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So, who was the guy that Jennifer Lawrence is puckering up with at the Golden Globes? Sure, he’s her boyfriend and all, but what do you know of the cute Brit Nicholas Hoult?
Eagle-eyed movie lovers with a keen memory may remember him as the nerdy young boy Marcus who befriends Will (played by Hugh Grant) in About a Boy. Hoult played the part when he was just 12 years old, but he had been acting professionally since he was only 7.
Born in Berkshire, England, he continued acting after the success of About a Boy, but it wasn’t until he starred in teen drama Skins in 2007 that he came to the public’s attention again. In 2009 his career took a massive leap when Tom Ford cast him in his film A Single Man, starring Colin Firth. And the roles just kept a’coming. Hoult first met Jennifer Lawrence when they both worked on X-Men: First class. They dated until January 2013, when rumors swirled that work commitments kept them apart. However, that April when they began to work on X-Men: Days of Future Past together, their relationship was rekindled.
Whilst Lawrence may have Golden Globes and an Oscar on her mantelpiece, Hoult was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award back in 2010, (which is the only one voted for by the public). He’s also dipped his toe in modeling, becoming the face of Tom Ford’s Eyewear Spring 2010 collection. He is soon to be seen in Mad Max Fury Road and has apparently signed on to star with none other than Twilight star Kristen Stewart in Equals, a sci-fi romance.
Meanwhile, Hoult has brought Lawrence over to our British soil to show her the sights! The two love birds were spotted in Hampshire, London and Oxford in the Christmas holidays — even stopping to be in photos with locals at a pub they dined in.
As Lawrence whispered and giggled to her beau during the Golden Globes, it was obvious to see why she has said: “He is honestly my best friend, and hopefully I’m his best friend too. He’s my favorite person to be around and he makes me laugh harder than anybody.”
What did you expect Jen? That’s what happens when you date a Brit….
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