Kevin Costner and Jewel stunned followers once they have been noticed cuddling throughout a Caribbean getaway, however their romance isn’t as new as some would possibly assume.
Costner, 68, and Jewel, 49, have been quietly courting for a while now, an insider completely reveals within the new subject of Us Weekly. “Kevin and Jewel had an especially excessive opinion of one another and have at all times gotten alongside nice,” the supply explains. “They test quite a lot of packing containers for one another.
The insider provides that the duo sparked a romance “organically” after connecting over their shared love of music. “He’s actually into his [band, Modern West], and singing, and he or she’s very a lot part of that country-and-western world,” the supply tells Us, including that the twosome ran in the identical social circles “for years” earlier than their relationship began. “A few of their mutual mates joke the way it’s shocking they didn’t get collectively years in the past.”
Whereas the connection between Costner and Jewel is robust, the insider notes that the pair are taking it sluggish following Costner’s contentious divorce from ex-wife Christine Baumgartner.
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“There’s no stress of expectation right here,” the supply says. “Kevin simply needs to drift — and so does she. However the consensus is that he’s discovered an actual keeper in Jewel and that this has the makings of one thing that may very well be very particular.”
Costner and Jewel (whose full title is Jewel Kilcher) have been first noticed earlier this month getting cozy throughout a visit to Necker Island within the British Virgin Islands. In images revealed by TMZ on December 8, the duo have been seen getting cozy whereas attending a tennis fundraiser for Jewel’s Inspiring Youngsters Basis. In a single snap, Costner had his arms wrapped round Jewel’s waist as she held a microphone whereas seemingly addressing different attendees on the occasion. The pair additionally posed for a gaggle photograph whereas matching in all-white ensembles.
The outing got here seven months after Baumgartner, 49, filed for divorce from Costner in Might after 18 years of marriage. The previous couple share sons Cayden, 16, and Hayes, 14, and daughter Grace, 13. (Costner additionally shares daughters Annie, 39, and Lily, 37, and son Joe, 35, with ex-wife Cindy Silva and son Liam, 27, with ex Bridget Rooney.)
Costner and Baumgartner settled their divorce in September after a prolonged back-and-forth over baby assist and the date Baumgartner needed to vacate the household’s California house.
“This can be a horrible place to be, however that is the place we’re at,” Costner informed Entry Hollywood in September. “It feels so dangerous, and we’re speaking about anyone I really like on the opposite aspect, I simply can’t.”
Previous to her romance with Costner, Jewel was beforehand married to rodeo cowboy Ty Murray from 2008 to 2014. The previous couple share son Kase Townes, 12.
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