AceShowbiz - Social distancing order doesn't necessarily cut Brad Pitt from Alia Shawkat's companion. The two actors, who have been spotted at several events together to the point that they're rumored to be in a romantic relationship, reportedly continue to hang out together despite the coronavirus quarantine.
"They're hanging out plenty," a source tells Us Weekly. Living relatively close to each other, it reportedly makes it convenient enough for the 31-year-old actress to visit the Oscar-winning actor whenever they have time. The source adds, "They're only about 10 minutes away from each other, so Alia will bike or walk to Brad's place whenever they have time to chill."
Another source dishes on the rumored couple's activities when they hang out together. "They'll order to-go food like burgers or pizza and just kick back for hours, or go for a drive down the coast," the source says. A third insider, meanwhile, insists that Brad and Alia's relationship is purely platonic.
Describing their relationship as "very organic and easy," the first source reveals in a new issue of the magazine that the former "Arrested Development" star has been helping the "World War Z" star with his sculpting work. "She's been by his side at his art studio, helping him brainstorm projects to get involved in, and vice versa," so the source claims.
The source adds that Alia has been a source of help for Brad following his separation from Angelina Jolie. "They have an incredibly tight bond and trust each other implicitly," the source shares. "Alia's been a wonderful help for Brad during this major transition."
Brad and Alia first sparked dating rumors last year after they were spotted together at the L.A. on Fire exhibition in November 2019. The 56-year-old heartthrob joked about his dating rumors at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards in January, quipping during his speech, "I wanted to bring my mom, but I couldn't because any woman I stand next to, they say I'm dating. It would just be awkward."