Nina Dobrev sure is proud to call Austin Stowell her new man, and we don’t blame her — he’s so hot! She showed him off to all of her friends at Jaime King’s baby shower, an insider told HollyoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY!
We are so happy for Nina Dobrev, 26! Not only did she bring Austin Stowell, 30, to Jaime King‘s baby show on June 14, but she went around and introduced him to all of her friends as her “BOYFRIEND,” HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned — find out more about the couple and their adorable PDA at Jaime’s party!
“Nina introduced Austin as her boyfriend to people who didn’t know him. Most of the people there knew each other. They were glued to each other. Either holding hands the entire time to they had their arms around each other. They both seemed really happy, especially Nina,” an insider to us EXCLUSIVELY.
This isn’t the first time Nina and Austin showed off some public PDA — they attended the Hallmark Shoebox event at The Improv in Hollywood on June 10 and they looked totally smitten with each other! “She walked in with a few people including her new man,” an eyewitness told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “They stayed for the first comic and kissed three times while the performance happened! She was very affectionate with him and she was with other friends as well and she wasn’t afraid of being intimate around friends,” the eyewitness explained.
HollywoodLife also found out how Ian Somerhalder, 36, feels about Nina’s new romance. “Ian actually knew about Nina’s new relationship, but he never really brought it up while on set. He respected that she didn’t want to hear about Nikkiand she respected he didn’t want to hear about Austin. One less thing to worry about. Ian is all about Nikki, his causes, the show and a handful of metaphysical stuff that goes through his mind. He just wants Nina to be happy, and if she is happy with Austin that is good enough for him,” a source told us.
HollywoodLifers, are you happy that Nina is dating Austin? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
— Shira Benozilio Reporting by: Sandra Clark