Harry knew who and what he wanted and he made it clear

Caroline Flack and 17-year-old toyboy Harry Styles will find it harder to meet during the One Direction tour, but they’re going to do their best.

So is Harry, fresh out of school and still not old enough to have a pint in a pub, too young to date a woman 15 years his senior? Well, he doesn’t seem to think so.

In an exclusive interview just weeks before he and Caroline went public, the cheeky singer told Now that he has a soft spot for older women.

But he does have one stipulation: they must be younger than 44… the age of his mum Anne Cox.

He told us: I love cougars, but they have to be no older than that.’

He added that he likes women with brains, vibe and cheekiness’.

In fact, Now can reveal that he and Caroline, 32, have been secretly dating for two months.

It was Harry‘s bandmate Louis Tomlinson who first revealed Harry‘s crush on Caroline in October, adding: How can I say this so it reads well?

‘While you’re young, you can still embrace the youth around you.

‘When you’re older, it’s less acceptable to embrace the youth, Harry Styles!’

After telling friends – and, well, anyone that would listen – that he was keen on Caroline, Harry hooked up with her on 22 October.

They snogged and the next day both Tweeted about having sore throats, having caught each other’s colds.

In November he posted a photo of himself, holding a handwritten sign saying: To Flackster, never too old… let’s make it happen!! Lots of love Harry  xx.’

Read the full story about Caroline Flack and Harry Styles in Now magazine dated 26 December – out now!


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