Lupita Nyong'o and Joshua Jackson

Public PDA Sparks New Romance Rumors For Lupita Nyong’o And Joshua Jackson

The pair previously denied rumors of their relationship.

It seems that newly single Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has already found a new beau, as photos of the actress holding hands with actor Joshua Jackson have made their way around social media. People reports that the pair previously denied rumors of a relationship but seem to have forgone secrecy with their PDA.

The unofficial confirmation of their coupling arrived after the two were spotted walking in Joshua Tree, California.

Both Jackson and Nyong’o are recently separated, with the former in the midst of a divorce from his wife of four years, actress Jodie Turner-Smith. Nyong’o publicly announced her breakup with TV host Selema Masekela in a series of Instagram posts, and hinted at deception in their relationship.

“At this moment, it is necessary for me to share a personal truth and publicly dissociate myself from someone I can no longer trust,” she captioned a post.

“I am tempted to run into the shadows and hide, only to return to the light when I have regained my strength enough for me to say, ‘Whatever, my life is better this way,’” she continued. “But I am reminded that the magnitude of the pain I am feeling is equal to the measure of my capacity for love. And so, I am choosing to face the pain, cultivating the courage to meet my life exactly as it is, and trusting that this too shall pass.”

The 40-year-old actress ended the post with “#Breakup” and later shared a photo of the cat she’d adopted to keep her company through the rough time.

Jackson and Nyong’o were spotted together in Los Angeles on Dec. 5, arriving in the “Dawson’s Creek” actor’s car before entering a store separately. The Black Panther actress attempted to hide from cameras upon arrival, according to TMZ.

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