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ASHTON & MILA
LOVE-FEST IN N.Y.C.
If things had turned out differently, Ashton Kutcher would have spent Sept. 22 gearing up for his seventh wedding anniversary with Demi Moore. Instead, the actor was enjoying a laid-back visit with his girlfriend of nearly six months, Mila Kunis, in New York City, where she’s filming The Angriest Man in Brooklyn. Over a romantic dinner of mussels and rose wine at the West Village restaurant Spasso, the former That ’70s Show costars “were kissing and acted very cuddly,” says a patron. “They had great chemistry and weren’t shy to show off their love.” The following day the pair-dressed in matching T-shirts-watched a Chicago Bears game at a local bar, then went for gelato.
When they’re in L.A., Kunis, 29, is a frequent fixture on Kutcher’s Two and a Half Men set, and the pair spend nearly every night together at his $8 million home. “At first he wanted to date around,” says a source close to the 34-year-old actor, “but he has found a nice balance with Mila between his work and love life. He’s really happy.”
Can the same be said for his ex? A gaunt-looking Moore, 49 (who recently spent a week in Greece with friends), surfaced leaving L.A.’s Sunset Tower Hotel after dinner with friends Sept. 19 and is doing her best to “try and move on,” says a source close to her, adding she is dipping back into the singles scene and “dating.”
Kutcher certainly isn’t looking back. “He is so much more comfortable with Mila, and his family adores her,” a Kutcher pal says of the actor, who has taken her back home to Iowa. Adds the source close to him: “But seeing one person is a long way from settling down again.”
TV MAKEUNDERS, EMMY MAKEOVERS
THESE STARS-WHO PLAY DOWN THEIR LOOKS FOR THEIR ROLES-WENT GLAM ON TV’S BIG NIGHT
Unmasked, the show’s sinister gangster, 29, could reveal his happier, handsome side.
The actress, 32, ditched her maid’s uniform and let down her hair.
The star, writer and director of the HBO series, 26, traded her Brooklyn hipster look for ladylike style.
ANDY COHEN EVERYBODY’S FRIEND
THE BRAVO HOST IS ‘JUST LOYAL,’ SAYS PAL SARAH JESSICA PARKER. ‘WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR?’
The unlikely duo took a stroll in N.Y.C. on Sept. 16.
Cohen vacationed with 007 on St. Barts in 2008.
The pair struck a pose at an N.Y.C. party in 2009.
Twins! Cohen posted this on his “Who Say” blog Sept. 19.
“Feeling Flirty with Kelly,” he Insta- grammed Sept. 3.
They hit Diane von Furstenberg’s fashion show Sept. 12.
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER’S CONFESSIONS
How did the actor turned governor, 65, fess up to Maria Shriver, 56, about the affair that destroyed their 25-year marriage? According to the New York Daily News, which obtained an early copy of his memoir Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story, the couple went to a marriage counselor on Jan. 4, 2011-the day after he left office-and “The minute we sat down, the therapist turned to me and said, ‘Maria wanted to come here today and to ask about a child-whether you fathered a child with your housekeeper Mildred,'” he writes. “I told the therapist, ‘It’s true.’ ” Says a source close to the former couple: “Maria was not happy about the book. She did not want the dirty laundry re-aired.”
They called it quits in March after a few months of dating, but now Bradley Cooper, 37, and Zoë Saldana, 34, are together again. After the Words costars spent the night at Saldana’s L.A. home Sept. 21, “Zoe cheerfully waved Bradley off the next morning when he left for a tennis lesson,” says a witness. The pair reunited that night (above) for a showing of The Master at a Hollywood theater.
After performing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas Sept. 22, Taylor Swift, 22, flew to Massachusetts to visit boyfriend Conor Kennedy, 18, at his boarding school for the second weekend in a row. “No one asks Conor about Taylor-it’s weird,” says a fellow student. But people do talk to his grandma about her. On Sept. 24 the Boston Herald asked Ethel Kennedy, 84, if Conor might marry Swift one day. Her reply: “I hope so.”
Dexter‘s Michael C. Hall, 41, showed off his new love, writer and book editor Morgan Macgregor, at the Emmys Sept. 23. “They’ve been seeing each other for a while,” a source tells Scoop. “He’s very happy.” The actor split with co-star Jennifer Carpenter in 2010.
My Life in Pictures
AS THE MUPPET MONSTER DEBUTS ‘ELMO THE MUSICAL’ ON SESAME STREET, HE SHARES SOME FAVORITE MEMORIES
JULIA ROBERTS (1990)
It was hard to scare the actress in a lesson on being afraid, he says: “She thought Elmo was so cute and funny.”
MOMMY AND DADDY (2007)
One of the biggest lessons Elmo’s parents (Louie and Mae) taught him: Give hugs. “You need to show love,” he explains.
Cardio helps him keep his boyish figure. “It’s really healthy for you,” he says. “Elmo runs, stretches and loves to dance-that’s exercise too!”
VENUS WILLIAMS (2004) “She was such a good teacher,” says Elmo of learning to play tennis with the champion.
ELLEN DEGENERES (1996)
“We were listening to music together. She’s a good dancer.”
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (2010)
“It was winter,” says Elmo (with pal Abby Cadabby), “but Elmo has the fur so he stays warm.”
SESAME STREET GALA (2005)
Facing the paparazzi was fun: “Elmo got to wave at all of them.”
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. (2011)
His favorite part of watching the Atlantis launch? “Counting from 10 to 1!”