Blinded by the lights. Angelina Jolie and The weekend have fans guessing the state of their relationship after being spotted on another outing in Los Angeles.
The Salt the star, 46, and Canadian crooner, 31, were pictured at upscale Italian restaurant Giorgio Baldi on Saturday, September 25. Daily mail showed the couple coordinating in all-black outfits as they both wore face masks in accordance with COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Jolie and the “Earned It” singer (born Abel Tesfaye) reportedly arrived separately before entering to dine in a private section of the restaurant, but then left together.
Two months earlier, the duo had had a meal at the same restaurant, instantly sparking rumors that they were more than friends. However, an insider said Us weekly at the time when the meeting was strictly platonic.
“Angelina and The Weeknd had a business meeting,” the source explained in July. “It had to do with their HBO shows. They got along very well, but there is nothing romantic between the two of them.
The Uncut gems star is developing a series called Idol, while Jolie recently starred in HBO Max Those who want me dead.
A week after their first outing, the duo were both spotted in an “intimate” Mustafa the poet concert, but a source said We that the duo did not attend the show together.
Jolie finalized her divorce from Brad pitt in 2019, three years after the Mr. and Mrs. Smith the costars called for a halt. The former couple married in 2014 and shared six children: Maddox, 20, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 15, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 13.
The actors have been locked in a messy court battle to determine custody of their children, with the Uninterrupted director attempting to disqualify the judge in their case in August 2020. At the time, Jolie claimed that Pitt, 57, and the judge John W. Ouderkirk failed to disclose their previous relationship. While she initially failed, We confirmed that the judge was finally dismissed in July, two months after the Fight Club star was granted temporary custody.
Ouderkirk’s impeachment could impact May’s decision – and Pitt hit back in court documents earlier this month. The two-time Oscar winner argued that the California Second District Court of Appeals decision should be reviewed by the state’s highest court, but Jolie subsequently disagreed .
“[It’s] a last resort effort by a famous litigant seeking special treatment, ”she wrote in a September 20 response.
The Weeknd, for its part, had already dated Selena Gomez for 10 months in 2017. From 2015 to 2019, he was in an intermittent relationship with Bella hadid.
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