In the sometimes bizzarro world of summertime reality television, anything can happen — including marrying Prince Harry. At least, that's the premise behind Fox's offering, "I Wanna Marry 'Harry'," a TV show that will pit 12 American women against each other in an attempt to win the heart ... of a Prince Harry lookalike.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the women are being lead to believe that the man in question, Matthew Hicks, is Prince Harry's younger brother. Of course, this kind of trickery would never work for a group of Canadian women, who, thanks to our Commonwealth roots, are well aware Prince Harry has only one brother — and he is thoroughly taken.
Hicks, who is from Exeter, England, is described as "common born" and dyes his blond hair red to look like the prince, reports the Exeter Express & Echo. The paper wrote about the show last October, noting it'd been filmed at Englefield House in Berkshire, and included many parties, including "one with a Roman orgy theme." The royal family had not been informed of the show's creation.
The "Bachelor" style show doesn't have a lot of details associated with it as of yet, but was the brainchild of Fox producer Mike Darnell, reports the Daily Mail, who also came up with "Joe Millionaire" in 2003. On that show, women competed for a man they believed was worth $50 million, but was in fact, a construction firm owner who went on to lambast reality television in an email to The Gloss in 2012.
In real life, Prince Harry has been getting increasingly hot and heavy with girlfriend Cressida Bonas, showing up at the U.K.'s first We Day to cheer on her boyfriend's speech, and heading on a ski vacation to Kazakhstan this week.