Princess Mary's best friend Amber Petty speaks candidly about being single at ...

She has been best friends with Princess Mary of Denmark for more than twenty years. 

And while her closest pal may have married a Prince, Amber Petty has yet to forge her own fairy tale romance.  

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Saturday, the Melbourne-based singleton spoke candidly about looking for love at the age of 48. 

'I still hope to find love!' On Saturday,  Princess Mary's best friend Amber Petty (pictured) spoke about looking for love at the age of 48

'I still hope to find love!' On Saturday,  Princess Mary's best friend Amber Petty (pictured) spoke about looking for love at the age of 48

Way back when: Amber (pictured back right, dressed in pink) was one of Mary's bridesmaids at her 2004 wedding to Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (pictured on the wedding day)

Way back when: Amber (pictured back right, dressed in pink) was one of Mary's bridesmaids at her 2004 to Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (pictured on the day)

'I still hope to find to find a great love,' Amber optimistically declared to the publication. 

The former radio host told The Daily Telegraph that she is now looking for Mr Right, after putting her life on hold for several years in order to look after her ailing father. 

She explained: 'My dad died last year and I was a carer for a few years before that, then I immediately became a foster carer, so now is the time where I want to make space for love and for a romantic relationship.'

On the lookout for love! The former radio host said she is now searching for Mr Right, after putting her life on hold for several years in order to look after her ailing father 

On the lookout for love! The former radio host said she is now searching for Mr Right, after putting her life on hold for several years in order to look after her ailing father 

However, as she approaches her milestone 50th birthday, Amber has ruled out ever having biological children. 

She stated: 'I will always have children in my life, but they will be friends' kids and foster kids.'

Last year, the revealed she had become a foster parent, penning a powerful piece about the experience with The Daily Telegraph. 

'I will always have children in my life, but they will be friends' kids and foster kids': Amber is pictured with Princess Mary and her daughter Princess Isabella in 2008 

'I will always have children in my life, but they will be friends' kids and foster

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