Actress Kate Winslet amicably split up with her husband, director Sam Mendes, four months ago and now the word around town is that the 34-year-old movie star already has a new man. According to a new report from British gossip rag News of the World, Winslet has been quietly dating British model Louis Dowler after the two were introduced to each other by mutual friends.
A source told the British tabloid:
“Louis has been spending a lot of time with Kate recently and they were in New York together while he was shooting an advert. They’ve been on lots of dates and get on really well. It’s early days for them but they enjoy each other’s company. They have been desperate to keep the relationship under wraps so they’ve been a bit low-key so far.
“He loves to surf and he’s really quite engaging and very down-to-earth,” the source continued. “He’s a good looking guy and gets lots of attention when he’s out and about – but he’s not your typical model. Not at all big-headed.”
Meanwhile the 6 foot model’s reps also speak highly of him, telling press:
“Clients love working with him and he is a fabulous and talented guy.”
So far, reps for Kate and Louis haven’t responded to the reports of them dating.