Singer Joss Stone denies that she has developed a close friendship with British Royal Prince William.
Her reaction scotches a Daily Mirror report that claimed that William had been calling Stone to perform at the upcoming concert for his late mother Diana, and that the two were becoming pals.
Although a representative for Stone admitted that the singer had received calls from William, he insisted that the two had talked about the songs that should be sung at the concert, and that the claims of their closeness were untrue.
“They talked about what songs she is going to sing at the concert and that gets translated into a story about how William has been bombarding her with calls,” People magazine quoted Dave Woolf as saying.
He also revealed that Stone would sing her song ‘You HadMe’, a cover of Queen’s ‘Under Pressure’, and a Tina Turner song that the young Royal’s late mother particularly liked.
“Princess Diana was always a fan of Tina Turner,” Woolf says.
“She is really pleased to be involved in the event and was anxious that she do something that would have meant something to the princess as opposed to singing any old three songs. She wanted to get direct input about what they wanted her to do,” Woolf said.Meanwhile, a royal source at the palace has revealed that William and his younger brother Harry have been working hard to organise the concert.
“They have had a great time, almost taking the role of promoters,” says a palace source.
The source said that both brothers had had conversations with some of the acts taking part wherever “they thought it was right to do so”.
Joss Stone Denies Royal Friendship! June 22, 2007