While many celebrity couples called it quits in 2018, dozens of other stars started dating or went public with new romances. Wonderwall.com is taking a look at all the new pairings of the year, starting with this action-movie star and Hollywood and political dynasty scion. Nearly a year after splitting from wife Anna Faris, Chris Pratt's burgeoning romance with Katherine Schwarzenegger was made public when he and the eldest daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver were photographed on a picnic date at a Santa Barbara, California, park on June 17. Six weeks later, it was clear their romance was more serious than fans first realized: Chris and Katherine were photographed grabbing ice cream with his son, Jack, after church services — and repeatedly kissing — on July 29. (A source told People magazine that "Maria helped set them up.")
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Just days after Nick Jonas went on a May 21 dinner date with singer Bebe Rexha and slid into newly single Jenna Dewan's Instagram comments after seeing her at the Billboard Music Awards, the music star was spotted on a series of dates with "Quantico" actress Priyanka Chopra in Los Angeles over Memorial Day weekend. After more outings in L.A. and New York City as well as trips to his cousin's wedding and her native India where they met one another's families, Nick proposed to Priyanka on her 36th birthday in July barely two months after they were first linked, People magazine reported. After several days of parties and celebrations, the couple married at India's Umaid Bhawan Palace: Nick's father officiated at a Christian ceremony on Dec. 1, and a Hindu ceremony followed on Dec. 2.
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J.Law has a new boyfriend — and he's a civilian! On June 5, Page Six reported that Jennifer Lawrence had been dating Cooke Maroney, the director of New York City's Gladstone 64 art gallery, for a few weeks. Her best friend, Laura Simpson, reportedly introduced them. The new couple have since been photographed looking loved-up during outings in New York City, Paris, at hockey games and more.
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Just days after it was revealed that she'd split with rapper Mac Miller in April, pop star Ariana Grande was linked to "Saturday Night Live" star Pete Davidson. Within a month, they two were engaged! Pete, who split from writer-actress Cazzie David earlier this year, gave Ariana an enormous pear-shaped diamond ring reportedly worth $93,000. But following Mac's devastating drug overdose death in September, Pete and Ariana hit a rough patch. They split in October.
Actress Michelle Williams shocked the world when she revealed in a Vanity Fair cover story released in late July that she not only had a new man in her life — Mount Eerie musician Phil Elverum — but had secretly married him in the Adirondack Mountains in July. Both share tragic pasts: Heath Ledger, the father of Michelle's daughter, Matilda, died of a drug overdose in 2008. Phil's wife, artist-musician Geneviève Castrée, died from pancreatic cancer in 2016 when their daughter, Agathe, was just 18 months old. "I never gave up on love," Michelle told Vanity Fair.
On July 28, Robert Pattinson was photographed kissing and cuddling model-actress Suki Waterhouse during a late-night walk in London after they saw "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" in Notting Hill and hit up Soho House across the street. While a source told E! News the two were "casually dating" and that "Rob is having fun right now," an insider told Us Weekly that the two had actually "been dating for months." On Nov. 7, In Touch reported that the pair were planning to move in together. "Things are really heating up between them," a source told the weekly. "They want to get a place together in London so they can spend even more time together."
In late July, Rose McGowan went public with a new romance with activist and model Rain Dove, who identifies as non-binary and has a successful career modeling both men's and women's fashion, multiple outlets including DailyMail.com reported.
"Flip or Flop" star Christina El Moussa went public with a new romance — with hunky British TV host Ant Anstead — in January. The couple, who later revealed they met in October 2017, spent the year traveling abroad together and spending time with one another's kids (he split from his wife in 2017 before meeting Christina) and made a real show of their love on social media. In late March, Christina gushed hard in a post celebrating his birthday: "At the end of 2017 I was lucky enough to be introduced to this guy through a mutual friend. #Fate He has already grounded me in so many ways and I'm so grateful for him. @ant_anstead is an amazing dad to his children and also great with mine, driven and talented, humble and kind, patient and a great listener, fun and hilarious, spiritual and to top it all off he's hot AF. Happy 39th birthday gorgeous." Ant, a former police officer in England, is now a professional car restorer and mechanic who hosts "Wheeler Dealers." On Dec. 22, Christina and Ant tied the knot in a surprise wedding at their Newport Beach, California, home.
In late February, Us Weekly reported that Josh Duhamel (who split from Fergie in 2017) had quietly been dating actress Eiza Gonzalez (who briefly dated Liam Hemsworth before he reconciled with Miley Cyrus) since they'd met at a Super Bowl bash on Feb. 3. On June 8, it was revealed that the pair were still going strong as they were photographed leaving a Beverly Hills dinner date together. "They've been quietly dating for months," a source told People magazine. "He's really attracted to her and things are going pretty well." But by late July, it was over. "Their work schedules were tough on the relationship," a source told People on July 24. Added an "Entertainment Tonight" source, "Josh truly enjoyed Eiza's company but is ready to move on. Eiza was very busy with work and so was Josh. She was willing to do whatever it took to make it last, but Josh just isn't in that place at the moment."
"Stratton" co-stars Dominic Cooper and Gemma Chan sparked romance rumors after they were spotted looking cozy during a night out with friends in Formentera, Spain, in August. Over Labor Day weekend, the "Crazy Rich Asians" actress (who split from British comedian Jack Whitehall in late 2017) and the "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" actor (who split from Irish actress Ruth Negga in the spring) confirmed their new romance when they were photographed holding hands. They then stepped out together at the British Fashion Awards on Dec. 10.
In March, "Orange Is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox revealed that she'd met a great guy on Tinder — and that they'd quietly been dating for eight months! "It's like love is so incredibly healing. I'm just so happy. When you're happy… love is life-saving," she told "Access Hollywood," adding that they'd already met one another's families and "my mom likes him." On April 8, she shared an image of herself with her new man — later identified as Kyle Draper, who reportedly works in real estate — on her Instagram Story. In early July, Laverne revealed they'd just celebrated their one-year dating anniversary.
Not long after headlines revealed Justin Bieber and on-again girlfriend Selena Gomez were taking a break, model Baskin Champion was photographed arriving at his house — and after they hung out and got cozy together at a concert later that night, she headed back to his place before leaving with him early the next morning. They continued to spend time together and in April were spotted at SoulCycle together. But in early June, Justin started spending time with ex Hailey Baldwin again in Miami — where they were spotted holding hands at a club and attending a church conference together– as well as New York City… Keep reading to find out how that turned out…
Barely a month into their rekindled romance, Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin — who casually dated a few years ago — got serious fast and got engaged in the Bahamas on July 7. After the news made headlines, the Biebs took to Instagram to gush about his bride-to-be, whom he married in a secret courthouse civil ceremony in New York City in September.
Tesla and SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk moved on from Amber Heard to Canadian musician Grimes (real name: Claire Boucher) in 2018. The couple made their red carpet debut at the Met Gala on May 7 after about a month of dating, Page Six reported. According to the New York Post's gossip column, they initially connected online, bonding over an artificial intelligence joke.
Rumors of a romance had been swirling for weeks when, on Jan. 15, race car driver Danica Patrick confirmed that she and NFL star Aaron Rodgers were indeed an item: "Yes, Aaron and I are dating," she told the Associated Press. In April, Danica gushed about the Green Bay Packers quarterback during a taping of "The Rachael Ray Show." "He's funny. He's very kind. He's thoughtful. He's super-smart. And he's really good at football," she said. "And he's tall and he's big — and I like that."
On Dec. 9, NIcki Minaj revealed that she has been dating a man from her past, Kenneth Petty, who happens to be a registered sex offender — and who served time behind bars for manslaughter. The Blast reported that in 1995, a teenage Kenny was convicted of attempting to rape a 16-year-old girl he was dating at the time. In 2002, he killed a man after shooting him three times in the stomach. He pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and served seven years of a 10-year prison sentence that ended five years ago. On Dec. 11, TMZ reported that the rapper first fell for her beau when she was a teenager.
Four months after headlines revealed he'd split from Minka Kelly, Page Six revealed that "Grey's Anatomy" star Jesse Williams had moved on with SportsNet New York anchor Taylor Rooks. "He's been going through a difficult divorce [from wife Aryn Drake-Lee], but he's found solace with Taylor," an insider told Page Six. On May 26, Jesse and the smart, beautiful sports reporter "slipped into Atlantic City for 24 hours," an insider told the New York Post's gossip column. The couple were seen at Kevin Hart's comedy show in the New Jersey gambling city over Memorial Day weekend. In late June, they were seen having dinner at hotspot Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills before hitting up Los Angeles' Crazy Girls strip club together.
After Demi Lovato and fashion designer Henry Levy were spotted together in early November in the wake of her release from rehab, several reports indicated that they were simply sober friends. But in early December, the pair were photographed kissing on the lips and holding hands outside Nobu in Malibu, making it clear the relationship had turned romantic.
Less than two months after wife Vanessa filed for divorce, Page Six broke the news that the president's son, businessman and former "The Celebrity Apprentice" star Donald Trump Jr., had started seeing Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, a twice-divorced mother of one. In the months that followed, she left her media job to take a new gig as vice chairwoman for the pro-Trump America First PAC. She and Don Jr., who've gone on hunting trips and vacationed in Europe together since taking their romance public, made things red carpet official on Aug. 1.
On Nov. 29, Page Six reported that Tiffany Trump is dating London-based Michael Boulos, the Lagos-bred heir of a billionaire businessman. In Lagos, the New York Post's gossip column reported, "his well-connected family owns a multibillion-dollar conglomerate that trades in vehicles, equipment, retail and construction." They reportedly met while vacationing in Mykonos over the summer and, according to Page Six, Michael joined the Trump family at Mar-a-Lago for Thanksgiving.
History repeated itself. Eight years after they first dated in 2010 (seen here), Audrina Partridge and Ryan Cabrera were back on in 2018. The reality TV star and mother-of-one, who split from husband Corey Bohan after less than a year of marriage in 2017, reunited with the singer-songwriter in the spring. In early May, she was spotted at one of his concerts and they attended the Stagecoach Festival together. A source told E! News the were "doing really well" and "getting pretty serious." But by September, they'd split after five months of dating.
According to an April report from Us Weekly, after splitting from his "Mr. Robot" co-star Portia Doubleday in 2017, Rami Malek moved on with another co-star, "Murder on the Orient Express" actress Lucy Boynton, in 2018. "They met while filming 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in London," a source told Us of the Emmy winner and Lucy. "He is so into her. He goes and visits her in London all the time."
In July, professional athlete Tim Tebow confirmed to ESPN that he's dating Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. "She is a really special girl and I am very lucky and blessed for her coming into my life," he said in a July 14 report. "I am usually very private with these things but I am very thankful."
On July 31, People magazine confirmed that Miley Cyrus' 18-year-old little sister, singer Noah Cyrus, was dating 21-year-old rapper Lil Xan. But after about a month together, during which they walked the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards as a couple, Noah and Lil Xan (real name Diego Leanos) called it quits. Both accused the other of cheating and Lil Xan later admitted the whole breakup "was my fault."
Round 2! In February, reports emerged confirming that Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom were giving their relationship another go a year after splitting. "They're back on," a source told The Sun. "Katy wants to make things work this time around. She tried, but she couldn't cut him off. She cares too much about him. This time, they're keeping things low key — but they're back together." Orlando joined Katy on the Japanese leg of her world tour in March, the same month she gushed over his washboard abs on Instagram. And in late April, the couple visited Italy together where they met Pope Francis and toured Rome side by side. In an Instagram Story from their trip, Katy referred to Orlando as her "darling." Afterward, a source confirmed to People magazine that the couple are "great" and "dating exclusively again" and that "things seem more serious" this time around.
There's a new man in Paula Patton's life! Four years after she split from singer Robin Thicke, she's in "love" again, she told "Extra" on April 16. "I have a boyfriend now. I haven't called anybody a boyfriend. He's my boyfriend!" she said, explaining that she met her new guy, whom she started seeing only about a month earlier — real estate agent Zachary Quittman — through their kids. "If you have a kid and you have a basketball game, look at the daddies," she said. "It's kind of a suburban romance. He's got kids. I got a kid. It's one of those!" Just a few days after her big revelation, Paula and Zachary made things red carpet official at the premiere of her film "Traffik" on April 19. But the romance isn't without drama: Multiple reports revealed that Zachary was still married to his wife of nearly 20 years, though he said they were no longer a couple. "When I met Paula, [my wife and I] were separated," Zachary told RadarOnline. "My marriage was completely finished before I moved on. That's the truth." His wife said that wasn't the case.
After splitting from husband Narvel Blackstock in 2014 after 26 years of marriage, Reba McEntire — who's said she didn't want the divorce — is in a new relationship that's making her happy. The country music star and boyfriend Anthony "Skeeter" Lasuzzo — a retired oil executive she met in Wyoming in 2017 — finally took their romance to the red carpet at the Grammys in January. "I see her completely at ease with him," her former "Reba" co-star Melissa Peterman told Closer Weekly in April. "He adores her wholeheartedly, which is what we all want, right?"
Emma Watson and Chord Overstreet went public with their new romance in March. The "Harry Potter" franchise star and the "Glee" alum were photographed holding hands in Los Angeles days after speculation about whether or not they were secretly a couple emerged. "They have been dating for a little bit now, but it's still pretty new," a source told People magazine on March 9. "They met through friends… They might seem like an odd match but they actually have very similar personalities." Dating rumors started after the pair were photographed talking to one another at a Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats concert in February and got louder when Emma and Chord were caught on video leaving the Vanity Fair Oscar Party together on March 4. In May, reports claimed their romantic relationship was over, but just a few weeks later in June, they were again photographed kissing in Los Angeles. Then Emma moved on…
In mid-October, photos of Emma Watson kissing tech CEO Brendan Wallace while vacationing in Mexico emerged, revealing that she'd moved on from Chord Overstreet and was in a new relationship with the Cabify co-founder.
In early December, Us Weekly reported that "One Tree Hill" alum Bethany Joy Lenz and "UnREAL" actor Josh Kelly — who posed together at the Make Equality Reality Gala in Los Angeles on Dec. 3 — had been quietly dating for months.
On July 15, Amber Rose was spotted holding hands with NBA player Monte Morris, who's more than a decade her junior, at Universal Studios Hollywood. TMZ reported that the pair got serious fast and were already in an exclusive, committed relationship after hooking up the previous month, though they'd actually met in 2017. But it didn't last…
Amber Rose moved on from NBA star Monte Morris, whom she dated over the summer, to rapper Tyga's best friend, Alexander "AE" Edwards, a vice president of A&R at Def Jam Records, TMZ reported on Oct. 6. They were photographed showing off some PDA at Amber's fourth annual SlutWalk.
Mama June has officially moved on from ex Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson. June Shannon's new boyfriend, Geno Doak, appeared on the Season 2 premiere of her reality show, "Mama June: From Not to Hot," in January. "Yes, I have found love, y'all. I have a great, wonderful guy, Geno, and I feel like a kid again," the mother of four said on the show. "Geno knew me when I was heavy and I really think he's here for the right reasons. I think he likes me for me, not for [fame] or me being skinny."
In late June, "Counting On" star John-David Duggar revealed he'd started a courtship with Abbie Grace Burnett. "We fell in love very quickly," he told Us Weekly. Abbie added that she and her beau connected after he flew in for a church event in Oklahoma, where she's from. Just a month later, the new couple had more big news: "It's official. We're engaged," John-David said in a TLC video. They got married on Nov. 3.
In mid-July, Elle Macpherson's new relationship was revealed when she was photographed kissing former doctor Andrew Wakefield, who made headlines years ago for falsely linking the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine with autism and bowel disease in a 1998 report — during a grocery shopping trip in Miami. The Mirror reported that the couple actually started dating in 2017 after the model finalized her divorce from her billionaire second husband, Jeffrey Soffer.
In March, Michael Jackson's eldest son, Prince Jackson, revealed he'd just celebrated his one-year anniversary with a beautiful blonde when he posted a selfie of them together in San Francisco. In May, The Sun identified her as 21-year-old college student Molly Schirmang. The Sun reported that they met while attending Loyola Marymount University in California, that Molly — who's originally from Illinois — is a great tennis player, and that Prince's sister, Paris Jackson, approves of the romance.
A few weeks after singer Jacob Sartorius spent New Year's Eve with "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown and her family at Walt Disney World, Us Weekly reported that the teens were dating. For a few months, they popped up on one another's social media accounts and both even publicly declared their love for one another. In April, the romance appeared to be over: Perez Hilton reported that Millie had deleted all traces of the pop star from her Instagram page after evidence of him allegedly asking girls for racy photos on Snapchat went viral. However, by May, Millie and Jacob were all loved up again on Instagram… but on July 31, both announced via their Instagram Stories that they'd made a "mutual" decision to go their separate ways once and for all.
The Weeknd (real name: Abel Tesfaye) was photographed in the VIP area at Coachella on April 14 with his arm around Instagram model and DJ Chantel Jeffries. "Chantel and The Weeknd are definitely dating," a source told Us Weekly afterward, explaining that though the romance was "new," it was also "nothing crazy serious." Despite reports claiming The Weeknd was seen hooking up with ex Bella Hadid at Coachella, the model denied it, writing "it wasn't me" on Instagram in the comments of a post about their alleged makeout session. But things had changed a month later…
They're back on! A year and a half after their 2016 split, Bella Hadid and The Weeknd were photographed kissing at a Cannes Film Festival afterparty on May 10. They continued to be seen together in the months that followed and in the fall, multiple outlets reported that the model had moved into the music star's New York City apartment.
"American Pie" singer Don McLean, 72, has a much younger girlfriend: 24-year-old glamour model Paris Dylan. They made headlines when Paris — who's reportedly a superfan of the folk singer — accompanied Don on a press tour in March as he was promoting his spring concert series in the U.K. and Ireland. The songwriter split from wife Patrisha Shnier in 2016 after nearly 30 years of marriage.
Back in 2012, Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman separated. They reconciled the following year then split again in 2017. In March 2018, The National Enquirer and RadarOnline reported that the actors had once again called off plans to divorce. "Rhea is the love of Danny's life," a source told the outlets. "He misses her and his family terribly and begged her to take him back!" In early March, Danny joined Rhea on the red carpet at the opening of her Off-Broadway play, "Good for Otto." In an interview with the New York Post published around the same time, the "Cheers" alum shot down divorce plans, but stopped short of saying they'd reconciled. (The Post said they remain apart.) "We've been together a very long time, so there's a lot of love and history," Rhea told the Post. "We agree on enough things, so why [ruin] that with the yucky things that come with a divorce?"
Niall Horan and Hailee Steinfeld had been keeping fans guessing about the nature of their relationship — were they just friends or more? — for months. Speculation exploded again after she posted an Instagram photo on March 22 of herself wearing his tour T-shirt while hanging out backstage at his London concert. But in April, after a few more sightings of them together, fans finally got some confirmation: Photos published by MailOnline showed the former One Direction member and the singer-actress packing on the PDA while on vacation together in the Bahamas. Sadly, by December, their young love had run its course: Reports revealed Niall had been spotted on the exclusive dating app Raya.
Not long after Chris Pine and Annabelle Wallis were spotted together at London's Heathrow Airport in late March, Us Weekly confirmed that the blonde stars are in a romantic relationship. "Chris and Annabelle are dating! She was seeing someone else when they met," a source told Us. "They kept it casual for the beginning. Chris was very attentive and wooed her to get her attention away from the other guy." A few days after the dating news broke, the actors attended a dinner hosted by Black Cow Vodka at a Malibu restaurant together and "hardly separated throughout the evening and couldn't take their eyes off each other," another source told Us.
Rocker Billy Idol is dating actress-model China Chow, Page Six reported on April 16. The pair — who appeared in a pic China posted on Instagram last November — were seen together at several events in early 2018 including a VIP art show dinner party at her dad Michael Chow's famous restaurant, Mr. Chow, and the Mr. Chow 50th anniversary bash.
Though Jodie Sweetin was first linked to her new boyfriend, sober living facility manager Mescal Wasilewski, in 2017, his identity wasn't confirmed until Valentine's Day. That's when the "Fuller House" star posted a loving message about him that read in part, "Find someone who you can share this kind of love with… Someone who doesn't just show you they love you one day a year Who isn't afraid to look silly when they tell you they love you Who doesn't judge you for past mistakes, but who wants to build a better future together Who builds you up and never makes you feel small."
Not long after splitting from fellow "Teen Mom" franchise star Briana DeJesus, Kailyn Lowry's ex, Javi Marroquin, confirmed to RadarOnline in mid-March that he'd reunited with ex-girlfriend Lauren Comeau, whom he dated for a few months in the summer of 2017. "I want to do things differently," Javi told Radar. "I just want to enjoy it. She's the only girl that's been on no TV. It's just real stuff." The same month, Lauren gushed about Javi on Instagram, writing alongside a photo of them together, "Sometimes, two people have to fall apart to realize how much they need to fall back together." In May, Javi and Lauren revealed she's pregnant, and in November, they welcomed son Eli Joseph.
Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers made headlines back in January when his girlfriend of nearly four years busted him cheating on her. "[She] deserves a better guy than me," he admitted to TMZ in the wake of her accusations. Two months later on March 14, Alex was photographed with another blonde — model Katelyn Byrd — who some outlets claim is one of the women he was hooking up with behind his old girlfriend's back. "While the timing of their initial meeting was certainly not ideal, Alex and his new lady friend are taking things slowly and enjoy spending time together," a source told People magazine.
Back in January, Us Weekly revealed that the other half of The Chainsmokers, Andrew Taggart — who split from girlfriend Haley Rowe in the fall of 2017 — was involved with model Meredith Mickelson after the two were photographed walking arm-in-arm in New York City. But in April, Meredith was seen spending time with Brooklyn Beckham at Coachella two nights in a row.
Brooklyn Beckham made it clear he'd moved on from his off-and-on girlfriend of several years, actress Chloe Grace Moretz, when he was photographed kissing Playboy model Lexi Wood at a tattoo parlor on April 7. But just days after reports speculated that she was his new girlfriend, the eldest son of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham was spotted at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival spending time with model Meredith Mickelson — who was linked to a member of The Chainsmokers a few months earlier — two nights in a row. Then in early May, Page Six reported that he had a new girlfriend-muse — "Boo! A Madea Halloween" actress and musician Lexy Panterra — after they were seen kissing around New York City and popping up on one another's Instagram accounts. But on Aug. 1, "Entertainment Tonight" reported that Brooklyn and Lexy had split after two months of dating…. and by September, the pair seemed to be back on.
Months after her split from Brooklyn Beckham, Chloe Grace Moretz was packing on the PDA after a Nobu Malibu dinner date with model Kate Harrison on Dec. 3. TMZ published photos revealing the pair were walking with their arms around each other and kissing after stopping by a nearby Soho House outpost. TMZ also reported that the duo are sharing a rental property in Los Angeles.
Blac Chyna went public with a new — and much younger man — in February. That's when Rob Kardashian's ex and baby mama, 29, confirmed she'd been dating 18-year-old rapper YBN Almighty Jay. Jay later revealed he met the mother of two on dating site Christian Mingle. Though they split over the summer, they got back together just a few weeks later… then split again not long after.
"The Bachelor" Season 22 produced two new couples — and a whole new level of drama. The series finale, which aired on March 5, showed star Arie Luyendyk Jr. proposing to his pick, Becca Kufrin, in Peru. They were happy and in love — until he ended it. Just weeks after slipping a Neil Lane diamond ring on her finger, Arie dumped Becca — making sure it was all captured, controversially, on camera after realizing he really wanted to be with his runner-up, Lauren Burnham, who took him back. On the ABC show's "After the Final Rose" special, Arie got down on one knee and proposed to Lauren, whom he plans to marry in January 2019 (in November, the announced that they're also expecting their first child in 2019). Becca, meanwhile, found love again just a few months later…
Becca Kufrin went on to become the star of "The Bachelorette." She got engaged to her final pick, divorced medical sales rep Garrett Yrigoyen, on the Aug. 6 finale episode of her show.
U.S. Olympic ice skating champ Adam Rippon made things Instagram official with his Finnish boyfriend, Jussi-Pekka Kajaala, on April 2. "Good boys Finnish 🇫🇮 first," the "Dancing With the Stars: Athletes" competitor captioned a photo of himself and his beau on a hike in Los Angeles. Adam described the romance to People magazine as "fresh" and said he and Jussi-Pekka — who reportedly met on Tinder — had "been talking for the past seven months" and then "started to hang out a little bit more, because we were both really busy."
Pop star Camila Cabello was photographed kissing Cosmopolitan life and dating coach Matthew Hussey in February. A month later on "The Dan Wootton Interview" podcast, though she declined to talk specifics about the romance, when asked about her new man, she admitted, "I am really, really happy. I feel like I've never been happier in my life."
In March, RadarOnline reported that Charlie Sheen's ex, Denise Richards, was dating Aaron Phypers — who was briefly wed to Nicollette Sheridan, from whom he split in 2016. A source told Radar they've been seeing one another since mid-2017 and that "it's a healthy and loving relationship. She is so happy with Aaron, and they have vacationed together during the holidays… He is wonderful with her kids, and it's a relationship that doesn't have any drama." The couple got engaged and married in September.
Also back on? Elle King and estranged husband Andrew "Fergie" Ferguson. The "Ex's & Oh's" singer revealed in April 2017 — on the day the world thought they were getting married — that they'd split. She then admitted that they'd actually eloped a year earlier, just three weeks after meeting. But on Jan. 24, 2018, Elle took to Instagram to celebrate their two-year anniversary. "2yrs," she captioned a photo of cupcakes adorned with their pictures, revealing the reconciliation news.
In January — the same month it was revealed that musician-producer Jack Antonoff and Lena Dunham had split after five years of dating — he was linked to model-artist Carlotta Kohl. In March, the romance appeared to be confirmed when Carlotta was photographed cuddling up to the Bleachers frontman at a New York Knicks game.
Shortly before Jack Antonoff was linked to model-artist Carlotta Kohl, fans were convinced he'd moved on from Lena Dunham with New Zealand-born singer Lorde, a frequent collaborator. Nope. In February, The Blast revealed that the singer's latest beau is actually the man who joined her and Jack on a much-publicized outing (seen here) — but no one was looking at him in the photos! "We're told by sources that the looker to Lorde's left is actually her current boyfriend, Justin, who is also from New Zealand and is decidedly not Jack Antonoff," The Blast wrote. Lorde was first linked to Justin Warren in 2017.
More than two years after her four-year marriage to David Foster ended, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" alum Yolanda Hadid found love again with businessman Matt Minnis, the founder of Pledgeling, a charitable donations company. They went public with their romance in early 2018. "There's nothing better to be in love. It's a crazy thing. It just makes life more exciting and beautiful but I also worked for it," she told MailOnline in February. "This person came in at the perfect moment when my heart was open and I'm just excited to explore this next chapter of my life with him." But it wouldn't last: On July 6, Us Weekly reported that the couple had quietly split a few months earlier.
Lucy Hale mixed business with pleasure in early 2018. She was photographed kissing her "Life Sentence" co-star Riley Smith on the lips outside a restaurant in Los Angeles on Valentine's Day. But like their show, the romance wouldn't last. Lucy was photographed holding hands with a new man, "Billionaire Boys Club" actor Ryan Rottman, on July 2.
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Kelly Dodd has moved on with a new and younger man since splitting from husband Michael Dodd in 2017. In early April, RadarOnline reported that Kelly has been dating Los Angeles-based entrepreneur Rick Taldykin (they were photographed in West Hollywood together in late March). "Kelly and Rick have been spending a lot of time together," a source told Radar. "Aside from going on several dates, they are sexting nonstop. Rick makes Kelly feel sexy and desirable, which is something that her ex-husband Michael just could not do anymore." Added the source, "Kelly does not know where this is going, but she is loving where it is at right now!"
In February, "Vanderpump Rules" star Stassi Schroeder went public with her new boyfriend, commercial casting and advertising associate Beau Clark, who's since made several appearances on her Instagram page. E! News reported that she "met him organically through her best friends." In addition to sharing a similar sense of humor, the report added, "they both bond over their obsession with their dogs."
In February, The Sun reported that Irish Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan had quietly started dating Scottish ballet dancer Calum Lowden (pictured in 2011), a rising star of the Royal Swedish Ballet whom she met through mutual friends. "It's early days and they have been keeping things low-key, but there was no mistaking the spark between them," a source told the British newspaper. Both attended the BAFTAs in London on Feb. 18 and afterward, Saoirse "headed from the awards to the official dinner at Grosvenor House on Park Lane and hooked up with Calum again," the source added. "They looked like things are going great between them."
In March, People magazine confirmed that singer Cassadee Pope — who ended her engagement to All Time Low drummer Rian Dawson in mid-2017 — was in a romantic relationship with singer and "Nashville" actor Sam Palladio. "The Voice" alum later told the magazine that she'd started seeing the British star — who was her date to the March wedding of pals Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd — in late 2017. "We met a long time ago — I think it was at a CMA afterparty — and it was like a hi-bye, never saw him again, never hung out," she said. "And then, gosh, I think it was December of last year, we decided to take our dogs to the dog park… and we hit it off!"
On April 11, Us Weekly revealed that "Entourage" alum Kevin Connolly has been dating British actress-producer Francesca Dutton, whom he met in Los Angeles, since July 2017. "They are keeping it very quiet and have been trying to be private about it," a source told Us. Francesca executive produced the upcoming psychological thriller "Nomis," which stars Stanley Tucci, Henry Cavill, Nathan Fillion, Minka Kelly and more.
"Queen Sugar" hunk Kofi Siriboe finally went public about his relationship with "Australia's Next Top Model" beauty Duckie Thot in March after months of hints and speculation. "My love, you blossom like the flowers do; you keep growing. i love watching you. you remind me of sunrise every morning — just a glance in your direction transmutes the darkest day to light. no man should be lucky enough to love you. all queens, everywhere, happy #internationalwomensday," the actor captioned a slideshow of pics of Duckie on Instagram. A day later, she returned the love, writing on Instagram alongside a photo of Kofi next to the Eiffel Tower, "Forever at my happiest by your side." But by October, reports revealed they'd split.
On May 2, Life & Style reported that following her split from longtime partner James Tupper, which was revealed in January, Anne Heche has moved on with "Nurse Jackie" co-creator Liz Brixius. "Anne and Liz were friends first and now it's something deeper," a source told the magazine. "Anne doesn't like to label relationships. But whatever they call it, Anne and Liz make a great couple."
They're over now — they split in early April — but briefly in early 2018, "The Bachelor Winter Games" stars Clare Crawley and Benoit Beausejour-Savard were not only together but engaged. He proposed on the "The Bachelor Winter Games: World Tells All" special that aired on Feb. 22.
In early March, a report from MailOnline quoted a source who claimed that supermodel Naomi Campbell and English grime artist Skepta had "been meeting up for a string of secret dates. They are both very creative which is why they have hit it off with each other." The pair, who appeared on the cover of the April 2018 issue of British GQ together, reportedly became a couple after meeting through mutual friends. It would last: After Skepta shared an ultrasound image of his unborn baby with an unnamed woman on social media in early August, the Mirror reported that he and Naomi had quietly split and that the supermodel had also unfollowed him on Instagram and deleted her posts about him.
Musician Eliot "Coco" Sumner, the daughter of Sting and Trudie Styler, was photographed kissing musician-producer Mark Ronson's French ex-wife of a year, Josephine de La Baume, during an April 1 outing in Paris, leading to speculation that they're a couple.
After "Baywatch" movie co-stars Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario were photographed — along with their dogs — shopping at a Los Angeles pet store and loading up her car together in late March, people wondered what was up. A source tried to clarify things to People magazine, explaining that the blue-eyed actors have been seeing each other "on-and-off since their time working together on the movie last year, but they are not officially dating" — which sounds like a roundabout way of saying they're hooking up.
On Nov. 16, Jaden Smith doubled down on his Nov. 11 claim that Tyler, the Creator is his boyfriend. "I recently said that Tyler, the Creator is my boyfriend, and that's true. So, just so you know," the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith said on Apple Music's Beats 1 Radio.
On Nov. 18, Joshua Jackson was photographed holding hands with "The Last Ship" actress Jodie Turner-Smith while running errands in Los Angeles, signaling that they're a couple. The pair were also seen together in August.
In mid-November, The Sun newspaper revealed that Princess Beatrice had been dating London-based property developer Edoardo "Edo" Mapelli Mozzi for about two months. "They've been on holiday together and Beatrice introduced him to [mom] Fergie and her dad [Prince Andrew]. Things are moving very quickly and it wouldn't surprise anyone if they got engaged within a short period of time… Everyone is thrilled that Bea is so happy and in such a good place right now." Reports reveal that Edo recently split from his architect partner of several years, with whom he has a young son named Wolfie.
Music star Wiz Khalifa and model Winnie Harlow sparked romance rumors over the summer and finally made their red carpet debut as a couple at the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show afterparty in New York City on Nov. 8.
In November, Lauren Bushnell — the former fiancée of Season 20 "The Bachelor" star Ben Higgins — revealed that she's dating country music star Chris Lane when they hit the red carpet at the BMI Country Music Awards in Nashville. The new couple then attended the CMA Awards together the next day.
Following an on-off romance with actress Nina Dobrev, actor Glen Powell moved on with Australian Renee Bargh, who co-hosts the weekend edition of "Extra," in 2018. In mid-November, a source told Us Weekly the two had been dating for six months and, added a second insider, "Renee has been staying at Glen's place." They're seen here at Glen's '80s-themed 30th birthday party presented by Casamigos tequila in Los Angeles on Nov. 9.
A few weeks after "This Is Us" star Chrissy Metz said that there was a new man in her life, Us Weekly revealed the lucky guy's identity in November: percussionist Hal Rosenfeld. "They've been dating for a few months now. He is such a sweet guy and everyone around Chrissy really likes him," said a source. "He adores her and she is really into him as well."
In late October, Frankie Grande revealed to Us Weekly that he'd been in a relationship with married couple Mike Pophis and Daniel Sinasohn for almost three months. "I'm the new addition," he later said. "Mike and Daniel are both extraordinary people and I think the world of them. Each of them complete me in different ways and I am honored to be in this very special, very fun relationship," he added.
Taylor Lautner and girlfriend Taylor Dome — a nursing student who's friends with his little sister — made their romance Instagram official in late October. The "Twilight" alum posted a snapshot of himself kissing his significant other while dressed in Tune Squad from "Space Jam" Halloween costumes. She also shared a shot of them posing in front of a giant pumpkin backdrop made from balloons.
A teen romance! In late October, The Blast revealed that former "Dance Moms" star and Sia video muse Maddie Ziegler was dating Stevie Wonder's son Kailand Morris, explaining that they'd met on the set of "Dancing With the Stars: Juniors" over the summer. Both were supporting siblings competing on the show: Maddie was there for sister Mackenzie Ziegler while Kailand was there to root for little brother Mandla Morris.
In early October — six months after Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan announced they'd split following nine years of marriage — it was revealed that the "Magic Mike" actor had started seeing British pop star Jessie J. Channing was spotted at several of the "Bang Bang" singer's concerts on her American tour during the fall and even brought daughter Everly to Jessie's Los Angeles show.
In late October, Jenna Dewan went public with new boyfriend Steve Kazee, a Tony-winning actor and musician who she'd been dating "for a couple months," a source told People magazine. Like Jenna, Steve has some famous exes: He previously romanced Broadway star Megan Hilty for six years and briefly dated pop star Christina Perri, with whom he performed a duet of her hit "A Thousand Years" for the "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2" soundtrack.
Lily-Rose Depp and Timothee Chalamet were first linked on Oct. 1 when fans saw them sharing some serious PDA in New York City. Days later, a photographer captured shots of the young couple kissing in the rain. The duo reportedly connected earlier in 2018 on the set of the Netflix drama "The King."
On Oct. 22, Page Six reported that "Transparent" creator Jill Soloway and "Nanette" comedian Hannah Gadsby have been dating since the summer. "Jill recently went to Australia to meet Hannah's family," said a source.
"Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke and director Charlie McDowell (whose parents are American actress Mary Steenburgen and British actor Malcolm McDowell) took their romance public with sweet Instagram posts about her 32nd birthday on Oct. 23 that strongly hinted they were a couple. A few weeks later, Emilia and Charlie — who previously romanced actress Rooney Mara — were photographed with their arms around one another in Venice, California.
On Oct. 24, Us Weekly revealed that Jennifer Garner had been dating businessman John Miller — the CEO of Cali Group, which owns Miso Robotics and a chain of about 50 CaliBurger restaurants — for about six months. "It's getting pretty serious," a source told Us. Insiders insisted to People magazine, however, that the romance was casual. Either way, the two were seen enjoying a date night at a performance of "Dear Evan Hansen" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles days after Jen's divorce from Ben Affleck was finalized. Like Jen, John is recently divorced. He has two kids.
After splitting with "Saturday Night Live" producer Lindsay Shookus over the summer, Ben Affleck spent about six weeks seeing 22-year-old Playboy model Shauna Sexton. After a few dates in August, Ben and Shauna continued to spend time together even after the actor entered a Malibu rehab facility. They fizzled out by early October.
In early October — nearly two months after the death of on-off boyfriend Dennis Shields — "The Real Housewives of New York City" star Bethenny Frankel was photographed in Boston holding hands with and kissing businessman Paul Bernon, a divorced father of two who lives in the Boston area. Us further reported that Paul is the co-founder and a partner in Burn Later, a Los Angeles-based film finance and production company, as well as a managing partner for Rubicon Real Estate. The pair were seen together again in late October in New York City (pictured).
A real-life "Riverdale" couple! Weeks after rumors revealed co-stars Camila Mendes and Charles Melton were dating, the pair made things Instagram official in October with a pic she captioned, simply, "mine." A week later, Charles posted a selfie with his actress love with a heart emoji.
Aaron Carter went public with new girlfriend Lina Valentina, a Russian artist, on Instagram on Sept. 23. "I finally found my love of my life no one has understood me and shown the love this woman has for me EVER @lina_valentina you have my heart for the rest of my life," he wrote. In November, Aaron revealed that things were getting super-serious. "I finally bought my first home and I'm going to be proposing soon to my gf and we might just be expecting…" he tweeted.
In September, the world learned that Shia LaBeouf was dating FKA Twigs, also known as Robert Pattinson's former fiancée — signaling that his long relationship with actress Mia Goth was over. "We're very happy, we're having a nice time," Twigs told MailOnline through an intercom at her London home after romance rumors first emerged. The new couple reportedly connected earlier in 2018 on the Los Angeles set of "Honey Boy."
They moved fast! In August, "Schitt's Creek" star Emily Hampshire called transgender singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger her girlfriend in the caption of an Instagram selfie. In September, Emily's rep confirmed that the entertainers were dating and the two made their public debut as a couple at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle party during the Toronto International Film Festival. Then in November, Teddy announced that she and Emily had just gotten engaged!
In September, Aziz Ansari went public with new girlfriend Serena Skov Campbell — a Danish doctoral candidate specializing in plasmonics (the study of electromagnetic fields) at King's College in London — when they attended the U.S. Open together.
Four months after Christian Siriano and husband Brad Walsh separated after two years of marriage, the designer went public with new boyfriend Kyle Smith, who started posting PDA-packed photos of them together on Instagram in early September. The new couple also dressed up together for Halloween.
"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness debuted his new boyfriend, Wilco Froneman (left), at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 9. Since then, the rugby player has been a fixture at the "Queer Eye" star's side and on his Instagram feed.
In mid-September — a few months after they started posting about each other on Instagram – "The Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki and girlfriend Alaina Meyer, who's more than two decades his junior, made their public debut as a couple at Showtime's Emmy Eve Celebration. The pair then posed for their first red carpet together at the People's Choice Awards in November.
Not long after her summer split from boxer-turned-model Younes Bendjima was made public, Kourtney Kardashian stepped out with model-actor Luka Sabbat, who's nearly two decades her junior. In September, a source told People magazine that Kourtney and Luka had been secretly dating for more than a month. But by late October, their fling was over.
Kendall Jenner and NBA star Ben Simmons were first linked in May, but after months of casual dating, they'd parted ways by late August, Us Weekly reported. Absence must have made their hearts grow fonder because a few months after their summer fling, Kendall and Ben were back on. She even cheered him on courtside when his team, the Philadelphia 76ers, played the Cleveland Cavaliers the day after Thanksgiving. Sister Khloe Kardashian confirmed Kendall's rekindled romance in a tweet explaining to a fan why Kendall booed Khloe's boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, at the game. "My sister was watching HER man play against my man," Khloe wrote.
Dylan Sprouse and model Barbara Palvin went public with their romance over the summer. They vacationed together in the model's hometown of Budapest, Hungary, in August and he was there to support her at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York City in November.
After quietly splitting from boxer Wladimir Klitschko — her longtime fiancé and the father of her daughter — over the summer, Hayden Panettiere stepped out with a new man, Brian Hickerson, in August after about a month of dating. "He is from South Carolina and moved to Los Angeles to do real estate and acting," a source told E! "He just started getting into the acting business and is going on castings trying to break in the industry." Following reports claiming that the actress' friends and family were worried about her as the relationship continued, Brian hit back, telling "Access Hollywood" in November, "Just to be clear, Hayden's friends and family are not worried about her at all. Hayden is happy and healthy and so is our relationship."
After months of speculation, "Her Smell" co-stars Ashley Benson and Cara Delevingne seemingly confirmed their romance when they were photographed kissing at London's Heathrow Airport on Aug. 14. The "Pretty Little Liars" star was also seen wearing a gold necklace with a "C" pendant — an apparent nod to her new love. The women continued to spend time together and in November made headlines when they were spotted wearing matching rings during a night out in London.
Five months after the death of husband Bobby Zarin from cancer in January, media reports revealed that "The Real Housewives of New York City" alum Jill Zarin had started seeing clothing exec Gary Brody — who, it turns out, previously briefly dated "RHONY" star Ramona Singer. According to Us Weekly, Jill and Gary had been playing tennis together for a while and a romance developed. They also attended the Wimbledon tennis championships in Britain together over the summer as well as the U.S. Open (seen here). In November, TMZ reported that Jill will return to "RHONY" in a supporting role next season and will explain how she found love again with Gary.