Star Love, Stolen Moments

Away from the spotlight, see how Ben & Jen, Nick & Jessica, Brad & Angelina and others share their affections. By Serena Kappes and Marla Lehner

01 of 11

BEN & JEN

BEN & JEN
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What's on the menu for the new parents? A sprinkling of kisses from Ben Affleck for Jennifer Garner while picnicking in Los Angeles. "Ben's got the right woman and he's excited about this new chapter in life," says Affleck pal Chris Moore. "She's so in love and really happy to be married to him." The newlyweds, both 33, just welcomed their first child, a daughter, Dec. 1.

02 of 11

NICK & JESSICA

NICK & JESSICA
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While battling the latest rumors of their marriage's demise, Jessica Simpson, 25, and Nick Lachey, 32, enjoyed a romantic getaway to Italy, where Lachey got hands-on with his wife. "It was a lot of fun to go with Jessica and just tour around," the pop singer said of the early celebration of their third wedding anniversary (on Oct. 26). "It was an escape from all this madness."

03 of 11

VINCE & JEN

VINCE & JEN
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"Vince is delicious and funny," Jennifer Aniston, 36, has said about new squeeze Vaughn, 35. The couple – who met on the set of the comedy The Break Up – have been spotted goofing around and making out in Chicago. But in Malibu on Nov. 5, they showed the intimate side of their relationship with a contemplative stroll.

04 of 11

BRAD & ANGELINA

BRAD & ANGELINA
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Brad Pitt, 41, and Angelina Jolie, 30, enjoyed a family day out – and a little tenderness – with the actress's children Zahara, 10 months, and Maddox, 4 (not pictured), in Malibu recently. And Pitt's brood has welcomed Jolie into their lives as well: "My family really, really likes her," says the actor's brother Doug. "She's great."

05 of 11

ASHTON & DEMI

ASHTON & DEMI
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Three weeks after their Sept. 24 nuptials at their Beverly Hills home, Ashton Kutcher, 27, and Demi Moore, 42, were still in a state of bliss at a charity event in Las Vegas. "They are very much an in-love couple," says Kutcher pal Greg Link. "I have a feeling they will be together for a long time."

06 of 11

ORLANDO & KATE

ORLANDO & KATE
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Orlando Bloom, 28, and Kate Bosworth, 22 – along with their pups Essa, left, and Sidi – got wrapped up in each other in the Bahamas. Bosworth was visiting her on-again sweetie recently (they broke up briefly earlier this year) on Grand Bahama Island, where the actor has been filming the sequels to Pirates of the Caribbean.

07 of 11

JOEL & HILARY

JOEL & HILARY
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Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden offers a shoulder to lean on any time Hilary Duff needs it. "He's a really good boyfriend," the 18-year-old singer says about her beau, 26. Madden, who plans to spend Thanksgiving at Duff's house with both of their families, is equally smitten. "What keeps our relationship together is we're great friends," he says. "There's just no one better than her."

08 of 11

TONY & EVA

TONY & EVA
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Eva Longoria, 30, shared a sweet embrace with San Antonio Spurs' point guard Tony Parker, 23, on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. So devoted is the Desperate Housewife that she won't miss a game he plays. "It puts the biggest smile on my face when I get to see him do what he loves," says Longoria, who shared her love in the kitchen this Thanksgiving. "I make a great pumpkin pie and great mashed potatoes."

09 of 11

JERRY & REBECCA

JERRY & REBECCA
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Together for more than a year, Rebecca Romijn, 33, and Jerry O'Connell, 31, showed off their laid-back love in Hawaii. The couple, who got engaged in September and have yet to set a date, "have a similar sense of humor and get along well," says O'Connell's dad, Michael. As for the future: "Next up is kids," O'Connell told PEOPLE last year.

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STUART & CHARLIZE

STUART & CHARLIZE
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"He's the best thing that's ever happened to me," Charlize Theron, 30, told Oprah Winfrey in September about her longtime boyfriend, Dublin-born actor Stuart Townsend, 32. "Five years later I can't stop talking to him." Another thing the beach-loving pair can't stop doing together: "Making out," says the Oscar-winning actress.

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TOM & KATIE

TOM & KATIE
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Back in April, new couple Tom Cruise, 43, and Katie Holmes, 26, couldn't keep their hands off each other. Now engaged and expecting their first child together, the twosome have traded sweeping gestures for quiet romantic moments, like this summer smooch on the set of Cruise's Mission: Impossible 3 in Rome.

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