Couples Watch: Ed & Jessica, Posh & Becks
Plus: Ellen & Portia, and all the latest scoop on star romance
• Ed Westwick and Jessica Szohr, enjoying a romantic dinner date at Koi in West Hollywood. The couple entertained friends from their corner booth on the patio, and got especially cozy with each other. For dinner? Sushi, of course! And the two got a sweet start to their day, stopping at Sunset Plaza s Buttercake Bakery for coffee and chocolate and vanilla cupcakes.
• Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, getting their hair done together at the Lea Journo Salon at L.A.’s Beverly Wilshire. The talk show host had color highlights and a cut, while Portia received a treatment on her hair. “They seemed like they were having a lot of fun; they were laughing a lot,” says an onlooker.
• After a brief stop in London to promote his new Armani underwear, David Beckham met up with his wife Victoria and helicoptered into Saint-Tropez for the weekend with sons, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz – and the family enjoyed the sea and sands at Pampalona Beach together.
• Ali Larter, dancing up a storm with fiancé Hayes MacArthur at Teddy’s inside the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Hanging with friends, the Heroes star sang along to the music and acted very affectionate and sweet with her beau.
• They’ve been working on separate projects, but newlyweds Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Skarsgaard have been enjoying time together in Paris – and even made time for their extended family. While Gyllenhaal rushed off for interviews about her 2006 film SherryBaby, she entrusted daughter Ramona to mom Naomi, who babysat. Meanwhile, Skarsgaard spent the afternoon lunching with his brother-in-law, Jake.
• Le Pain Quotidien regular Helen Hunt sat quietly at her usual table at the restaurant’s Brentwood location with hubby Matthew Carnahan. Casually dressed in sweats, Hunt read the paper while her husband was busy on his laptop. But the two also enjoyed each other’s company and lovingly chatted throughout their casual breakfast.
• By JENNIFER GARCIA and PETER MIKELBANK