How Did Pete Davidson and Kate Beckinsale Meet?

Kate Beckinsale and Pete Davidson have been the talk of the town. It seems like Davidson has moved on from his broken engagement to Ariana Grande and he’s ready for love. Here’s what we know about how Pete Davidson and Kate Beckinsale met.

Dating rumors

Kate Beckinsale|Jean-Baptiste Lacroix/AFP/Getty Images
Kate Beckinsale|Jean-Baptiste Lacroix/AFP/Getty Images

Dating rumors first began to swirl when the couple was seen flirting at a Golden Globes party. A source told Us Weekly they seemed quite close during the event. “Kate and Pete were flirting at the InStyle party and she was following him around a bit and waiting for him,” the source told Us Weekly. “People approached her and she didn’t want to talk to anyone else.” The pair was also seen making out at a hockey game in New York City. Before that, the new couple was spotted holding hands while leaving a Saturday Night Live after-party.

 What Pete Davidson had to say about his relationship with Kate Beckinsale

Pete Davidson|Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Pete Davidson|Kevin Winter/Getty Images

One thing people keep bringing up is how much of an age gap there is between Davidson and Beckinsale. As of this writing, Beckinsale is 45 years old and Davidson is 25. Some people think Beckinsale should date someone closer to her own age. During an episode of Saturday Night Live, Davidson addressed his relationship with Beckinsale and shared his thoughts on the age difference. Davidson said he didn’t think there was a problem with their relationship, especially since many older men date younger women. Some of the celebrity men he mentioned were Leonard DiCaprio, Alec Baldwin, Bill Joel, Kelsey Grammer, Rod Stewart, Donald Trump, and Larry King,

How Pete Davidson and Kate Beckinsale met

Sources say Beckinsale and Davidson first met at the Golden Globes after-party and began dating shortly after. Other than that, details about the way these two connected is a bit of a mystery. The couple is reportedly planning to go on vacation together so they can get to know each other better.

Kate Beckinsale seems to have a type

Kate Beckinsale| Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic
Kate Beckinsale| Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic

Some fans expressed surprise and disappointment when they heard Beckinsale was dating Davidson. Those who disapproved even left negative comments on the actress’ Instagram account. Although Beckinsale and Davidson seem to be opposites, there is a noticeable pattern when it comes to the type of men she dates. Two of Beckinsale’s past loves are young comedians. She has been romantically linked to Jack Whitehall, who is in his thirties, and Matt Rife, who is in his twenties. “Kate is into Pete and he’s exactly her type,” a source told Us Weekly. “She likes young guys who make her laugh.” An insider told E! News Beckinsale loves funny men, so she’s happy that she met Davidson. “Kate thinks he’s the sweetest and nicest guy. They may seem like an unlikely match, but she thinks he’s great and she just loves all the laughs she has with him,” said the source.

Things seem to be getting serious

You know things are getting serious when you’re invited to meet your significant other’s family. Davidson was seen participating in a family dinner. Beckinsale’s stepfather, Roy Battersby, and her mother, Judy Loe, were also in attendance. This was an important dinner, as it was held around the same time as the death of Beckinsale’s father. Davidson’s inclusion might signal he and the actress are getting closer.

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