Summer Love for Niall Horan as Harry Styles plays matchmaker with Irish singer and big sister
Published 04/06/2014 | 07:33
Harry Styles reportedly wants his sister to start dating Niall Horan.
Harry is known as the lothario of One Direction and while his bandmate Niall hasn't been short of female attention thanks to flirtations with Ellie Goulding and Selena Gomez, nothing has stuck.
Harry has apparently been dishing out romance advice to his Irish pal, which included using dating app Tinder. He now believes he's found Niall the perfect romantic interest - his sister Gemma.
"Harry thinks Gemma's had a crush on Niall for a while. At first, they were just mates but as they got to know one another recently, they've become more relaxed in each other's company and it seems it's turned into her fancying him," an insider told British magazine Heat.
To apparently kick-start something, Harry put a plan into action during the boys' recent show in Dublin. He invited Niall's dad, brother and sister-in-law to watch the show from a box, alongside Gemma and his father Des.
However, it seems Harry's masterplan needs a little more work. At the moment Niall is said to be completely oblivious towards Gemma's feelings.
"He'll punch her arm and make jokes like they're mates," an insider giggled.
Gemma and Harry aren't thought to be too worried though, as they believe it's just a matter of time before Niall sees the light.
"They're in touch all the time. Niall's so earnest and a real trier. She loves that," the insider said.
The news is a welcome distraction from One Direction's recent problems, after Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik were seemingly caught on camera smoking marijuana in Peru.