Charlize Theron Explains Her Chat With Prince Harry, Puts Romance Rumors To Rest

Prince Harry talks with Charlize Theron after playing in the Audi Polo Challenge polo match for team Sentebale versus team Audi at Coworth Park Polo Club in Ascot, England on May 8, 2011 Prince Harry talks with Charlize Theron after playing in the Audi Polo Challenge polo match for team Sentebale versus team Audi at Coworth Park Polo Club in Ascot, England on May 8, 2011

Charlize Theron was photographed sharing a laugh with England’s Prince Harry during a charity polo match last month, sparking rumors of a possible romance.

However, the beautiful blond actress says she and the Prince were merely discussing his charity work in South Africa (Charlize’s birthplace).

“He was really lovely. Super nice,” the actress told reporters at the launch party of Dior VII on Wednesday, when asked about the young Prince. “I really like the work he does in Africa.”

As for her love life, Charlize, 35, who split from actor Stuart Townsend in 2010 after nearly a 10-year relationship, said she is currently unattached.

In related news, Prince Harry, 26 — who has been dating lawyer-in-training Chelsea Davy on-and-off for four years — was caught off guard by an unexpected question from an elderly war vet on Thursday, as he toured London’s Royal Hospital Chelsea’s infirmary.

“When are you getting married?” William Titchsmarsh, an 85-year-old veteran, asked the Prince, according to Us Weekly.

“Not for a long time,” the Prince replied. “Who put you up to ask me that?”

“They’ll shoot me in the morning!” Titchsmarsh jokingly replied.

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