cassidy has revealed she once turned down the chance to hang out with Prince Harry.

Former 'Gossip Girl' guest star once rejected a date with Prince Harry. © Getty Former 'Gossip Girl' guest star once rejected a date with Prince Harry. The 33-year-old royal is officially off the market as he's preparing to tie the knot with his American actress fiancée Meghan Markle in just over a month's time, but Arrow star Katie has revealed that if a night out in Miami in 2014 had gone differently, Harry could have been walking down the aisle with her instead.

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© Provided by Bang Katie Cassidy has revealed she once turned down the chance to hang out with Prince Harry because she didn ' t want to be photographed with the royal.

The actress explained that she turned down the chance to hang out with the fifth in line to the British throne simply because she didn ’ t want to be photographed with him. Cassidy reiterated that she has always been “on my own merit” type of girl

'I was just there with some of my girlfriends, we had just finished shooting [Arrow], we were on vacation. He had come with some of his friends... one of his friends, I think, was getting married, so he was a part of the bachelor party. They were sorta on a bachelor weekend, and they were, like, "Hey. You guys should come out with us,"' said the star.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Sure thing: Katie has revealed that if a night out in Miami in 2014 had gone differently; here Harry is seen, far right, with brother Prince William in 2017 © Associated Newspapers Sure thing: Katie has revealed that if a night out in Miami in 2014 had gone differently; here Harry is seen, far right, with brother Prince William in 2017

She added: '[The bachelor party guys] were like, "You guys should come out with us tonight" I was like, "Uh, no."

'With all due respect, Prince Harry, that's the last thing I'm gonna do - be photographed. Not that I have anything against him - he's wonderful and lovely - but, you know, I've also been an "on my own merit" type of girl... not necessarily just the daughter of [David] or Harry's girl. I have my own identity.'

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a close up of a newspaper: Smart move? The 31-year-old actress - who is the daughter of Sherry Williams and the late David Cassidy - turned down the chance to hang out with royalty though, as she didn't want to be photographed with the flame-haired prince; seen in July © Associated Newspapers Smart move? The 31-year-old actress - who is the daughter of Sherry Williams and the late David Cassidy - turned down the chance to hang out with royalty though, as she didn't want to be photographed with the flame-haired prince; seen in July

Despite turning down the royal, the Click actress still has nothing but kind words to say about him.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, she said: 'He's the most loveliest, kindest person, honestly. And also, the fact that my girlfriends and I were like, 'Thank you so much, but no thank you, we're not gonna party with you and your friends tonight' - he was like, we saw him the next day at the pool and [he was] respectful. Like, 'You guys are cool. OK, we get it.' And I was like, 'Sorry!''

The beauty is engaged to Matthew Rodgers. He proposed in Mauritius in June 2017.

Katie - who appeared as Laurel Lance/Black Canary on Arrow's first four seasons is on seasons five and six as Black Siren, Laurel's evil Earth-2 doppelgänger.

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a man standing next to a woman: His love: Harry is set to wed Meghan, star of Suits, on May 19 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in an hour-long ceremony starting at 7 a.m. EST; seen in March © Associated Newspapers His love: Harry is set to wed Meghan, star of Suits, on May 19 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in an hour-long ceremony starting at 7 a.m. EST; seen in March

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