Who knew that Will Arnett and Prince Harry are friends? The Canadian actor revealed during Wednesday’s (June 20) episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden that he has struck up a friendship with the redheaded royal and that the two of them keep in touch via text.
The Toronto native’s last correspondence with Harry happened when he was in London walking past Buckingham Palace. “I took my phone out and I texted him and I said ‘Hey man. I’m just in London for a few days and—I thought of you—I’m walking in front of your gran’s house,'" he told a shocked James Corden. The Flaked actor added that Harry really "appreciated" the messages and responded back from "Afghanistan or something."
The Hollywood star further explained that he first met the British royal during a function "a while ago" and thinks he’s “the real deal.”
Will isn’t the only famous face in Prince Harry’s circle of friends. The 32-year-old is buddies with Ellie Goulding, Joss Stone, Michelle Obama,David Beckham and of course, his girlfriend Meghan Markle. He is also very close with British singer James Blunt, who is married to the Duke of Wellington’s granddaughter Sofia Wellesley.
Now that we know Will and Harry are chums, perhaps we’ll see him supporting his friend at September’s Invictus Games, which are being held in the actor’s hometown.