Actor RYAN PHILLIPPE has sparked reports of a romance with Australian star
ABBIE CORNISH, after they were spotted out and about in Los Angeles recently.
The couple was alleged to have had a brief fling while co-starring in the
forthcoming Stop Loss while Phillippe was still married to Legally Blonde
beauty Reese Witherspoon – a claim both parties have denied.
But according to the New York Daily News, the pair have now become more than
A close pal says, “They are a real couple. (The relationship) has really
grown. She’s spending time with his kids (Ava, eight, and Deacon, four) – it’s
not like she’s on the side. She’s part of the family.”
And Phillippe’s children appear to have warmed to Cornish, after they were
snapped Christmas shopping together last weekend (02Dec07).
A witness tells Us Weekly magazine, “Ava seemed very comfortable with Abbie.
Ava picked a wreath, and Abbie put it around her head as a joke. They both were
Another source adds, “Going out together and leaking a few photos is their
discreet way of letting the public know it’s official. It’s not like you can
send out a press release about these things.”