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Cressida Bonas and Prince Harry joined his relatives Prince Andrew, Sarah Ferguson, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie on a ski trip this week.

This basically confirmed rumors that Harry is dating the socialite. “They are definitely dating, but it is not too serious,” a mutual friend of the pair said.

“They have known each other a while, but only recently has it turned into more than friendship. They are not exclusive yet though, just having fun.”

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Still, it’s the first time Prince Harry has been spotted in publicly embracing a new squeeze since splitting with former flame Chelsy Davy in 2010.

He was first linked with Cressida Bonas in mid-2012, though it was rumored she dumped him following the leak of those Prince Harry naked photos.


That was either untrue, or she got over it, at least according to their dinner date Wednesday. “Cressida climbed on to Harry’s knee,” a witness said.

“He started softly rubbing her hair and then they began kissing.”

“It was quite passionate. Much more than a peck on the lips.”

So who is Cressida Bonas? Here’s a little cheat sheet …

1. The pair were introduced by Harry’s cousin Princess Eugenie.

2. Cress, as she is often called, is the daughter of Lady Mary Gaye Curzon, a British “It” girl from the 1960s and the heir to the Curzon banking fortune.

3. Her mother has five children with four different men.

4. Her father is Jeffrey Bonas, an “entrepreneur and businessman.”

5. She studied at Leeds University (as did Chelsy Davy) and is now studying at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

6. Her older half-sister is Isabella Gough-Calthorpe, UK movie star, rumored ex-flame of Prince William, and fiancé of Richard Branson’s son Sam.

7. Prior to hooking up with the prince, Bonas used to date Harry Wentworth-Stanley, whose stepfather is a cousin to the Queen, according to The Mirror.

8. “Cressida is really smart, naturally pretty and just a really cool girl to hang out with,” a friend says, noting, “She’s already passed the test of being discreet.”

9. The couple attended The Dark Knight Rises premiere and flew together to the Caribbean last summer for Sam Branson’s birthday.

10. Bonas appears at 27 on The Tatler List – a list of “the people who matter” according to the upmarket UK magazine (Pippa Middleton was on the cover).