1:08 p.m. PST, March 8, 2023
A look back at the stars who found love, suffered heartbreak or experienced another major event in their love life in early March 2023, starting with this love triangle…
On March 6 — just two weeks after Avril Lavigne’s rep confirmed that she and Mod Sun had called off their engagement and split — she was caught smooching Tyga in Paris. The pop star and the rapper first sparked romance rumors in mid-February, although multiple outlets reported at the time that they were just longtime close friends and that Avril and Mod Sun were still going strong. Those same outlets later reported that Avril’s relationship with Tyga had nothing to do with her breakup. “Avril and Tyga are really friends and nothing more. There was absolutely no third party involved in the breakup,” a People source insisted at the end of February. After Avril and Tyga were seen hanging out, however, a second People source said they were “getting to know each other” and that their apparent romance was “very new” and “very casual.” . We just have one question: if they’ve been friends for years, then how do they suddenly get to know each other? NOW? Mod Sun, meanwhile, was reportedly blindsided by the breakup: his rep even said the implosion of his engagement was “news for him.”
Keep reading for more of the week’s biggest celebrity love life updates…
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New couple alert?! On March 5, Two Me reported that Evan Peters and Haley Lu Richardson “met” after the 2023 SAG Awards in Los Angeles on February 26. The ‘White Lotus’ and ‘American Horror Story’ actress and ‘Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ star was also reportedly seen having dinner together at a restaurant in Malibu.
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On March 3, TMZ broke the news that Ariana Madix had dumped her partner of nearly a decade, Tom Sandoval, after catching him cheating with their “Vanderpump Rules” co-star, Raquel Leviss – who has ended her engagement for the time being. another co-star, James Kennedy, in late 2021. On March 1, Ariana reportedly found inappropriate messages of a sexual nature between Tom and Raquel on her phone. In the days that followed, multiple outlets reported that the affair began in mid-2022 and that Tom and Raquel were now serious with each other. “[They] are the real deal. … They confided in friends that this is love and that they fell in love with each other,” a source told Us Weekly, adding that they “see a long future together. term”, although “only time will tell if their bond can survive the backlash.”
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On March 6, Natalie Dormer’s partner of several years, “Vikings: Valhalla” actor David Oakes, took to his Instagram story to share a joint statement clarifying rumors about their marital status: “Unlike the recent reports of our marriage, three weeks a year ago we entered into a civil partnership in an intimate and private ceremony in Bath [in England] — and we couldn’t be happier!” the ‘Game of Thrones’ actress wrote. They welcomed a daughter in January 2021.
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On March 2, Barbara Palvin was photographed sporting what appeared to be a massive diamond engagement ring as she stepped out with longtime boyfriend Dylan Sprouse at the Mammoth Film Festival in Mammoth Lakes, California. (See a photo here.) The rest of her ensemble was remarkably casual: She teamed cargo pants with a puffer jacket and a beanie — with no other bling in sight. The sparkler sparked rumors that the model and the former child star are engaged.
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During a March 4 interview with “Entertainment Tonight,” Josh Richards clarified recent rumors that he and Dixie D’Amelio are dating: “We’re not dating, we’re just friends right now.” he said, adding that it’s “been a while” since he seriously dated someone and is “ready to get into a relationship soon probably.” The TikTok star, who previously dated singer Nessa Barrett, then shared what he looks for in a partner: “Just be a loving person. That’s all I need,” he said. he declares.