Chris Evans Makes Red Carpet Debut With Jenny Slate – Report
Chris Evans has appeared to confirm his relationship with actress Jenny Slate after the pair made their red carpet debut together on Saturday. The Captain America actor was rumored to be dating the 34-year-old last month after working together on upcoming movie, Gifted.
At the premiere of her new movie, The Secret Life of Pets, Evans, 35, came along to show moral support and posed for pictures with Slate, who placed her hand on his chest at one point. While Evans didn’t speak to reporters, Slate was happy to discuss her superhero beau. “I haven’t really had a large premiere before, so it’s nice to have someone who knows how it goes,” she told Entertainment Tonight. Both stars are from Massachusetts, and she added to the outlet it was “kind of like I got my dream seventh grade boyfriend.” “We didn’t know each other growing up, but we grew up about half an hour away from each other. We’ve been friends for a while, and, yeah.” Slate had already spoken about how great Evans was during Anna Farris’ Unqualified podcast in April , revealing she didn’t quite know what to expect when she learned she’d be teaming up with the Marvel star. “I was a little scared because I kind of felt like, ‘Well, I don’t know him (and) he’s a giant man with huge muscles – and he’s Captain America,'” she said. “How could we ever connect? (But the) first night that we hung out, I was like, ‘Wow, I could hang out with Chris for, like, 90 hours.'” In the joint interview, Evans appeared to reciprocate Slate’s feelings, saying, “Oddly enough, I’ve only known Jenny for a few months, which is insane to say because we’re like the same animal.” Slate split from her filmmaker husband, Dean Fleischer-Camp, at the start of May after three years of marriage.