After splitting from producer husband Jacob Pechenik, Zooey Deschanel started a romance with "Property Brothers" star Jonathan Scott, whom she met in early August when they and their siblings filmed an episode of "Carpool Karaoke." After being photographed out on a date in Los Angeles in early September, they new couple made their official Hollywood debut together at the Sept. 30 live taping of "Dancing With the Stars."
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On the heels of her August split from husband Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus went public with "The Hills: New Beginnings" star Kaitlynn Carter following Kaitlynn's summer split from Brody Jenner. The women were photographed kissing in Italy in early August and soon brought their PDA Stateside. But by late September, it was over and Miley was soon seeing someone else…
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Two weeks after her split from Kaitlynn Carter was revealed, Miley Cyrus was spotted making out with pop star Cody Simpson at a Los Angeles restaurant in early October. Miley confirmed the romance in a series of Instagram Stories that included a shirtless photo of Cody atop which she'd written that he ticks all her boxes because he's 22, Australian (which she described as her "type") and has abs. In the days that followed, Cody and Miley shared photos and videos of one another on social media and Cody serenaded Miley with a song written just for her when she was hospitalized with tonsillitis.
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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's friendship turned romantic over the summer. After the pop stars released the duet "Senorita" and its steamy video, they were practically inseparable as Camila joined Shawn on tour for weeks. They made things Instagram official on his 21st birthday, Aug. 8. Camila told ELLE of their romance in September, "We are going to live our own lives, enjoy it, and fall for each other like nobody is watching…" In an October Q&A session with fans, Shawn confirmed when he and Camila became boyfriend and girlfriend: "We have been dating since July Fourth, officially."
Country music star Miranda Lambert surprised fans when she revealed in a Feb. 16 Instagram post that she'd quietly gotten hitched to a man no one even knew she was dating! Miranda and NYPD officer Brendan McLoughlin married in Davidson County, Tennessee, on Jan. 26, E! News reported. People magazine revealed that the couple met in Manhattan on Nov. 2, 2018 — which is the same day Miranda performed on "Good Morning America," which is located in Times Square in the NYPD's Midtown South precinct, where Brendan worked a beat. The cop — who's since taken a leave of absence from the force to be with his Nashville-based wife — has a messy romantic past: Brendan welcomed a baby with an ex the same month he met Miranda… and was accused of cheating with that ex while he was engaged to another woman.
Keanu Reeves and longtime pal and business partner Alexandra Grant — the artist he met at a dinner party 10 years ago who created the visuals for his two books — sparked romance rumors when they were photographed holding hands on the red carpet at the LACMA Art + Film Gala in Los Angeles on Nov. 2. They also held hands at a fashion show in June. People magazine confirmed the romance a few days later. "[They] started dating earlier this year but have wanted to keep it quiet," an insider told People. "Keanu wants to openly share his life with her. … He is extremely happy and grateful to have Alex in his life."
Josh Duhamel was first linked to fellow North Dakota native Audra Mari — who won the Miss World America pageant in 2016 — in May, and in December, they were still going strong . Josh finalized his divorce from music star Fergie in November.
Pop singer Lily Allen and "Stranger Things" star David Harbour sparked romance rumors over the summer. On the heels of being spotted together seeing a play in London in early August, a fan snapped them laughing while sitting together during the Vasiliy Lomachenko and Luke Campbell boxing match at London's O2 arena on Aug. 31. By October, they'd made things red carpet official and were even flaunting PDA at a New York Knicks and New Orleans Pelicans preseason basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
"Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams and "Hit the Floor" actress Taylour Paige made their romance red carpet official on May 5 when they posed together at Ozwald Boateng's Harlem fashion show at the Apollo Theater in New York City. Jesse, who's still in the process of divorcing Aryn Drake-Lee amid a bitter custody and support payments battle, was first linked to Taylour in January when they were seen together at the Sundance Film Festival. The couple have been going strong all year long, often posting about each other on social media.
A few months after his fall 2018 split from Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson proved he was doing just fine when reports revealed he spent time flirting with Kate Beckinsale — who reciprocated — at a Golden Globes afterparty on Jan. 6. But it turns out it wasn't just a one-time thing as many assumed: On Feb. 1, Kate — who's 20 years older than the "Saturday Night Live" star and has a history of going out with younger comedians (see: Jack Whitehall and Matt Rife) — was photographed holding hands with Pete as they left his comedy show at the Coronet Theater in West Hollywood. Then on March 3, the pair were seen heading to an "SNL" afterparty hand-in-hand hours before they were photographed kissing at a Rangers hockey game. It soon fizzled out, however, and Pete started seeing another beautiful actress later in the year…
In late August, Us Weekly reported that comedian Pete Davidson had been quietly dating Andie MacDowell's daughter, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and "The Leftovers" actress Margaret Qualley, for a few months. By September, the couple had stepped out together in Venice, Italy… and by October, it was over. But Pete wasn't single for long…
By November, Pete Davidson's friendship with model Kaia Gerber had turned into much more. The pair "became romantic recently," a source told E! News in mid-November. "They started hanging out alone more often after meeting up in New York in October. Kaia expressed she loved Pete's personality. She thinks he is charming and is very intrigued." Within days, they were seen locking lips at a concert in New York City and kissing poolside in Miami, where they attended a friend's wedding on Nov. 23.
It was first reported in early April that John Cena had moved on with Shay Shariatzadeh after the two were seen looking super-cozy in Vancouver in late March. Shay reportedly earned a bachelor's degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the University of British Columbia and now works as a product manager at Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions Company, in Vancouver. They made their red carpet debut as a couple at the premiere of his movie "Playing with Fire" on Oct. 26.
Artem Chigvintsev and Nikki Bella have been going strong since they were first spotted together in late 2018. They documented their budding romance on social media and on Nikki's "The Bellas Podcast" — but the pair initially insisted they were taking things slow and, as of April, they weren't exclusive. Then things started to change: The professional wrestler-turned-reality TV star and Artem — who was her dance partner back when Nikki competed on "Dancing With the Stars" in 2016 (when she was still dating John Cena) — made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards then in July confirmed that they were finally boyfriend and girlfriend. Since then, they've been seemingly inseparable and have hinted that they're open to taking things to the next level: marriage and kids!
In December, it was reported that Madonna and her backup dancer Ahlamalik Williams — who's 35 years her junior — had taken their professional relationship to the next level after they were photographed looking intimate on the balcony of their Miami hotel on Dec. 14. (See the pics here.) According to DailyMail.com, a witness also spied Madonna and Ahlamalik sharing a quick kiss. The pair first sparked romance rumors in June when the chart-topper took to Instagram to share a video of them dancing together.
In January, Page Six broke the news that actress Rosario Dawson was dating New Jersey Senator (and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate) Cory Booker. The pair sparked speculation when they acted flirtatious while attending a Jan. 5 meet and greet with the cast of Broadway's "Dear Evan Hansen" with her daughter and his niece two days after they caught a movie together. Days later, Page Six reported that they'd been seeing one another romantically since at least December. During a Feb. 5 appearance on "The Breakfast Club," the politician was asked about his love life and quipped, "I got a boo." He also confirmed, "I'm dating somebody that is really special" but would not identify the lucky lady. Cory and Rosario were less private as the year went on and in October attended the premiere of "Zombieland: Double Tap" together — and even posed with their arms around one another on the red carpet.
Demi Lovato took to Instagram on Nov. 12 to debut her relationship with Austin Wilson, the 25-year-old son of Z-Boys of Dogtown skateboarder George Wilson. "My [heart]," she captioned this pic showing the male model kissing her on the cheek. Us Weekly reported on Nov. 13 that, according to a source, the duo bonded over their mutual sobriety and "are really happy together." Added the source, "Demi's friends approve of Austin and they're both great influences on each other. … [They] are both sober and it's easy for them to connect and understand each other." But their romance would prove to be short-lived: On Dec. 21, People magazine reported that the pair had broken up. "She's concentrating on herself and her work right now, as well as focusing on her relationship with God," a source told People. "She's excited for what this next chapter in 2020 will bring."
"To All the Girls I've Loved Before" heartthrob Noah Centineo and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Alexis Ren have been dating since at least May, it emerged in September after an eyewitness belatedly revealed to Us Weekly that the two were seen holding hands at an airport in the actor's native Florida. Another source saw the pair canoodling in West Hollywood while out with friends on Sept. 25, and on Oct. 26, they made their red carpet debut as a couple at the UNICEF Masquerade Ball in West Hollywood.
Model Gigi Hadid and Hannah Brown's Season 15 "The Bachelorette" runner-up, contractor and model Tyler Cameron, dated for about two months starting in August after seemingly first connecting over Instagram. He even joined Gigi at her grandmother's funeral in the Netherlands before they parted ways romantically in late September.
Two months after splitting with Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth stepped out with a new blonde star — fellow Australian Maddison Brown (pictured), who plays Kirby Anders on the "Dynasty" reboot. The two packed on the PDA during a series of outings in New York City on Oct. 11 where they were seen kissing passionately and holding hands. A source told People magazine the pair were introduced by friends and had a lot in common, including a strong love for the beach. "Liam is taking it slow, but he's definitely interested in her," the source added. But by December, it appeared he'd moved on to another stunning Aussie. Liam sparked rumors that he was dating model Gabriella Brooks — who used to date The 1975 frontman Matt Healy — after he was photographed introducing her to his parents during a group lunch in Australia's Byron Bay on Dec. 13. (See photos here.)
"The Boys in the Band" co-stars Andrew Rannells and Tuc Watkins are "happily dating," the "Girls" alum's rep confirmed to Just Jared in September. On Sept. 14, they made their red carpet debut at Hilarity For Charity's County Fair event in Los Angeles.
"Modern Family" actress Ariel Winter split from longtime love Levi Meaden in the fall and by December had seemingly moved on with "Life of the Party" actor Luke Benward, with whom she shared plenty of PDA during a night out with friends in West Hollywood on Dec. 11.
Chris Evans is ancient history! In January, Jenny Slate went public with her new boyfriend, art curator Ben Shattuck, during the Sundance Film Festival. The couple posed together at the premiere of her film "The Sunlit Night" and were photographed sharing some PDA during a private dinner to celebrate the film. In September, the couple announced their engagement.
Though reports that Halsey and Yungblud were dating first emerged in late 2018, the music stars waited until 2019 to confirm their romance. On Jan. 2, the singer took to Instagram to share a photo of rocker Yungblud (real name: Dominic Harrison) walking with his arm around her. "camden: now with a cuter filter," she captioned the snapshot, adding a heart emoji. Fans decided this was the couple's way of making things Instagram official. Days later, she revealed she'd traveled to Paris to catch one of the former Disney actor's concerts, and more social media appearances followed. But it didn't last…
Halsey moved on from Yungblud to Evan Peters. On Sept. 28 after photos of the pair holding hands at Six Flags Magic Mountain near Los Angeles emerged, Us Weekly reported that the singer and the actor had been dating for "several weeks." Halsey has long lusted after the "American Horror Story" franchise star: The pop star tweeted about her crush on him several times over the past seven years. By late October, Halsey and Evan had made things red carpet official, stepping out for FX's" American Horror Story" 100th Episode Celebration at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles in Sonny and Cher Halloween costumes.
Garcelle Beauvais made things Instagram official with her new boyfriend, screenwriter Michael Elliot, on Dec. 7 with a sweet date night selfie. Us Weekly reported that the pair, who met 22 years ago, recently reconnected through a mutual friend. "They've been together a few months but they are serious," a source told Us. The actress hasn't publicly dated anyone since she and talent agent Mike Nilon divorced in 2010 amid claims he'd been unfaithful.
2019 was a very big year for Michael Sheen as far as his personal life is concerned. Not only did he debut a new girlfriend — in July, it was revealed that he was dating Swedish actress Anna Lundberg, who's 25 years his junior — but in September, the couple welcomed a daughter together, Lyra.
On Dec. 14 — two months after they first sparked romance rumors — Usher and Jenn Goicoechea were photographed looking like a couple at Diddy's 50th birthday party in Los Angeles.
Chris Harrison is in a new relationship with Lauren Zima. The divorced host of "The Bachelor" and the "Entertainment Tonight" host and producer let the cat out of the bag when they posed together on the red carpet at Entertainment Weekly's SAG Awards preparty in West Hollywood on Jan. 26.
In April, actor-director Zach Braff was photographed holding hands with English actress Florence Pugh, who's 21 years his junior, in New York City. In October, the "Scrubs" alum and the "Fighting With My Family," "Midsommar" and "Little Women" actress continued to fuel romance speculation when they were seen joking and playing around together at a Hollywood Whole Foods, making it "clear… that they're a couple," a source told Page Six. Zach directed Florence in a short film and will reportedly direct her again in "The Secret Ingredients of Rocket Cola."
Pansexual and polyamorous actress-singer Bella Thorne introduced the world to two new loves in 2019. After splitting with YouTuber Tana Mongeau in early 2019, Bella ended her other serious relationship, with musician Mod Sun, in April — the same month she started seeing Italian pop star Benjamin Mascolo (pictured). As her romance with Benjamin, one-half of the music duo Benji & Fede, moved forward, Bella introduced fans to a special lady with whom she'd also become involved — set production assistant Alex Martini — in early October. It appeared that Benjamin was on board with Bella's decision to romance a second person while they were also dating, as he commented on a photo she posted of herself and Alex in bed together, "You girls are cute."
A few weeks after breaking up with model Stella Maxwell, Kristen Stewart was linked to a new woman — stylist Sara Dinkin. The duo were spotted kissing before a martial arts class in January, but the romance appeared to have fizzled a few months later as Kristen stepped out with her old love…
Despite some persistent reports that they were just friends, Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell confirmed they were officially back together in June — six months after they ended their two-year relationship. But they didn't stay together for long…
Kristen Stewart was spotted making out with writer-actress Dylan Meyer in New York City on Aug. 15 a mere two months after reports revealed that she and Stella Maxwell had (briefly) rekindled their romance. A source told E! News, "Kristen is spending time with Dylan and [is] very happy about it." In a November interview with Howard Stern on his SiriusXM show, Kristen explained that she actually met Dylan six years ago on a movie set and that they rekindled their friendship at a birthday party and from there fell hard and fast for each other. Kristen also confessed that she can't wait to propose to her girlfriend at some point in the future. "When you know, you know," she told Howard. "There is nothing like feeling sure about [something] because we don't know anything, and that is the only thing you can feel like you know is if you're in love with someone."
On Jan. 3 — one day after photos of them vacationing with his famous family in St. Barts emerged — MailOnline reported that Duchess Kate's brother, James Middleton, had been dating French financial analyst Alizee Thevenet for six months. Her father, Jean-Gabriel Thevenet, told the site, "My daughter Alizee is very happy with James, they are very much in love." According to a family friend, "James and Alizee met in a bar. James offered her a drink and Alizee did not know who he was until her friend told her." On Oct. 6, James took to Instagram to announce, "She said OUI," confirming that he and Alizee were engaged.
Model Anwar Hadid and pop star Dua Lipa have been linked since they were spotted kissing and cuddling at the British Summer Time Hyde Park concert in London on July 6. The pair — who met through Anwar's sister, model Gigi Hadid — spent the rest of the summer hopping between London, Los Angeles and New York City. After going to his grandmother's funeral together in the Netherlands, they made their first public appearance as a couple in September during New York Fashion Week.
After months of rumors speculating that "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams and her business partner and friend Reuben Selby were a couple, the world finally got some confirmation when they stepped out holding hands at the 2019 Emmys afterparties. Previously, Maisie had brought Rueben as her plus-one to best friend Sophie Turner's summer wedding and attended Fashion Week shows with him.
"Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWoww" Farley made things Instagram official with boyfriend Zack Clayton Carpinello in April, the same month they traveled to Florida to visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando. They were loved up on the red carpet at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards in August — the same month her divorce from Roger Mathews was finalized — and on the latest season of "Jersey Shore: Family Vacation," JWoww said her new (and younger) man "just really makes my heart feel something, besides being dead inside." But in early October, reports revealed she'd abruptly ended the relationship after footage of Zack flirting with and touching her "Jersey Shore" co-star Angelina Pivarnick in a Las Vegas club aired. Though within days, they were back together-ish. Co-star Deena Cortese confirmed that news to Us Weekly in November, saying, "Right now, they're not together but they're working on it." By December, however, JWoww had indicated that they were indeed back on.
He moves fast! Dennis Quaid popped the question to University of Texas doctoral student Laura Savoie — who's nearly 40 years the actor's junior — in Hawaii on Oct. 18 after just a few months of dating.
Over the summer of 2019, "Flip or Flop" star Tarek El Moussa started seeing "Selling Sunset" star Heather Rae Young, a fellow real estate industry player. They got serious fast: Tarek bought her a Ferrari for her birthday in September!
Are they or aren't they back on? As 2019 went on, it really has seemed like they are! In April, Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor — who announced in May 2017 that they 'd split after 17 years of marriage — were spotted holding hands while out with their kids in New York City. Then Christine and Ben were spotted looking cozy as the walked the red carpet at the 2019 Emmy Awards together.
She's found love again! Four years after she lost longtime love John Dineen to cancer, Michelle Dockery was linked to actress-writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge's brother, creative director Jasper Waller-Bridge. The Mail on Sunday reported in November that they pair had been dating for the past three months after meeting through mutual friends. "It was all taken slowly and in a considered manner but they are really enjoying being together," said a source. "Michelle has been traveling a lot to promote the 'Downton [Abbey]' movie but they have been in constant contact. Their friends and families are very happy for them. It is just so lovely. Jasper is a bit younger than Michelle [at six years her junior] but he has dated other older women in the past and it appears to be working for both of them. Michelle remains a very down-to-earth woman, dating an A-lister has never been her thing."
Finally official! After months of rumors and speculation, Elle Fanning and her "Teen Spirit" director, Max Minghella, finally confirmed that they were indeed a couple by holding hands during an outing in New York City on May 4. They then also stepped out together at the 2019 Met Gala two days later.
In September, reports claimed that British actors Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton — who were starring in the Broadway production of "Betrayal" after previously doing the show in London — had been quietly dating for more than six months. "Tom really has fallen for Zawe in a big way," a source told Britain's the Sun tabloid. "But he is so paranoid about his private life since his relationship with Taylor [Swift imploded in 2016] that he has gone to great lengths to keep this under wraps." Neither Tom nor Zawe have publicly commented on the relationship speculation.
In January, Sienna Miller was photographed kissing Lucas Zwirner, the Yale-educated editorial director of publishing house David Zwirner Books, while walking her dog in New York City. The photo, published by People, confirmed that the two — who were first seen together at her former fiancé Tom Sturridge's birthday party in London, People reported — were romantically involved. The pair were also seen hand in hand at pal Ellie Goulding's wedding in York, England, in August.
Nearly three weeks after "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" star Kiernan Shipka was photographed sharing some PDA with model Charlie Oldman (whose parents are Oscar winner Gary Oldman and ex-wife Donya Fiorentino, a model-turned-photographer), the new couple made things official. The "Mad Men" alum and Charlie stepped out together for the premiere of the documentary "Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache" on April 9. One day earlier, Charlie shared a photo of them together on social media, making things Instagram official.
On the July 30 season finale of Season 15 of "The Bachelorette," Hannah Brown accepted a proposal from Jed Wyatt. But the couple, fans soon learned, broke up five weeks after he gave her a ring in Greece: Hannah dumped Jed in mid-June after his ex-girlfriend, Haley Stevens, told several media outlets that they were still a couple when he left to tape the show and that Jed ghosted her when filming ended.
In the wake of her 2018 split from fiancé Shawn Booth, former "The Bachelorette" star Kaitlyn Bristowe started dating Jason Tartick, who competed for Becca Kufrin's heart on Season 14 of "The Bachelorette." Within a few weeks, they were serious: Kaitlyn was already calling Jason her boyfriend. They soon moved in together and made it clear they're hoping an engagement is next.
Bachelor Nation star Demi Burnett got super-serious with a love from back home, Kristian Haggerty, over the summer on "Bachelor in Paradise" — they even got engaged. Sadly, the pair — the franchise's first same-sex couple — called it quits in October.
On Feb. 6, Ricki Lake revealed that she's in a new relationship. "I found love again," the "The Masked Singer" contestant revealed at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, on Feb. 6, according to People magazine. Ricki's news comes nearly two years after her second husband, Christian Evans, took his own life. "My husband … passed from mental illness and suicide, it'll be two years on Feb. 11," Ricki said. "And I just recently found a brilliant new love." One Golden Thread clothing brand founder Jeff Scult is "making me really happy," Ricki said, adding that they met through mutual friends and had been dating for three and a half months. Ricki's confirmation came several days after she shared a photo of herself and Jeff in Las Vegas and captioned it, "This is what happy looks like" with a heart emoji.
In early January, Jim Carrey and his "Kidding" co-star Ginger Gonzaga revealed that they're dating. The comedian and the actress let the cat out of the bag when they posed holding hands on the red carpet at a Golden Globes preparty on Jan. 5 (they hit the red carpet at the Globes together too). "She's incredible, unbelievable, [a] wicked talent and [an] amazing person," Jim told "Extra." By October, however, reports revealed that it was over.
Petra Nemcova has a new man: Osham Group partner Benjamin Larretche. The model and the businessman made their public debut at the Hollywood for Science Gala in Los Angeles on Feb. 21 and then hit the Elton John AIDS Foundation's Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood a few days later. They made things red carpet official less than two months after news broke revealing Petra and her third fiancé, Alejandro Grimaldi, had broken up. In August, it emerged that they'd quietly wed in Sedona, Arizona. Petra welcomed their first child in November.
In March, it was reported that off-and-on couple Emma Roberts and Evan Peters had called it quits for good. The actress quickly moved on with actor Garrett Hedlund.
Dustin Lynch debuted his romance with model Kelli Seymour at the BMI Country Awards in Nashville on Nov. 12. The following evening, the brunette beauty was his date to the 2019 CMA Awards too. Back in June, he confirmed there was a new woman in his life, though it's unclear whether or not the lucky lady he was referring to at the time was Kelli.
Former "Hung" co-stars Thomas Jane and Anne Heche sparked romance rumors when she joined the actor and his "Crown Vic" castmates for a private dinner — where they reportedly held hands — following the crime drama's Tribeca Film Festival premiere in April. A source told People that the pair's 20-year friendship had evolved very naturally. "They've been friends for so many years and they're so like-minded that it's an incredibly easy relationship," the source explained. "They're really supportive of each other and have a lot of fun — they're definitely in love." Seeing how they gazed at each other at the "Parasite" premiere in October (seen here), it definitely seems so!
"The Real" co-host Jeannie Mai revealed on the Jan. 28 episode of her show that she'd been dating rapper Young Jeezy. She shared the news after a pal posted a photo of the couple on social media, though she made it clear it wasn't exclusive or super-serious — at the time. "We don't have a label to define what we're doing. We're just having a good time together," Jeannie explained, adding that she was "multi-dating." Later in the year, however, they made their relationship official and in October attended the grand opening of Tyler Perry's movie studio in Atlanta together.
Their romance was revealed when they shared photos of each other on social media while on vacation together in March. But a few months later, Brandon Jenner — who called it quits with wife Leah in 2018 — and new girlfriend Cayley Stoker confirmed even bigger news: She was 12 weeks pregnant with twins due in early 2020.
They were first photographed together at an amfAR dinner in Paris in 2018, but it took almost a year before they world learned that "The Hills: New Beginnings" star Brandon Thomas Lee and "Big Little Lies" actress Kathryn Newton were indeed a thing. Confirmation came after the couple were spotted having dinner with the reality star's mother, Pamela Anderson, and brother, Dylan Jagger Lee, in August. So far, they've managed to keep a pretty low profile. However, in October, Brandon downplayed the relationship. "Me and Kathryn are good friends," he told Us Weekly. "Both our lives are crazy. It's just hard to, you know, we see each other every once in a while. … But we're friends."
Us Weekly revealed in January that in the wake of his 2018 split from longtime love Salvador Camarena, "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" judge Ross Mathews had moved on with Ryan Fogarty, a former tour production assistant for LeAnn Rimes. The pair — Us reported they've been friends for more than a decade — attended a tree-lighting event in West Hollywood in early December and celebrated New Year's together in Mexico with friends. "Their relationship was long-distance … but it's getting more serious and Ryan has been staying with Ross in Los Angeles. The couple like to visit karaoke bars and sing together — they have a lot in common. Their energies just click," a source told Us.
Liam Payne clearly has a thing for older women. In 2018, he split from Cheryl Tweedy, the British pop star (who's a decade his senior) with whom he has a son, Bear. In January, The Sun reported that the former One Director member, 25, was secretly seeing supermodel Naomi Campbell, 48 — and that they'd been a thing for months. (They've made headlines for having dinner together in Ghana, flirting on social media and attending a London concert together.) "He can't believe his luck," a source told The Sun, which also reported that some of Liam's friends were worried he'd be "eaten alive" by the older beauty. But almost as quickly as it began, it ended. Liam made things Instagram official with a younger beauty, 19-year-old model Maya Henry, in September.
In early February, People magazine reported that "The Mummy" star Sofia Boutella is in a relationship with "Alita: Battle Angel" actor Keean Johnson (they attended the action film's premiere together on Feb. 5). "They started dating about a year ago but broke up for a short period in between," a source told People in February. "They're super-happy together and seem to be getting serious."
On Feb. 13, Lainey Gossip revealed that Johnny Depp was dating someone new after grainy photos emerged showing the troubled star kissing a mystery woman at a hotel in Belgrade, where he was shooting the drama "Minamata," on Jan. 28. The same woman was also photographed with Johnny outside his home in Le Plan-de-la-Tour, France, earlier in January and photographed boarding a private jet with him and his entourage in Nice, France, on Jan. 24. Two months later, she was identified as Russian dancer-choreographer Polina Glen. The couple reportedly met in 2018 at a house party in Los Angeles. However, by November, the couple had called it quits.
On Jan. 18, DailyMailTV revealed that LGBTQ activist and writer Chaz Bono was in a relationship with former child actor Shara Blue Mathes, who co-starred on the '80s Jason Bateman sitcom "It's Your Move." "Shara was newly single when she first met Chaz [in the spring of 2017] and she wasn't looking for love," explained a source. "But Chaz is such a charming, funny guy that Shara soon fell for him. They have traveled the world together, vacationing in Australia, Holland, Italy and France, and they make a great team… [Chaz's mom] Cher and her mom, Georgia, are treating Shara like family. They are delighted Chaz has found someone who makes him happy."
It's unclear when they started dating, but in late September, Us Weekly broke the news that actor Seann William Scott had quietly and recently married a mystery woman. Days later, Page Six identified her as interior designer Olivia Korenberg.
After her high-profile split from NFL star Danny Amendola, Olivia Culpo tested the dating waters. In April, she was linked to New York Rangers hockey player Aaron Varos after they were spotted on a double date with her bestie, Cara Santana, and Cara's fiancé, Jesse Metcalfe, at Soho House in West Hollywood. A week later, Olivia sparked romance rumors when she and DJ-producer Zedd were spotted getting cuddly at Coachella. They were seen together a few more times in the spring before cooling off. After that, the model was linked to NFL star Christian McCaffrey. In July, they were photographed holding hands while hanging out by the pool at a resort in Mexico, and in October, he posted a photo on Instagram in which Olivia could be seen making breakfast in the background.
On March 6, a source told Us Weekly that Zac Efron has been dating Danish Olympic swimmer Sarah Bro. The two had been romantically linked after they were seen sitting together at the UFC 235 fight in Las Vegas on March 2 (and leaving together afterward). They also fueled dating speculation after fans noticed both posted Instagram photos of themselves at the Feb. 28 Los Angeles Kings hockey game.
Not long after publicly announcing his split from Kaitlynn Carter — whom he married in a non-legally-binding ceremony in Bali in 2018 — "The Hills: New Beginnings" star Brody Jenner went public with a new lady, model Josie Canseco. The pair made their red carpet debut at the Nights of the Jack VIP preview event in Calabasas, California, on Oct. 2. Days earlier, Brody gushed to TMZ that Josie is "one of the most incredible women I've ever met in my entire life" and said he was looking forward to meeting her father, baseball legend Jose Canseco. But by late October, it was over. Sources told TMZ the couple's 14-year age difference — she's 22, he's 36 — was a factor.
On Jan. 2, after they were photographed together, Radar Online reported that Jack Osbourne — who split from wife Lisa Stelly in 2018 — had been secretly dating street artist Meg Zany since September 2018. They split later in the year…
Jack Osbourne debuted his new girlfriend, Aree Gearhart, at the 2019 American Music Awards on Nov. 24. The couple were photographed holding hands in the audience and the next day were snapped grabbing lunch with Jack's mother, Sharon Osbourne, in Los Angeles. (See photos here.) The father of three divorced Lisa Stelly earlier in the year.
Bristol Palin took to Instagram on Nov. 16 to debut a new boyfriend: former Texas A&M quarterback Janson Moore, who now works in medical sales. The onetime "Teen Mom" star posted a pic with her new man at a football game and captioned it with the heart-eyes emoji. It's the mother of three's first public romance since ending her marriage to Dakota Meyer in 2018. Radar Online reported that Janson was also divorced: In May, he filed to end his marriage of less than a year to Makenzie Hausenfluck and he was legally single again by August.
Luann de Lesseps and her agent, Rich Super, have rekindled a romance after briefly getting together in 2018. The "Real Housewives of New York City" star confirmed the news in October after the duo were seen together several times. "We are dating, yes," she told TMZ. "When there's a connection, there's a connection. He's my agent and we're just killing it on [my] cabaret tour and we're having the best time. He's the best. He's the best agent in Hollywood. I'm a very lucky girl. … He's somebody who has the same passion, knows what you love and he's got my touring schedule on-point and I'm loving it. I'm having the best time. … It's always difficult to work and have a love affair, but at the same time, it's all good."
In the midst of a contentious divorce from her third husband, Marty Caffrey, after just a few months of marriage, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Danielle Staub met Oliver Maier in October 2018. A few months later in early 2019, she quietly began dating the German-French managing director of New York-based Speyside Equity. Just a few weeks later in February 2019, he proposed in St. Barts a week after Danielle's divorce was finalized, earning the honor of being the reality TV star's 21st fiancé. The new couple quickly made then scrapped plans to wed within days. A few months later, she confirmed that they'd split.
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Kelly Dodd moved fast: She announced on Instagram on Nov. 13 that her boyfriend of three months, Fox News anchor Rick Leventhal, had proposed. "I can't believe I just got engaged!! @rickleventhal you are my Prince and my dream come true!!! #love #engaged #myprince," she captioned a selfie with the TV journalist. He added on his: "Dreams do come true."
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" alum Alexis Bellino — whose husband of 13 years, Jim Bellino, filed for divorce in 2018 — debuted her new boyfriend, Andy Bohn, on Instagram on Feb. 3. "RAMS Fam here @acbohn #loveisintheair #myforever," she captioned a pic of them on Super Bowl Sunday. People magazine reported that in the comments, Alexis revealed that Andy is "married" and "in [the] middle of [a] divorce."
On Feb. 6, Radar Online reported that "The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Shannon Beador, who split from Scot Matteson in late 2018, had moved on with Rick Stanley, the senior vice president of advertising sales at Comcast Spotlight (Comcast is Bravo's parent company). "Shannon and Rick have been dating for a few months. They bonded over the fact that they were both divorced for six months when they met," a source told Radar. "She has visited him several times, and they've seen each other at company events. … They've even been on a few trips together." According to the source, "It's kind of a scandal that she's dating a network executive." But she would soon move on again…
In July, "The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Shannon Beador debuted her new boyfriend, insurance brokerage firm exec John Janssen, on Instagram. "He's really romantic and she just thinks that he is the perfect guy!" a source told Radar Online. "He is very successful and well-respected in Orange County."
In September 2019, it emerged that "The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Gina Kirschenheiter was seeing Travis Mullen in the wake of her messy divorce from husband Matthew Kirschenheiter. She told People magazine that they were set up by a mutual friend in August. "We just really clicked from very early on," Gina said. "We have the same perspective on a lot stuff and a lot of the same values. … We really make each other laugh. We're both just goofballs. It works."
Vanessa Grimaldi — who split from "The Bachelor" Season 21 star Nick Viall in 2017 five months after their onscreen engagement — introduced her followers to her new boyfriend, Canadian businessman Josh Wolfe, on Instagram on Jan. 28. "#mcm," she captioned a pic of them embracing.
Early in the year, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" alum Phaedra Parks was dating radio DJ Tone Kapone, they confirmed in January after she posted a photo of them celebrating New Year's Eve together. Days later, he told "The Jam" his favorite thing about the attorney is that "she's funny… Just one of the funniest women I've ever met. She's super-cool." After being introduced by a mutual friend, Tone admitted he slid into Phaedra's DMs. In February, she told Us Weekly, "I'm very fond of him and we adore each other … [He's] a great guy. He's super-supportive. He's everything I've prayed for and more." But it didn't last: In May, news of their split was confirmed. Phaedra didn't stay single for long, however…
In July, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" alum Phaedra Parks revealed that there was a new man in her life, and he was soon identified as "The Haves and the Have Nots" actor (and Claudia Jordan ex) Medina Islam. Phaedra and Medina connected via Raya, an exclusive dating app for the rich and famous. "I didn't date for four years and so I put my foot into the man pond I guess about nine months to a year ago. I dated a guy and that didn't quite work out and so I found another guy that's more suitable for me and I'm quite excited and happy about him," Phaedra told DailyMailTV. "He's very smart, very intelligent. He's kind, we are both socially active. He's really sober and smart. He's a great father. So I'm excited about it."
"Southern Charm" star Kathryn Dennis is dating country singer Hunter Price, who competed on Season 13 of "America's Got Talent." The Bravo star revealed the news in a Jan. 19 Instagram post (Hunter shared the same photo on his page). When a follower asked, "Who's this?" Kathryn replied, "my person." On Feb. 12, Kathryn shared a video of herself being serenaded by Hunter as he drove.
"Riverdale" star KJ Apa and actress Britt Robertson were linked over the summer. The "A Dog's Purpose" co-stars — who portray spouses in the 2020 Jeremy Camp biopic "I Still Believe" — were seen packing on the PDA during Entertainment Weekly's Comic-Con party in San Diego on July 20.
Shaq's got a new lady in his life! Retired NBA star Shaquille O'Neal and "Chicago Fire" actress Annie Ilonzeh's romance was made public when they were photographed holding hands while out and about in New York City on Jan. 25.
This one is messy, we'll do our best to keep it simple. On Jan. 9, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to Twitter to announce that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, had split "after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation." But later that day, the National Enquirer published a report claiming that for the previous eight months, Jeff was having an affair with Lauren Sanchez, a former TV anchor and "So You Think You Can Dance?" host-turned-helicopter pilot who was at the time married to Hollywood mega-agent Patrick Whitesell (seen here with her and Jeff at a party in 2016). Despite the very public drama surrounding both married couples' splits, reports soon revealed that Jeff and Lauren had decided to move forward with their once-clandestine romance. Both original couples divorced in 2019.
On Sept. 28, Us Weekly reported that Ally Brooke, who's establishing herself as a solo artist now that Fifth Harmony is on hiatus, has been dating Will Bracey, one of her two managers, for a time. Will served as Fifth Harmony's tour manager in the girl group's early days.
On Jan. 21 — two months after they were first linked — model Iskra Lawrence took to Instagram to confirm that she was dating songwriter Philip Payne. She wished him a happy birthday and told fans it was "the first time ever I'm posting my man," she wrote alongside a photo of them gazing at one another. In November, the couple revealed that Iskra was pregnant with their first child.
"The Bachelor" star Colton Underwood ended season 23 in March with a new girlfriend (but not a fiancée) — Cassie Randolph.
In August, former "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Yolanda Hadid revealed that she'd been dating new love Joseph Jingoli, a businessman, for eight months. They made their red carpet debut at the Global Lyme Alliance's annual gala in New York City on Oct. 10. "It's so amazing to finally find somebody that is my match," she told Us Weekly there. "I mean, I'm 55! I feel like I'm going to give hope to all these amazing women out there [who] think, you know, after raising children and [going through] divorces, that life is over. Life is just beginning and it's so good right now, and I'm just so excited and so blessed to have met such an extraordinary man that loves the same things that I do."
Gavin Rossdale debuted a new girlfriend in 2019: Natalie Golba. The rocker and the Russian model-actress — who's four years younger than the Bush frontman's oldest child, model Daisy Lowe — made their red carpet debut at the May 9 premiere of "John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum" in New York City.
On Sept. 15, the Sun reported that Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife, Marchesa co-founder Georgina Chapman, and Adrien Brody, a former friend of the disgraced film producer, were dating after sparking at an event thrown by mutual pal Helena Christensen. "Georgina and Adrien obviously initially met through Harvey, but met again properly in April," said a source. "Helena had invited them both to her swimwear launch in Puerto Rico, and they bonded over cocktails against a backdrop of various beautiful beaches. They stayed in touch when Georgina returned to London, and then arranged to go on a few low-key dates."
Months after her split from fiancé Christian Carino, Lady Gaga debuted a rebound romance with audio engineer Dan Horton in July. But it didn't last: By October, they'd split.
In September, it was revealed that music star Lana Del Rey was dating Sgt. Sean "Sticks" Larkin, a police officer who stars on A&E's "LivePD" franchise. "Entertainment Tonight" published photos of the pair spending time together in New York City's Central Park on Sept. 23.
Six months after it was revealed that Brie Larson had split from musician fiancé Alex Greenwald, she was linked to actor-director Elijah Allan-Blitz. On July 30, the couple was caught on camera kissing while grocery shopping in Calabasas, California, on July 30.
Zendaya who? "Spider-Man" franchise star Tom Holland was spotted holding hands with Olivia Bolton at the British Summer Time Hyde Park music festival in London on July 14. The Sun reported that the two have known each other for years through their families but had only recently started dating. "It took some time for Tom and Olivia to realize the connection between them," a source told the British tabloid. "Tom's been dogged with rumors about who he's dating so finally being public with Olivia has been a massive relief for him. … All their friends and family think they make a lovely couple. He is totally smitten."
Lily Collins and writer-director Charlie McDowell made their romance Instagram official on Aug. 20 after a few months of PDA. He split with Emilia Clarke at some point earlier in the year after a brief romance.
Adriana Lima and new boyfriend Emir Uyar, a Turkish businessman, stepped out together in Mykonos, Greece on July 8, making it clear they were a couple thanks to their PDA. It's not known when they got together, but they were first linked over the summer — about six months after the model split from Turkish writer Metin Hara.
In the fall, "Vanderpump Rules" star Scheana Shay revealed she had a new boyfriend, Brock Davies. "He is the nicest person I've ever met and treats me with respect, the way I deserve, so that's the best part about him," she told Us Weekly in November. Brock — a San Diego-based personal trainer — also had no idea who she was when they met, "So that was also another great thing about him is he just got to know me with no preconceived notions," she added.