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But I should add that Michael is brilliant and wonderful."It's an opinion she still holds onto, though the pair haven't been romantically involved in a decade and a half.
Impressive coparents long before conscious uncoupling was ever part of the generally accepted lexicon, Beckinsale also formed a close bond with his girlfriend of four years, Sarah Silverman, insisting on in 2016, "I'd love her if she didn't have anything to do with Michael." Practicing what she preaches, the two have remained tight since the pair's split last year.
"She has always thought he was gorgeous and funny," said the source.
"They have several mutual friends that have brought them together before." Like Rife before him, the BRIT Awards host had exactly what Beckinsale was looking for.
And while she went on to study French and Russian literature at Oxford's New College before turning her focus to her blossoming acting career, he enjoyed just a brief stint at St.
Francis College in Brooklyn before dropping out in favor of the comedy club circuit and stints on the MTV2 series' But after back-to-back relationships that covered the whole of her twenties and thirties Beckinsale, mom to 20-year-old Lily Sheen with ex Michael Sheen, 50, isn't necessarily on the hunt for some deeply established bond.
I'd never really had that kind of traditional thing." So she set about trying to create her own, moving in with fellow actor Sheen shortly after they were both cast in a touring production of , "Everybody kept asking the same thing.
Speaking to last November about the end of her 12-year marriage to director Len Wiseman, she shared, "When you get divorced, everybody waits to see where you land. I'm really quite happy: it's quite nice to have a bit of Virginia Woolf time."And for that, Davidson has proven the perfect companion.
Along with the aforementioned requisite humor, Beckinsale having her own sharp wit, as evidenced by her Instagram feed, Davidson is sweet and nice, a source told E! "Kate has spent some time with him and thinks he's very funny and charming." And she appreciates that he doesn't take himself too seriously while still showing he's quite intent on treating her well. Like Davidson, Beckinsale was just a child when she lost her father to a heart attack. My father dropped dead very suddenly when he was 31 and I was five," she explained to in 2017.
"Somebody asked me, 'How'd you make that all work with Michael? "I'd love to say we're just terribly evolved, amazing, marvelous people, but actually we've just been really lucky. He would be a friend of mine, whatever the situation. So this is my kind of botched job at a family." Her coupling with Wiseman seemed equally smooth, the pair connecting when he directed her in 2003's .
We just really love each other." "And I would also be a friend of his girlfriend whether I knew him or not–he just happened to be the conduit to meeting her. Months into their romance, he proposed in June 2003, filling the presidential suite at Santa Monica's Viceroy Hotel with lilies, her favorite flower.