IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Does Prince Harry have an American girlfriend? Why everyone's confused

The daughter of Bruce Springsteen's bassist recently posed with the royal at a concert ... and then things took a funny turn.
/ Source: TODAY

"Princess Olivia has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?"

It sure does. And when Olivia Tallent, the 19-year-old daughter of Garry Tallent (who plays bass for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band) got a chance to pose with Prince Harry backstage at a concert on June 5 in London, she took that photo and ran with it.

MORE: 91-year-old vet to Prince Harry in best exchange ever: 'Where's your bloody tie?'

Now, we're not saying she's got a "Hungry Heart," but young Tallent did post the picture on Instagram with that exact phrase (she's since made some edits, but People magazine reported the initial comment). She also posted the pic on Twitter with the caption, "New boyfriend" (and has since deleted the tweet). That's when things got weird.

Suddenly her comments took off as everyone tried to jump on Team Olivia. Hey, she does kind of resemble Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, after all.

But alas, it was all just some sophomoric fun (really: Tallent is a college sophomore). As she tweeted later:

MORE: Prince Harry is coming to America! See what the royal has planned

A royal mistake, indeed!

Follow Randee Dawn on Twitter.