People reports that she’s gone to some extra effort to hide her relationship with Matthew D. Rutler – she even covered his face on their recent double date with besties Nicole Richie and Joel Madden. We’re not sure she’s trying hard enough, though — hasn’t she been hounded by the paparazzi enough to know that if she’s going to be in public, pictures will be taken?
]]>Benji Madden, but it was quickly revealed that her date was actually Rutler.
“It’s not serious yet, but it’s something she is exploring and finding
comfort in,” says a source. “It’s new and she’s taking it day by day.
She and Jordan were having problems for a long time. What kept them
together is their love for their son. She met [Matthew] on set and,
during a difficult time, leaned on as a friend. After she and Jordan
separated, the friendship turned romantic.”
Rutler is a movie set
assistant who worked on Aguilera’s big screen debut, this month’s
“Burlesque.” The photo above shows them on set. He’s also the guitarist
for the Nate Mott Band — check out their video below.
to his mother, Kathleen, who says that they’re just friends. “Right now
Christina needs a shoulder to cry on and an ear to listen to her
problems, and that is exactly what Matthew is doing.”
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