Elizabeth Hurley, the mystery “Superman” has claimed that the two are just friends after they were pictured at the same time wrestling in a fishnet with Superman while dressing up as the legendary superhero for New Year’s Eve.
Henry Birtles, 55, a poet and horse lover who has met the Queen, claims to be a friend of Liz’s former fiancé Shane Warne, from whom she separated in 2013
The Sun asked him: “It was funny, okay, it was after midnight.” After everyone had drunk a lot, we all had Superman against Supergirl wrestling and someone snapped a photo. It was quite lighthearted.
Protesting: Elizabeth Hurley’s rumoured lover has insisted the pair are ‘just friends’… despite being pictured canoodling with the fishnet-clad star on New Year’s Eve
“I was the best guy at his wedding, and we are great, great old buddies. This is it. Elizabeth was a frequent participant in horse racing with me. Shane Warne is a good friend.
He claimed to have been the Austin Powers’ friend for thirty years and concluded that this was nothing. All of it has gone a little pear-shaped.
Henry, also known as The Racing Poet is described on Henry’s website: “His poems were a regular feature at Cheltenham Gold Cup Day when he recites to crowd.
Old pals: Henry Birtles, 55, a poet and horse lover who has met the Queen, claims to be a friend of Liz’s former fiancé Shane Warne, whom she split with in 2013 (pictured in 2014)
Impressive: He queued alongside Joanna Lumley to meet The Queen at Buckingham Palace in 2013 (pictured in 2013)
Henry is seen left with Frankie Dettori in 2008. He insists: “It wasn’t a serious matter, but it was fun. It was well past midnight.” After everyone had drunk a lot, we all had Superman against Supergirl wrestling and someone snapped a photo. It was quite lighthearted.
Joanna Lumley was also waiting in the queue to meet Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace 2013. He featured Liz in his 2013 video, The Time Again for England’s 2014 football World Cup poetry That Time Again.
Only days earlier, Elizabeth put on an animated display as she dressed up as a sexy Supergirl for fun-filled New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Model looked great in the hilarious snaps that she posted to Instagram. She was joined by her male friend.
A blast from the past: “I was his best man and we have been great friends for many years.” This is it. Elizabeth is a friend of Shane Warne’s and has been horse-racing several times with him. Shane Warne has been a friend.
The figure-hugging, curve-hugging ensemble that included the blue corset top and logo along with the gold belt and red skirt looked amazing on her.
Before they both fell to the ground together, she had a great time with him and then she lifted his leg.
In the final image, you can see more of her bold outfit which featured a cape and fishnet tights as well as some knee-high boots.
Oh dear: Claiming to be the Austin Powers star’s friend of thirty years, he concluded: ‘This is nothing. This is all just a little bit pear-shaped.
She teased in her caption: “Supergirl vs Superman.” All the best for the new year.
Elizabeth broke her ankle last month while enjoying her final day in the Caribbean where she was filming Christmas in The Caribbean.
A stunning photo was taken of her in a green Kaftan. She also wrote that it had been an amazing experience, despite the bruised ankle.
Many supportive messages were sent to the star wishing her a quick recovery.
All smiles: The star looked sensational in the curve-hugging outfit that featured the classic blue corset top with the logo on, gold belt and red skirt