With his cherubic cheeks and flaming hair, Ed Sheeran bears a passing resemblance to Cupid, but is he playing the role with pals? Life & Style says the ginger-topped singer-songwriter's newly revealed friend, Courteney Cox, is cozying up to his buddy and fellow musician, Johnny McDaid.
The "Cougar Town" star, 49, apparently looked couple-y with Irish rocker McDaid, 37, at Jennifer Aniston's celebrity-stuffed holiday party on Sunday in Bel Air. The two arrived at the bash in Cox's Range Rover (see pic below) and kept close during the festivities.
"Courteney definitely looked like she was on a date!" opines a source. "They were holding hands during the party."
The pair reportedly left together about three hours later.
McDaid, a member of Snow Patrol who's been living in Los Angeles while collaborating on Sheeran's forthcoming album, recently retweeted several messages supporting Cox's People's Choice nomination.
"She's with someone who loves and cares for her," the tipsy actor told Howard Stern. "That's all I care about."
Arquette, who shares custody of 9-year-old daughter Coco with Courteney, is expecting a child with girlfriend Christina McLarty.
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